Tunstall School Firework Display 2022

Tunstall School Firework Display 2022

As proud event sponsors, we are pleased to announce that Tunstall School Firework Display is returning this year and will take place on Friday 4th November 2022. Gates open at 6pm. The disp…

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How saleable is your home? Take our saleability quiz and find out

How saleable is your home? Take our saleability quiz and find out

There’s a sense of security that comes with knowing how saleable your home is – whether you plan on jetting off and buying in Marbella or you just fancy a change, getting your home…

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Rent recovery - How to get back what you're owed

Rent recovery - How to get back what you're owed

Over the course of your time as a landlord, you’re almost certainly going to get one or two tenants who either can’t or won’t pay their rent – no matter how well you re…

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How to prepare for viewings so buyers fall in love with your home

How to prepare for viewings so buyers fall in love with your home

So, you’ve got the ball rolling with the house on the market, and your first viewing is booked in – it’s an exciting time! But the next step is one of the most important when…

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Are you getting letting laws right?

Are you getting letting laws right?

There are hundreds of separate rules and regulations that govern the lettings industry, and every year there seem to be updates and new laws for landlords to get to grips with. If you use a…

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8 Ways to work with your estate agent for the best results

8 Ways to work with your estate agent for the best results

So, you’ve picked out your estate agent to help sell your home, but what’s the next step? While for the most part the baton is now with the agent, who’s responsible for keepi…

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Are you an accidental landlord?

Are you an accidental landlord?

7 Must-dos 'Accidental landlords’ are people who have ended up letting property through circumstance, rather than because they made a conscious decision to invest. Is that you?…

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How to use creative photography to market your high-value home

How to use creative photography to market your high-value home

Nine times out of ten, where is the first place a potential buyer will see your home? You guessed it – in a photograph! Whether it be online through a laptop screen or mobile phone, or o…

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Keeping your tenants safe

Keeping your tenants safe

Your legal obligations As a landlord, you’ve got a legal obligation to keep your tenants safe while they’re living in your property. There are around 170 rules and regulations r…

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Style your garden to sell in 6 easy steps

Style your garden to sell in 6 easy steps

What does your garden mean to you? For us, it can be summarised in three simple words: entertainment, enjoyment and peace. With it being such a pleasurable, versatile space, it’s no wond…

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Sell your home at Easter for a Summer move

Sell your home at Easter for a Summer move

Spring is a wonderful time to sell a home – the buds are budding, gardens are springing into life, and a little bit of sunshine makes everyone’s home look better. Plus, buyers have…

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Wow your buyers! 12 styling tips they’ll love

Wow your buyers! 12 styling tips they’ll love

“Give your home the ‘wow’ factor!” We’ve all heard this advice from property experts, but what does it mean? And how do you do it? Most importantly, is it wort…

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Should I sell my home now? How the current shortage affects your home's price

Should I sell my home now? How the current shortage affects your home's price

2021 was a tremendous year for home price growth in the UK – the strongest since the mid-2000s – with many areas and types of home seeing values increase by double-figure percentag…

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New Year, New Move

New Year, New Move

The new year encourages many of us to make positive changes in our lives. A popular choice is pledging to do more exercise, while some people might decide to learn a new skill. But if you were…

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Estate Agents overvaluing properties

Estate Agents overvaluing properties

Homeowners are being fooled into paying higher agency fees by instructing estate agents that overvalue their home to gain the instruction. As a homeowner myself, I know how tempting an over…

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Saving for a deposit... The biggest obstacle for first time buyers

Saving for a deposit... The biggest obstacle for first time buyers

When it comes to getting on the property ladder, saving for a deposit remains the biggest obstacle for first time buyers in the UK. New research shows that up to 26% will rely on their pare…

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Do the smoke detectors in my rented property need to be mains powered?

Do the smoke detectors in my rented property need to be mains powered?

It has been a legal requirement to ensure your rental property has adequate smoke and carbon monoxide detectors installed since late 2015. New Landlords often think they are required to ins…

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