How to save money whilst renting

How to save money whilst renting

Just because you don’t own the property doesn’t mean that you don’t have some control over your bills! Here are some ideas on how you can save some pennies – If you look after the pennies, the pounds look after themselves! Hot Water Tank Jacket If have a water tank it could be a good […]

How to choose an Estate Agent

Next Home Estate & Letting Agents

Your first choice is whether you chose a traditional agent or an online agent. A traditional agent will have an office that you can visit and will often offer a much better service than an online agent and they will normally take care of the sale each step of the way in return for a […]

Are you struggling to find a tenant?

Are you struggling to find a tenant?

We know that finding a new tenant for your buy to let property can be a stressful process so, we thought we’d give you a few top tips to avoid putting potential tenants off! Clutter – Even if a property being let as furnished (a great way to achieve a higher yield) don’t overcrowd it […]

Maintaining your holiday let to kick off the season.

Are you struggling to find a tenant?

Being a holiday let owner comes with great responsibility and one of those is to keep the property up to the highest standard. With people in and out day in day out, it’s a great idea to put a couple days a side just to get it fixed up. Here are some things to look […]

Ever thought about making an income out of a spare room???

Ever thought about making an income out of a spare room???

Have your kids all flown the nest and now you are left in a home big enough for 5? Why not put the unused space to good use and have that little bit more in your pocket every month… If you are considering renting out room out, here are some information to get you started! […]

Best brands to furnish your rental property?

Best brands to furnish your rental property?

Furnishing your rental property can be a great way to increase the yield so, we thought we’d give you a few ideas for where you can find reasonably priced furniture for your investment! Ikea – Always a popular one! Gumtree – A favourite for bargain hunters, maybe you fancy some up-cycling! Wayfair – They regularly […]

Why do people rent instead of buy?

What could possibly put people off purchasing your home?

There are several reasons why people rent instead of buying and research carried out by Knight Knox polled 2,000 renters to find out more! Affordability As expected affordability is one of the keys factors as to why people rent instead of buy, simply because they don’t have the means to purchase a home although here […]

Top tips for tenants vacating a property

Best brands to furnish your rental property?

Be organised, don’t stress yourself over being unorganised. Although we are all guilty of this, here are some tips to make the process smooth sailing. Cleaning– This may be the last thing you think about but it may be the most important. When you leave the property you should leave it in the condition it […]