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: UK property market is a buyer’s market in 2024; Rental market set to expand by 1M households by 2031; Sunak considers radical plan for 99% mortgages to help first-time buyers; Survey reveals what UK renters want from their homes; Dozens of landlord repossession claims threaten renters; Average time to sell a home in London ‘was twice that in Scotland in 2023’… Happy reading and… renting!

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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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How to set the right rent price for your BTL

You want to make sure you’re charging the right rent for your buy-to-let (BTL) property. Set it too high, and your property may sit empty for months. Set it too low, and you’re leaving money on the table that could help pay off your mortgage.

Before we show you how to set the right rent price for your BTL, let’s consider the factors that determine rent price.

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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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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: House price forecast: will the property market rise or fall in five years?; Top 5 Buy-to-Let Rental Yield Areas in Liverpool: Revealed; Could a joint mortgage make it easier to get on the property ladder?; Average five-year fixed mortgage rate edges back down towards six per cent; Tenant demand surges in South East regions; Top 5 Property Investment Mistakes You Need to Avoid;… Happy reading and… renting!

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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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