Category Archives: Let Property

How to Avoid Property Voids

It’s a New Year which means new resolutions, new goals and big plans for the year to come. For many people the New Year will continue the same as the last but for others there may be some hurdles to jump over.
Many people enter January with a tight budget after the festive season which can result in late or missed payments which, from a landlords prospective could mean late rent, unpaid rent or tenants looking to downsize to cut costs.
Our team at Property Quote Direct […]

Top tips for tenant screening and reference checks

Let’s try and get your tenant selection right the first time
A property is one of the most valuable assets a person will own in their lifetime and therefore in an ideal world this asset will have minimal risk and therefore minimal damage or value depreciation.
Lets talk through the dos and don’ts when it comes to finding the right tenants to occupy your properties.
Do you have an ideal tenant in mind?
I’m sure we would all like some tenants who have a regular income, don’t smoke, don’t […]

Five year deal offered by charity based lettings agency

Real letting deals for real people
As the property market in London continues to boom, a charity that specialises in helping homeless people is looking to set up an agreement with landlords that will benefit all parties concerned in the letting sector.
Booming rental market
It is no secret that landlords in the capital are achieving record rents month after month as tenants fall over themselves in the rush to acquire a decent property. Property investors with an interest in making huge profits are snapping up homes quicker […]

London and Dubai, a tale of two cities

Who has the supply and who has the demand for property
The fickle nature of investing in the buy-to-let market is amply demonstrated by the different situation landlords in the UK and Dubai are experiencing at the present moment.
Landlords in the UK express their confidence in the market with each passing survey. Rental yields on average are going up and void periods are going down. In and around London it seems as though many residential landlords are falling over themselves in the rush to purchase landlord […]