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: What does the Current Rental Market Look Like?; UK house prices and their swift fall; Why are UK mortgage approvals at an all-time low?; One in ten renters are keeping a pet hidden from their landlord; Quarter of renters do not ask for repairs due to fear of eviction; How to sell your house in a slow market; Landlords see a massive increase in fraudulent tenancy applications… Happy reading and… renting!

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The Difference Between a Holding Deposit and a Tenancy Deposit

Every independent UK landlord has undoubtedly heard of holding deposits and tenancy deposits. However, do you understand the differences between the two? Although they’re both payments made to landlords by tenants as part of a tenancy agreement, there are some key distinctions that every landlord should be aware of.

In this article, we’ll explain the difference between a holding deposit and a tenancy deposit, as well as provide helpful advice on managing them both.

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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: UK home values lift 51% to record £8.7trn in 2022; Build to rent is UK’s fastest growing housing sector; Mortgage lenders pull and increase headline rates; Rent yields outstrip house price rises; Scottish parliament approves 3% rent cap for private tenants; Landlords to pay extra £1.3bn in tax this year; How To Get A Mortgage For A New-Build Home… Happy reading and… renting!

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Best Ways to Improve the Energy Efficiency of your BTL Property

The cost-of-living crisis in the UK has partly been driven by substantial energy price increases. And that’s bad news for you as a landlord. You might pay for energy as part of the rental price, which means a hefty increase in your overheads. However, most rentals don’t include energy bills, but if your tenants are struggling to pay their energy bills, you might find they can’t pay you the rent on time or at all.

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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: First-time buyers: UK’s most affordable places to buy a home; UK faces chronic shortage of rental homes, alarming new data shows; House prices stalled at the end of 2022; Rents rise again, with growth in London and Scotland outstripping inflation; We are all facing the prospect of rising mortgage rates; Tips on how to transform an inherited home into a successful rental property; Most London rental homes fail upcoming energy test… Happy reading and… renting!

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Buy-To-Let guide for landlords in 2023

This buy-to-let guide will explain everything there is to know about this investment type, including what it is, the benefits, and how to get started. If you’re considering joining the many buy-to-let investors in property, you must get a good grasp of what you’re signing up for.

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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: Demand for new homes down 50% as property market continues to cool; Growing concern as ‘storm clouds loom over the UK housing market’; Brits untroubled by rising mortgage rates as property transactions rise; Rent freeze to be extended; First-time buyer numbers fall 9% in 2022… Happy reading and… renting!

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Which Is More Profitable for Landlords: Short or Long Term Renting?

Investing in property can be financially rewarding. However, it can have its ups and downs, with many decisions to make. Once invested, landlords face the dilemma of whether to rent short-term or long-term. While long-term rentals are in high demand, short-term rentals can be immensely lucrative. To help make that choice, we will discuss which is more profitable for landlords, short or long-term renting.

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Common Causes Of Stress For Landlords

If you are considering becoming a landlord because you think it will be a stress-free experience as you sit back and collect rental income, then think again.

Being a landlord can be just as stressful as a 9-5 job. Sure there’s no boss to order you about being a landlord. Still, similarly, a day job doesn’t involve putting down a serious amount of your income and being responsible for monthly mortgage payments for years.

This blog covers what causes landlords the biggest headaches and a few tips to help.

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What Do Tenants Look For When Renting

As a landlord (possibly with a few properties), you may know what you like and think you know what your tenants want. But at Rentila, we have our finger on the pulse of what tenants are looking for in a rental property. So read on to ensure you keep up with current rental market trends.

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