Jonathan Daines, Author at Landlord Blog

By Jonathan Daines

After having worked as a high street letting agent for over 5 years, I believed there was a better way of helping landlords find tenants without the unnecessary expenses. And so in 2008, lettingaproperty.com was born and has since let over 8,000 properties across the country. I am very proud of the service levels we offer and to have achieved a 99.3% recommendation rate on reviewcentre.com. If you have any questions about our business, please do let me know. I look forward to hearing from you.

Here at Lettingaproperty.com, we’re putting a spring into our step as we head closer to the summer months…and with some exciting new announcements - like entering the Welsh rental market. But before we

This is the third and final instalment of the explanation about the new Tenant Fees Act and how it will apply for private landlords. Be sure to read parts one and two to

This is the second article on the Tenant Fees Bill and covers more about how the new rules will affect landlords. For those who seek more information on this topic, please feel free

The new Tenant Fee Ban legislation, over two years in the gestation, has finally received Royal Assent with the majority coming into force on the 1 June 2019. Although the focus is on

According to the Office for National Statistics, around 60 people are killed every year in Great Britain as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Landlords legal obligations when it comes to Gas Safety

How drastic will the changes to section 21 be and how are the Government planning to implement this overhaul? Interestingly the Government appear to be working on two ‘no-fault’ policies concurrently. Firstly, introducing

It is unusual for a Private Members’ bill to become law, but this is what has happened to MP Karen Buck’s bill, the Fitness for Human Habitation Act 2019. It won Government support

Across the UK today, approximately 889,000 tenants in England receive housing benefit to help pay their rent and get by. And whilst the vast majority of these ‘housing-benefit' tenants are decent, well-meaning citizens

As we have seen in the previous articles (part 1 and part 2) in the series, if the tenant decides to vacate without telling you or you suspect abandonment, there aren’t any procedures