“Protecting your Rent…and your Investment”

One of the most important aspects to consider when choosing a letting agency is whether or not they subscribe to a Client Money Protection Scheme. There have been several examples of unscrupulous letting agents who have mysteriously closed holding many thousands of...

“Tenants – Help us to help you!”

Letting agents love the challenge of helping you find your ideal home. Sometimes however, it can be more of a challenge than need be. So if you are looking to rent a property, here are a few guidelines that will really help us to help you: Turn up for viewings at the...

May 2018 Market Report

This month’s market comment comes with a degree of optimism, but also with a gentle warning. But let’s get the bad news out of the way first. According to HMRC, UK residential property transaction volumes plummeted by 12.5% last month, down 2% on the year. This time...

Bargain Hunt

There has been much speculation suggesting a potential decline in property prices and many buyers have been waiting to snap up a bargain. However our experience suggests that they will either have to make a move now, or just have to keep waiting! Bargains usually only...

Clean is Good

According to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS), cleaning accounts for 56% of deposit disputes and there has recently been a sharp rise in the number of properties that require professional cleaning services at check-out. Pat Barber, Chair of the Association of...

Safe Agent Awareness Week

Today marks the start of Safe Agent Awareness Week. The event runs from 21st – 25th May 2018 and is to raise awareness for Landlords and Tenants to ensure they use a Managing Agent who is registered with a recognised Client Money Protection Scheme. The law is changing...