It’s Gas Safety Week. What Landlords need to do

17 Sep 2020 Landlords are being reminded this week that they are responsible for the safety of their tenants, as part of Gas Safety Week. The annual event, which takes place 14-20 September, aims to raise awareness of gas safety and reminds us to have our gas...

DPS issues guidance on student check-ins

16 Sep 2020 The Deposit Protection Service (DPS) has issued new guidance to help student landlords in England and Wales arrange accommodation check-ins during the coronavirus pandemic in accordance with the government’s rules on house moves.  The...

Landlord Arrested as Police find Cannabis Farm in BTL

16 Sep 2020 The landlord of two properties in Coventry has been arrested after police seized cash and drugs worth £400,000. The money and drugs were discovered during major police raids in Cheylesmore. Officers from our Binley and Willenhall team raided an address in...

Tenants moving in record numbers

11 Sep 2020 Chestertons has released its latest monthly market data, which shows that increasing numbers of tenants took advantage of the lower rents across London to move in August, but the number of new tenants registering to move started to drop very slightly. The...

How does the government’s Green Homes Grant work?

01 Sep 2020 With just a few weeks remaining until the opening of the Green Homes Grant, many buy-to-let landlords are preparing to take advantage of the initiative.  Hundreds of thousands of property owners, including buy-to-let landlords, will be able to apply...