Reeds Rains Blog

The Reeds Rains blog is a place for us to share property news, and informative articles.

Property inventories at the start and end of a tenancy - who should be there?

26 Feb

Property inventories at the start and end of a tenancy - who should be there?

The checking in and out process is an important part of the tenancy, nevertheless, tenants used to see particularly the invento...

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How does the quality of your windows impact your investment

26 Feb

How does the quality of your windows impact your investment?

The quality of the windows in your Buy to Let impacts your investment in three important ways...

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10 need to know letting laws for damp in a property

26 Feb

10 need to know letting laws for damp in a property

According to the English Housing Survey, around “7% of private rented dwellings had some type of damp problem, compared with 6%...

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HMO

26 Feb

Financing and insuring a House in Multiple Occupation

If you are thinking about or are already letting a Home in Multiple Occupation, two things which are vital to get right are the...

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Can't sell? Why not rent out your property?

26 Feb

Can't sell? Why not rent out your property?

If you’re trying to move house but haven’t yet been able to find a buyer for your current home, it might be worth letting your ...

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Property

13 Feb

Landlord advice: 5 things to look out for in 2019

With some legislation that’s already been passed coming into force and other regulation being discussed, here are five changes ...

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Property

13 Feb

Tenant perspective: Zero deposits

The Zero Deposit Guarantee (ZDG) is a guarantee for landlords, taken out by tenants, that means they don’t have to find four to...

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Property

13 Feb

Repair or Replace? Boilers

When you’re budgeting for maintenance, boilers are one of the bigger costs. The big question is do you replace or repair?

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Property

13 Feb

Key laws you need ‘to know’ when letting a flat

With so many different ways of letting property, we thought it would be useful to explain each month some key laws you need to ...

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Property

13 Feb

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force in April last year, making it illegal to let or renew the tenancy on...

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Property

13 Feb

Top five landlord fines to watch out for

As lettings legislation has continued to tighten, so the penalties imposed on landlords and agents has increased

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Property

13 Feb

How do you know if you are on the ‘right’ Buy to Let mortgage deal?

With hundreds of Buy to Let mortgages available, it’s not always easy to work out whether you’re on the ‘right’ deal....

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