How to market your home –landlord advice

Landlord advice has come in the form of a statement from cleaning and services firm ServiceMaster.According to the company, private landlords should put themselves in their prospective tenants' shoes when showing them a property."Fundamentally all tenants want the same thing - a tidy, well ordered house, filled with light, space and storage and the ability [...]

Student accommodation demand remains

One of the major events in students' lives is when they sign their first tenancy agreements with private landlords, and now it has emerged that demand for university accommodation remains high.Youngsters looking for flats to rent in the UK while they undertake their studies is a growing trend, according to Property Wire, and one that [...]

Private landlords offered advice

One of the important decisions private landlords have to make is whether or not to furnish their property.According to Carl Mimmack, who works for Birmingham-based letting agent Accord Lets, furnished rental homes are currently more sought-after than properties without furniture.In a statement this week, the property professional said there are a number of issues private [...]

Landlords ‘should allow pets in homes’

A Manchester-based rental tenant has called for landlords to be more open-minded about allowing pets.Gemma Wieczorek stated that property owners are being very unrealistic in expecting their tenants to live without pets.Speaking to the Manchester Evening News, she said she is not in a position to buy her own home, and therefore has had no [...]