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Landlords forced to join a redress scheme

20/03/19

Letting Agents have been required to join a government consumer redress scheme since October 2014. There are currently two redress schemes in the U...

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Finding the perfect rental property

15/03/19

Whether you’re a seasoned tenant or looking for your first property, finding a home to rent is an exciting time. But there’s a lot of think about b...

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How to manage a rental property

08/03/19

As a landlord, you’ll want to enjoy a consistent and reliable income from your rental property by making sure your tenants want to stay after a fix...

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What is conveyancing?

11/03/19

Buying a home is likely to be the biggest purchase most of us will ever make, so it’s no surprise that you’ll need to appoint a lawyer to help. You...

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A tenant’s guide to renting

04/03/19

A tenant's guide to renting: Moving into a new home is an exciting time for any tenant. You’ll have found the perfect property and be ready to put ...

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The benefits of buying a new build property

11/02/19

Now is a great time to buy a new build home. A recent survey found that 90% (1) of new home buyers would buy a new build property again and over 83...

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What is residential surveying?

28/01/19

In this blog, we’re going to focus on one area: residential surveying. Anyone buying or selling their property will probably need to use a surveyor...

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How to sell your house – top tips for moving home in 2019

07/01/19

Selling a property can be a stressful process. There’s a lot to remember, including sorting your finances and marketing your home in the best possi...

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Landlords: are you up-to-date with legislation?

01/01/19

Landlords letting residential property need to make sure they stay up-to-date with a huge amount of legislation. Laws are changing all the time, so...

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Tips for tenants: How to find your ideal rental property

26/11/18

As most properties available to rent are now listed online, it’s easy to find your ideal rental home, right? Not necessary. Browsing over glossy ph...

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House prices rise at fastest rate in almost a year, says ...

19/11/18

House prices in the UK have increased to their highest rate in almost a year, accelerating at an annual rate of 3.7 per cent a year. This was the f...

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How landlords fared in the 2018 Autumn Budget 

12/11/18

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his budget with confidence this month, stating it would “open a new chapter in our country’s economic future.”

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Asking prices jump to a record high for the third month i...

04/07/18

Asking prices of newly marketed property in Britain hit a record high in June, jumping for the third consecutive month. Data from the property sear...

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Clerkenwell Becomes HotSpot For Cash Buyers

04/11/15

Clerkenwell is attracting a new surge of wealthy Londoners who are prepared to pay for their properties in cash. With nearly 6 out of 10 homes n...

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Photographing Your Home

18/10/16

When it comes to marketing your home, one of the first things your future buyer or tenant will see are the photographs we take.

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Budget 2017 - What it means for the property market

23/11/17

There has been much discussion around the contents of the Annual Budget and what it will mean for us all. What it specifically means for each perso...

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Lettings fee ban not to be implemented until May 2019

25/01/18

In November 2017, the government announced its proposal to ban letting agents from levying fees on tenants. A draft bill introduced to Parliament...

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Can millennials really save for deposits by giving up the...

20/02/18

The word deposit isn’t exactly the favourite word of many property buyers, particularly first-time buyers. Data suggests that potential first-tim...

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Why early spring is a good time to put your home on the m...

09/03/18

When’s the best time to put a property on the market? Some argue early spring is one of the optimum times of the year to put a home up for sale.

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