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    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 …

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      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 …

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        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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          TENANTS ARE AT RISK! The Ugly Truth About Black Mould

          Black mould in a council property in London has left a tenant with a debilitating lung condition that is spreading to his heart. We’re looking at the huge impact that black mould can have on health and wellbeing – and how you can prevent it in your home. Have you experienced incredibly severe mould issues? …

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            Britain’s Worst Landlord Banned for 10 Years!

            A landlord who claimed his tenants ‘love him’, who has previously been JAILED, is now facing the longest EVER letting ban… We’re going to find out why this landlord was dubbed ‘Britain’s Worst Landlord’. Why a 10 year ban?! Landlord Nilendu Das is 55 and owns multiple properties in the Crookes area of Sheffield, South …

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              5 Expensive Real Estate Investing Mistakes You Must Avoid

              Are you looking to launch your landlord career? You could end up losing money before you make it! We’re looking at the most common mistakes that new landlords can make when they’re starting out – so if you’re new to the game, you can dodge these errors! What’s the most expensive mistake you’ll never make …

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                Avoiding a £10K+ Fine: A Landlord’s Licensing Nightmare!

                Just one property might net you a £10K fine if you’re not careful! We’re going to take a look at a landlord from Stoke-On-Trent that was fined and what you can learn from his failures. What happened in Stoke? Landlord licensing is on the up… We’ve regularly reported on a new area to bring in …

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                  UK Housing 2023: The Good, the Bad, and the Rental Reform Bill

                  Let’s take a look at the highs and lows in the housing industry this year. It has been a wild year for the UK housing industry – an epic rollercoaster that saw landlords struggling with mortgage increases and tenants grappling with huge competition for homes. What have been your highs and lows this year? Let …

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                    Rental Scams: Don’t Get Caught Out

                    Did you know that 4,800 rental scams were reported by the public in 2021, costing a total of £7 million? How can rental scams impact landlords and tenants? What signs should you look out for? Have you fallen foul of a con-artist? Get in touch via the comments below and tell us all about it! …

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                      The 5 Things To Make or Break Your Rental Business

                      Everyone seems to think it’s easy being a landlord – that all you have to do is sit back and watch the money roll in. But landlords will tell you a different story… While property is one of the best investments you can make, it’s still a pretty tricky job, especially if you’re doing it …


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