April 26th 2019
The burden for many renters is the seemingly fruitless referencing fee they must pay before paying the deposit and first month’s rent. From June, these lettings fees will be scrapped, so what does it mean for tenants and for the letting agents who relied on them?
April 18th 2019
When the 856-year-old architectural icon went ablaze, the devastation of the public was apparent worldwide. Unlike your own home, it’s not just a case of calling your insurance company when the flames die down. So, is Notre-Dame insured and how will it cover the restoration?
February 21st 2019
The Housing Minster has introduced new measures in order to tighten up electrical safety rules for landlords.
January 7th 2019
Regulatory changes planned in 2019 could have an impact on landlords, we take a look at what to watch out for.
September 21st 2018
With almost a quarter of the UK population renting, landlords earned around £54 billion from rent last year. Keep your tenants happy with these top tips.
August 6th 2018
Each season brings with it a new threat to church buildings, yet with proper maintenance, you can minimise these risks.
February 9th 2018
As a landlord, you may need to access your tenanted property to carry out inspections or work. What are the rules?
October 31st 2017
The old adage ‘one thing after another’ has rarely seemed truer than in 2017, with the relief efforts to help victims of one storm, hurricane, flood or earthquake barely under way before another part of the world is hit by a natural disaster. In August, Hurricane Harvey caused 80 deaths and tremendous flood damage across […]
October 23rd 2017
Winter for many tenants of residential or commercial properties can be costly and uncomfortable if they have to endure sub-standard heating systems in drafty buildings. But all that’s set to change next year when the new energy efficiency regulations come into play on 1st April 2018. Changes to the 2011 Energy Act are intended to […]
August 31st 2017
Many construction projects operate to tight budgets and pressing deadlines, meaning hired or owned equipment and tools need to be easily and quickly accessible to contractors. But the open nature of building sites, along with insufficient storage and security measures, can make construction projects a tempting target for thieves. What’s more, statistics from the NICB […]