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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

Two Important Questions to Ask Before You Sign with an Estate Agent 24 November 2021

In this three-minute read, we look at how to gauge if an agent is giving you an honest property valuation.

The first question a seller always asks an estate agent is: "How much can you sell my property for?". The second is: "What is your fee?".... Read More

Four Ways Planning Permission Adds Value to Your Home 17 November 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at a question we often get asked at Stonebridge around the question of whether being granted planning permission adds value to a property?

The quick answer to this is nearly always a yes.

Here are four ways being granted planning permission can add value to your property.... Read More

Rent Increases: A Guide for Newham Landlords 15 November 2021

In this three-minute read, we look at the issues Newham landlords should consider before raising rents.

The uptick in inflation, along with pressure on interest rates, means that many landlords will be considering rent increases right now.

Before deciding on a course of action, here are some points to consider.... Read More

Nine Simple Ways to Remove Remorse from Your New Home 21 October 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at avoiding regret when it comes to buying or renting a new home.

We"ve all had it – that gnawing sense of buyer"s remorse when we"ve made a purchase.

It could be the make of that new car you"ve ordered.... Read More

The Reality Behind Rental Property False Economies 21 October 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at the false economies many landlords in Newham are making regarding their rental properties.

Many of us realise doing a bit of DIY can save you money. But it comes with a caveat that you must know what you"re doing first.... Read More

Mortgage Fees: Everything You Need to Know 20 October 2021

In this three-minute read, we give you the lowdown on mortgage fees.

When it comes to finding the best mortgage deal, there"s one question savvy home buyers should ask themselves.

And it"s not: "Which deal is offering the lowest interest rate?".... Read More

How to Build a Property Portfolio in Newham 16 October 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at the basics of building your portfolio and how to try and make your investment a sound one.

Building a property portfolio might sound like a great way to build an additional income, but it can be a tricky area to navigate with lots of pros and cons.... Read More

Rent Arrears: What Newham Landlords Need to Know 15 October 2021


In this three-minute read, we look at the steps Newham landlords can take to protect against a tenant falling into arrears.

Landlords have always worried about tenants falling behind in the rent, but that fear feels particularly pertinent right now due to the pandemic.... Read More

Thinking of Selling Your Home? How to Get the Best Agent for the Job 13 October 2021

In this two-minute read, we look at how to select the best estate agent to sell your home.

When it comes to selling a property, it pays to do your research before choosing an agent to manage the sale.

Now you might think that all agents are much of a muchness (they all flog homes, don"t they?), but you"d be wrong!... Read More