Many homeowners ask their family to rent their property out rather than selling it after their deaths. There are many reasons that someone might request this. Some parents may think it’s better for their offspring to have a steady income from the property instead of a lump sum that they may spend straight away. They also may wa [...]
Whilst the vast majority of landlords experience no real problems with their tenants at all, it’s an unfortunate fact that some people can cause an excessive amount of damage to your property. Whilst some amount of wear and tear is to be expected over time, if things become simply acceptable you may wish to take action. The law [...]
Due to recent changes to the economic climate people with money to invest can be stuff for options and how best to re-invest their money. With stock markets being unpredictable as ever it can be very risky as prices can double or half within days. It because of this property is becoming a good investment option for people. But whe [...]
Private landlords have a difficult job, let there be no doubt about it. They require organisation, skill, patience, business acumen, and a good amount of luck - and those are just those who succeed.
Each year, thousands more people decide to rent out their homes, many with little or no knowled [...]
When it comes to private rent property, it is important to understand the difference between the different tenancy agreements available for landlords in the UK. We outline the most common forms of tenancies you might expect when renting your property.
Assured Shorthold Tenancies
This type of agr [...]
Typically, people looking to rent flats in London are young professionals. Yo [...]
Shared Ownership is a method in which several unrelated parties can share in, and mitigate the risk of ownership of an asset. This concept is generally applied to those expensive asset, such as a yatch, a jet or piece of resort real estate.
With regard to properties, it is a sort of part-buy, part-rent system. Indeed, the purchas [...]
If you would like to let a flat in London - let's say a 3 bed, you must have wondered “What shall I do? Shall I let my flat as a whole or rent it out per room? To answer your question we have analysed the latest figures realised in May 2014 by Valuation Office Agency. We have compared the average rental price of a 3 bedroom flat with the rent of a single room fo [...]
All properties in England and Wales are either freehold or leasehold. If you buy a freehold property you own the property and the land it sits on, whereas if you are a leaseholder, you’ll have to pay an annual charge, known as ground rent, to the freeholder who is the legal owner of the land on which the building in located. Freeholders are sometimes referred to [...]