Whether you're looking for useful tips to ensure your rental property is safe and secure if your tenants are heading away, or you just want to learn more about what you can do to improve its kerb-appeal, then you're in the right place. Our helpful tips section covers anything from practical step-by-step advice on completing maintenance jobs, to useful tips on completing self-assessment tax returns.
The ten most common scams relating to coronavirus have been revealed by trade body UK Finance this week, including one scamÂ involvingÂ fake council tax reduction emails. We take a look at how to identify if something is actually a scam, and what to do about it.
Arrears guidance created by the NRLA and with industry-wide backing could help landlords keep tenants in their homes and avoid lengthy court waits.
The NRLA, the Chartered Institute of Housing, The Property Redress Scheme, My Deposits, the Tenancy Deposit Scheme and ARLA Propertymark are all backing the new guide to help landlords and tenants come to mutually beneficial arrangements over arrears.
Annoyed by ants? Worried about a wasps nest? Our "How to" blog this week takes a look at how to deal with common household pests. NRLA members are eligible to receive a free Tradepoint discount card, and can get a 5% discount on most purchases in TradePoint and B&Q.
When it comes to painting a rental property, some landlords may prefer to hire a professional painter and decorator to do this-others may decide to do paint themselves especially if only a minor touch up is needed. In this blog we explore three ways painting just like a pro.
Legislation changes this week have seen the housing market re-opened, with landlords now permitted to hold viewings and allow tenants to move in and out of rental homes. NRLA Policy and Campaigns Director Chris Norris has put together a short video for landlords outlining their responsibilities, what has changed and what they need to know going forward.
A member gave us a call recently with a question about whether an engineer could visit their rental property to help tenants' with a broadband issue, given the lockdown.
It is a great time to be a student landlord. Following a slight decline in the number of university applications from UK students, UK applications rose for the first time in three years in early 2019, with the rise being attributed to Brexit uncertainty.