Rent your Property Without an Agent

Being a DIY landlord doesn’t have to be difficult and can save you a fortune in fees. With the advent of online letting agents, thousands of landlords are seizing the opportunity to take a more hands-on approach to their buy-to-let properties and reaping huge financial rewards. Finding Tenants First and foremost, you need to find…

Mandatory Electrical Safety Certificates in the Private Rented Sector (England) from 1st July 2020

Electrical Safety Certificates will become mandatory for all new tenancies in England from 1st July 2020, and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2021. **ORDER YOUR EICR NOW!** From 1st July 2020 Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs) become mandatory in the private rented sector for new and renewed tenancies in England, and for all…

Updated Notices for Coronavirus

The government has published new eviction notices for use during the coronavirus pandemic. Section 8 Notice: The updated Section 8 notice should be used by landlords in England up to 30 September 2020 and requires 3 months notice from the landlord to end a tenancy on the basis of one or more of the prescribed…

Sample Letters For Landlords Regarding Coronavirus

We’ve created a selection of free resources for landlords to use when writing to their tenants regarding coronavirus. Please feel free to amend the letters as you see fit to suit your circumstances. General Coronavirus Letter It’s imporant to ensure that your tenants are safe and well. Heading off issues with rent payments before they…

New EPC Regulations in Effect from 1st April 2020

From today (1st April 2020), landlords must not grant a new tenancy (including the renewal of an existing contract), or continue to let a property where the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is below the minimum permitted energy efficiency level of a band E. This means that anyone whose rental property has an F or G…

Gas safety advice for landlords during the Coronavirus update

We are aware that the new restrictions announced by the UK Prime Minister on leaving your own home and avoidance of any social contact will reduce the ability for landlords to arrange annual safety checks. Gas Safe Register are working with the HSE to provide new guidance specific to this 3-week period. Landlords have a…

COVID-19: General Tenant Advice

** Updated 13th May 2020 ** With the “stay at home” order in place across the UK due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s more important than ever to ensure your safety as well as the safety of your landlord or prospective landlord, and any contractors that may need to complete work at your home….

COVID-19: General Landlord Advice

* Update 13th May 2020 at 10:00BST – The government have released a detailed document with regards to reopening the lettings market. Please see below for updated advice, more details can be found on the government page below * You can find the government guidance for landlords and agents here, it was published at 10:00am…

Commercial Property Advertising

If you need to find new tenants for your commercial property, we can help! Your advert will be listed on the commercial areas of rightmove, zoopla, primelocation and of course, our own website. We are the only online letting agent (that we know of!) who advertise on zoopla and primelocation as well as rightmove. Unlike some…

Mandatory Electrical Safety Certificates to be introduced

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced that mandatory five-year electrical installation checks on private rented housing in England will be introduced in a phased approach. Whilst the implementation date has not yet been clarified, MHCLG has stated its intention to introduce legislation as soon as possible. Although dates are yet…