Category: Property Advice

A third of new lets are agreed before the existing tenant moves out

Research by the Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest property services group, has found that increasing numbers of landlords are able to re-let their property before the existing tenant moves out.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Industry News, Landlords Advice, Letting, Letting Agents, Uncategorized Tags: , , Leave a comment

Only 1 week to go until the UK’s largest viewing weekend

If you’re keen to buy a new home or sell your current property, join us for our Time to Shine event and discover how working with an agent, who is part of the award winning Countrywide group* can deliver results.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, Buying Property, Estate Agents, For Sale, House Prices, Industry News, Property News, Selling, Selling Property, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Comments Off on Only 1 week to go until the UK’s largest viewing weekend

Location, location, location is the key to a new home

The familiar phrase ‘location, location, location’ still holds true when buying a new home according to research released by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks yesterday (Thursday 4 June).

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Buying Property, Latest News, Property Market, Property News Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Location, location, location is the key to a new home

First time buyers are waiting longer to get onto the property ladder

The latest news that has got everyone talking is that first time buyers are having to wait longer to take that first step on the property ladder. The annual First Time Buyers (FTB) Survey found that almost two thirds (65%) of … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Latest News, Property Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Countrywide call for transparency and stability for landlords and tenants

As we are all aware when housing is in short supply, the private rental sector is extremely important. Countrywide’s Tonic for Tomorrow paper has called for measures to protect the private rental sector and make improvements to benefit both landlords and … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 8 Comments

Project – Perfect Home

Inspired by the new Channel 4 programme ‘Love it or List it’, we’ve decided to take a look at how buying a property that’s in need of renovation can be the ideal opportunity to create your dream home.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Estate Agents, Home Improvement, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , Comments Off on Project – Perfect Home

Reform proposals could impact the Private Rental Sector in Scotland

Scottish landlords could give up their portfolios or reduce the amount of properties they hold if new proposals come into force north of the boarder.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Letting, Property News, Uncategorized Tags: , , Comments Off on Reform proposals could impact the Private Rental Sector in Scotland

A guide to letting a property

With low interest rates, house price growth and demand for rental properties now higher than ever, more and more people are considering a buy-to-let opportunity. So we’ve put together a helpful guide to letting a property.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Letting, Property Advice Tags: , , , Comments Off on A guide to letting a property