Things to ask your seller before you move

Things To Ask Your Seller Before You Move

We all know that moving house can be a stressful experience and there are many things which can make the process a little easier. The following little things can really help you with your move to your new home. Forwarding address Changing to a new address can take time and I wouldn’t be surprised if…

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4 Tips to get your student lets sorted this summer

Student lets can be a trial Lettings agents face a number of labors in the course of their work, and dealing with students brings along a set of pain points that are even more acute.  Speaking with friends who have let to students over the years, I’ve learned about quite a few of these problems,…

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What does Residential Block Management entail?

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Block Management is one of those things that sound simple, it should be simple but for many reasons it isn’t. Cities in the Sky The UK has seen its skylines change dramatically since the Second World War as the country began to rebuild itself. This ‘quick-fix’ solution began in Essex where the first residential block…

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Tips and tricks for selling your home

Tips And Tricks For Selling Your Home

Maybe you want to start a new chapter of your life next year? Maybe you’re considering retiring to the countryside? Whatever the reason, you’ll want to ensure you get the maximum price for your home when you do put it on the market. This isn’t the easiest of tasks, but if you want to get…

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Buying a property through auction

Auctions can be a great way to snap up a bargain. It is a quick and cost effective method when buying a property. However, it is important that you understand the process and are prepared for the issues that may lie ahead. Before the auction The first step to take is to look on the…

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Japanese Knotweed – What are the dangers?

Japanese Knotweed might not be something which you have heard of before. For the people that don’t know, it is a pretty, red stemmed plant which has deep green leaves. It may look pretty but unfortunately it can cause you a lot of trouble. The reason it can cause a threat is because it grows…

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How to become a Property Manager.

One of the more hidden roles within the property industry is that of the property manager. Everyone wants to be a negotiator, showing luxury apartments and driving fancy cars, but without the support of a residential property manager, none of that is possible.A residential property management company looks after property portfolios on behalf of its…

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Landlords: How to get more from your property.

For a lot of landlords renting out a property can be a big investment. You will want to get your property out there and make as much profit as possible. So if you find yourself asking “How do can I increase my income from my rented property?” – take a look at our tips below.…

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Our tips for landlords: Make your rental property stand out.

Make Your Rental Property Stand Out

As mortgages are becoming harder to obtain; this especially applies to first time buyers. It is not surprising that people are deciding to rent instead of buying a home. This might seem like an ideal situation for landlords but in fact it starts a fierce competition between landlords and rental prices. So if you are…

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Things to think about when renovating a property.

If you are thinking about renovating a property, there are many things to consider. If it is a property which you are looking to live in, you might focus more on the interior design and creating your dream home. If you are thinking about renting it out, you might want to make it look good…

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The “Buying Your Home” Checklist.

Buying a home can be one of the biggest commitments that you will ever make and also the most expensive. You need to make sure you get everything right. If you have bought a home before you will be familiar with the process and what’s needed to successfully buy a home. But if you’re new…

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Why invest in property?

Steadily, but assuredly, the economy has moved into a new cycle. Gone are the years of decline and stagnation and, in their place is a period of consistent economic growth, falling unemployment and, at last, wages increasing in real terms. A good time to invest then, but what should you invest in to best secure…

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Property Managers: How much more are you expected to do?

The goalposts have shifted. An influx on new lettings laws introduced this October mean the role and remit of a property manager has changed yet again. While the Government want to make life for tenants and landlords more transparent, it becomes murkier and more complex for property managers. Even more rules to abide by and…

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Seeking new landlords? Look at both ends of the spectrum.

You’ll all be familiar with the phrase ‘generation rent’ but a new report from economists at accountancy firm PwC suggests that the rental market is set to thrive and actually grow over the next 25 years. The research even goes as far as suggesting that over half of under 40s will be living in properties…

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The lights are on but nobody’s home.

There are many different ways of looking after an empty property. Putting lights on timers, asking a neighbour to pop in and clear the post, nipping backwards and forwards to open the curtains at random times of the day. That’s all well and good if someone is going on holiday for a couple of weeks…

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