Jonathan Daines, Author at Landlord Blog

By Jonathan Daines

As Founder and CEO since 2008, Jonathan’s passion for property, technology and entrepreneurship inspired the creation and innovation of LettingaProperty.com. With the support of a dedicated team of industry professionals, for the past 11 years he has built a digital marketplace offering low-cost services that empowers landlords and tenants to let and rent property with ease.

According to our rental data, 9% of tenants have experienced financial difficulties during these uncertain times and are looking to their landlords for either a rent payment holiday, a revised rent payment plan

On 30th March 2020, the government announced some temporary changes to the rules of Right to Rent checks. These changes aim to make it easier for landlords to carry them out. The changes

Landlords and tenants have a lot of questions about how the current pandemic is impacting the private rental sector and what support is available. To help you as best we can; we've put

As we're half way into the first month of 2020, it's vital that landlords and investors know what this year has in store for the property sector. To keep you in the loop,

The past twelve months have been a whirlwind for the private rental sector. With many new laws making an appearance and 2018's legislation taking full swing, 2019 has kept landlords and letting agents

As Thursday 12th December draws closer, we're keen to find out which parties our landlords are backing in the General Election. If you're unsure on who to vote for, we've put together a

As you may already know, online letting agents Upad are sadly no longer able to accept new customers. We appreciate that this is a stressful and uneasy time for Upad’s current landlords and tenants

Last week, we discussed the difference between a contractual tenancy and an assured shorthold tenancy (AST). This week, we’re carrying on the conversation by thinking about situations that may cause a contractual tenancy

In our previous article ‘Tenancy or Licence’, we saw in the case of Street v Mountford 1985 that a court will look at the facts to establish what type of tenancy exists rather