Extra bedrooms in buy-to-lets: is it worth adding another?

Although the maths is simple on the surface - the more bedrooms you have, the more rent you can charge – adding an extra bedroom to an existing buy-to-let for increased income needs consideration. In… Read more…

Update: holiday lets continue to perform strongly

Summer may be a distant memory but what is still fresh in our minds are UK holidays and rediscovering what our own country has to offer. The staycation, as it’s been rebranded, has also left a lasting… Read more…

How to beat the evictions backlog in 2021

The Government has announced that notice periods for those wishing to evict tenants will soon return to pre-pandemic levels. From 1st October 2021, landlords wishing to serve either a Section 21 or Se… Read more…

What happens to my tenants once you’ve bought my buy-to-let?

More often than not, a buy-to-let is an investment strategy that, one day, you will want to cash in. Unlike withdrawing money from an ISA or selling stocks and shares, your bricks and mortar investmen… Read more…

City rents stalled? Here’s what to do next

Property investment strategies have been turned on their head in the wake of the pandemic. Old rules have been ripped up and new ones installed, which may make landlords re-evaluate their current situ… Read more…

Are lets with pets the final straw?

With more people than ever owning a pet in the UK - and the Government making it easier for tenants to keep furry friends in a rental property - LandlordBuyer looks at tenants’ rights and how landlord… Read more…

Sell, buy or extend? What to do when your lease is expiring

Buy-to-let really took off in 1996, with the introduction of special mortgages for people who wanted to become a landlord. The expectation was that their investment would be successful enough to cover… Read more…

My tenants won't allow viewings - can I still sell property fast?

Selling a property with tenants in situ (also referred to as sitting tenants ) can be a challenge, as they may not be keen on the idea of the landlord selling up and potentially being asked to leave t… Read more…

Can I sell my buy-to-let for cash?

There is no escaping that many Brits have wealth tied up in bricks and mortar, especially as house prices have risen by over 200% since 1999*. Property wealth is known as equity, and the amount is wor… Read more…