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Guild Blog: What Should I Do When a Tenant Won’t Pay Rent?

What Should I Do When a Tenant Won’t Pay Rent?   You’ve found the perfect tenants, they’ve moved in without issue, and you’re expecting smooth sailing with the tenancy. But then you check your bank account and find that rent hasn’t been paid that month. What do you do? Guild Members share their expert advice to help in this tricky situation.    1. Communication  All of our agents agree that communication is key to keep track of payments and to resolve an issue with tenants. First of all, it is … Continued

Guild Blog: How Many Homes Should You Look at Before Making an Offer?

Looking for your perfect property can be an exciting experience. Once you’ve searched online and spoken to your local Guild Member about what you’re looking for, it’s time to start the viewings. But how many should you do before you make an offer? What if your first property seems perfect? Should you keep looking? Guild agents share their top tips.    Finding the perfect house on the first viewing – what do you do?  Steve Thompson from Thomas Morris said: “There are difficulties involved in finding what appears to be the … Continued

Guild Blog: New Rules for Portfolio Landlords Now in Place

Are you a Portfolio Landlord?   Portfolio landlords – those with four or more mortgaged buy-to-let properties – now face more stringent checks by lenders when buying additional properties. Since the end of September, new portfolio lending rules issued by city watchdog the Prudential Regulation Authority mean that lenders must look at a landlord’s entire property portfolio when deciding whether to offer them a buy-to-let mortgage on a property. The rules have been introduced to provide lenders with greater certainty that landlords will definitely be able to afford any additional … Continued

Guild Blog: Government Launches Consultation into House Buying and Selling

This blog features our very own Sales Manager, Stefan Collier! If you would like any further advise then please pop in to see our knowledgeable Sales Department who will be able to offer you advise on all aspects of sales.     We asked our Guild agents what their thoughts and opinions were on the recent government inquiry: “Government launches consultation into house buying and selling”.   Zoe Hayle, Marshalls & Parsons “The Government consultation needs to address the whole buying process. It is most unfair that someone can agree … Continued

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