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  • Flooding - Will your rental property ever get flooded?

    Do you think that flooding will never happen to you? Think again it just might and if you have tenants in a property think of the devastation Flooding is becoming ever more common with the ever changing climate 1 in 6 properties in England, which will increase over time. This equates to around 5 million people. Have you ever checked to see if your rental property is at risk from flooding? Would you know what to do if the property flooded? Do you know your legal responsibilities as a [...]

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    Get a Room Online - New Office Official Opening

    The Official Opening and launch of our new office in the heart of Eastbourne took place on Friday 2nd September 2016. During the day of the official opening there were a steady flow of people enjoying the buffet and drinks. We spoke to many landlords and investors, which was an absolute pleasure.  The feedback from this has been extremely positive and productive. Caroline Ansell, our very own MP for Eastbourne is very excited for us. She can see a prosperous future for the company in the [...]

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    Tenancy Lengths Rising

    Tenancy Lengths Rising, according to a report recently released by the government. Tenancy Lengths Rising, a report released by the government.  During 2015 the average tenancy length was around three and half years.  This has risen to an average of four years in 2016.   This is the highest it has been in five years. Longer tenancy agreements for landlords and tenants are being called for by other associations. Although with Tenancy Lengths Rising and the government being pushed [...]

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    Deposit Disputes and lowering the risk

    Lowering the risk of deposit disputes.  This is key to keeping good reviews and referrals. At the end of a tenancy, deposit disputes can become a long drawn out process.  You can waste many man hours in some cases. During the Summer, we all know as letting agents that people tend to be more likely to move home.  The psychological factor that they are happier in the nicer weather makes for that good feeling to move.  However the issue that seems to arise more than most is deposit [...]

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    House Prices Have Risen In 2016

    House Prices have risen in 2016 According to the Halifax, by over 10.2% on the previous year.  This rise is the highest since that of 2007. The rise in House Prices spreads doom and gloom on the younger generation.   Putting a stop to those wishing to get their foot on the property ladder.  House Prices being higher in the sales market are same as that of the rental market.   This making it an almost impossibility for them to save the deposit needed to buy their first property. [...]

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    Illegal Evictions Increasing

    Illegal Evictions Increasing.  More than ever reported, according to reports from The Citizens Advice Bureau. Figures showed an increase of nearly 50% in 2016, to that of 2015 with people seeking advice.  Complaints regarding landlords evicting or trying to evict them illegally are at an all time high. This increasing illegal evictions have included landlords changing locks and holding possessions to ransom.  Reports have also included evictions of a tenant after just missing 1 [...]

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    UK Rental Market 2015-2016

    The UK Rental Market 2015-2016 has been a little sporadic, with many landlords and investors becoming unsure of what the future holds. We have seen new legislation's introduced that brought changes in the way letting agents and private landlords secure tenants.  The Rental Market and future was left unsure by the referendum held in June.   This shocked the nation with the outcome and now the UK preparing to leave the EU.  We have personally seen investors drop out of deals and back out [...]

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    TOP TIPS FOR FINDING TENANTS

    Finding the right tenants for your property is a daunting process if you don't know where to start. Here are some Top Tips. Here are our Top Tips For Finding Tenants for your property.  Improve the success in finding the right person or people. The question on every landlord’s lips has always been, ‘is there a way to finding tenants that are perfect?’  After years of dealing with every type of tenant, I would say there is no one perfect type.  The reason is every landlord’s [...]

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    Emergency Services Display

    2016 Emergency Services Display on The Western Lawns, Eastbourne Seafront. Saturday and Sunday 2nd/3rd July 2016 Emergency Services Display in Eastbourne. Located on The Western Lawns on Eastbourne Seafront this event starts at 11am. It is totally Free for everyone to attend. If you are looking for something to occupy the kids weekend, come on down. This opportunity will show the services in person and up close. The children can even jump aboard a Fire Engine and if you adults are just big[...]

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    The Property Market & Brexit

    Will Brexit stage disaster for the UK property market. BREXIT - A roller coaster ride through the night in the vote to stay or leave the European Union.  We now know the outcome: With Britain set to leave the European Union, is this Good or Bad for our property market? How will this massive decision affect UK property? Let’s look at the truth of the matter. Britain simply doesn’t have enough homes. Different factors constrain the supply suitable an available housing: Planning [...]

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