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Landlord Focus: What is fair ‘wear and tear’?

Surveying_Blog_PostGeneral ‘wear and tear’ is a fact of life when you are letting out properties. Things can sometimes become a little blurry when it comes to knowing what should be covered by you as a landlord, and what are the tenant’s responsibilities. Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Rental Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Leave a comment

Snakes and Ladders series; Grey spots

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The final chapter of the housing journey begins when people start trading in large family homes for smaller ones.

 

 

 

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Properties of the month

july frontWe have a selection of homes for all types of buyers in our July round up of properties of the month.

 

 

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, For Sale, House Prices, Interesting Properties, New Builds, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Being a Landlord…

Rental PropertyBeing a landlord is much more than just finding a tenant and collecting the rent. The perfect lettings strategy can deliver returns far beyond your expectations.

What’s more, the right approach can also minimise issues, allowing you to enjoy your free time without worrying about your rental investment.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Renting, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , Leave a comment

House hunters are taking on a DIY project, to make a home.

home improvementMore home buyers are looking for a project property in need of renovation, rather than a ready-made home.

 

 

 

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Posted by: Samantha Turner-Meyern Categories: Home Improvement, Property Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Leave a comment

Somewhere in the middle

Oxford from above

Having traded up from a flat or a smaller house, the middle of the housing journey is firmly the preserve of families living in large homes.

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Leave a comment

First-time movers

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We’re comfortable talking about first time
buyers, a journey given much scrutiny and much measurement, but we are much less likely to talk about those moving for the first time.

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Economy, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, Mortgages, Property Advice, Property Market, Property News, Savings, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Snakes and ladders; our housing journey

Oxford from above

First time buyers are front of the pack in the Government’s drive for home ownership, with much recent housing policy aimed at supporting their first purchase.

But once they become home owners their journey doesn’t end, even if the state support does. This week we will be looking at the journey home owners face moving on for a second, third, fourth and eventually last time and what their onward mobility means for the rest of the housing market.

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Posted by: Laura Ellis Categories: Buying Property, Economy, Latest News, Property Advice, Property Market, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment