Tenancy Management


    Paul Shamplina on Non-Payment of Rent and Accessing Your Property

    Landlord Action’s Paul Shamplina joins Mashroom to answer questions from our Community Our private Facebook group is full of incredibly knowledgeable landlords sharing their stories and answering each other’s question and we’ve pulled out a couple of questions from our Community to put to Paul Shamplina. Many of the issues that landlords are facing now …


      Rents in Prime London Locations Soar As Demand Outstrips Supply

      What does the future hold for London’s most sought-after rental markets? Prestigious postcodes in prime central London have always commanded a premium. But with demand currently outstripping supply, landlords with properties in the likes of Kensington, Chelsea, Mayfair, Marylebone and the City are achieving record-high rental prices. Is it sustainable and what does the future …


        Should I put the rent up?

        Competition is fierce in the rental market at the moment, but should landlords be putting the rent up? The cost-of-living is rising rapidly: Energy prices. The energy price cap went up in April 2022 and is due to go up again in October 2022 and January 2023. The government has organised a £400 grant for …


          Should I include bills in the price of my rent?

          When you rent out your property, should you include the bills in the price of the rent or not? Do you include bills in the price of your rent? If not, have you ever considered it?  For many landlords, this isn’t something they have considered taking on as it is a lot more work, but …


            My tenant and I have argued, how can I fix our relationship?

            People are at the heart of the rental property industry and maintaining great relationships is the key to success. As a landlord, you probably have a dream tenant. For some it might be students, for others a young professional couple, while another landlord might be looking for a family. But all good tenants have a …


              Why is Rent Rising?

              Rent in London increased by 5.8% in 2021 and is expected to go up 1% again in 2022. It won’t shock you to hear that London is the most expensive place to rent in the UK, with the average rental household spending a whopping £23,380 on rent every year. Once you add bills on top, …


                Rent Increases Hit East Midlands Tenants

                Highest rent increases hit East Midlands tenants, with London recording lowest impact UK private sector rental prices increased by 2.3% in 12 months, the largest annual growth rate since December 2016. The figures in the year to February have been revealed by the Index of Private Housing Rental Prices.  They showed that the East Midlands …


                  Renting relationships: What are the most common issues between tenants and landlords?

                  With over two-fifths of both landlords and tenants experiencing issues when renting, the relationship between the two can be temperamental. We have surveyed both landlords and tenants, including those who worked with letting agents and those who rented privately, to get a better understanding of the main issues and shed light on how renting relationships …


                    Tenants Spend 42% of Income on Rent

                    Record-breaking growth in the rental market means that tenants are now spending an average of 42% or £13,560 of their earnings on rent. Hamptons, one of the UK’s leading estate agencies has made the claim from results in its Monthly Lettings Index Report. Their findings show that this is the highest proportion since the Index …

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