Shannon Hall, Author at Landlord Blog

By Shannon Hall

Shannon joined LettingaProperty.com in 2015 and has proven to be an exceptional Valuations Manager by supporting new landlord clients in switching to our digital platform. Not only is Shannon an experienced landlord herself, she has achieved professional qualifications in Residential Lettings & Property Management, holds a NFOPP Technical Award and has completed a Diploma in Business Management.

Property cleanliness (or lack of) is the main cause of deposit disputes between landlords and tenants - yet can easily be avoided with a good and proper end of tenancy clean. What is

On Monday 12th October, the government announced a tiered system of national COVID alert levels to manage local outbreaks and advise local authorities and residents on what they can do. With different alert

The rules around PAT testing for landlords can be a bit confusing. In this article, we've gathered all the information you need to know, including what exactly a PAT test is, what appliances

On 8th July 2020, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced changes to Stamp Duty in England. Until 31st March 2021, first-time buyers and those replacing their residential properties will pay no Stamp Duty below £500,000.

With 'in-person' viewings posing a COVID-19 risk, many landlords are now relying on the power of photography and virtual viewings to seal the deal with potential tenants. Back in March 2020, the initial

As a landlord, it seems you never hear the end of electrical regulations, gas safety and EPC requirements - but what's the deal when it comes to water? In this article, you'll find

As a landlord, you have a duty of care to your tenants that you must fulfil. Within this duty of care, you have a legal responsibility to ensure that your property is safe

Before renting, most landlords will carry out referencing checks on potential tenants to ensure that they can pay their rent. If you don’t meet the income requirements – don’t panic, you’ll still be

Every landlord in the UK must pay tax on their rental income. Regardless of whether you own one property or one hundred, the government views being a landlord as no different to running