Tagged: voids

Warning for landlords and investors over size of contingency fund needed for buy to let

Warning for landlords and investors over size of contingency fund needed for buy to let

Residential investors and landlords in the UK are not factoring in the costs of owning a buy to let property with a contingency fund and this is leading to an upward trend in repossessions,...




Arrears and void periods fall – NLA

Arrears and void periods fall – NLA

Void periods in the private rental sector have fallen to their lowest average level in over a year according to research from the National Landlords Association (NLA).




How to Advertise Your Property

How to Advertise Your Property

Advertising your property and securing a tenant is a major part of being a successful landlord. It’s not just the traditional methods of advertising that can be useful i.e. using a letting agency or...




How to make sure your property stays tenanted

How to make sure your property stays tenanted

New research shows that the average length of time a rental property is unoccupied in the UK rental property is three weeks, the longest period since the beginning of 2011. The figures come from...




Firm backing for a new law on squatters…

Firm backing for a new law on squatters…

LANDLORD Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and rent collection firm, is backing plans to make squatting in residential properties a criminal offence. At present, squatters are allowed to enter an empty property if it...




Drop in rental voids ‘good news’ for BTL

Drop in rental voids ‘good news’ for BTL

The drop in rental voids is another clear indication in the increased demand for rental property Landlords who took part in Paragon Mortgages’ quarterly Private Rental Sector Trends survey reported a decrease in void...