Many landlords go the extra mile for their tenants and their local communties. In this section we feature the stories of some of our members who have been doing truly exceptional things-be it delivering food for tenants at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, or volunteering.
The Week 1st June-7th June marks National Volunteering Week. In this article first published in our award-winning member magazine Property, we chat to landlord Oliver Oakley about his volunteering at a soup kitchen in Portsmouth.
“I recognise that energy efficiency is important, but the process comes at an expense”: Nigel’s retrofit experience
Nigel has been a landlord for 4 years and is based in Ashford, Kent. Becoming a landlord and investing in property wasn’t initially part of the script. But when he was made redundant from a previous job, he decided to buy a flat as an investment.
Do you carry out your own inventory or do you hire a professional to do this? The NRLA is asking what you prefer to do for our next 'Big Question' feature in NRLA members' magazine, Property.
On National Allotment Week, read more about landlord and handyman Steven Fletcher, who has put his passion for gardening to good use, tackling loneliness in his local area by developing a community allotment. Article first featured in NRLA magazine Property.
"Me and my husband have worked really hard for the last 20 years - I do this for my pension and my later years" Lyn's story
Lyn is a student landlord based in Southampton. She owns 3 properties with her husband and has been a landlord for almost 20 years.
"Without Section 21, it would have been so much harder to remove my nightmare tenants" - Alan's Story
Alan is a landlord based in Warwickshire and owns 4 properties that he rents out, all of which are apartments. He has been a landlord for 20 years and has loved being a part of the PRS.
Sian has been a landlord since 2001 and owns and manages 17 properties across three buildings in West Didsbury, South Manchester. She initially started renting her properties out so that she could earn an extra income. Her portfolio is designed for and aimed at professionals in the 25-35 age bracket.
Who is responsible for keeping your rental properties clean? Do you leave it to your tenants, or do you employ a cleaner? That's the latest topic to be put under the microscope in the next "Big Question" feature in NRLA members’ magazine, Property.
'I love housing families and providing a safe home for their children to grow up and feel safe in': Sue's Story
Sue Hull has been a landlord for 22 years and owns several properties in Essex and East Sussex - this is her story.