Blogs and advice on Residential Property Management London

How to exercise right to manage

How to exercise right to manage

How to qualify for Right to Manage In order to qualify for the right to manage, the premises must be a self-contained building or part of a building, with or without appurtenant property; contain two or more flats held by qualifying tenants (e.g. those with leases...

Buy to let mistakes

Buy to let mistakes

In this article, we talk about property investment we are referring to buying and holding for the long-term, as in 10 years or more, rather than an entrepreneurial activity where one buys with a view to renovate and sell. There are many buy to let mistakes you can...

Evicting a tenant and recovering the rent

Evicting a tenant and recovering the rent

Evicting a tenant can be very difficult. Discover how to do it, recovering the rent and which factors to take into consideration. If the tenant does not leave on or before the possession date, you can instruct a High Court Enforcement Officer to start the enforcement...

Landlord Tax on holiday lets

Landlord Tax on holiday lets

As per the new regulations, there are additional taxes on buy to let properties. They hit landlords heavily because many items are no longer tax-deductible. Also, the reduction in tax breaks as it is making traditional buy to let less attractive. Landlords who have...

How do mortgage lenders calculate affordability

How do mortgage lenders calculate affordability

Some lenders may tell you that they won't offer you a mortgage because your Affordability risk is too high. How to keep your property gas safe Lenders' Affordability rules differ depending on the landlord. Finding a suitable mortgage match the landlord and the...

How to check if a property is gas safe

How to check if a property is gas safe

Most landlords don’t check their gas appliances annually. So, we’ve put together a list all landlords need to know how to check if a property is gas safe. Carbon monoxide alarms are a must in all properties where there is a solid fuel burning appliance A property with...