I recently went through a traumatic tenant-finding expedition, and despite the difficulties and complications, I can confidently say that I'm more convinced than ever that every able landlord should take their own viewings. Here's my list of reasons for why...
It MUST be the time of year that's responsible for the barrage of comically poor quality enquiries I'm receiving from prospective tenants for my BTL. It seems like a joke, but I fear the standard really is this low... What the hell is going on? More specifically, what the hell is wrong with people?
An increasing amount of tenants are seeking compensation from "good landlords" that have failed to comply with the tenancy deposit legislation. This may not apply to you now, but there's a good chance it might. Here's a guide on what to do if you're being threatened with legal action, but more importantly, why it's important to always be compliant.
I was recently reminded of why my tenant is awesome, so I thought I'd break the mould by being super positive in this post by sharing why he's such a good catch!