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Find out where the best Rental Yields are in London

NLA Blog - 5 February 2016 - 11:52am
This is a guest blog from Portico. Portico has looked at the history of buy-to-let hotspots over the past few years, the current buy-to-let hotspots in London and an incredible amount of data, so we are able to tell you … Continue reading →

Time to Check Compliance

NLA Blog - 1 February 2016 - 3:06pm
Russell Brittain, Electrical & Lighting Buyer at Toolstation, the trade and DIY supplier, discusses the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Legislation From 1 October 2015, private sector landlords have been required to install a smoke alarm on every storey of … Continue reading →

Are you ready for Right to Rent?

NLA Blog - 26 January 2016 - 10:27am
Are you ready for Right to Rent? From the first of February, all private landlords in England will have to carry out ‘right to rent’ checks on tenants for all new tenancies they grant. These checks will serve as part … Continue reading →

Have you registered your appliances?

NLA Blog - 20 January 2016 - 4:32pm
By Douglas Herbison, Chief Executive, the Association of Manufacturers of Domestic Appliances (AMDEA). This year, the appliance industry aims to ensure that landlords across the UK take the sensible safety measure of registering their tenant’s appliances at www.registermyappliance.co.uk. This is … Continue reading →

Safeguard your rental income and get your Rent on Time

NLA Blog - 15 January 2016 - 9:36am
One of the biggest concerns for landlords today is arrears, and the potential income lost due to missed or late rent payments. The business of letting your property relies upon a working relationship between both landlord and tenant, particularly when … Continue reading →

Get the most out of your lettings business with Reinventing Renting

NLA Blog - 11 January 2016 - 3:49pm
Your ability to earn on an investment has a huge impact on your efficacy as a landlord. A worrying 17% of landlords experience difficulties in recovering their costs and, in some of the worst cases, suffer losses. In light of … Continue reading →

Did the Shadow Chancellor have a point?

NLA Blog - 26 November 2015 - 4:24pm
Maybe that would be taking it too far, but in his response to George Osborne’s Autumn Statement the Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, took inspiration from Chairman Mao. He even went so far as to throw a copy of the infamous Little … Continue reading →

Landlords are a social bunch

NLA Blog - 24 November 2015 - 11:59am
Did you know that three in 10 landlords visit property-focussed online forums on a daily basis? That’s a significant proportion. A third of landlords say they visit such forums once every few days, a fifth visit once a week, and 10 … Continue reading →

The looming ‘fraud’ cloud hanging over landlords

NLA Blog - 17 November 2015 - 9:30am
There has been a lot written about the risks that tenants face around ID fraud but what about the dangers to landlords? Recent figures from fraud prevention experts, Cifas show that there were 6,274 instances of ‘previous occupier fraud’ – … Continue reading →

The Housing and Planning Bill – could it contain a ‘win’ for landlords with abandonment issues?

NLA Blog - 13 November 2015 - 5:00pm
Another day, another piece of legislation landlords need to be aware of.  After a brief consultation over the summer (see here) the Government has published the Housing and Planning Bill, which is currently before Parliament.  It contains a lot of … Continue reading →

EPCs and why they are important if you are a landlord

NLA Blog - 6 November 2015 - 4:39pm
You might not think much of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) and less than 10% of tenants say they considered the energy efficiency of their current home as an important factor when deciding to live there. However, having an up-to-date … Continue reading →

Is your property winter-ready?

NLA Blog - 30 October 2015 - 12:00pm
Now that the clocks have gone back it marks the start of shorter days, colder nights and, if you aren’t careful, a range of troublesome and costly problems associated with the cold weather. So don’t forget to follow these top … Continue reading →

If you want change, petitions are not the answer

NLA Blog - 19 October 2015 - 11:36am
Since the Budget in July we’ve had a number of members call or email in to ask why we haven’t actively promoted the online petition against the Government’s proposals to reduce mortgage interest tax relief. The simple answer that we’ve … Continue reading →

If you want change, petitions are not the answer

NLA Blog - 19 October 2015 - 11:36am
Since the Budget in July we’ve had a number of members call or email in to ask why we haven’t actively promoted the online petition against the Government’s proposals to reduce mortgage interest tax relief. The simple answer that we’ve … Continue reading →

NLA Rent Protect covers unpaid rental income of up to £2,500 per month for unpai...

Facebook - 22 June 2015 - 9:24am
NLA Rent Protect covers unpaid rental income of up to £2,500 per month for unpaid rental income.

http://www.landlords.org.uk/services/nla-rent-protect


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Facebook - 21 June 2015 - 10:23am
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Communicating with your tenants is essential. #PRS #lettings #BestPractice #land...

Facebook - 19 June 2015 - 1:20pm
Communicating with your tenants is essential. #PRS #lettings #BestPractice #landlord

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Effective Letting - Communication & Repairs

Effective Letting - Communication & Repairs

NLA Property Services is a one stop solution to a more energy efficient & cheape...

Facebook - 18 June 2015 - 8:19am
NLA Property Services is a one stop solution to a more energy efficient & cheaper to run home.

http://www.landlords.org.uk/services/nla-property-services


Are you for or against rent control as a solution to the housing crisis? New evi...

Facebook - 17 June 2015 - 5:50pm
Are you for or against rent control as a solution to the housing crisis? New evidence against rent controls has been published today by London School of Economics and Political Science, looking at examples from around the world where rent control and other regulatory policies are in place.

http://www.landlords.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/required-reading-labour-leadership-hopefuls-rent-control-not-the-easy-answer


Required reading for Labour leadership hopefuls: rent control is not the easy answer | National...
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Rent controls and similar policies which are thought to work well in other countries cannot be easily replicated in the UK’s private rented sector, according to findings from a new interim report by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).The interim report, published on the day t…

Make sure you have your documentation in order. #PRS #landlord #property #BestPr...

Facebook - 16 June 2015 - 1:18pm
Make sure you have your documentation in order. #PRS #landlord #property #BestPractice
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Effective Letting - Documentation and Deposits

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