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Landlord Insider
On the Landlord Insider blog, you’ll find some excellent resources for landlords of all sizes. From the latest landlord news, to professional advice, tips and guides for landlords, there’s something for everyone. Brought to you by the excellent team behind the Landlord Vision property management software.

Landlords are Ditching Rent Increases

rent increaseResearch carried out by the Association of Letting Agents (ARLA) shows that increasing numbers of landlords are abandoning rent increases. The proportion of landlords hiking rents on their properties fell to 24% last month, which was the lowest level this year. Read more…

Airbnb Horror Story

Airbnb is a popular way for homeowners and landlords to let out properties on a short-term let basis. For the most part, the site is very good at matching properties with prospective tenants, but sometimes it can and does go wrong. Read more…

Crackdown on Minimum Room Size for Tenants

red brick houseIn a bid to cut the number of rogue landlords operating in the UK, the government has proposed a mandatory standard of 6.52 square meters for a bedroom in a shared house. The room size would apply to any bedroom, irrespective of whether a couple or an individual was living there, so bunk beds are not allowed as a way of bypassing the rule. Read more…

Welsh Landlords are Not Registering for Rent Smart!

accredited redThere are just weeks to go before the Rent Smart scheme in Wales comes into effect, yet only 25% of Welsh landlords have registered.

The Residential Landlords Association fears that the low take-up of the registration means many landlords are put off by the hassle of registration and have therefore decided to get out of the buy to let sector. If this happens, it will mean few available rental properties and higher rents as a result. Read more…

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