Tips to find a buy-to-let property

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Letting a property and becoming a landlord can be an attractive and exciting venture, but there is more to renting out a property than you may realise. Here at The Guild, we have created a helpful guide to finding a buy-to-let property.  ...

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How to be a good landlord

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Being a good landlord requires time, effort and money, but it’s worth it to find and keep good tenants for longer who will help to pay your mortgage and put money in your pocket. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused some...

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Decorating hacks for tenants

Thursday, May 14, 2020

If you are poised to start tackling some DIY within a rented property, you may feel you lack freedom when it comes to styling your home. We have put together 10 tips to add character without losing your deposit. So, here are our top 10 tips to...

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard deadline looms closer

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Landlords of a domestic private rented property have until 1st April 2020 to ensure that their property complies with the ‘Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency’ standard EPC band E. This will apply to any property that is let under an...

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What To Do If a Tenant Won't Pay Rent | Top Tips

Monday, January 27, 2020

You’ve found the perfect tenants, they’ve moved in without issue, and you’re expecting smooth sailing with the tenancy. But then you check your bank account and find that rent hasn’t been paid that month. If your tenant...

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How to find a tenant quickly to prevent a void period

Thursday, January 9, 2020

No one wants an empty house. One of the main worries that many landlords experience is the possibility that a month or more will pass between lets without any rental income. It is crucial to minimise void periods where possible by acting fast and...

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What do proposed changes to Section 21 mean for landlords and tenants?

Friday, August 16, 2019

On Sunday 21 July this year, the Government announced that they had launched their consultation on the abolition of Section 21 . The consultation, which will only cover England, will be open for 12 weeks closing on Saturday 12 October. In the...

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The Top 10 Rental Trends in 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

If you’re interested in renting a property, you’re not alone. More people than ever have chosen to rent homes or flats rather than buy them. Over the past few years, the letting market has been changing constantly. In a changing market,...

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