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Landlord Taxation

Landlord taxation…want to know a little more?? Posted on October 15, 2012 by Aaron What implications are there for furnished or unfurnished properties? If you are letting the property as a furnished residence you could be entitled to a ‘wear and tear’ allowance. There is no legal definition in tax legislation of what constitutes a furnished property, but …   Read More »

What Do You Expect

Expectancy…what do you expect?? Posted on August 2, 2012 by admin So Olympic fever has well and truly set in with 2 gold medals in one day…what an achievement and it doesn’t stop there! More medal chances for today and expectant fans ready and waiting. This expectancy issue is something that we Brits do suffer from, but it doesn’t always …   Read More »

Rent Reviews

Rent reviews – do you know what you can do? Posted on July 19, 2012 by admin At Gordon Barker Residential lettings we believe there are 3 main ways to review the rent on your rental property; by agreement between landlord and tenant at anytime, by way of a rent review clause in your tenancy agreement or under …   Read More »

Pets In Rental Properties

Pets in rental properties? Good idea or bad idea? Posted on June 8, 2012 by admin It is seen that a pet in a property is a bad idea and there are huge number of properties in the local area that do not allow pets and will stay empty purely because of this…so what can a landlord or …   Read More »

Gas Safety For Landlords

Gas Safety for Landlords – what do you need to know? Posted on May 14, 2012 by admin Everyone has heard the horror stories of gas leaks, explosions and child deaths and I am sure you are keen to ensure this type of article does not have your name as landlord. So what do you need to know …   Read More »

The Need for Regulation

The need for regulation in the lettings industry, more important than ever! Posted on April 5, 2012 by Aaron Are you currently using an unlicensed firm, or have you used an unlicensed firm in the past? There has been a lot of talk recently regarding the need for regulation within the lettings industry due to the emergence of …   Read More »

Residential Lettings

Gordon Barker Residential Lettings Blog Site Posted on April 2, 2012 by Aaron Hi Welcome to the blog site for Gordon Barker Residential Lettings. Here you will find regular reactions to news articles, property industry updates and offers/competitions for everyone. Please keep checking back and seeing what is going on here and what we have to offer you …   Read More »