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ENERGY BOOST: IS THE GREEN HOMES GRANT FOR YOU?

Written by: Vince Laurella

CLEANING UP: HOW TO DEAL WITH MESSY TENANTS

How you can set a tenancy up from the start to give you the peace of mind that care and consideration are high in your tenants' priorities, so you can feel relaxed and rewarded by your life as a landlord.

Written by: Vince Laurella

SHOULD I ACCEPT? ALL YOU NEED BEFORE TAKING AN OFFER

Great news! Someone wants to buy your home, and perhaps you've even received more than one offer. You've made the step from being available to being in demand, and now it's time to decide whether an offer is a good one – and the right one – for you.

Written by: Vince Laurella

HAPPY TOGETHER: CREATING IDEAL LANDLORD-TENANT RELATIONSHIPS

As strong as the bonds of any marriage or partnership, our relationship to where we live can take a similar path and have a profound impact on our lives. Having found our perfect match, we look forward to the excitement of living together, making a home and creating memories to look back on with fond delight.

Written by: Vince Laurella

ASKING TOO MUCH: WHY ARE AGENTS OVERPRICING HOMES?

A darker side of estate agency has unfortunately come to the fore: overvaluing. While it’s nothing particularly new, the practice has been historically limited to a small number of estate agents. But now it’s become rife and causes untold heartache and stress for sellers.

Written by: Vince Laurella

BEFORE THE FALL: AUTUMN PREP FOR YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY

As the season changes, there are some checks you can make – and some opportunities to take – in getting your rental property ready for when the temperatures fall, the rains return and your tenants spend more time indoors.

Written by: Vince Laurella

GOLDEN DAYS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR SELLING THIS AUTUMN

With a unique set of circumstances and incentives, there has never been an autumn like 2020 with so many opportunities and advantages for selling your home.

Written by: Vince Laurella

Eviction ban: where exactly do landlords stand?

With the Government’s last minute extension of the eviction ban on August 21st, we thought we could at least provide some reasoned commentary on the current state of play and offer some advice where possible.

Written by: Vince Laurella

Future proof: how to add lasting value to your home

Upgrading your surroundings for maximum comfort; opening the door to a place that fills you with joy; adding value for when you come to sell, rent, or refinance: these are all meaningful and valuable considerations for you and your future.

Written by: Vince Laurella

MOVE FASTER: HOW TO SELL QUICKLY AND GET THE BEST PRICE

There are many positives to finding a buyer while your home is truly hot property, and we like to call them the FIVE Ps: price, photography, presentation, profile and passion.

Written by: VINCE LAURELLA

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, modern materials and period 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.