Energy Efficiency: 'One in 10 buy-to-let homes will be unlettable in five years'

🕔09:07, 27.Feb 2013

One in 10 buy-to-let homes will be unlettable in five years’ time unless landlords take steps to improve their properties’ energy efficiency. New laws that take effect in 2018 will make it an offence to let out properties with the

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Buy-to-let lending grew by a fifth year-on-year reaching highest level since 2008

🕔13:27, 18.Feb 2013

Buy-to-let lending grew by a fifth year-on-year across 2012 to reach its highest level since 2008, lenders have said. The appetite for buy-to-let lending has been boosted by strong demand from tenants who have been unable to get on the

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How to: Making your buy to let investment more profitable

🕔13:21, 18.Feb 2013

Letting agents’ fees can be irksome, sudden repairs inconvenient and void periods stressful. But the biggest cost a landlord faces – one that makes or breaks a buy-to-let investment – is the mortgage. And it’s not something to be forgotten

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Tenant permission

🕔23:05, 12.Feb 2013


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Council tax liability

🕔10:11, 12.Feb 2013

A tenant whose Assured Shorthold Tenancy expired 07/10/13 told Durham County Council (DCC) that she was moving out the same day. I knew nothing about this. On 14/11/13 the tenant texted me her notice of leaving. When I contacted DCC,

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Tenants ex wife not leaving

🕔18:10, 10.Feb 2013

We had a husband wife tenant. Sole tenancy in husband name and now they divorced husbands given notice end tenancy and wife isnt leaving help please what can we do to remove her? She hasnt paid any rent or anything

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rent in arrears and tenancy soon to expire

🕔16:29, 9.Feb 2013

Hi My tenant has not paid the last two months, July and August. Rent is due on the 14th of every month. I have tried to call on a number of occasions with no success and in the end had

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Number of landords on increase – threatening rent rises

🕔19:55, 5.Feb 2013

The property supply shortage in the rental sector could ease this year as more private landlords plan to invest in the buy-to-let sector, according to the latest figures from Rightmove. They argue that a rise in the number of landlords

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A return of the deposit

🕔14:28, 1.Feb 2013


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