Reeds Rains Blog

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

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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Bad weather can hurt empty properties

3 Nov

Bad weather can hurt empty properties

Reeds Rains can help you keep your property safe this winter by finding a tenant to maintain your property.

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Chester-le-Street landlord event

14 Sep

Chester-le-Street landlord event

Reeds Rains Chester-le-Street invite you to their Landlord Event taking place between 5pm and 7pm on Wednesday 4th October at t...

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When will the government’s new White Paper ‘Fixing our broken property market’ impact on landlords?

17 Mar

When will the government’s new White Paper ‘Fixing our broken property market’ impact on landlords?

The much-publicised government White Paper on housing in England, which lays out their future housing strategy, has now been la...

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Property tax part one: Our brand new series on tax topics for landlords

15 Mar

Property tax part one: Our brand new series on tax topics for landlords

Throughout 2017, we’ll be looking in some detail at the different tax considerations and obligations that landlords will encoun...

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Landlords, with enforcement on the rise how can you make sure you're legally compliant?

13 Mar

Landlords, with enforcement on the rise how can you make sure you're legally compliant?

Over the last few years, various local authorities have increased their enforcement of the letting rules and regulations, clamp...

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How to get your home ready to rent

16 Feb

How to get your home ready to rent

Whether you’re an accidental landlord or you let out multiple properties, it is essential that if you’re letting out a property...

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2016 - a year of give and take for landlords!

9 Jan

2016 - a year of give and take for landlords!

We thought it would be helpful to put together what’s worked well for landlords in 2016, outline the challenges that lie ahead ...

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Government Consultation - Houses in Multiple Occupancy and residential property licensing reforms

6 Dec

Government Consultation - Houses in Multiple Occupancy and residential property licensing reforms

Have your say...The Government plans to make changes through secondary legislation in order to increase the number of propertie...

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