Category: Lettings

Tenant Referencing

Tenant Referencing

“The Critical Importance of Referencing” Tenant Referencing Can you imagine an ideal lettings world?  One where, once a tenant has been found, you, as landlord, can simply sit back and watch your investment deliver the anticipated return on investment?  One where no further involvement is needed?  Indeed, this is one of the reasons why some letting agents only offer a tenant finding service.

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Rent to Tenants with Pets

Rent to Tenants with Pets

"Rental Property & Pets" Rent to Tenants with Pets If you're a Landlord, you may be wondering about why you might rent to tenants with pets.  Almost half the UK population own a pet, yet many landlords are reluctant to accept pets!  According to research by The Dogs Trust, some 78% of pet owners reported that they had experienced difficulty finding rented accommodation that would accept pets.

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Section 21 Eviction Notice

Section 21 Eviction Notice

 "Court of Appeal backs Landlord" Section 21 Eviction Notice The Court of Appeal's decision to back the Landlord in Trecarrell House Limited v Roucefield (2020) gives a measure of encouragement to Landlords who fail to comply with a Gas Safety Certificate.

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Client Money Protection

Client Money Protection

“Protecting your Rent and Investment” Client Money Protection A number of unscrupulous Letting Agents have been prosecuted for mysteriously ceasing trading, holding many thousands of pounds in client monies.

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My Tenant is Subletting

My Tenant is Subletting

"Landlords!  Is your Tenant Subletting?" My Tenant is Subletting Generally, as a Landlord, your aim is to maximise your return on investment (ROI) with minimal hands-on involvement.  You seek security and a predictable income from well-referenced and reliable Tenants.

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Sell or Rent Your Property

Sell or Rent Your Property

"Thinking of selling or renting your property?" Sell or rent your property There is a high demand for rental properties in Brighton & Hove due to a cultural shift which has occurred over the past few years.

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Landlords – Permission to Rent

Landlords – Permission to Rent

"Landlords - do you have permission to rent?" Attention Landlords!  We really wanted to grab your attention to ask whether you have permission to rent out your property: Have you read the terms of your mortgage and lease? Do the terms of your mortgage and lease  give permission to sublet, or rent out, your flat or property? A Professional Letting Agent will ask for confirmation that you have written consent to let.

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Landlords Tenant Fees Ban Transition

Landlords Tenant Fees Ban Transition

"Landlords - Tenant Fees Ban Transition" Landlords, the Tenant Fees Ban transition period ended on 31 May 2020.I asked James Duffy, MARLA MNAEA MIRPM, Branch Manager and The Compliance Coach here at Callaways, to give further guidance for Landlords on the Tenant Fees Act.

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