Archive: April 2016

Delivering the news to you.

Welcome to our blog! In this section we share our expert knowledge on the UK property market and offer you plenty of useful tips and advice to help you make the right decision, whether you’re looking to buy, sell or let.

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Five tips on getting your property ready to rent

Future landlords take note – there’s a lot more to renting out your home than handing over the keys and reaping the financial rewards. We’ve put together a mix of legal and practical tips to help you get ready to let out your home hassle free. First things first, find …

Are the Right to Rent checks about to change?

In February this year, new Right to Rent checks went live. Introduced as part of the Immigration Bill, the checks mean that all tenants over the age of 18 must be assessed to ensure that they have the right to …

UK house prices increase by 7.6% to an average of £284,000

It’s another week and with that comes another round of statistics for the residential property market. This time, the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures provide some good news for prospective home sellers. House prices have increased by 7.6% in the year since February 2015. As a result, the …

3 home improvements to boost the value of your home

Residential property is typically a substantial personal investment; one that many want to capitalise on. Previously, we have discussed how to prepare your home for a viewing. Today, we elaborate on this topic. Planning improvements to your home can add …

New drive to improve the rental sector’s energy efficiency

A new government campaign is set out to improve the energy efficiency standards for rented properties in the UK. The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) programme will make it unlawful to let out homes in England and Wales which have not received at minimum, an Energy Performance Certificate rating of …