Guest Blog: Beware of Tenant History Misrepresentation

Guest Blog: Beware of Tenant History Misrepresentation
At Tenant Referencing UK we have recently been alerted to a worrying tenant history trend that we fear is misleading growth in the lettings industry, by misrepresenting what a tenant history report actually is. So we would like to draw your attention to this today, in order to protect yourself and your properties from rogue tenants and ineffectual Rent Guarantee Insurance claims in the future. Following contact with one of our landlord users, regarding

Should I rent to family members?

Should I rent to family members?
Do you have a buy-to-let property but you’re wondering what to do with it? Has renting it out to your siblings crossed your mind but you’re still unsure? Well, as we all know it can sometimes be difficult renting to our relatives and the last thing you want is a family feud. Not only can it have financial implications, but not every family member can be the best model tenant. So getting the necessary checks carried out is extremely important. We have co...

Trying to sell your tenanted property?

Trying to sell your tenanted property?
We all know it can be a stressful time when putting your house up for sale, but does it make things harder having a tenant there? We have compiled a couple of things you will need to be aware of in terms of your tenants’ rights. Unfortunately you can’t just kick your tenants out because you want to sell. You have a signed fixed lease which means that the tenant can remain within the property until the end of the lease, whether that means you wait until ...

Guest Blog: Reasons Why You Should Use a Property Management Company

Guest Blog: Reasons Why You Should Use a Property Management Company
If you owned an income property for extended periods of time, you should know that managing a rental can be rewarding, but at the same time extremely painful. At the same time you will likely understand that property management will require a pretty large commitment of effort and time in the process. While it may make sense to take on the job alone if you have some experience and you live close to your property, the truth is there are many tasks a property...

How to handle disputes with your tenant

How to handle disputes with your tenant
As a landlord, you have extensive responsibilities and chances are, at some point you may be faced with issues that need resolving. We have compiled a few ideas that may be able to help you figure out things with your tenant and could possibly stop world war three from happening! Keep positive If you start your discussion off guns blazing it is never going to end the way you want it to. You need to believe that your tenants will be fair and will not be i