Tips for Student Landlords

Letting to students can be a great way to create revenue, as it often opens up opportunities to change an extra room into another bedroom, increasing the money you can earn from your home. Here are a few tips to make sure that you get the best out of your student property. (more…)

Keeping your Motorhome Secure

PadlocksMotorhomes are large investments, and with having a portable home-from-home comes possible opportunities for thieves. But fret not, here are a few tips to help you keep your motorhome secure. (more…)

Going Green: Creating Vegetarian Options for your Restaurant

Carrots and Green BeansIn some of our previous posts we have discussed ways to come up with ideas for you restaurant’s menu as well as how to source food and test out each of your dishes. However, when creating a menu there are some dishes that are often looked over – the vegetarian ones! So if you want to really make your menu something special then you need to put as much effort into these dishes into all your others, and here we show you how: (more…)

Changing Times for Commercial Landlords

Empty Commercial PropertyWhile the private rented sector is currently booming, not all landlords are benefitting from the increase in those looking for private rented property. In the past few years high streets across the UK have been struggling, meaning that landlords that own commercial properties are now finding that they are being left void for a number of months. Furthermore, as the economy is so delicate right now fewer businesses are looking to invest in new office space, meaning that large buildings are being left unused. So in these difficult times what should you do? Here we look at some options: (more…)

Lorry collision on M62

An everyday lorry driver has been arrested after a serious crash involving a minibus in which one woman was pronounced dead and 18 people injured, five of them severely.

The collision occurred on the westbound carriageway of the M62 nearby Pontefract at around 11:30am. Rescuers were working hard to free those whom remained trapped, West Yorkshire police said.

The minibus was believed to have been carrying a group of around 20 women, all from the area of West Yorkshire. (more…)

Marketing your Properties

KeysSometimes it can come as a shock when one of your long term tenants decides to move out, especially as it means you will have to start the process of finding a tenant again. Or, you could find that one of your properties has been on the market for a long period of time already and you can’t figure out why. The best thing to do in these situations is to add something to your properties that will really improve their values and get tenants interested! So here we give you some tips: (more…)