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NHS Staff & Key Workers.... 30 March 2020

Dear NHS Staff & Key workers.......

In these extraordinary times,
for the amazing and difficult work you do,
from the bottom of our hearts,
we wanted to say;

THANK YOU! Read More

Brexit & market uncertainty 18 March 2019

I read with interest this week a report from the BBC taken from data compiled from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), that 77 % of their members surveyed were of the opinion that both buyers and sellers were currently ‘sitting tight" over the uncertainty of Brexit and that this was having a knock on effect within the housing market.... Read More

What`s free and fair within the selling and Letting 19 February 2019

Earlier on Sunday I was wondering what I would I write my Market Comment on this week and was pondering on possibilities. Then at 8pm I received a phone call from a tenant of one of the properties we manage for a landlord who had just locked themselves out.... Read More

Budget 2018 and effects on Housing Market 04 November 2018

We have very much become accustomed to the little red box and the chancellors annual readjustment of taxes to stem the tide of our economy in a Robin Hood attempt to typically give more to the poor, taking extra from the rich. Applying this to our Housing crisis what preciously has been announced and how will this fix our housing market? Within the Budget on 29th October 2018 the chancellor Philip Hammond did accept that measured were required to fix the market, boost prosperity and increase living standards.... Read More

FULL-TIME VACANCY (Residential Block Manager) 20 October 2018

Salary: Competitive depending on experience Hours: Full Time Permanent We are currently seeking a Residential Block Manager to deal with a small portfolio of residential blocks within the Stroud District. A minimum of 2 years on the job block management experience is preferred.... Read More

FULL-TIME VACANCY (Residential Lettings Negotiator) 20 October 2018

We currently have a vacancy for a highly motivated person to join our busy and ever expanding Lettings department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years" experience within Residential Lettings and be ARLA Qualified, have good communication and administration skills along with a passion for property.... Read More

Probate Valuations 15 October 2018

Q: I have recently lost my aunt and have been informed in the will that she had listed me as the executor of her estate. I am told that I need to arrange for her assets to be valued including her house. How do I go about this? A: As a matter of fact I have undertaken 2 valuations under similar circumstances recently and it is something which Estate Agents are often asked to do.... Read More

New S21 regulations 01 October 2018

Q : What is happening with S21 notices again as they seem to keep changing what we need to do and I am getting somewhat confused. A: You are not wrong is what you have stated and yes changes for England have occurred from 1st October 2018. Prior this this tenancies taken out from October 2015 needed to be in a prescribed format to include a Form 6A.... Read More

Rent a Room Scheme 01 September 2018

Q Pennies are short at present and I have a spare room, can I rent this out and do I have to pay any tax? A: It is not uncommon today to find times when one may have a spare room and renting this out can be a good means of bringing in some extra income without some of the liabilities which comes with renting your whole property though for example an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST).... Read More

My neighbours garden looks unsightly what should I do? 04 June 2018

Q: I am trying to sell / rent my out my property and the neighbours" garden is very off putting, what do you suggest I do about it? A: Within this profession you get to see many properties for both sell and to rent where the immediate neighbours properties are a bit of an eye sore and this makes one think, how will I be able to sell / rent with things looking like they do.... Read More

Q & A on Inventory & conditions reports 30 April 2018

Q: When you decide to rent a Property, the tenant will typically be presented with an inventory at the start of the tenancy, what is the purpose of such a document and what should be do with this ? A: An inventory details what items are provided with a property at the start of a tenancy.... Read More