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Carl Agar

>Carl Agar

Carl Agar is the Managing Director of BRH (property management and portfolio building specialists), founder and Chief Executive of The Home Safe Scheme, for the last decade he has been the Yorkshire representative of the National Landlords Association - the UK’s largest landlord association, as well as being a Landlord and Investor. He’s quite busy! 

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Is in investing in flats a good idea?

Friday 10 August 2018

By Carl Agar

It’s a tough time to be a landlord in the UK at the moment - especially when it comes to increasing your profit margins. So I’m exploring what can you do right now in an attempt to increase your profit in the property business. Here are just a few suggestions….

10 things you can to today to maximise your property profit

Wednesday 08 August 2018

By Carl Agar

It’s a tough time to be a landlord in the UK at the moment - especially when it comes to increasing your profit margins. So I’m exploring what can you do right now in an attempt to increase your profit in the property business. Here are just a few suggestions….

Do you understand the eviction process?

Monday 16 July 2018

By Carl Agar

Having a home in a location that’s important to you is paramount to many tenants. Combine that with a shortage of homes to choose from – and it means most tenants are keen to hold on to their rented property.

Should You Convert a Commercial Property into Residential?

Thursday 17 May 2018

By Carl Agar

Altering a commercial property - such as a former office, a shop with flat above, a pub or even an old library - into a residential property, may sound ambitious, especially if you’ve never done it before. But this has proved a popular property investment strategy for many savvy investors for some time now

Build-to-rent: the saviour of UK housing?

Monday 23 April 2018

By Carl Agar

Build-to-rent, an approach that has worked on the continent for years (at least France and Germany), looks set to revolutionise Britain’s housing sector. Predicting a shortfall of 1.8million rental homes by 2025, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), announced last year that the UK was on the verge of a rental crisis.  

New EPC Regulations set to hit Landlords

Thursday 15 March 2018

By Carl Agar

Landlords who haven’t kept up to speed with the evolving EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) regulations affecting their properties are going to go on a steep learning curve - as of the 1st of April 2018 – unless of course they would rather pay the £4,000 penalty.

Can selective licensing help clean up communities?

Tuesday 27 February 2018

By Carl Agar

Selective licensing initiatives are increasing as more and more councils seek to ‘clean up’ areas suffering from high levels of anti social behaviour, currently blighting towns, villages and cities across the UK. 

When HMO's go BAD!

Monday 11 December 2017

By Carl Agar

If managed correctly and fully occupied - then HMO properties are arguable one of the best property types to invest in.

11 Ways Landlords Can Combat Section 24 Tax Changes

Thursday 30 November 2017

By Carl Agar

Despite repeated warnings to the government about the reduction in the availability of private rented properties, increased rents and ultimately an increase in homelessness, Section 24 is more than just here to stay – it’s already kicked in (albeit gently to begin with).

DIY Property Inspections

Wednesday 18 October 2017

By Carl Agar

In an effort to cut back on costs, many landlords these days are opting to do their own property inspections and marketing etc. In this article we’re zooming in on inspections and looking at not just what it involves, but when it’s appropriate and how much notice you must legally give your tenants.

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