16 Energy Myths busted – Spend less on gas and electricity

Should you keep your heating on all day on low in your HMO? And what about painting radiators black? We’ve gone on an energy mythbusting mission, to help landlords cut energy bills to see if common tricks to cut energy usage really work. It’s not just about using less – switching your energy tariff will […]

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Learn How you can pay less Property Tax

Rental Property Tax has been put under the microscope following the Budget of 2015. The tax you pay on Rental Property Income, Capital Gains Taxes and Stamp Duty are forecast to increase significantly. If you hold your property in your own name, which the large majority of the 2.3m Landlords do, you will now following […]

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9 Deal Sourcing Tips

Deal Sourcing and Deal Packaging can be a great way to find Below Market Value opportunities or monetise surplus deals that are not within your strategy This is an unregulated market so both buyers and sellers might not get quite what they bargained for. Always undertake appropriate Due Diligence before buying or selling a Deal. […]

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26 great ideas for small rental kitchens

Kitchens are the heart of properties. Between the smell of fresh coffee, the aromas of different spices and freshly prepared desserts that smell of cinnamon and sugar, the kitchen is definitely the space that sells a property. Therefore, we accept no excuse not to indulge in stylish layouts and beautiful designs when it comes to […]

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6 clever ways to hide a washing machine in the bathroom

Compared to refrigerators and kitchen ranges which are now available in a variety of colours and designs, washing machines available on the market are still mostly an eyesore and have not changed in the last 20 years. It’s not likely that a tenant or guest will compliment your washing machine. That is exactly why these […]

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9 Cheap ways to give your rental property a high end look

If you want your property to look a million pounds, but don’t have a limitless budget to achieve a high-end aesthetic, you need to take a look at our suggestions for some spectacular property upgrades! The secret to a high end look is to look at how interior designers inject serious elegance into their clients’ properties. […]

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15 Landlord Checklist items you must do before tenants move in

Landlord Checklist

Landlord checklist –  what to do before tenants move in. Whether self managing or using a letting agent to let your property, it’s good to have a landlord checklist to ensure you complete certain aspects of the lettings journey at the righright time. Remember if you get a letting agent to do this for you, […]

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5 top tips for flooring your rental properties

5 Great flooring tips to make your HMO look, feel and sound better than the competition! Ok so let’s get this misconception out of the way immediately.  Every day when I’m at work and spending time in our trade counters I hear “I want cheap flooring as it’s only for a rental property!” This is […]

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16 smart ways to make small spaces look bigger

Small rental properties shouldn’t be seen as a big problem, but rather, a HUGE opportunity for decorating in a more innovative and clever way. Ask any interior designer and they’ll tell you that you can absolutely enjoy refined styling, extensive storage and piquant little surprising features that larger properties have, up until now, enjoyed more frequently. […]

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9 risks Rental Voids pose to your wealth

Voids send a shiver down the spine of all property investors, the last thing you want is for your investment to be sitting empty. It’s not just the cost of the mortgage. You need to bear in mind that your property faces a number of other risks while vacant – which could also be potentially […]

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