Advice to tenants

Since our last blog, we have come a long way from government advice, which has urged us to contact all of our tenants and provide the following message: Firstly, their safety is our number one priority. We are strongly advising tenants to stay at home unless you are...

How to best market your HMO

Photos are the first thing a renter sees when browsing through homes or apartments for rent and can be the difference between their wanting to know more or not. You don’t need to be a professional photographer to take great photos, but by keeping these tips in mind...

Fair Wear and Tear?

Wear and tear is a common feature of rental contracts, but what it actually means can be elusive.  Finding out what fair wear and tear means is important for property managers and owners in order to understand what is legally correct when charging tenants for damages....

How safe is your HMO?

How safe is your HMO?  Some of you may have seen the devastating article this weekend; “Six evacuated from HMO as firefighters tackle Hednesford Garage Blaze” Firefighters spent an hour tackling the blaze at the garage of a HMO on Cannock Road last night....

How to Market your HMO!

Believe it or not, HMO’s are becoming increasingly popular, be it with private landlords, social housing as well as student accommodation. Looking at student accommodation in particular, HMO’s are outsmarting luxury studio flats as they are half the price for tenants...