Is Your Home Winter Ready?

Winter is fast approaching. We are already experiencing a drop in temperature. From now on it will only be colder and colder… Strong wind, ice, sleet, gales, they all can cause damage to your property. Get your home winter ready now so you don’t regret it later. Indoors There are a few things worth checking […]

Mice Infestation – Tell Tale Signs

Mice are unwelcome guests at any home. Not only are they pests but they also carry and spread potentially dangerous diseases, bacteria, and viruses. They can be responsible for damages to personal property and crops. Mice infestation is an issue that can be proved difficult to deal with. However, there are steps you can take […]

Electrical Inspection Condition Report (EICR) – Who Needs It and Why

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What is an EICR? An EICR is a full inspection of an electrical installation in a property. An EICR provides a thorough summary of an electrical system. Moreover, it will assess whether your system complies with the law. There are 3 codes that indicate the overall condition of the electrical installation. You can find those […]

Property Inventory – Why do You Need One?

What is a Property Inventory? In simple words, a property inventory is an exhaustive list of all items within a property. You can create an inventory for any space, be it residential or commercial, furnished, part furnished or even unfurnished. Additionally, it can be created for a plot of land. An inventory report lists all […]

Gas Safety Week – Keeping the Nation Gas Safe

Gas safety week (14th to 20th September) is an annual campaign organised to raise awareness and highlight the importance of performing regular checks on gas appliances. The patron for the event is Gas Safe Register (the official list of gas engineers who can legally work on gas appliances).  This year we are celebrating 10th anniversary […]

The Evictions Ban Saga

Following the outbreak of coronavirus, the government introduced a ban on evictions of tenants and repossessions of properties. The ban was first introduced in March. The purpose of the ban is to protect renters from losing homes and to prevent drastic increase in homelessness. We are now in September. As research shows, many landlords are […]

Tenant Demand and Rental Values – Rental Market During Pandemic

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As ARLA Propertymark’s reports, rental market is doing well and the demand for rental properties keeps rising. On average, a letting agent registered 70 new tenants in May. This grew to 79 in June. This is still somewhat lower to the pre-lockdown figures. For example, in February an average number of new, potential tenants was […]