Renting or letting a home is one of the biggest decisions of most people's lives.
At Felicity J Lord, we aim to help our clients as much as possible. We have put together a series of advice guides and articles to help landlords every step of the way.
According to the latest English Housing Survey, the average age of a first-time buyer now stands at 32 whilst the average age of a first-time parent is now around 28 years old - and so it stands to reason that many tenants today could be looking for a home to raise a family.Why consider investing in family homes
Moving out of a rental property can actually become quite a risky endeavour unless you follow the right protocol. One wrong step can result in unexpected fines and, potentially, a driving penalty as well.Expensive Mistakes to Avoid When Moving Out Of a Rental Property
On 1st April this year, significant changes were introduced to the private rented sector, in a bid to improve the energy efficiency of rented homes. The legislation was proposed in the 2011 Energy Act in response to concerns that in some towns and cities, rental stock is typically older, which could mean that many homes occupied by tenants may not have energy saving features such as cavity wall insulation or double glazing.Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – what you need to know
We are serious about property and passionate about driving up standards across our industry. Next year we’ll be celebrating our 30th anniversary and throughout the last three decades we’ve witnessed first-hand the complete transformation of the private rented sector. Anyone renting a property must comply with a multitude of increasingly stringent and complex regulations. That means we’re continuously adapting our practices and processes to ensure our customers don’t fall foul of the law, and that both landlords and tenants have their interests protected.Safeguarding your rental property