Property inspections

How often should you carry out an inspection of your property? Toby’s friend felt that it was acceptable to just turn up without warning as often as you like. That’s what he’d been told you should be able to do. Always best to check the legalities though, oh friend!  Inspections are important; don’t get me […]

Tenants’ problems – part 1

Where does the responsibility of the tenant end and the landlord begin. Toby’s friend was adamant that the tenant is always right and the landlord should jump to attention and fix a problem immediately. Landlords are ogres and tenants are defenceless little mice.  But is that the case? We’ve all come across a tenancy where […]

Where can I park?

If you live in a large urban area today, you most likely live within or close to a controlled parking zone where you can’t park between certain hours and/or need a permit to be parked there at all. If you are going to be renting in an area and you come across a potential letting […]

Finding a building plot – part 1

Toby fancied trying his hand at some property development. Primarily, he was enthralled by the idea of finding a small plot and building a couple of houses on it. But how to go about it? He had carried out developments of sorts in the past in the form of a refurbishment of some buy to […]

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