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What is the New Tenant Fees Act?

June 3, 2019 2:08 pm

As part of the Government’s bid to limit hidden costs for tenants, the new Tenant Fees Act is now in place in England. Essentially, the act caps the amount that renters can be charged for things like deposit fees. Letting fees have even been completely banned. In the past, many landlords have overcharged renters for…

Our Top 3 Property Investment Tips

May 10, 2019 4:29 pm

If you are considering your first property investment and you are looking for some expert advice, you have come to the right place! Follow our top three property investment tips below, to help you secure your ideal property and maximise your return on investment. Tip 1 – Do your research Look at potential property hot…

Photography Tips for Selling Your Property

April 12, 2019 4:46 pm

Great photography is essential for successfully marketing your property. You need to ensure that your property photos stand out from the competition when a buyer is browsing. These photos could be the deciding factor between a buyer choosing to visit your property or to continue their search. To ensure the photos of your home stand…

Help to Buy Loans Have Exceeded £10 Billion in Six Years

March 12, 2019 3:57 pm

Since the 2013 Budget when the Government’s Help to Buy scheme was first launched, nearly 200,000 purchasers have used it to get on or move up the property ladder. The majority of these purchasers have been first-time buyers. The scheme is essentially an equity loan of up to 20% of the value of a new…

Our Guide to Informing Buyers of a Neighbour Dispute

February 1, 2019 1:21 pm

If you’ve put your property on the market, it’s important to make your buyers aware of any problems you may have had with your neighbours, whether in the past or present. The rules on what you should or shouldn’t declare to a prospective buyer are slightly cloudy. However, there have actually been cases where new…

Top Tips For Renting Your House

January 4, 2019 4:57 pm

When you decide to rent out your home you will become a ‘landlord’ and with this new status comes great responsibility. There are a number of important factors you will need to consider before you put your home up for rent, such as how to prepare your property and your legal responsibilities. To help you…

What is Property Fraud?

December 4, 2018 12:59 pm

Property fraud is when a criminal pretends to be the owner of a property and attempts to sell/mortgage it without the permission or knowledge of the real owner. This is done by means of a forged document to transfer the property into the fraudster’s own name, or by impersonating the registered owner. After obtaining money…

Top Property Development Tips

November 9, 2018 4:39 pm

  If you have an interest in buying and selling property, lots of ambition and plenty of patience, then property developing could be for you. As a developer, you will need to commit your time, money, expertise and talents to convert land from its current use into something more appealing. You will need to keep…

A Helpful Guide to Moving Offices

October 8, 2018 2:17 pm

Moving offices is an exciting time, but it also takes a huge amount of planning and organising, which can be very time consuming and often expensive. The whole process can become stressful for all involved, so you will need to ensure you leave plenty of time to plan and prepare properly. To help alleviate some…

Tips for Buying a Hotel Business

September 12, 2018 2:15 pm

Choosing the right hotel property to purchase can be a difficult challenge. Whether you’re looking to acquire your first property in a hotel chain, or a smaller bed and breakfast, you need to be clear about what factors will affect the successful journey of your new business venture. Here is an overview of the key…