Landlords posts

From repairs to legal issues and tenants rights to insurance, these are the blog posts that will offer you the best in advice and information on the often complex work of being a commercial or residential landlord.

22 April 24
8 minute read

Should I rent to tenants with pets?

Pet-friendly lets are a pretty controversial issue. But how should landlords handle tenants with four-legged family members? Here’s some advice to help you decide what to do (and how to take the next steps).

13 June 23
5 minute read

A landlord’s guide to guarantors

Everything a landlord needs to know about guarantors – when to use one, who can be one, and how to adjust your tenancy agreements. We even cover the implications for your landlord insurance.

31 May 23
5 minute read

A landlord’s guide to HMO licensing

Around 1 in 10 private rented properties in the UK are classed as houses in multiple occupation (HMOs). We explore what licences landlords need to let out their HMO properties.

22 May 23
7 minute read

What do EPC rules mean for landlords?

Government rules around Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) in rental homes have changed in recent years, with another major change coming into force in 2028. We break down what all this means for landlords.

18 May 23
5 minute read

What the abolition of Section 21 means for landlords [2023 update]

The UK government has introduced a Renters (Reform) Bill, committed to abolishing Section 21 'no-fault' evictions, to parliament. Here we break down what this means for landlords.

24 January 23
6 minute read

A landlord’s guide to rental yield

Rental yield is one of the most important metrics for landlords. Find out how to calculate it, how to improve it, and the average rental yield in your region.

14 December 22
4 minute read

7 ways for landlords to reduce costs

In the face of interest rate hikes and soaring mortgage rates, what can landlords do to cut costs? Here are seven things to do if you’re looking to save money – and some things you shouldn’t do.