Do I need an accountant?

Keeping track of your expenses, income and taxes as a landlord can be exhausting. You may want to consider an accountant to help you out. Here are the main things that will help either you or your accountant to keep everything in order. Keeping track of your expenses: Over the course of a tenancy you [...]

What is self-managing?

Self-managing a property is when you look after everything to with your property: you find tenants and manage the ongoing tenancy without the aid of a high street lettings agency. Some people, particularly those with a buy-to-let in another part of the country from them, choose to pay an agent to supervise the day-to-day running [...]

Student housing

According to Paragon Mortgages, student lets typically outperform any other type of rental: landlords can expect to earn an average income of 6.45%, compared to 5.94% if you were renting to young professionals. Clearly, this is a potentially lucrative form of letting, but you need to do your homework to get it right. Here is [...]

Renting out a spare-room: what you need to know

According to a report by the Santander Bank, one in eight people with a spare room in the UK are now renting it out. With the demand for rental properties so high, the flat-share/spare-room market is thriving. Here’s what you need to know to make a success of it… 1. A tenant living in your [...]