Commercial & Residential National Landlords Association
The British Landlords Association (The BLA) supports and represents its members from the commercial & residential sectors. We are the only national landlord association supporting both sectors.
The benefits of joining a commercial property landlord association?
Are you a commercial landlord in the UK? If so, have you considered joining the British Landlord Association?
Our organization offers a range of benefits that can help you improve your business and may help protect your investments. In this article, we’ll explore the various benefits for Commercial Landlords and explain why you should consider joining.
As a commercial landlord, you face a unique set of challenges. Something always demands your attention, from finding tenants to managing properties to navigating legal issues.
That’s why it’s essential to have support from an organization like the British Landlord Association. The BLA provides a range of benefits to its members that can help streamline their operations, save them money, and protect their investments.
British Landlord Association Commercial landlord Benefits?
Let’s dive into the various benefits of joining the British Landlords Association:
Legal Advice and Support
As a commercial landlord, legal issues can be a significant concern. Whether dealing with a tenant dispute or facing regulatory challenges, having access to legal support can be invaluable.
The BLA provides members with legal advice and support, including access to a legal helpline staffed by qualified commercial property lawyers.
Finding reliable tenants is a crucial part of being a commercial landlord. The British Landlord Association offers tenant referencing services to help you vet potential tenants and avoid problematic ones. These services include credit checks, identity verification, and employment history checks.
Discounts and Deals
Running a commercial property can be expensive. The BLA offers members exclusive discounts and deals on various products and services, including insurance, maintenance, and property management software. These discounts can help you save money and improve your bottom line.
Industry Updates and News
The commercial property industry is constantly changing, with new laws, regulations, and best practices always emerging. The BLA provides members with regular updates and news on industry trends, helping them stay informed and up-to-date.
Networking is essential to any business, and commercial property is no exception. The British Landlord Association provides members with opportunities to connect with other landlords, property managers, and industry experts. These networking events can help you build relationships and learn from others in the field.
Training and Education
The BLA offers a range of training and education opportunities for its members. These include webinars, seminars, and workshops on property management, legal issues, and tenant relations.
Participating in these programs can improve your knowledge and skills, making you a more effective landlord.
FAQs about Commercial Landlord?
How much does it cost to join the BLA?
The cost of membership varies depending on the type of membership you choose. However, full membership fees start at £69.95 for 1 year.
Do I need to be a UK resident to join the BLA?
No, the UK British Landlord Association is only open to landlords.
Can I cancel my membership at any time?
Yes, you can cancel your membership at any time. However, please note that membership fees are non-refundable.
Do I need to have multiple properties to join the BLA?
No, the BLA welcomes landlords of all sizes, from those with just one property to those with multiple properties.
Can I access the legal helpline at any time?
Yes, the legal helpline is available 5 days a week, and the best way is to visit the members’ advice line page. We offer our members advice via email or by telephone.
Can a commercial landlord lock out a tenant?
Yes, but only in certain circumstances, provided the lease has a forfeiture clause. Certain rules apply, so seek legal advice before you act.
Join the British Landlords Association for only £69.95 for full membership for a year.
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