The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has seen many implications over recent months for the rental sector, but the number of new tenancies has now almost returned to the same figures before the virus outbreak.
*PLEASE NOTE* This feature will be updated as and when any advice is formally issued by health officials and the Government.* As part of our duty of care to landlords and tenants alike, please see below for our latest update … Continue reading
The number of properties let part or fully furnished across England and Wales is increasing, accounting for 31% of properties let over the past year, up 3% year on year.
As the festive period approaches, the days continue to shorten and the mercury plunges, one of every landlord’s main adversaries sets to take its toll on many unprepared rental properties. Winter. Since extreme winter conditions can heavily impact rental properties, … Continue reading
Limited company transactions as a proportion of all Buy-To-Let (BTL) mortgage transactions have been rising since a reduction in tax breaks for landlords was announced in July 2015. This is because they can offer greater tax and financial efficiencies. Other … Continue reading
Whilst the temperatures of this summer soars to all time highs, the number of landlords buying property to expand their portfolios has not. An increase in first time buyers according to the trade lending body UK Finance, suggests that the … Continue reading
This week, Abode are pledging our support to Fire Door Safety Week, keeping landlords and tenants alike informed on the subject of safety with fire doors, particularly those in HMO properties. 1. What is a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO)? … Continue reading
September is the busiest month of the year for new tenancies across the rental market, but how much of their income, on average should tenants expect to pay on rent? Over the last year across England and Wales, tenants paid … Continue reading
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2018, taking place 17th – 23rd September. Gas Safety Week is an annual safety week to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances. … Continue reading
A review of housing for tenants insists that Buy-To-Let landlords should carry out an annual ‘MOT’ on their properties. Carried out by the University Of York and funded by Nationwide Foundation, the report states that regulation is ‘confused and contradictory’. … Continue reading