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Getting ready to let your pad - the IATA ultimate checklist for landlords

22 September 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Are you ready to rent out your pad? No doubt you’ve given your place a fresh coat of paint, perhaps some new blinds and furniture, and taken the photos for your listing. But don’t forget the more formal tasks that you, as a landlord, must

The latest house price index brought to you by Rightmove and I Am the Agent - September 2017

18 September 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Hot off the press, here is Rightmove's latest house price index for September 2017 No sign of usual autumn price bounce as London drag continues Price of property coming to market falls by 1.2% (-£3,660) this month, the first monthly fall at th

First time buyers, the ultimate guide

12 September 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

A first time buyer guide brought to us by Zoopla Property Group in collaboration with I Am The Agent. We bring to you a series of top tips for first time buyers to assist property owners sell their property and those searching get the best property i

Spotlight on Battersea SW11

01 September 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

The huge, £9bn Rafael Vinoly Architects-designed development at Battersea Power Station is now coming on in leaps and bounds. Battersea is just a short hop across the river to the heart of central London and it’s a very fashionable distri

Spotlight on Thamesmead

02 August 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Thamesmead is a town located 9.4 miles from Charring Cross in Central London and has a population of over 31,000 people according to the 2011 census. The Greater London Council developed Thamesmead to resolve the post war housing crisis mid-1960s to

Spotlight on Catford

13 July 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Catford is located eight miles south-east of central London and currently has a population of over 15,000 people according to the 2011 census. It is in Zone 3 and its nearest stations are Catford and Catford Bridge so it’s easily commutable to

Rental growth and affordability report published by Hometrack

07 July 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

The latest rental growth and rental affordability report as at July 2017 has been published by @HometrackGlobal. The headlines are: Residential rental growth over the last decade has ranged from +45% to -7% across regions. The variance is largely exp

Safety checks following Grenfell Tower fire

26 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

The Department for Communities and Local Government has issued a letter of advice to owners of private residential buildings in England regarding cladding tests following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. This important information has been released

Spotlight on Manchester

21 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Manchester is a metropolitan borough which, as at 2015, had a population of 530,300. It lies within the second-most populous urban area in the UK, with an overall population of 2.55 million The earliest recorded history of Manchester was a civilian s

Be prepared for section 24 ...

13 June 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

The provisions of the much-discussed Section 24 of the Finance Act kicked in in April 2017, and will be implemented in phases over a four year period up to 2021. All private landlords who receive rental income on residential property in the UK or els