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Have you bought Christmas presents for your tenants yet?

24 November, 20170 Comments
The run up to Christmas is here again – the question is; have you bought Christmas presents for your tenants yet? Research carried out last year by Simple Landlords Insurance revealed that one in four landlords planned on buying a Christmas present for their tenants. Their poll also found that wine was the most popular
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20% of landlords failing to renew RGI policies in the last quarter

04 January, 20170 Comments
With people twice as likely to break up between Christmas and Valentine’s Day compared to any other time of year, where legal advisers and psychologists have dubbed January ‘Divorce Month’, we are worried to learn how many landlords are not renewing their rent guarantee insurance policies after the first year. Startling statistics released by our insurance partners RentSafeUK
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Brits should get scores in shape now to avoid Christmas credit hangover

16 December, 20160 Comments
One in five (21%) British households are already worrying about festive expenses and nearly a quarter (24%) say they will take out a new financial product – such as a credit card – to help manage the cost of Christmas.  But while 70% will visit a price comparison site before applying for a new card,
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Scrooge Government housing policy for a quarter of a million renters = Ho Ho Ho, you’re homeless!

14 December, 20160 Comments
Nobody wants to spend Christmas in a strange place without their own things around them, but that’s the situation many renters are finding themselves in this year. 1191 families in Bristol will be spending their Christmas in temporary accommodation; Wiltshire = 498, Gloucestershire = 156, Somerset = 148 and Bath = 26. Families like these aren’t
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Santa’s sack has a big surprise for you …

15 November, 20160 Comments
As higher property prices and a lack of affordable homes continue to push would-be buyers into the UK rental sector, the need for a cost effective, proactive and professional service to let your property has increased tenfold ; especially as Right to Rent breaches will officially be a criminal offence from December 2016.   SO THIS
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When is the best day of the year to sell your home? – TODAY!

02 September, 20150 Comments
Online estate agent eMoov has conducted research that has found that TODAY (2nd September 2015) is the best day of the year to sell your home. Trends found through Google search trends have highlighted that from November until the end of the year; traffic levels to property site such as Rightmove and Zoopla declines by
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Can you get an advantage when selling your house in a Buyers market?

03 February, 20140 Comments
Everyone knows that the housing market has been struggling over the last few years and that is putting it mildly. However over the summer and autumn of 2013, I noticed that the market was starting to pick up, there were quite a lot of houses going onto the market, which is promising, but are they
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32,000 benefit tenants Christmas ruined by DWP

30 December, 20130 Comments
Up to 32,000 benefit claimants did not receive their payments in time for Christmas, due to an “administrative error”. Those claiming jobseekers allowance, employment support allowance, social fund (essential for things such as clothes, rent and furniture) and certain categories of pension social fund where due their benefit money on Christmas Eve but for many it
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