How to Deal with Difficult Tenants

    Damage that costs you thousands. Ever increasing rent arrears. Refusing you access to inspect the property. There are any number of ways a tenant can be difficult – but how do you handle it? Working with people can be tricky and encountering issues with your tenants can be really stressful, so we’re here to help. …


      The March 2024 Budget

      It’s that time of year again – the Budget! So, what’s in it for landlords, tenants and homeowners?  It’s a very special Budget this time around as it’s the last one scheduled before the next general election, which is expected to take place later this year. Which means it’s designed to give the Tories a …


        Section 21 Going Before the Next General Election

        Remember when we reported that the Section 21 ban had been kicked into the long grass? Well it looks like that delay has now been walked back… The will-they-won’t-they drama surrounding Section 21 has been going on for years. First promised in 2019, the ban was initially delayed by the pandemic and late last year …


          11 Reasons Why Your Mortgage Will Fall Through

          You might lose your dream home because of a wrong keystroke! Did you know that a single wrong keystroke could cause your dream of owning your first home to come crashing down? This is a frustratingly common issue that many people face while trying to close a mortgage agreement. When you’re getting pre-approved for a …

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            How to Buy a House in the UK: A Step-by-Step Guide

            You’re about to embark on the biggest financial step you could ever take – purchasing your very first home. But… where do you start?! Buying a house is a BIG DEAL, there are lots of things to consider and many steps to take – we’re here to help and guide you through it all. Saving …


              Renting with Pets in the UK: What Landlords Need to Know

              The UK is apparently a nation of animal lovers – so why do landlords force tenants to leave their fur babies behind in order to secure a home?! A lot of landlords are wary of allowing their tenants to keep pets, due to the potential damage they can do to the property. Pets in lets …


                Avoid BIG FINES: Errors When Renting Your Property

                So you’re just about to start your search for new tenants… but where do you even begin?! When it comes to renting your property, there’s a LOT to consider. Whether you’re a pro or a newbie, we’re here to walk you through it… Are you ready to rent? So first things first – is the …


                  Landlords Beware! The Hidden Risks of Property Valuation

                  Landlords, if you’re about to let your property – this is the easiest way you could be losing A LOT of money. When it comes to valuing your property, this is a key balance to strike, as you don’t want to under- OR over-value your property. The perils of over-valuing Let’s start with over-valuing your …


                    Director of Scottish Women’s Premier League Jailed for Fraud!

                    We’ve talked about landlords committing rental fraud – but what about tenants?! Yes, it’s not just landlords that are capable of committing rental fraud – a tenant was recently jailed for SIX MONTHS for defrauding her landlord. Who was the tenant Now that I’ve told you that a tenant was defrauding their landlord and was …


                      Nightmare Tenant Stung Landlord for £25,000!

                      The state that some rentals are left in is TRULY SHOCKING. But this is genuinely one of the worst that we’ve seen, resulting in £25k of necessary clean up and repairs… We’re looking at tenant issues today, so you can learn how to avoid them – and all the stress and wasted cash too! Before …

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