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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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Prepare your home for a viewing with these 5 tips

Preparing for a viewing is not only the catalyst to adding value to your home, but also to selling it. In such a competitive market, first impressions are crucial to making or breaking a viewer’s decision to buy. So it makes sense to highlight all the wonderful aspects of your …

Your rights as a tenant

Types of tenancy The majority of tenants comprising the buy-to-let market have an assured shorthold tenancy (AST). This means paying rent to a private landlord who lives in a separate building. If you have an AST, you’ll fall into one …

What’s on: Canary Wharf |Play Me, I’m Yours

Artists and locations from top to bottom: Megan Broadmeadow – Reverberation @ Adam’s Plaza, Crossrail Place; Mark Parry – Piano @ Crossrail Place Roof Garden; Stefan Nenov – Beyond Dimensions @ Adam’s Plaza, Crossrail Place; and Karlis Bogustovs – The Sound of Architecture @ One Canada Square. Canary Wharf is …

5 tips for new landlords on how to find the right tenants

The UK’s private rented sector is booming. According to a recent report by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the number of households in the buy-to-let market has “more than doubled since 2001, rising from 2.3 million to 5.4 million” last year. The professional …

Important: Section 21 Notice changes for landlords to know

What is a Section 21 Notice? Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 is a piece of legislation that allows landlords (private individuals) to regain possession of their property, without giving grounds. But it’s only enforceable once an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) – i.e. either a fixed-term or contractual periodic …