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How an inventory clerk reduces disputes

When becoming a landlord, the amount of additional expenses might come as a surprise. So when considering inventory needs (an optional expense), some landlords decline the opportunity of having a full inventory report in favour of saving a few pounds. Little do they...

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Birmingham house prices are the fastest increasing

There is good news for landlords in Birmingham this month. New research has shown that over the past year, the property prices in the city are growing at a faster rate than the rest of the country. According to the Hometrack property price index, which covers price...

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White Paper changes confirmed by the Queen

In the Government’s Housing White Paper earlier this year, there were some changes proposed that would have an impact of the profits of landlords. The Queen, in her 2017 speech, has confirmed that certain areas such as a ban on lettings fees and a deposit cap will go...

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What is the biggest cause of deposit deductions?

By asking for a deposit, it gives landlords a sense of security and something to the fall back on should something go wrong. Wear and tear are part and parcel of living anywhere but should significant damage be made to parts of the property, deductions can be made...

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