12 Things Every Landlord Must Know

Professional Properties serve landlords and tenants across the Derby and Burton on Trent areas and take enormous pride in our reputation for looking after our clients. During these last 20 plus years running a lettings and property management agency, there’s not much we haven’t experienced. These 12 top tips are things that every landlord, regardless […]

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Preparing Your Property To Let

In the lettings market at the moment, demand is high and supply is relatively low. It is essential that you present your property in its best possible light to attract the best tenant. As a landlord, you want tenants fighting over your property as this will ensure you achieve maximum rent. Whether you conduct viewings […]

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Top Tips for a Good Landlord Tenant Relationship

The importance of maintaining a positive relationship between landlord and tenant cannot be underestimated and this has never been highlighted as much within the last few months. The Covid-19 situation has instigated conversations that have never had to happen before and it has been the healthier landlord and tenant relationships that have ensured positive outcomes […]

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Rules for Access to a Tenanted Property

In this blog, we look at the rules and regulations in respect of a landlord, agent or any other third party entering a tenanted property. The overriding rule in all circumstances is in accordance with the Housing Act 1988 that a landlord or letting agent must notify the tenant, in writing, at least 24 hours […]

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Letting Out Property is not Personal, it’s Business.

During the 21 years as a letting agent, we’ve seen on numerous occasions where people who have decided to rent out a property can’t ‘let go of it’ emotionally. This often happens with ‘accidental landlords’. These are people who didn’t buy a property with the intention of letting it out, but have ended up doing […]

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