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    COVID-19 Mortgage Holiday

    Hi all. My tenants have requested the 3 month rent holiday due to their current situation with the coronavirus. I'm interested to know how other landlords are approaching this. I'm tempted to just cover the mortgage costs for 3 months via my own finances instead of requesting a payment holiday...
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    Possession Claims Online & Money Claims Online

    Hi everyone. I'm about to serve a Section 8 notice on my tenants and I'm planning ahead in case they don't leave in the two week period. As I understand it, instead of sending forms to my local county court, I can use the Possession Claims Online (PCOL) service? This includes a claim for...
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    Rent arrears

    Hi. I'm about to serve a section 8 notice on my tenants due to their rent arrears. I'm planning to use grounds 8, 10 and 11 of the Housing Act 1988. However I'm beginning to have doubts as to whether I've correctly arranged rent payments made this year.... My tenants fell behind in March...
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    Keeping tabs on ex tenant and dealing with outstanding debt

    This might be a completely stupid question (sorry if it is!) but do you need to wait until the tenancy has ended before starting the court claims process on a tenant who still owes thousands? If the tenant is in so much arrears (as mine is) and it's pretty obvious that they aren't going to (or...
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    Selective licensing for Doncaster landlords

    Hi everyone. I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but I've just read an article (link below) from my local free press about charging some landlords a fee for a landlord license. Has anybody encountered this before anywhere else? It isn't in my particular area although the article...
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    Tenants owe nearly £2000 in rent and deposit not fully paid

    Hi everyone. I'm wondering if anybody can give me some advise regarding the situation I've found myself in... My tenants initially had a 6 month AST agreement back in July 2013 and they were both in full-time work. The rent was paid on time which was fine but they didn't pay the entire deposit...
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    Tax return and offsetting expenses

    Hi. I purchased a house back in October 2012 and have it on a repayment mortgage. In March 2013 I began letting it out. I read recently that you can count your mortgage interest repayments as an expense when compiling you tax return. My question is, can I only count the interest payments on the...