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COVID-19 Statement 05 January 2021

Updated 05 Jan 2021

Visitors:
If you need to visit our office please could we ask you contact us first as we will only be accepting visitors who have a confirmed appointment to ensure the very best level of service and safety for our team, customers and business associates.... Read More

New Electrical Safety Standards 27 October 2020

The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 have been in place for several months now.

While letting agents and landlords will be familiar with organising electrical testing for new tenancies, the regulations will be extended to all existing tenancies from next April.... Read More

Electrical Safety Standards – Change to legislation – Effective from 1st July 2020 06 August 2020

The government have recently made changes to the electrical safety standards legislation within the private rented sector. These new Regulations require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested by a person who is qualified and competent, at least every 5 years.... Read More

Applying For A Property During COVID-19 19 May 2020

You have enquired about one of our properties which has now become available and is ready to be let. We have prepared a virtual viewing tour on this property which can be found on the email or text you have been sent.

This viewing tour was created this month and is up fully up to date with regards to the property on offer.... Read More

Tips For Presenting Your Home 10 October 2019

Selling your home can take a bit of work. You"ve agreed your asking price, now it"s time to try and achieve it. Remember your prospective buyers are going to be seeing a lot of homes and they may already be tired and stressed with the whole process. Make it easy for them to choose your property over the next three they see.... Read More

Can An Extension Add Value? 10 October 2019

Can A Single Story Extension Increase My Property Price

Many home owners have considered extending their property, especially in recent years with the cost of moving going up year on year. One question people often consider is "should this extension be one or two floors, and will I make my money back on a single floor extension".... Read More

Have You Considered Hygge? 03 January 2019

Give your home a Hygge When it comes to enjoying life in a cold winter the Scandinavians know a thing or two. For those not familiar, ‘hygge" (pronounced hoo-gah) refers to the Danish lifestyle – a concept roughly described as a feeling of comfort and contentment, as well as indulging in all the good things and people in your life.... Read More

To Be Accompanied Or Not, That Is The Question... 03 January 2019

To Be Accompanied Or Not To Be Accompanied? That is the question... which as a seller you will have to decide when choosing an estate agent. Many local agents like myself firmly believe that an accompanied viewing service should always form part and parcel of what is on offer by an estate agent.... Read More

When To Sell... 11 December 2018

Ask any expert when the best time to sell your property is and the answer will almost certainly be spring. The season is a firm favourite amongst house hunters as the weather improves and the prospect of ‘new beginnings" inspires thoughts of a move. However, if you"re considering waiting until spring before listing your property you could be missing a trick!... Read More

Help For First Time Buyers In The Budget 30 October 2018

Philip Hammond made a much-expected move to help first-time buyers after announcing that he would abolish stamp duty for those buying homes worth less than £500,000 via a shared ownership scheme, although it is expected to only cost the government £5 million.... Read More

Swla Members – Plymouth Landlords – Free Energy Saving Measures 03 October 2018

Do you have a property in Devonport, Ham or St Budeaux electoral wards? (to include Devonport, Keyham, Morice Town, Ham, Weston Mill, Pennycross, North Prospect, Kings Tamerton, St Budeaux, Barne Barton and parts of Stoke and Beacon Park) To check which ward a property falls into, the postcode can be entered at https://mapit.... Read More

The Bank Of Mum & Dad 12 June 2018

The Bank of Mum and Dad is now an established part of the UK housing market. Parents helping their children onto the housing ladder are paying an average of £18,000 - but the amount varies considerably by area. In total for the year it will be the equivalent of a £5.... Read More