Rental yield vs Capital gain

Rent yield and capital gain are terms you may have heard many times if you are thinking about becoming a landlord, but what exactly do these terms mean? Although you may have been a landlord for a while, you may still be somewhat confused by the exact definitions of these terms. We have compiled some top tips outlining the two most important aspects of the lettings process to help you get started. A...

Alternative Deposit Options For Renters

For anyone renting a property, whether it is their first rental or they are moving from one rented residence to another, raising a deposit is a major concern.  The deposit is typically equivalent to five weeks' rent, and according to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, the average deposit in England and Wales is £1,041. In London, the fee is much higher, at approximately £1,750. In recent years,...

Choosing Between Airbnb And Renting In 2022

Investing in property involves spending your money wisely and earning a reasonable return. When it comes to a buy-to-let investment, the property market is not for the faint of heart. When considering renting out your home, you may be unsure whether to rent it as a holiday home or as a long-term residence. Several factors should be considered when making this decision, and this article may assist you...

Taking the hassle out of letting

An important mistake many landlords make is not considering the possibility of using a property management company. Frequently, landlords decide to manage their properties on their own, but the assistance of a professional may be of great benefit. A property management company deals directly with tenants, saving landlords a great deal of time and money during the entire rental process. If you are a new...

The Top Features Tenants Are Looking For In A Property In 2022

Understanding what tenants want is essential for landlords. What are the features of a property that tenants are most interested in? When buying a buy-to-let property, what should landlords consider first? Is there anything that discourages tenants? It can be difficult for landlords to understand exactly what renters are seeking, while tenants may have difficulty finding a property that meets...

Where to invest in buy-to-let properties?

Investing in UK property in 2022 involves considering a number of factors. Even though some of these factors are obvious, we should get a clear picture of what makes a good Buy-to-Let investment before we proceed. A few key metrics that we consider are: Rental Yields  Property Prices   Population Regeneration  Tenant Demand Career Opportunities  BTL...

Benefits of Owning Rental Property

Have you considered investing in real estate yourself, and are intrigued by the idea of owning rental properties? The homeownership rate is at its lowest level in 50 years, so now may be the perfect time to explore this opportunity. Owning a rental property has several advantages, one of which is that it can generate passive income. The pride of ownership may be part of the appeal for some landlords....

Guaranteed Rent

Your Guide to Guaranteed Rent – Guaranteed rent explained

Also called Rent to Rent, guaranteed rent is where a third party (usually an individual, Council, or letting agency) enters into a contract with a landlord to control and manage his/her property and pay a fixed rental income over a definite period. This third party or the 'renter' finds tenants for the property and sub-lets to them. Landlords who find managing their property, finding tenants,...

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Top Ideas To Add Value To Your Home

Paying Tax On Your Rental Income - The Landlord's Tax Guide As a landlord, you will want to optimize yourproperty investment. One of the best ways to do it is to opt for home improvements before you let out or sell your property. We bring you some of the top ideas to add value to your home from which you can take your pick. Making some new additions If you feel your roof needs an upgrade, doing...

Guaranteed Rent

Rent Guarantee Insurance and Guaranteed Rent – What’s The Difference

Rent Guarantee Insurance and Guaranteed Rent - What's The Difference? When you rent out your property, your choice of rent guarantee products – be it rent guarantee insurance, rent guarantee schemes, or guaranteed rent, can influence what the best route for you is. But sadly, unless you understand the world of BTL (buy-to-let) quite well, navigating these complicated areas could be somewhat tricky,...

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