What Pandemic? House Prices Hit Record High in June

The UK government’s own figures declare it to be true – house prices rose to a record high in June. Even a national pandemic,...

Buyers told to ‘Hurry Up’ or miss out on holiday

Potential house buyers keen to take advantage of the Chancellor’s Stamp Duty holiday better ‘get their skates on’, according to one property regulatory body. That’s...

The Supported Living Gateway

What is it and why do you need to know about it? Lisa Brown Supported Living is a term used to describe a living arrangement for someone who has long-term support needs. What is key is that their tenancy and care are kept separate – this is what differentiates supported living from a residential care […]
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The student market post-COVID

We’re delighted to be joined in this issue by former England International and professional golfer Neil Chaudhuri. Neil retired from professional golf in 2018 and turned his focus to property. He trained with Simon Zutshi on the prestigious Mastermind programme where he finished as one of the top performers. He has since gone on to […]
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Property market seemingly immune to Coronavirus

UK house prices just keep on rising – but for how long? As more giant national employers announce job losses property analysts say it’s...

Creating content when you have nothing to say

Last month we covered some basics around social media and so you now know you need to be on it and be consistent with the frequency of your posts. But how do you do that when you feel like you have nothing to say? My advice is, don’t overthink it. You don’t have to be […]
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“Unprecedented times” for new commercial leases

The impact of Covid-19 on negotiations between landlords and tenants By Hayley Gilbert “Unprecedented” – a word rarely used in common parlance before Covid-19, but now heard practically everywhere! It simply means “having no precedent” – a concept that sends lawyers into a cold sweat. Until recently, if a landlord client wanted a commercial lease […]
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3 imperatives for a refurbishment

We’ve all seen the TV programme “Homes Under The Hammer” where people go and find a property at auction for around £50k, spend £5k on it and then it’s magically worth £90k when it’s done and you sit there thinking, “that looks easy enough – I can do that.” This type of show has a […]
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Letting Update September 2020

The rental market continues to flourish with the average UK rent standing at £909, up 1.5% on the previous month. This headline from July’s HomeLet Rental Index is one of several positive market snapshots. Exclude London, and annual growth rises to 1.8%. The figure reflects a noticeable divergence between the capital’s rental market and that […]
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Where there’s muck, there’s money

Why a problem property attracts less competition and can bag you a higher discount on the purchase price Us property folk are a weird bunch, aren’t we? Wired a bit differently to most, don’t you think? Are you like me in that whenever you’re looking for a new project it’s often the smellier, dirtier, more […]
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