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Under the skin of the letting market

Here we share news and views on both the local letting market in & around Oxfordshire and all planned and recent legislation.


Monthly Archives: May 2016

Replacing damaged or missing items in a rental property

At the end of a tenancy, landlords may deduct money from the returnable deposit to cover damaged or missing items. But remember that you must stick to the strict rules laid down by the Government-backed deposit protection schemes. By law …
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Selling a rental property – Considerations for landlords

If you want to sell your rental property, then you should start by asking yourself two questions.

Landlord insurance, compliance and reputation.

How would a fire or accident affect my liability or reputation? Our corporate and institutional clients ask about these issues a lot. Most letting markets are quite small ecosystems and landlords are aware that they carry certain responsibilities. Landlords want …
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When can rental values change?

Rent levels are close to the hearts of both landlords and tenants, who usually have different views on the subject. There are two main factors: legal requirements and market forces.