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. 

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

What landlords need to know about preparing properties for cooler weather

The crunch as you step on leaves on the pavement - the crisp chill in the air. Autumn is well and truly here, and with the clocks set to go back at the end of the month it's a good time to start thinking about preparing your rental property for cooler weather. From how to reduce condensation to clearing out the gutters safely, check out our top tips.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 07/10/2020
What landlords need to know about preparing properties for cooler weather

How to carry out check ins and check outs in a covid-compliant way

NRLA partners No Letting Go share how landlords can carry out check-ins and check-outs in a Covid-compliant way.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 05/10/2020
How to carry out check ins and check outs in a covid-compliant way

Forum Spotlight: Changes to a joint tenancy

A landlord posted on our Forum recently a question about a joint tenancy.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 04/10/2020
Forum Spotlight: Changes to a joint tenancy

Hamilton Fraser: A-Z of Property Claims eBook

Download your free copy of Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance A to Z of property claims for landlords eBook in exchange for a landlord insurance quote.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 02/10/2020
Hamilton Fraser: A-Z of Property Claims eBook

Home Security Month: FIVE top tips on improving home security

October is national home security month and in this blog we take a look at some top tips for landlords when it comes to making sure a property is secure.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 01/10/2020
Home Security Month: FIVE top tips on improving home security

WATCH: Fire Door Safety Week 2020 - what landlords need to know

This week it is the annual Fire Door Safety Week. The annual awareness week is now in its seventh year. Organised by the British Woodworking Federation with several industry partners, the campaign aims to raise awareness and understanding of the vital role that fire doors play in protecting life and property.

Helpful Tips Victoria Barker 24/09/2020
WATCH: Fire Door Safety Week 2020 - what landlords need to know