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HMO FAQs - what you need to know

Alan Kimber | 24.01.2022

Are your buy to let clients looking to diversify their portfolios? If so, they may consider investing in a HMO property.

However, while landlords of such dwellings may benefit from higher yields and rental returns, there’s a lot more to them than meets the eye, with strict licensing rules, safety regulations and additional responsibilities to be considered.

This means that first-time (and maybe even experienced) landlords will look to you for support, so it’s important that you know your HMOs well enough to support them.

The good news is that Kent Reliance for Intermediaries understands the complexities of HMOs, not to mention the knowledge and products to help you.

That’s why we’ve put together a list of the most common questions we receive from brokers about HMO cases.

It’s your chance to find out:

  • What are the different planning requirements that are needed?
  • Why is an HMO more expensive to value than a standard property?
  • What space do you allow for HMO bedrooms in terms of ensuites?
  • And a range of other related topics…

You may need to brush up on the licensing rules and room size requirements, or you may just want to check how exactly Kent Reliance for Intermediaries can support you.

Whatever the reason may be, read our FAQs today for everything you need to know about HMOs.

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