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Belvoir asked property expert Kate Faulkner to review data from its rental index and quarterly branch surveys both during the pandemic and beyond. Her subsequent ‘Belvoir pandemic report’ gives a unique insight into market...
Belvoir’s Q3 post lockdown rental index reveals significant regional diversity, with evidence of increased tenant demand, property shortages and arrears in some areas. Average rental values have remained fairly flat for the past three years, but the...
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Letting for the First Time There are many reasons why people want to let (rent out) a property for the first time. Letting your own home when moving away for work, or when you can't sell, an inherited property, a...
Codes of Practice: Various codes of practice exist in the industry for estate agents, letting agents, managing and business agents, most of which are voluntary, except where they apply to members of a professional association, or in the case of...
From 1st February 2016 all new tenants in England must be given Right-to-Rent (Immigration) Checks to determine their "right-to-rent" or "right-to-reside" in the country, BEFORE they can be given a tenancy. Landlords or letting agents must do the checks...
From 1st February 2016 the parts of the Immigration Act 2014 dealing with “right to rent” immigration checks came into force in England. Scotland and Wales and other jurisdictions may have similar rules but you need to confirm these...
Tenancy deposits – I’m confused about the situation with the rules on tenancy deposits.  I know there has been a lot of comment following a test case, but I’m worried that I could be liable to a fine. I...
Who pays for maintenance and repairs in a residential letting, landlord or tenant? Is it, for example, a tenant’s responsibility once they occupy my building to look after most of the regular house maintenance items? If the fridge stops working...
First Time Letting – the LandlordZONE® 22 Point Check-List If you want to let (rent out) your house or for the first time then you can either hire a good professional letting agent to do everything for you, or alternatively...
When you rent out a property two vital stages in the process are when you check-in your tenants at the start of the tenancy and check-out at the end. Preparation is the key to a trouble free let. When you...