Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Are you making a living out of your property? It has become apparent that one in four landlords (28 per cent) can now make a living out of letting their property. Followed by 52 per cent of landlords using their...
Are the English tired of waiting for the next housing bubble to form and then burst? The latest figures from the English Housing Survey certainly suggest so, with more households moving from the owner-occupied sector to the private rented...
With the notable exception of larger residential sites there has been little speculative development locally over the recent past notwithstanding the continued positive economic indicators. Much of what you will see as you drive around is driven by owner...
When it comes to comparing things side by side, nothing speaks louder than numbers. You can easily determine useful information such as which has lower crime rates, higher house prices and better schools. That's why we've put together this...
There is one reason why tenants leave unexpectedly which has nothing to do with the property, the landlord, the rent or the location. During my 20 years in the lettings and property management industry, I have known tenants leave because...
Is It Time To Open Up? I remember just a few years ago when I attended a realtor conference in the U.S. being immensely impressed by the way they organised an ‘Open House’. They enthused about the concept, as Americans...
So, the authority on complaints against estate agents, The Property Ombudsman, reveals that formal gripes against the industry increased by 23% during 2013, despite this being a year where transactions were actually low in relative terms. But surely some mistake?...
News that a Portsmouth lettings agency has closed, possibly owing thousands of pounds to landlords and tenants, is really sad. It's especially so for landlords because not only have they lost rental income but also they are liable for the...
When dealing with my clients there is always one priority – to find a home. The process to secure a rental property is no different to purchasing a property. Tenants still require good quality accommodation in a quality area...
I was sat down with a lovely lady yesterday at a viewing. We sat quietly. We made no noise. This particular lady wanted to get a feel for the property. She wanted to watch the world go by though...