The Implications of the Upcoming General Election for British Landlords

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has recently announced the calling of a general election, marking a pivotal moment for the United Kingdom. This announcement carries significant implications for various sectors, including the property market and, more specifically, for landlords. As we approach this period of political change, it is crucial for landlords to understand the potential […]

The Importance of Honesty in Rental Applications

Finding the perfect rental property is a frustrating yet exciting experience. Here at Reardons, we strive to make the process as smooth as possible for both tenants and landlords. However, a recent trend of inaccurate information on applications has caused delays and disappointments for everyone involved. Before scheduling a viewing for a property, we require […]

Seize the Spring Surge: Why Now is the Perfect Time to Sell Your Home

As daffodils sway gently in the breeze and the scent of freshly mown grass fills the air, it’s clear that spring has arrived in all its splendour. But beyond the beauty of blooming flowers and chirping birds, there’s something else stirring – a bustling housing market. For those pondering the sale of their home, there’s […]

Mortgage Arrears Hit Seven-Year High Thanks to Rising Rates

According to the Bank of England, Brits are feeling the pinch as mortgage arrears have reached their highest level in seven years. This bit of gloomy news comes as no surprise, with interest rates steadily climbing and the cost of living continuing its relentless march upwards. The figures show that the proportion of mortgages in […]

What are the responsibilities of a letting agent?

Letting Agent

Becoming a landlord can offer lucrative prospects, but it’s also laden with challenges. From securing dependable tenants to handling property maintenance and legal obligations, the tasks can quickly become overwhelming. Fortunately, landlords need not face these challenges alone. Letting agents play a pivotal role in supporting landlords throughout the rental process, offering an array of […]

Benefits of Using a Letting Agent Instead of Self-Managing

Being a landlord can be a rewarding venture, but it comes with its fair share of responsibilities. One crucial decision you’ll face is whether to self-manage your property or enlist the services of a professional letting agent. In this article, we explore the compelling reasons why entrusting your property to a letting agent may prove […]

How to Prevent and Tackle Condensation and Mould

Condensation and Mould: How to win the battle against them. Condensation and mould are often linked, as condensation can lead to mould growth. Both landlords and tenants have a role to play in preventing and tackling mould. There are a number of things that landlords and tenants can do to prevent condensation and mould. These […]

How Will The Rental Reform Bill Affect Landlords

The Rental Reform Bill: What you need to know. One question we are commonly asked as a letting agent is ‘how will the Rental Reform Bill will affect landlords’? The Rental Reform Bill is set to make significant changes to the private rental sector in the UK. It currently going through Parliament but is expected […]