What is the difference between Freehold and Leasehold

Freehold or leasehold

Leasehold v Freehold Buying a new home is an important commitment, and it is not one that you should ever take lightly. However, it is also not something anyone should go into without professional advice. Having a deposit saved up, looking at what you can afford and knowing what type of property you want ahead of time will help when …

Is our housing market about to crash?

UK housing market market crash

Coronavirus UK – Will Our Housing Market Crash 2021? Until very recently, the UK housing market was at its strongest before the EU referendum. It is good to be optimistic; however, we must not delude ourselves to the reality of a pending financial crisis due to the Coronavirus. Few commentators, nevertheless, are making upbeat predictions for our housing market performance …

Helping landlords revolutionise the way they manage their properties

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Helping landlords revolutionise the way they manage their properties The rental market has seen a lot of change over the last few years, including increased compliance and regulation, meaning many landlords find it difficult to remain compliant and to stay on top of their business.  1. Landlord costs are up to 15%-20%  2. Fines up to £30,000  3. Voids and …

Government Introduces New Bill & Code To Help Resolve Pandemic-Related Commercial Rent Arrears

commercial property

New Rules for Commercial Landlords The Government has this week published its new measures to assist commercial landlords and tenants in resolving rent arrears accrued as a result of the pandemic. The Commercial Rents (Coronavirus) Bill, alongside a new Code of Practice, outlines what rent debts will be covered by the legislation and for what period. It then provides a means of …

Landlord EICR Electrical Safety inspection report 2021 Guide

Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations

What is EICR certificate? It is an abbreviation for an electrical installation condition report (EICR). The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 came into force on 1 June 2020. It applies to all tenancies created on or after that date in England from 1 July 2020. The regulation requires residential properties to have a safety …

Remodelling Tips to Increase Your Property Value

remodelling

Tips to improve your property value When a tenant moves out of a rental property, the best way to get your apartment rent-ready again is by having it remodelled. However, some landlords just do not have the time or expertise for this process and that can put them at risk of losing money as they temporarily keep their units off …

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