Call of the week
NRLA members can access unlimited advice and support from our advice team. Our weekly Call of the Week blog features how our advice team has helped a member find the solution to their query. The most recent Call of the Week articles can be read below-please note date of article.
A member recently called our advice team with a question about what to do with belongings left behind by a tenant who had moved out. Our advice team were able to explain what to do and provided more information about a new guide available for members on this matter.
OurÂ 'call of the week' column regularly shines the spotlight on member queries our expert advice line help resolve. With 2022 around the corner, here, weÂ take a look back at the top ten most popular call-of-the-week blogs from the past twelve months.
This week we were able to help one of our members, who is a student landlord,Â with a question about their rental property. Their student tenants are due to visit family over Christmas, and the landlord wanted to know if there is anything they should take into consideration with the property due to be empty for over a month.
We recently helped a member with a query relating to the cleaning of gutters, which is often a common queryÂ around at this time of year.
We recently helped a member learn more about what they can do as a landlord to tackle the issue of condensation in their rental property.
We recently helped one of our landlord members who called for advice on how often they should carry out property inspections.The way landlords approach property inspections can depend upon a variety of factors, including the type of property, the number of occupants and whether there have been any prior issues with the tenancy.
We recently helped one of our members who had a question about renewing a gas safety certificate and doing this early.
A member recently gave us a call looking for some general advice around creating a tenancy and how to make sure tenants feel welcome and both parties are clear on their responsibilities from the outset.
With scorching temperatures across the UK this month and holidays back on the agenda, one landlord gave us a call recently to discuss things they need to consider as their tenants are planning to go away on holiday for several weeks.
Our advice team recently helped a landlord who had been approached by their tenant, because they wanted to install a smart meter at the rental property. They were looking for some best practice guidance for this scenario and some more information on the different types of smart meters.