If you’re searching for brand-new ways to maximise your earning potential, you might be wondering: “Can I rent out my house in Bristol?” The answer is yes! The city’s property and lettings market is booming, meaning there’s plenty of demand for accommodation.
Getting your Bristol property ready to let is no mean feat – it takes more than simply having a second property to be a landlord and turn a profit. There are steps you must take if you want to keep everything above board and maximise the amount of money you are making from your investments.
Letting a property can be a tough business. All landlords have nightmares about how to deal with tenants who complain constantly, tenants who don’t pay their bills, and how to stay afloat when faced with what can seem like an endless list of expensive repairs.
Depending on the type of property you have and its location, you may need to secure a landlord's licence. There's no need to worry because the process is pretty straightforward. Keep reading as we explain everything you need to know
The law around the requirement for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in rental properties will change in England on October 1st, 2022. The rules have been changed so that carbon monoxide alarms must be installed in rooms where there is a fixed combustion appliance, like a gas or oil-fired boiler, and they must be in good working order when a new tenant moves in.
Energy efficiency and climate change are major problems right now. Landlords, therefore, need to be aware of how energy efficiency affects them and their rental properties. The Minimum Energy Performance of Buildings Bill, which might require new buy-to-lets to have a minimum EPC rating of C as early as 2025, is something landlords should be considering right now.