Advice Centre

Whether you are buying, selling, letting or renting a property, the property market is constantly changing and the process can often be stressful for those involved. So let us help to guide you through the process. 

Why not take a look at some of our handy downloadable advice guides, or watch one of our intelligent advice videos, giving you an overview of the property market. 

Retaining Good Tenants

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Discussions over tenancy renewals usually occur three months before the end of a rental contract; nowadays however, tenants are beginning to think much further in advance, many even up to a year!

Retaining Good Tenants

New Builds vs Older Properties

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Property buyers usually fall into two categories: those who are only interested in older, period properties that are brimming with character and those who prefer newer, low maintenance homes.

New Builds vs Older Properties

What to do before applying for a mortgage

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A few years ago, the Financial Conduct Authority announced tighter lending criteria to push banks and building societies into lending more cautiously in the efforts of avoiding another financial crisis. This means mortgage applicants will be subject of more vigorous affordability and qualification checks. So before applying for a mortgage, ensure all your affairs are in order.

What to do before applying for a mortgage

Advantages and Disadvantages of Rural Living

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Countryside living may not be what you expect if you haven’t done it before. Although the lifestyle can appear peaceful and easy, it’s not suited to everyone.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Rural Living

Unusual Ways to Add Value to Your Home

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A question many homeowners constantly ask themselves is “How can I add extra value to my home?”

Unusual Ways to Add Value to Your Home

Explaining Shared Ownership

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If you’re having a tough time getting onto the property ladder, it may be worth exploring the option of shared ownership.

Explaining Shared Ownership

Getting the most out of retirement living

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Moving house is always a stressful time, no matter how old you may be. Making the move from your long-inhabited home to a retirement property can seem intimidating, on both an emotional and practical level, but it can be successful with the right planning in place.

Getting the most out of retirement living

Identifying period features in homes

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Traditionally in Victorian and Georgian homes, mouldings and trims were introduced for both style and function. Many features came about due to the construction limits of the times, whilst others were inspired by classic architecture.

Identifying period features in homes

Presenting your property to tenants

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Landlords nowadays are under immense pressure to make their property stand out on a competitive lettings market; fortunately as a landlord, you don’t need to spend a pretty penny to make your property appealing and desirable.

Presenting your property to tenants

Moving out checklist for Tenants

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Moving out is never a simple process for tenants, but is instead a long and complex one. Below are some hints are tips which will help this process be as smooth as possible.

Moving out checklist for Tenants