Reeds Rains Blog

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

Two semi detached houses

12 Dec

Maintenance focus: The roof

Most pitched roofs are tiled, with natural slate being the most durable, lasting around 100 years. Man-made slate, clay or conc...

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Couple talking sat down in front of a laptop

12 Dec

The legal changes to expect and plan for in 2020

As has been the case for each of the past few years, there are once again a number of legislative changes to prepare for in the...

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Interior living room, sofa and table

25 Nov

Decorating your Buy to Let property

Decorating is an important consideration for landlords. As agents, we see a lot of different properties and it will come as no ...

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Family sat on the sofa looking at an ipad

25 Nov

10 great Buy to Let tax tips

Property tax is a complicated business. A lot depends on how you own, let and manage the property; when and how you choose to t...

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Couple looking at a fireplace

15 Oct

Property renovations: what you need to know about finance and insurance

While some people have an amount of their own capital to invest in a major renovation, sometimes it is worth securing finance v...

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Clock on the wall in a house

27 Aug

Landlord advice: divorce and investment properties

Divorce can be a very messy thing and the more assets you have that need to be divided up, the more complicated it can be.

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Salford quays media city

5 Jun

Financing and insuring a new build

Buying a new build has its benefits but you do need to be aware that completing the purchase can be more complicated than for a...

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5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

25 Apr

5 top reasons Buy to Let investors get their mortgage rejected

When you have already put in a lot of work to find a suitable investment property, the last thing you want is to have your mort...

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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

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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Q: Should I invest in a Buy to Let house or flat?

13 Nov

Q: Should I invest in a Buy to Let house or flat?

This is one of the most common questions we get from investors and the answer is: it depends where you want to buy! It depends ...

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