How to get your foot on the buy-to-let ladder
How to finance a buy-to-let
Bridging loans explained
Mortgage brokers: why you need one
Is now a good time to invest in buy-to-let?
Tips for buying rental property
London’s top 10 BTL hotspots
5 surprising rent-boosters
How to buy property at auction
5 auction pitfalls and how to avoid them
Auctions are where you buy bargains, right?
How to refurbish a rental property
Decorating a rental property
Tips for bathrooms in rental properties
Baths or showers in rental properties?
Best flooring for rental properties
Best worktops for rental properties
Best gardens for rental properties
Self letting tips, from writing the ad to arranging viewings
Find tenants for free
Choosing a good letting agent
Landlords’ legal obligations & recent changes
Right to Rent: What landlords need to know
Earn tax-free cash from your property
Who’s to blame for mould?
9 Simple tips to create a mould-free property
7 ways to avoid mould
Pests, who’s responsible for getting rid of them?
Writing a tenancy agreement
How to reference tenants
The 6 month break clause: Why you need it
Protecting tenants deposits
Pre-tenancy cleaning tips
Raising the rent: can you, should you?
Letting to students
Top 5 requests from student tenants
What does a nightmare tenant look like?
Tax changes explained
Pests, are they the landlord’s problem or the tenant’s?
5 things tenants can’t live without…and 5 things they can
Ending a tenancy
Pros and cons of short lets
Short lets for sports events
Accepting a tenant with a guarantor
Landlord problems: things that go wrong
Bedbugs, a growing problem for landlords
10 ways to cut your tax bill
Managing rental property from abroad
Inventories, are they worth the money?
Wear and tear, what’s ‘fair’
Letting agents’ lies
Can landlords ban tenants smoking?
Fixed-term v Periodic tenancies
What to do if your tenant has sub-let
Cheaper landlord insurance
Rent guarantee insurance
Pets, who wants them?
Rent arrears: What to do
Tenant refusing viewings? What to do
Must landlords provide white goods?
Do landlords really need boiler cover?
Fixed term v periodic tenancy
What to do when you can’t find a tenant
Pros and cons of DSS tenants
HELP FOR TENANTS
New ‘Find A Housemate’ tool for students
How to get your deposit back
Are holding deposits legal?
Will you be hit by previous tenant’s debt?
Will you pass a credit check?
How to pass a credit check
Renting with a pet
Is mould the tenant’s fault or the landlord’s?
Why tenants need a break (clause)
Can you break your lease and leave early?
Don’t lose your deposit: End of tenancy cleaning tips
Wear & tear, is your landlord being fair?
9 things to ask when viewing a property
Can your landlord ban you from smoking?
Tips to Avoid Letting Agents’ Fees
Can’t pay your rent? What to do
Repairs: are tenants responsible?
Can tenants switch energy supplier?
Avoid property letting scams
Do landlords have to provide washing machines etc?
By Evening Standard Accidental Landlord Victoria Whitlock
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