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PROPERTY MYTHS: MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SELLING YOUR HOME

There are a number of commonly and mistakenly held beliefs that raise their heads alongside the individual concerns of each particular owner.

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

PROFIT OR LOSS? GETTING YOUR BUY-TO-LET FIGURES RIGHT

So, you've found the perfect property as your next – or first – buy-to-let: all that’s left is to find a tenant, watch the rent come in, and enjoy the proceeds. Or is it?

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

STAMP DUTY BREAK: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?

The announcement of a Stamp Duty holiday on July 9th by the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak means that you can save up to £15,000 when buying your next home.

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

THE RIGHT ONE: HOW TO ATTRACT THE BEST TENANT

The biggest concern for every landlord is that the person or people living in their property will look after it and pay their rent.

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

PERFECT PRICING: GETTING YOUR ASKING PRICE RIGHT

When it comes to marketing your property for sale, the figure you choose as your initial asking price will be a major factor in how many enquiries you get, the number of viewings, how fast you receive an offer, and possibly whether you sell at all.

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

RULES & REGS: LETTINGS LAWS AND LEGISLATION

Did you know that there are more than 140 laws and 400 pieces of legislation covering rental property in the UK?

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

SELLING IN SUMMER PART TWO: KERB APPEAL & GARDENS

If lockdown has left us with anything, it’s an appreciation of being outside. People are savouring the outdoors and noticing more of what’s around them, with gardens and balconies rising higher on the priority lists of buyers.

Written by: Paul Travers

RENTAL HEALTH: TEN TIPS ON BEING A SUCCESSFUL LANDLORD

Being a landlord can provide a useful stream of income combined with an appreciating asset to help you build a small or large portfolio and plan for a comfortable retirement. We wouldn’t call it an entirely passive income, but it certainly doesn’t have to be hard work.

Written by: Paul Travers

SELLING IN SUMMER 2020 PART ONE: INSIDE INFORMATION

Could 2020, despite everything, be the best ever summer for selling your home?

Written by: Paul Travers

Back to Life: staying safe for viewings and moving

Now that the property market is open for business again, your moving plans can get back on track.

Written by: Paul Travers

VALUING HERITAGE

The history of Victorian & Edwardian homes is sadly absent from most property marketing, but the stories of streets add value and interest that we purposely research, capture and portray.

UNDERSTANDING DESIGN

Our descriptions replace corny sales language with insightful & evocative commentary to resonate with people who share an appreciation of beauty, materials and architecture.

OPEN & ETHICAL

Approachability, authenticity and maturity are the very foundations of our business, with a culture of intelligence and respect that sits deliberately apart from typical estate agency stereotypes.

UNCOMMONLY EFFECTIVE

Against sobering national figures that 60% of homes don't sell with the first agent and that 33% of sales fall through, we sell 95% of our listings with more than 90% reaching completion.

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Fees

Refundable Holding deposit - Capped at 1 weeks rent


Security Deposit Capped at 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000


Rent - The agreed monthly rent


Changes to tenancy - Capped at £50 inc VAT


Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses


Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue


Replacement keys - Limited to the reasonable costs of replacement


Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc - Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated in contract


Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details - Money Shield 59788387


Property Redress Scheme Membership details - TPO SALES AND LETTINGS Membership No: D13794


Please call us on 020 8539 9544 for further information.