Property Market Coming Out Of Lockdown

Some positive news at last is that it seems there’s light at the end of the property market tunnel. Yesterday news was announced that finally surveyors can start surveying, valuers will again be valuing homes and potential tenants and buyers will be able to view properties whilst those 450,000 already […]

Buy To Let Yields Still UP Despite Lockdown

Latest research from lettings management platform, Howsy, has revealed the pockets of the UK rental market currently registering the strongest yields, as well as those that have seen yields increase despite the current pandemic. See the data on the best and biggest increases below: The figures show that the current average […]

UK’s home security habits revealed

In October 2019 security experts SafeSite Security Solutions launched an online home security assessment, to mark the start of National Home Security Month, and to help homeowners protect their properties. The assessment, which was backed by former burglar turned security specialist Michael Fraser, contained a series of 12 ‘quiz’ questions […]

Is Japanese knotweed a problem when selling my house?

Whenever you’re ready to sell your house, it’s vital to be upfront with buyers about every aspect of the property, positive and negative, in order to avoid potential future liability for not revealing anything – the presence of Japanese knotweed is a significant factor you must disclose. Officially designated as […]

3 Things You Can Do To Prepare Your Property For Sale After Covid-19

The property market appears to be at a standstill right now, but it is still very much moving, albeit at a snail’s pace. It’s unlikely that you’ll be able to finalise a sale until things return to some kind of normalcy, but you can still line everything up. Here are […]

Things All Landlords Should Know Before Managing HMOs

While bedsits and roommate arrangements have always existed, a number of cultural shifts are increasing the number of HMOs. This includes the increase of Monday to Friday renters in London and other urban centres and college students moving from dorms to shared houses. As a property owner, HMOs can be […]

How Apartment Communities Are Managing Social Distancing

We’re all in this together, and that’s a good thing. With social distancing an inconvenient but necessary reality of life, for the time being, we have to take into account how this affects those living and managing luxury apartment communities and how those communities are coming to terms with the […]