White Goods? Should a Landlord Supply them…

‘White goods’ is the commonly used phrase to describe a washing machine, cooker and fridge/freezer, but also takes into account luxury items such as a tumble dryer and dishwasher. We are often asked ‘should we supply white goods?’ by a landlord and on the whole 9 out of 10 tenants require them in a let,… read more

Attracting Tenants? Testing The Market

In early 2017, our industry has taken a knock or two from media in the UK, with rising rents and admin fees being at the forefront of many people’s anger. The influx of anti-agents/landlords feelings contributed towards the market being very quiet in January with demand dropping on a yearly like for like basis. At… read more

Attracting Tenants? Testing The Market

In early 2017, our industry has taken a knock or two from media in the UK, with rising rents and admin fees being at the forefront of many people’s anger. The influx of anti-agents/landlords feelings contributed towards the market being very quiet in January with demand dropping on a yearly like for like basis. At… read more

HMO – Are they a good Investment?

We have many investors asking us our opinion on HMOS. HMO stands for Houses in Multi Occupation, so basically a shared home. In Swindon, the number of HMOs has increased in the last 5 years, mainly due to tenant demand and the need for lower cost housing in the SN area. We have noticed many… read more

Admin Fees, are they now illegal?

Most of the UK will have seen in the news this week that up front admin fees are to be outlawed in England, but what does this mean to landlords, agents and tenants? At Moovahome, we agree that something needed to be done to regulate the industry or as a better alternative would of liked… read more

Limited Company Pro’s & Con’s

We have spoken to many clients in the last few months who often ask “should I change my ownership to a Limited company?”. Everyone has an opinion on the pros and cons of such a move/scheme, however an individual should seek professional advice from a tax specialist or qualified accountant. A good article that discusses… read more

Take Note: Legal Changes in the Lettings Market

Following on from the letters we sent out in April, along with new contracts, we are writing with some information about Moovahome and the impending legal changes to the lettings market. The following changes have/are coming in and you will need to understand the changes, to protect your investments. Carbon Monoxide/Smoke detectors From October 2015,… read more