Posted on Friday, March 23, 2018
Being a landlord without a managing agent to support you can be hugely stressful… Responsibilities include problems at a property, tenant background checks, rules and regulations and various measures to protect both parties when it comes to returning deposits, sorting out deductions and any disagreements. Another key issue is rent arrears, which is when tenants don’t pay their rent on time, or at all. Missing just one month’s payment can have a detrimental effect on a landlord’s mortgage and ultimately their long-term financial goals. So, what can you do if you find yourself in this situation?
Posted on Friday, March 16, 2018
Once you’ve exchanged, you’ll now have a firm completion date, which is when the keys are handed over to the new property owners and both parties move and transfer legal ownership of the property. But what's next?
Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2018
It’s very exciting to get an offer accepted on your home, but until you exchange, nothing is guaranteed. The gap between exchange and completion is relatively small compared to pre-exchange, and although most buyers and sellers wish to exchange quickly, sometimes complications can arise which can make the process take months, causing a lot of unnecessary stress for everybody involved. Here are some top tips on how to make the process less painful…
Posted on Monday, February 26, 2018
We, like many, have had to embrace modern technologies alongside traditional methods, in order to create the best results for our sellers and landlords. With the majority of people now searching for a property online, a website has become even more of a crucial marketing tool – needing to go far beyond just being a shop window...
Posted on Monday, February 19, 2018
The Apartment Company (and the industry as a whole) have had a very busy start to 2018, which should be encouraging news for local apartment sellers.
Posted on Monday, February 5, 2018
We work with many clients who have lived in a house their whole lives, yet are looking to downsize to an apartment. There are numerous advantages for doing so, with a lock-up-and-leave option being high on the agenda.