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National accreditation scheme set to launch for private tenants – Letting Agent Today

National accreditation scheme set to launch for private tenants Tuesday 24th January 2012 We’re all familiar with landlord and letting agent accreditation schemes, but now there is to be a nationwide tenant accreditation scheme – backed by the UK Landlord Accreditation Scheme. The aim is to help landlords and agents identify ‘good’ tenants beyond the usual […]

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Renting is safer than buying, say tenants – Letting Agent Today

Renting is safer than buying, say tenants Thursday 8th December 2011 The latest RICS residential lettings survey reports rising yields on rental properties as a result of increased tenant demand and rising rents.   Surveyors whose offices handle lettings reported the now familiar picture of rising rents, improved yields and greater tenancy demand in the […]

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Deposit disputes

Cleaning is leading cause of deposit deductions Cleaning costs and unpaid rent are the top reasons why deposit money is withheld when a tenant moves out of a rented property, mydeposits has found. The tenancy deposit protection scheme surveyed landlords and agents, asking them the main reasons why they withhold deposit money at the end […]

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How to Ensure 100% Occupancy When Letting Property in Newport

One of the most serious potential problems facing landlords when letting property in Newport is the prospect of periods of vacancy. Having a vacant property can be just as financially devastating as having a tenant who stops paying rent. Without an income, your financial investment can become a large financial burden. In many cases only […]

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How to Find a Good Property Management Company in Newport

Having a well-managed rental property is something that can make a big difference to whether your rental investment will be a profitable one in the long term. Self-management is always an option, but having a professional property management company is recommended for landlords without great experience in running profitable investment properties, or without enough time […]

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How to Rent a Furnished Property in Newport

If you are looking to rent out your furnished property in Newport, you need to know a few important things before doing so. There are no rules about whether or not you should let out your house or flat as furnished or unfurnished – it is completely your own choice and preference. Letting your furnished […]

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Poor energy efficient properties could still be banned from rental market within five years – Letting Agent Today

Poor energy efficient properties could still be banned from rental market within five years Tuesday 11th October 2011 Parliament has rejected a call to ban rental properties with an EPC rating below E from 2016. But the Government has not completely ruled it out if insufficient progress is made by landlords to improve the energy […]

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