HMOs – Q&A – What are the most common mistakes of HMO conversion and how to avoid them!

HMOs – Q&A – What are the most common mistakes of HMO conversion and how to avoid them!

With over twenty years’ experience of property management, property conversions and HMOs, our MD Douglas Fokuo answers some of the most frequently asked questions about HMOs and outlines some of the most common mistakes people make when converting a property into a HMO, and also how to avoid them! Q. Why do people consider HMOs…

7 things to consider if you are thinking of becoming a landlord in 2023

7 things to consider if you are thinking of becoming a landlord in 2023

Rises in interest rates, changes in taxes and hikes in the cost of living. We have all read about these in the news recently and if we believe what we hear it seems that we are facing turbulent times, especially if you are considering becoming a landlord in 2023. Here at Reka, we are acutely…

What does a HMO Conversion look like in practice? Our case study shows how it’s done.

What does a HMO Conversion look like in practice? Our case study shows how it’s done.

Read how we helped a client convert a property into a profitable HMO. Read it here. Next Steps If you are looking for your next property investment, we may be able to help. Contact us below for more information: 020 3286 6468 admin@RekaProperty.co.uk This information is of a general nature and does not constitute legal…

It’s not me, it’s YOU. What are your landlords’ responsibilities?

It’s not me, it’s YOU. What are your landlords’ responsibilities?

When you find your new home, and you pay rent, there are certain responsibilities that fall under your remit, and there are those that your landlord must ensure are carried out. It’s good to know what your responsibility are and which are your landlords. This will help with ensuring that you have a professional and…

EPC Ratings – What you need to know and how to improve yours.

EPC Ratings – What you need to know and how to improve yours.

EPC Ratings. What you need to know and how to improve yours. EPC ratings for domestic private dwellings is changing, as the Government have recently pledged their commitment to be Net Zero by 2050, and to provide more energy efficient housing. As a landlord this affects you.   Back in 2018, the Minimum Energy Efficiency…

The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022

The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022

The way you manage your properties is changing. As of Monday 23rd January The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 will be introduced. This is seen as an important step towards implementing the recommendations of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report and pertains specifically for residential properties. It addresses concerns about external walls and flat…

A house is for life, not just for Christmas. A guide for both tenants and landlords on how to make the Christmas season a cracker. 

A house is for life, not just for Christmas. A guide for both tenants and landlords on how to make the Christmas season a cracker. 

It’s Christmas, and at this time of the year many of us like to enjoy the festivities, irrespective of whether we own our property or rent it, because a house is our home, and never more so at Christmas. If, however, you are a tenant in a rented property, there are a few points to…