Landlord’s Illegal Subletting Scheme: £85,000 FINE!

    Who is living in your rental property? No, really, do you actually know?  Today, we’ve got a sublet story for you, with a tenant – well, actually a LANDLORD, as it turns out – who was subletting a council property while living at home and renting out other properties – all resulting in a £85,000 …


      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. …


        £66,000 Landlord Fine for Fire Breach

        Landlords, have we got another HUGE fine for you – £66,000 of it. When it comes to renting your property, your tenant’s safety should be paramount. That’s why there are so many legal requirements to sort out – like a Gas Safety Certification and EPC – before you are able to rent a property legally. …


          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 …

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            How Can You Get the Best Remortgage Deal?

            So your remortgage is coming up and suddenly your repayments are looking like they are set to rocket – what on earth do you do?! We all know that interest rates have been steadily rising and anyone who has a mortgage has probably been following the news and biting their nails, wondering how it will …


              How to Choose the Right Mortgage Broker

              If you’re a landlord with a few properties or even someone who has bought several residential homes over the years, you don’t need a broker, right? Wrong!  When it comes to mortgages, things can get pretty complex, so even if you’re familiar with the process, it really does pay to have someone on your side, …


                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 …


                    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 …

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