Helpful Tips

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. 

Self-assessment tax deadline fast approaching

Landlords are reminded that the deadline to file their self-assessment tax returns is fast approaching.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 06/01/2021
Self-assessment tax deadline fast approaching

The Big Question: Do your tenants have free rein when it comes to the garden?

When it comes to gardening, do you allow your tenants to have free rein? We are asking you what you think as part of our Big Question feature in the Spring edition of member magazine Property.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 04/01/2021
The Big Question: Do your tenants have free rein when it comes to the garden?

How to use our Refer a Friend scheme

A useful guide on how to use our Refer a Friend scheme to start saving on membership fees.

Helpful Tips NRLA Advice Line 13/12/2020
How to use our Refer a Friend scheme

Watch: Common winter property hazards and how to avoid them

Winter is on the way, and in this video NRLA adviser James Harvie shares some of the common winter property hazards, and the practical steps landlords and tenants can take to avoid them.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 04/12/2020
Watch: Common winter property hazards and how to avoid them

Blog: The importance of an independent inventory

NRLA partners No Letting Go explain the importance of carrying out an independent inventory.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 01/12/2020
Blog: The importance of an independent inventory

The complete fire safety guide for landlords

Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance explore the most common causes of fire, how you can reduce the likelihood of fire, and the fire safety regulations all landlords need to know.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 01/12/2020
The complete fire safety guide for landlords

Five ways for landlords to stay informed and connected

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 12/11/2020
Five ways for landlords to stay informed and connected

Rentguard's guide to avoiding winter hazards

NRLA partners Rentguard Landlord Insurance share their guide to avoiding winter property hazards.

Helpful Tips Jack Vlasto 04/11/2020
Rentguard's guide to avoiding winter hazards

Blog: The Power of Inventories - Don't Put Yourself at Risk

NRLA partners No Letting Go write about the importance of carrying out an inventory.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 03/11/2020
Blog: The Power of Inventories - Don't Put Yourself at Risk

How to: Tackle condensation

There is a chill in the air and across the country heaters are being turned on, in some cases for the first time in months. As the weather turns cooler, you may begin to notice that familiar cluster of tiny droplets on the window, or indeed your tenants may report it.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 08/10/2020
How to: Tackle condensation