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Do I need a board when selling or letting my home?

There is an argument to be made against using traditional advertising techniques when selling or letting a property, particularly when you consider the role of property portals in the modern marketing process. One hot topic of debate is whether For Sale and To Let boards are still a useful marketing tool for property sellers. Below, […]

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Home staging: here’s how it could help your home sell faster

Your main goal, as a property seller, will always be to sell your home in the quickest amount of time and for the best price possible. With this in mind, you’ll naturally be eager to pounce on anything that can speed up the sales process and increase the value of your home, so recent research […]

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Top tips for first-time landlords

Becoming a landlord for the first time can be somewhat daunting, especially with the growing number of laws governing the private rented sector. As well as being aware of current legislation, you also need to think of the best ways to attract tenants to your property and keep them for the long-term. This is no […]

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What do landlords need to know about the Tenant Fees Act?

After first being announced in late 2016, the tenant fees ban – known officially as the Tenant Fees Act – is effective from June 1 2019. This means letting agents and landlords are no longer be able to charge upfront fees and the deposits they can take from tenants are capped. For landlords, it’s vitally […]

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Is your letting agent compliant with the latest regulations?

When renting out your home through a letting agency, it’s important to work with a firm which takes its compliance responsibilities seriously. In recent years, government regulation of the private rental sector has increased significantly, meaning landlords – and letting agents working on their behalf – have more compliance obligations than ever before. Penalties for […]

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