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Four Things You Must Do If You`re an Accidental Landlord 16 May 2022

If you"ve become a landlord due to unexpected circumstances such as bereavement or a new relationship, here"s some helpful advice. A two-minute read.

It"s surprising how many people become landlords more by chance than design – or in other words, ‘accidental landlords".... Read More

Five Ways to Make Your Newham Home Look More Spacious 11 May 2022

Find out how you can impress buyers by making each room in your home look as spacious as possible. A two-minute read.

Whether you"re marketing a one-bedroom flat or a seven-bedroom mansion, the same rule usually applies – big is beautiful.... Read More

Can Nice Smells Help Sell Homes? 05 May 2022

Here are some questions you should ask yourself before you rent your property to family or friends.

Do they need to sign a tenancy agreement?
Yes, yes, and yes again! They might be family, but they"re also your tenants and both parties need to know what is expected of them.... Read More

The Key to Getting Top Price for Your Newham Home (Hint: Choose a Great Estate Agent) 27 April 2022

This two-minute read explains how to identify a great estate agent – one who"ll land you the best deal for your home.

What separates a mediocre estate agent from an exceptional one? It"s not what they say; it"s what they do.

While some agents talk a big game, in reality they just go through the motions.... Read More

Why Renting Your Property to Family Could Be Problematic 25 April 2022

Here are some questions you should ask yourself before you rent your property to family or friends.

Do they need to sign a tenancy agreement?

Yes, yes, and yes again! They might be family, but they"re also your tenants and both parties need to know what is expected of them.... Read More

Why Landlords Should Respond Promptly to Tenants (And Not Mess Them About) 20 April 2022

When a tenant gets in touch, don"t faff about – a prompt response will save you time and money in the long run. A three-minute read.

Picture this: you"re frantically busy at work, scrambling to meet an urgent deadline when your phone pings.... Read More

Why Selling Your Newham Home Should Be a Team Effort 19 April 2022

Selling a home is not a solo project – well, not if you hope to achieve top selling price. A three-minute read.

If there"s one piece of property advice worth remembering, it"s this: be wary of anyone who tells you that selling a home is so easy that you should do it yourself.... Read More

Landlords, Are You Energy Efficient Enough? 07 March 2022

Calling all landlords! Have you checked your buy-to-let property"s Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating lately?

No?

Unfortunately, there have been some legal changes that might mean you"ve got some work to do (and money to spend), so you need to keep reading.... Read More

Should You Buy Your Rental Property Using a Limited Company? 25 January 2022

Before becoming a landlord, you need to consider how you want to buy your rental property. There"s lots of tricky tax stuff to consider and changes to tax relief over the last few years mean that becoming a landlord might not be as profitable as you first think.... Read More

Advice for Selling Up Due to a Divorce 05 January 2022



A survey of 2,000 Brits found that there"s only one thing more stressful than getting divorced – and that"s moving home.

Spare a thought then for people who sell their home when their long-term relationship ends. They find themselves dealing with two of life"s most challenging moments at the same time.... Read More

The Lowdown on Rent Guarantors 06 December 2021


When a landlord has a niggle of anxiety over whether a prospective tenant will pay their rent, there is a way they can help protect their investment.

A landlord can ask a tenant to provide a guarantor to ‘guarantee the tenancy".

Guarantors are often family members or close friends – and a little bit like a human safety net.... Read More

Warning: Newham Landlords Could Soon Face Tougher Scrutiny 29 November 2021

In this three-minute read, we look at the growing calls for tougher action against rogue landlords.

Landlords who struggle with all the rules and regulations associated with renting out a property – be warned.

Councils are coming under increasing pressure to throw the book at landlords who flout the law.... Read More