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 February 2017

Monthly update on local market trends using Rightmove statistics Brighton & Hove Rent Trends: 1 bed 2 bed 3 bed 4 bed 5 bed April ¬£878 ¬£1,260 ¬£1,512 ¬£1,853 ¬£2,382 June ¬£849 ¬£1,246 ¬£1,519 ¬£1,853 ¬£2,430 August ¬£899 ¬£1,248 ¬£1,644 ¬£2,173 ¬£2,476 October ¬£920 ¬£1,272 ¬£1,553 ¬£2,066 ¬£2,353 December ¬£881 ¬£1,304 ¬£1,584 ¬£1,958 ¬£2,478 Average…

Brighton & Hove Council proposing city-wide PRS licensing

I am sure you are aware that some properties require an HMO (Houses of Multiple Occupation) license. I recently attended a National Landlord’s Association event following Brighton & Hove Council’s meeting proposing a Private Rented Sector Discretionary Licensing Scheme on 16-NOV-16. Nothing to worry about? Read on…. To set the scene what are the HMO…

Brighton & Hove average rents October 2016

Monthly update on local market trends using Rightmove statistics Brighton & Hove Average Rents: Avg 1 bed +2.3%¬†¬†¬† ¬£920 PCM Avg 2 bed -1.0% ¬†¬†¬† ¬£1272 Avg 3 bed -1.1% ¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬£1553 Avg 4 bed -1.1%¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬£2066 Avg 5 bed -1.1% ¬†¬†¬† ¬£2353 Brighton & Hove New Instructions:   Let me know if you would…

Is the banning of tenant fees good or bad?

Do you want to know how this will affect you? Contact Julian at Bishop Sullivan today to find out: +44 (0)1273 862221 or lettings@bishopsullivan.co.uk This post looks at the proposed ban from the position of Landlord, Tenant and letting agent. The Autumn Statement As you are aware the statement on 23-NOV stated that fees charged…