Thorough checks need to be conducted when screening prospective tenants during an application stage. It gives you as a landlord the certainty when they come back positive that the tenant you have secured for your property are who they say they are, aren’t hiding a chequered history, and will look
In the wake of worrying research that shows 65 percent of tenants in flats and apartments renting privately have not had any fire safety reassurance from their landlord since the Grenfell Tower fire, practical guidance has been launched during Fire Door Safety Week by the BWF-Certifire Scheme.
Fire Door Safety Week exists to stamp out the legacy of fire door neglect and to educate on the importance of fire door safety. To launch this year’s campaign, we have shared research into the state of fire door maintenance, inspection, and replacement programmes across local authority owned and managed
We are proud to be supporting Gas Safety Week 2020, taking place 14th – 20th 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. It is coordinated by Gas Safe Register, the official list
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A study conducted by landlord insurance provider Simply Business has the answer.
A proposal by the Government sets out detailed regulations for enforcing five year mandatory electrical safety checks in the rental sector.
Many landlords specify that pets are not permitted in their properties; however the Government are looking to overturn this with official regulations. There are a number of reasons why not all landlords allow for tenants to bring pets into their properties. These include but are not limited to: Noise complaints
2019 will see the first December General Election in almost a century. Whilst Brexit and the climate are playing key components in each the campaigning for each party, the most important component to us as landlords and a letting agent is the housing element. So what are each of
The fast-approaching festive season is the signal to begin winding down for the New Year; welcoming in vast changes to the political landscape but also the beginning of a new decade. Every single resident of the United Kingdom is set to be effected in one way or another next year
A new study suggests that almost half of all Britons could end up renting for the rest of their lives.