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New calls for carbon monoxide alarms to be fitted in all rented properties.

17th December 20192-minute read

New calls for carbon monoxide alarms to be fitted in all rented properties

Calls have been made for all rented properties to have carbon monoxide alarms fitted. The chief executive of ARLA Propertymark, David Cox…

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9 tips to protect your rental property this winter.

14th October 20194-minute read

9 tips to protect your rental property this winter

As the evenings draw in and the temperature drops, it’s a period of change for everyone – not least landlords. The colder months are…

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Kind tradesman builds pensioner’s front step in exchange for ‘a cup of tea and a chat’.

8th October 20192-minute read

Kind tradesman builds pensioner’s front step in exchange for ‘a cup of tea and a chat’

What’s your estimate for a new front step? Here's how one tradesman's kindness was priceless to this 80-year-old pensioner. Lee Jackson, 3…

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Electric meters for landlords: a guide to the different types.

2nd October 20194-minute read

Electric meters for landlords: a guide to the different types

If the electric meter at your rental property needs replacing, or you want to understand more about the different types available, our…

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A simple guide to getting a gas safety certificate.

25th March 20193-minute read

A simple guide to getting a gas safety certificate

Find out all you need to know about getting a gas safety certificate – we’ve even included a handy checklist to make the process as quick…

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How to become a self-employed joiner in the UK.

14th August 20185-minute read

How to become a self-employed joiner in the UK

Working with wood, using your hands to create beautifully precise wooden furniture and fixtures is all in a day’s work for a joiner. If you…

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The single most important piece of advice landlords need to give their tenants in hot weather.

9th August 20183-minute read

The single most important piece of advice landlords need to give their tenants in hot weather

With temperatures soaring during a longer, hotter summer than most of us can remember, there's one simple but essential piece of advice…

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Landlords face new restrictions on bedroom sizes in rental properties.

1st August 20182-minute read

Landlords face new restrictions on bedroom sizes in rental properties

Rogue landlords are being accused of packing too many tenants into their properties in a bid to maximise their profits. But new regulations…

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A guide to landlord boiler responsibilities and boiler maintenance.

8th March 20182-minute read

A guide to landlord boiler responsibilities and boiler maintenance

Boiler maintenance should be a priority for landlords – one slip-up and you will either fall on the wrong side of the law, or the boiler…

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How to add value to a rental property in five steps.

28th November 20173-minute read

How to add value to a rental property in five steps

Increasing the rental value of your property is the most effective way to get the most out of your buy-to-let investment, especially in…

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