Find and download a number of reports, documents, checklists and guides for landlords. including tenancy agreements, guides, and a large number of landlord forms from Harry Albert Lettings & Estates.

Discover free landlords guides and property investment guides as well as guides for selling your home and for first time buyers.

FREE Post-BREXIT Property Market Report

Brexit, we've heard enough about it now, haven't we? But what about its impacts on the Leicester property market? Is it all doom and gloom? With predictions saying we can expect a significant fall in house prices (up to 30%) after we leave the EU, it's no wonder buyer uncertainty in the property market is at an all-time high. This report looks at the property market before and since we voted to leave the EU and analyses the market the accurately predict what we can expect once we leave the EU if we ever leave the EU...   Just complete [...]

By |2019-11-22T11:55:59+00:0022nd November, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments

FREE Landlord Anti-Social Behaviour Guide 2020

With the introduction of Selective Licensing across many cities and towns in the UK, dealing with anti-social behaviour in your properties is more important now than it ever has been!   This guide will show you how to handle tenants who are being antisocial and how to mediate effectively if you own an HMO in Leicester where your tenants are falling out with each other.   Just complete the form below and your guide will be emailed to you immediately!

By |2019-11-20T13:13:15+00:0020th November, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments

FREE Landlord Guide: Understanding the True Cost of Being a Landlord

Understanding the cost of being a landlord is key to maximising your return on property investment and retaining more profits! In Leicester, the costs of being a landlord are easily managed with all things considered and this guide is FREE for landlords with rented properties in Leicester. You might be asking: What expenses can I deduct from tax? What's my personal allowance this year? What's happening to mortgage interest rate relief? What are the changes to stamp duty land tax? What happens if I don't pay my buy to let mortgage? What costs are involved if my tenant moves out? [...]

By |2019-11-18T14:11:10+00:0018th November, 2019|Downloads|1 Comment

FREE Leicester Minimum Energy Efficiency Factsheet

Energy efficiency has become a buzzword in the private rented sector today since the minimum energy efficiency standards came into force last year. If you own a property to rent in Leicester, you will have obligations to meet minimum energy efficiency standards, also known as MEES, or apply for an exemption that could last up to five years. Properties rated E or below on the energy performance certificate (EPC) will no longer be compliant from Spring 2019. Download your free Leicester MEES Fact sheet by completing the form below. Your factsheet will be emailed to you so you can download [...]

By |2019-10-12T21:05:15+01:0012th October, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments

FREE Leicester HMO Factsheet

HMOs are still a buzzword in the private rented sector today and are very lucrative meaning they occupy a part of the market that's increasingly attractive to landlords with figures suggesting the average rental yield for a HMO is 9.7%, much higher than the 5.6% average yield in the single unit market. Operating an HMO can provide excellent rewards but carries with it a lot of risks if things don't go right, including penalties of up to £20'000 for not having the correct license or custodial prison terms for failing to undertake your obligations under Health & Safety. If you [...]

By |2019-08-24T17:03:50+01:004th August, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments

Legal Compliance for Self-Managing Landlords: What YOU Need to Know

Being a self-managing landlord is scary, you're responsible for keeping on top of the 150+ pieces of legislation that apply to private rented housing that, should you fall foul of any of them, could see you on the receiving end of hefty fines and even a prison sentence. This article tells you what you need to know to be a legally compliant landlord in England (though references to local authorities will be with Leicester City Council in mind, each local authorities may have slightly different rules). These tips should enable you to put your best foot forward in the [...]

Leicester Property Report: Edition 1

If you’re looking for your next property investment or home to purchase, then Leicester is likely to be ideal for you. The report below covers most of everything you need to know about the local property market and how it ties in with the overall economy. This report discusses our local economy, including employment and wealth distribution, as well as how Brexit is expected to impact the local market. Further, the report looks at house prices and the average time to sell and let homes, what areas are in demand and a little bit about Harry Albert Lettings & Estates. [...]

By |2019-08-05T17:02:31+01:0012th July, 2019|Downloads|0 Comments