Author: elloproperty

The Surge in UK Residential Sales: Why are Landlords Selling?

The UK property market is experiencing a notable uptick in residential sales, and a significant factor behind this surge is the increasing number of landlords selling their properties. This shift is shaping the housing landscape in unexpected ways, prompting both opportunities and challenges for buyers, renters, and investors alike. Let’s delve into the reasons behind […]

How to Minimise the Risk of Problematic Tenants

As a landlord, finding reliable and responsible tenants is crucial to ensuring the smooth management of your property and safeguarding your investment. A bad tenant can lead to numerous headaches, from unpaid rent to property damage. Here are some essential steps to minimise the risk of renting to problematic tenants. Conducting a comprehensive tenant referencing […]

Tips to help you manage your rental property if your tenants are on holiday

With the school holiday looming many families will be preparing for their summer holidays away. If you manage your own rental property, here are some simple tips that you can share with your tenants to ensure the safety and security of your property (and their home) over the holiday period. Happy Holidays! We use Ring […]

Housing Policy in the 2024 Election: Conservative vs Labour

With the General Election just 2 weeks away, we take a look at the different housing policies being proposed by both the Conservatives and Labour parties. There are some key issues affecting the UK housing market and the major parties seem to agree on much of what is needed. It’s how they plan on going […]

Renters Reform Bill abandoned but Leasehold & Freehold Reform Act becomes law

The sudden and unexpected announcement by Rishi Sunak that a General Election will take place on 4th July has resulted in the hotly debated Renters Reform Bill being scrapped…..for now. Parliament had a limited amount of time during the ‘wash-up’ process to force the Bill through before dissolution. However, due to the Bill’s complexity and […]

Leasehold & Freehold Reform Bill Update

The hotly debated Leasehold & Freehold Reform Bill is making quick progress through Parliament having now had it’s 1st and 2nd readings. The Bill is currently awaiting it’s 3rd and final reading at the House of Lords before final amendments and then Royal Ascent into Law.  This complex piece of legislation aims to crack down […]

Renter’s Reform Bill Update

As the ever evolving Renter’s Reform Bill lingers on the Tories manifesto, the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities is planning to make various amendments to the proposed Bill.  These amendments are: 1. All tenancies will be for an initial 6 month term, thereby providing some certainty for both tenants and landlords and establishing […]