Health and Safety Responsibilities for Landlords

18 January, 20170 Comments
When it comes to investment, many people turn towards the property market. However, the responsibilities of being a landlord can often become blinded by the future profits and investment opportunities. As a private landlord, you have a duty of care towards your tenants; making sure that the property is safe to live in and meets
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Tenant Referencing UK founder interviewed by

31 March, 20160 Comments
UPDATE > The Alert Directory is now decommissioned as the data is a duplicate of the date contained within our Tenant History Reports > Click here for full details. (link) Paul Routledge, one of the most successful landlords in England and the founder of landlord referencing tells us about why tenant referencing is important, his journey
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3 Investment Options That Yield Extremely High Returns

11 March, 20160 Comments
You may have been putting money away for years, or have just recently come into a bit of capital. Either way, if you’re thinking of investing, you’ve finally realised that what you’ve got is an opportunity. Instead of leaving it to gain minimal interest, you can use money to make money. But you’re facing a
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Shelter, Letting Agent Fees, Landlords

Shelter’s on the warpath over tenants letting agents’ fees again – who is fighting for landlords?

20 January, 20160 Comments
Shelter, a charity that campaigns for safe, secure, affordable homes for everyone has returned to the battle against letting agents’ fees this time in Wales. The charity claims that one in four renters who have used a letting agency in wales “have been charged excessive fees.” The website states: “Right now letting agents can charge
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Pure Commercial Finance

How Can Landlords Make Buy-to-Lets Work for Them in 2016?

13 January, 20160 Comments
Some have deemed 2016 the year that buy-to-let investments die, thanks to new tax and stamp duty reforms. But is this really true? And is there a way around these new changes to make buy-to-let property work for you in the
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Price your property Right to Sell

Regeneration in the South West – Is now the time to invest?

09 January, 20160 Comments
A West of England region-wide plan is being developed to address housing and transport needs up until 2036. An additional 29,000 houses will be needed across North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bristol in the next 20 years, on top of those already planned for by local councils. Regeneration in Weston-Super-Mare’s
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Property Investment: Alternatives to Buy-to-Let

22 December, 20150 Comments
Becoming a buy-to-let landlord is essentially the standard route to property investment, but with serious tax changes being rolled out over the next few years its profitability for many ordinary investors is set to decline markedly. Nonetheless, there are other ways to invest in the UK’s property market, and these include: Crowdfunded Property Investment Crowdfunding
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A secure family business for now and in the future

19 August, 20150 Comments
With his eldest daughter due to graduate from Brighton University with a degree in Business Management, Ian Narbeth started looking at business opportunities for her that would also be an investment for
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Will the BTL investor still be around 2034?

29 May, 20140 Comments
As anyone in any way concerned with the PRS or housing is aware, the most recent English Housing Survey Report showed that 18% of English homes are rented from private landlords which is unprecedented within the last 50 years. However, at the same time, there are many challenges facing private landlords, not least of all
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