If you plan on buying a property, you may have come across property descriptions such as leasehold and freehold. You must understand the differences between these statuses and how they affect the property owner. We are here to help you consider both situations, and if you have any questions regarding leasehold and freehold property, please get in touch.

Once you have decided to rent out your property, it is important to keep it occupied at all times if possible. If you don’t, the mortgage, council tax and any other bills will be coming straight out of your own pocket. Here’s a few tips to ensure you avoid any ‘empty property’ periods…

Find out if the reason your home isn’t selling is down to your pets, and prepare yourself to stop this issue before it wastes too much time.

For landlords who are considering on how to market their rentals, they are often faced with two major questions, “Do I furnish it or not?” and “Can furnishing my properties increase my rental yields?”. Well, there are no simple answers to these questions, however, we have compiled some of the benefits accrue to you as a property owner, as well as some downsides of furnishing. Read on!

When you are giving your property to rent, you are trusting a stranger with your property. No matter what you do for a living, owning a property requires a lot of efforts. Property in UK does not come cheap, and the prices have risen over the past years. Whether you are renting out your property that you live in or some other property in your investment portfolio, you will want to have the best tenant. Also, there is some sentimental value attached to the property, so you need to be certain about who is living in it.

We’ve often heard about tales of tenants and the pertinent issues with landlords. Even if it doesn’t sound pleasant, the reality is true in most cases. However, there are exceptions no doubt and these often occur when the understanding and rapport between tenants and landlords works great; both perform their respective tasks, act in a timely manner and are rather open about what they actually seek from the other. A number of surveys were conducted at several places by researchers about the need fulfillment of landlords or, in other words, what they really seek from the tenancies. This largely differed in terms of the age groups who are given the rental flats or apartments; and hence the categories went something like - professional workers, young independents, small or large families on a tight budget or the elderly couples looking for spaces at their old age.

Here's a selection of the best advice we've learned over the years to ensure you can find a home for yourself AND your furry companion…

Before you sell your home it’s highly important to get an accurate valuation. Getting its true worth allows you to know the amount to expect from it and the asking price you need to come up with. An accurate valuation of your home before you sell has its benefits.

If you are selling at the same time as buying, you will likely find yourself in the middle of a chain with people both above you and below you. A property chain is only as strong as its weakest link – the more links, the higher your risk. There are a few steps you can take to minimise your risk, check out our tips below…

Renting has definitely changed over the years. With more and more young people deciding to rent over buying a home, this means that it has definitely become more of a renters market than ever. In order to appeal to the best tenants and also to hold onto them, a landlord needs to do their best to ensure that their rental property is the best that it can be.

When it comes to moving house there are many pitfalls and traps that you could fall into, but it doesn’t always have to be a stressful and problematic experience.

Being a new landlord, you must be having a lot of questions on your mind. Don’t worry! It is obvious to have queries regarding your rights and responsibilities towards the property. Just because you have let out your property, it does not mean you do not have any right over it. Don’t fall for misconceptions or myths regarding the right of a landlord to access his property. There are rules that govern the same, and you need to know these regulations. Make sure you get your queries solved before signing the tenancy agreement as standard tenancy agreements state the conditions in which landlord can access the property.