5 Tips for Landlords during COVID-19
Is your rental property vacant?
If so contact your insurance company to discuss their requirements during this time = dont get caught out !
Use your time wisely - Are you a Landlord in a Licesing area or do you have a HMO? If so does your license have a condition attached to it which says you need to complete a training course? If so then why not head over to our training pages and complete it online from the comfort of your own home.
Is your rental property empty?
Could you do a virtual tour? Obviously you have to be fair and honest and not omit anything but it could help line up some viewings up for when this over.
Keep the lines of communciation open with your tenants. You could ask if they are having issues with their fuel bills as help is available - https://www.dashservices.org.uk/news/tenants-having-issues-paying-their-energy-bills-during-covid-19
Think ahead - Keep a COVID 19 diary on ‘how’ you are managing your rental properties at this time.
Not only ‘what’ you have put in place BUT the reasons ‘why’ you are doing the things and your decision making process. You might need it in the future shoudl your tenants make a claim.