The Best Rental Investment for Landlords is…

Hello again, This blog will be looking at the rapidly growing professional HMO market, why you should get involved and how to do it. In short that 4 bed house you have in Hove which is getting £1,750 PCM could easily be achieving somewhere around £3,000 PCM. The 2 bed house you have in Southwick […]

The Tenant Fees Ban – what is banned and why?

The Tenant Fees Ban In this post we will look at what the ban is, why it happened, what it will do to the market and what the exact requirements of Landlords and Letting Agents are. The Tenant Fees Act 2019 comes into effect on 1-JUN-19 whereupon Landlords and Letting Agents will not be able […]

The Big City Sleepout

Hi, Thank you for finding this page. Please click the link below to download the 1:43 second video diary of the event which took place on 18-DEC (despite the storm!) The Big City Sleep Out 2018 – Medium As the countdown to Christmas begins, British Airways i360 and Bishop Sullivan Lettings are inviting members of […]

New Section 21 & HMO legislation

Hello, It has been a little while since my last post but that is what happens when you come across AUG/SEP peak market conditions! Two important changes to take note as below: Section 21¬† From 1 October 2018 all Landlord’s wishing to end a Tenancy by serving a Section 21 Notices MUST use the Form […]

Do letting agents really deserve the negative press?

Well I would say ‘no’ because I am a letting agent. But why? If you really want to hear the point of view of an experienced, qualified and regulated letting agent and have a few spare mins it is all below… Reading the papers only to form your opinion this entire industry should be lined […]

What does Brighton & Hove's licensing scheme proposal mean to Landlords & Tenants?

  As you may know licenses are required for HMOs (Houses of Multiple Occupation) both locally and nationally, depending on the property use, size and often location. Back in NOV-16 I attended a National Landlord Association meeting in response to the Brighton & Hove County Council (BHCC) Housing & New Homes meeting putting forward proposals¬†for […]

Are you a Landlord? Do you know about MEES APR-18?

From APR-18 a new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard will apply to rented residential property, linked to the EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) required to let or sell a property in the UK. This post explains the key dates, requirements and steps you need to take in order to avoid being caught out. What is MEES? The […]

How can networking increase revenue and connections?

This post would interest anyone who owns or runs a business locally and is looking to increase revenue and local connections. BNI is the world’s most successful referral networking organisation generating £11.2 billion of business for our members last year. I attend the local BNI business community called Hove Albion (click link to view) and […]

Accidental Landlord advice

Although many people become landlords as part of an investment strategy or as a way to make an income, some people become landlords unintentionally. When a person lets out a property as a result of circumstance rather than careful planning, they‚Äôre often referred to as an ‚Äòaccidental landlord‚Äô. An accidental landlord could be a person […]

Brighton & Hove average rents April 2017

Monthly update on local market trends using Rightmove statistics (not including student properties) Brighton & Hove Rent Trends:   Brighton & Hove New Instructions: If you need any assistance letting your property in Brighton, Hove, Kemptown and surrounding areas or if you just have some general queries please feel free to contact us on +44 […]