The pros and cons of fractional real estate ownership

You’ve heard of timeshares, right? Shared holiday homes where you buy just a slice of the property…

Well, fractional real estate takes that idea and turbocharges it. We’re talking about high-end property investment in prime locations with the opportunity to own a fragment of a multimillion-dollar asset. Sounds too good to be true? It just might be.

There are several benefits and downsides of fractional real estate ownership, and it’s important to evaluate both sides for a sound investment decision. Let’s begin by outlining what this property investment strategy is all about.

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How to secure a rental property: guide for landlords

Did you know that England and Wales experienced 273,076 burglary cases in the year ending September 2023?

As a landlord, you want to protect your property and tenants. But how do you secure a rental from threats like burglary, fire, water damage, and unruly residents?

Don’t sweat it; we’ve got your back. Join us in this read, where we explain how to secure a rental property. We’ll walk through essential tips to safeguard your BTL property so you can sleep easy at night, knowing your rental is protected.

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How to evict a tenant in the UK

With about a 32% increase in eviction notices served to tenants between 2022 and 2023, landlords have increasingly found reasons to evict tenants in the UK. But this doesn’t mean eviction is straightforward; tenancy law is complex, and there are lots of legal procedures to adhere to.

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the step-by-step process of how to evict a tenant in the UK, ensuring you comply with the relevant laws and regulations.

But first, let’s start by examining the different types of tenancy agreements, as it’s crucial to help you assess what eviction rules apply to you.

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5 Landlord’s certificate obligations when renting out

Renting out your apartment to tenants is usually an exciting development. But before you start showing the place or signing any leases, there are a few legal obligations you need to be aware of.
The requirements aren’t too complicated, but one of the common mistakes landlords make when renting is failing to obtain the proper documentation, which can result in hefty fines or even legal trouble down the road.

In this article, we’ll walk you through 5 essential landlord’s certificate obligations when renting out so you can start earning rental income without any legal issues. Read on to learn exactly what you need to provide to tenants as a UK landlord.

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: Squeeze on home buyers’ budgets set to continue into 2024; Housing transactions down 22% year-on-year; Bank of England official hints at interest rate shift as UK faces recession; Sales of 30-year plus mortgages increase 13% in past year; 4 Property investment strategies in 2024; Landlords fear rising costs and rent arrears in 2024; 9 expert predictions on UK house prices, mortgages and renting… Happy reading and… renting!

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: Tenant demand soars to new heights in UK housing market; How could a stamp duty incentive help the property market?; Lower house prices could cause higher mortgage rates; Monthly UK rents fall, but are up 9% year-on-year; How to evict a tenant in England; 1 in 4 landlords will sell their properties in 2024, new survey reveals… Happy reading and… renting!

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How UK landlords can reduce turnover and minimise vacancy

As an independent landlord in the UK, it’s crucial to understand how to reduce tenant turnover and minimise vacancy.

This comprehensive guide will walk you through the various factors contributing to tenant turnover and how vacancy impacts revenue. It’ll also outline practical solutions and strategies to manage and retain your tenants effectively, ultimately reducing turnover and minimising vacancy periods.

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Landlord press review

Like every month, Rentila offers you an overview of the main real estate news of interest to landlords and tenants. This month, we focus on: Big increase in value of UK’s build to rent sector predicted; What is currently happening in the UK property market?; Bank of England expected to keep interest rates unchanged again; London found to be the only region to have unaffordable rent; 32% of landlords are looking to buy property; Tenancy fraud: strategies for landlords… Happy reading and… renting!

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5 things landlords are not allowed to do while renting

Are you a property owner who’s recently decided to rent out your space?

That’s great, but you must be prepared for the responsibilities that come with being a landlord. One of the mistakes landlords make when renting is not educating themselves on tenancy regulations.

As much as you’d like to, there are certain things you just can’t do as a landlord. We’ve compiled a handy list of 5 things landlords are not allowed to do while renting their property.

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Most common landlord claims in a Buy-to-Let property

As landlords in the UK, there’s more to owning rental property than just collecting the monthly rent payments. Countless things can go wrong, from leaky roofs to broken boilers and tenant damages.

That’s why buy-to-let insurance is so important — it helps protect your investment and ensures you’re covered financially if something unexpected happens.

That said, what are the most common landlord claims in a buy-to-let property?

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