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Beat the rush and hit the market for the 231% traffic increase on Rightmove!

Dec 20, 2019

231% increase in traffic at Rightmove after Christmas Day Are you planning to sell your property in...


Gas Safety Requirements Top The Priority List For Rental Properties

Apr 04, 2013

We are currently in the midst of a landlord’s market according to property analysts. With the current economy still in a state of unbalance, the number of people who are having to rent rather than buy, sell and rent or rent out their own property to supplement income has increased drastically in recent years....


Secure Your Home For Winter with Online Estate Agent’s Guide To Property Security

Nov 21, 2012

It’s such a shame that we have to dampen this joyous time but last winter Halifax Home Insurance recorded an incredible 9,000 burglary claims, totalling £14.5million in value. The huge surge in burglaries is attributed to the increased cover of darkness which the coldest months of the year brings; opportunist burglars can advantage of unsecured homes during the increased hours of darkness, causing upset, stress and in many cases property damage for thousands of homeowners....


Private Landlords Urged To Brush Up On Gas Safety Legislation after Prosecution by Health and Safety Executive

May 08, 2012

Landlords renting private property are urged to double check their gas safety certificates and be sure that they are up to date with gas safety legislation following a slew of prosecutions by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) of both landlords and unregistered gas engineers....


Help For Landlords As Government Sends Flooding Insurance Soaring

Feb 29, 2012

The Association of British Insurers has recently claimed that as many as 200,000 homes may not be covered against the risk of flooding in their insurance as of July 2013, leading to potentially costly problems when storms hit....


Landlord Tips – Dealing With House Party Damage and Destruction

Feb 25, 2012

In with all of the demands and the legal responsibilities associated with being a landlord, lays the need to protect the property (and your wallet) from potential damages caused by tenants during house parties....