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Scottish private residential tenancies came into force on 1 December 2017

29 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Landlords north of the border need to be aware of the new tenancy regime that came into force on 1 December 2017 in Scotland for all future private sector lets, following consultation with landlord and tenant representative organisations. The new typ

Mortgage news - December 2017

27 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Here is a summary of some key changes and announcements in the mortgage market to end the year. Accord has refreshed its buy to let range with further reductions of up to 0.35% on 75% of the range. With Accord also reducing fees on their mortgages an

Winter Energy Saving Tips

18 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Winter can really take its toll on your finances, so it’s essential to keep your energy costs as low as possible until the warmer months arrive.Here are five super ‘Winter Energy Saving Tips’ to help you survive the harsh weather co

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

11 December 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Rightmove’s House Price Index at December 2017 has just been published. Here are the headlines: National average forecast of 1% growth in new seller asking prices in 2018 as the net result of upwards price pressures in some sectors and location

Spotlight on Hoxton

20 November 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Hoxton was once located in the Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch in East London, but has since become a part of the London Borough of Hackney. Today, Hoxton is considered the capital's coolest and most creative enclave – making it one of the m

How tenants can build up that all-important mainstream credit history

09 November 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

There are millions of people in the UK who are struggling to obtain affordable credit or secure a rental property without a credit history. Big Issue Invest (part of the Big Issue Foundation) has joined up with Experian in an innovative partnership c

Spotlight on Norwich

09 November 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Norwich is a venerable and ancient cathedral city in East Anglia on the River Wensum, with a population of circa 213,000. It’s about 100 miles north-east of London. Trains run from Liverpool Street, and with a journey time of just under two hou

Should I stay or should I go? Some tips on leaving home for the first time ...

06 November 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

Although a lot of our parents owned properties before the age of 30, life in the UK has changed drastically and living alone as a young adult is becoming increasingly difficult. Moving out of your parents’ house is without a doubt one of the mo

Some IATA handy hints to get your property ready for winter marketing

02 November 2017  |  Admin  |  0 Comments

It appears Autumn is well and truly upon us, the leaves have turned a golden shade and the nights have drawn in. Halloween costumes can now be put back into storage and we can all look forward to the festive season fast approaching! Whilst traditiona