Record number of landlords quitting BtL

Softening, cooling, contracting, slowing – they were all terms used to describe the imminent future of the residential housing market but there’s some serious trend bucking going on. Right now, the on… Read more…

What it costs to make the top 3 eco improvements

In order to help meet its net zero target by 2050, the Government is tightening the energy standards that buy-to-let properties must meet. Many landlords with low EPC ratings will have to make signifi… Read more…

All change: the key points contained in The Renting Homes (Wales) Act 2016

It was only recently that Landlord Buyer reported the Welsh Government’s plans to allow its local authorities to charge council tax premiums up to 300% for second homes and long-term empty properties.… Read more…

Between now & 2035: everything UK landlords should know about changing energy requirements

Landlords are going to play a key role in the Government’s quest to meet its net zero target by 2050 and the hard work starts now. There are a raft of milestone dates that buy-to-let owners need to kn… Read more…

How do you sell a rented property?

When you decide it is time to sell your buy-to-let, there are a number of different options available. In this guide, Landlord Buyer looks at each of the ways you can sell, together with their advanta… Read more…

On the brink of a big buy-to-let exodus in Wales?

Citing a local population who have been priced out of owning a property in their own country, the Welsh Government has taken the bold step of announcing an increase to the maximum level of council tax… Read more…

What two new White Papers mean for landlords

We’re on course for a dramatically different private rental sector in 2022, with the promise of two Government White Papers taking effect. Here’s our guide to what reforms lie ahead for landlords. Wha… Read more…

Landlords: are you aware of all your repair responsibilities?

Being a landlord comes with a raft of responsibilities, designed to ensure your property is safe and secure for tenants. Understanding the breadth of what you are responsible for is a challenge in its… Read more…

Will tough new EPC rules force your exit?

New proposals from the Government to make rented homes more energy efficient could cause headaches for landlords. Regulations affecting buy-to-lets have been getting tougher over recent years but the… Read more…