Everything that you should know about becoming a landlord (but were afraid to ask)
Becoming a landlord comes with a whole host of important responsibilities and landlord obligations. As anyone who’s ever rented their home will tell you, navigating the world of tenancy fees, landlord fees and building and contents insurance is never easy.
Fortunately, help is at hand.
Whether you’re a buy-to-let investor or simply renting out your old flat, we here's to help demystify some of the industry’s terminology and highlight the things you’ll need to know about becoming a landlord.Get in touch
Becoming a landlord: Your complete guide
From letting fees to EPC certificates, the responsibilities of renting your home can spiral if you don’t watch out. Read our guide to find out what to expect.FIND OUT MORE
Preparation to let
We know that getting your property ready for tenants can be a big task. Here is a list of the main things you will need to ensure are taken care of.FIND OUT MORE
Renting out a property – 6 things you need to know
What do you need to bear in mind before letting a property? We have the answers.FIND OUT MORE
Top 10 things all new landlords should know
Your all-inclusive list of the most important things to remember if you’re renting out property.FIND OUT MORE
What is a letting agent?
Whether you’re currently a private landlord or are brand new to the process, here's how a letting agents could help simplify renting for you.FIND OUT MORE
What is a good rental yield?
Rental yields differ from region to region and depend on a great many things. So, what is a good rental yield and how can you achieve this? We’re on hand with the advice you may need.FIND OUT MORE
Your guide to EPCs
An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a legal requirement, and is needed whenever a property is built, sold or rented. But what is it?FIND OUT MORE
What is a tenancy agreement?
What exactly is a tenancy agreement and what should it include? Here's everything that you need to know.FIND OUT MORE
What is a letting fee?
At Douglas Allen, we like to be transparent about just what you're getting for your letting fee. With that in mind, here's our guide so you can budget accordingly.FIND OUT MORE