How to make the most of the space in your property.

Making space in your property can be a difficult task, it’s one that can cause extensive stress and hassle for everyone regardless of the size of your current property. There are homeowners across the UK wishing they had more space – if you are one of those people, this blog piece can help you.  

Here is some advice on how to make the most of the space in your property. If you need more room, but don’t want to move property, these are what to think about. 

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Top tips for finding a quiet property

Finding the right property can be very difficult, and sometimes we are looking for a specific feature that makes finding the right property even harder. If you are looking for a quiet property, it’s a hard task to secure one that you know will be quiet once you have moved in. 

When you are house hunting for a home or rental property, it can hard to spot the signs of a home that offers a quiet place to live. Here’s our advice on finding the right property for your noise needs, and ensuring that your home isn’t too noisy for you or your tenants.  

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How has COVID changed home hunter habits?

At the time of writing this piece, we are approaching one year of the COVID 19 pandemic. This event has massively changed the fabric of society, and multiple lockdown has changed consumer habits enormously. If, like a lot of people, you have had to work from home then you may have noticed the lack of office space within your home – this may have made you reprioritise any extra space within a property. Many also may realise that because of the increase of working from home, being near your office is less important. 

Here are some of the major changes to buying habits, as we continue through lockdown and the vaccination process. These patterns may change in the future, but as you’ll see, they make sense inline with the current UK regulations in place today. 

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Space saving tips for small homes

Saving space is important for everyone, but for those with small houses it can be a complete necessity. Those of you who have a converted property may suffer from some rather cramped spaces. By generally removing clutter, keeping the decorations bright, by using white or bright coloursm, and maximising floor space, you will show off your rooms in the best light and keep your tenants happy.

We know that there always tends to be a smaller room or bedroom in every property, and for those of you focused in HMO making the most of these rooms is very important. There are many ways to save space, listed are some of the easiest ways to try and maximise the space you have available. Every time you act on these suggestions, tenants and renters will thank you for helping make their lives easier. 


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Helping your property sell online – key tips and tricks

With an increase of sales across the UK over digital platforms, selling property online is a skill that can be very useful for property managers and landlords. Whether you are looking to sell a renovated property, where you live, a rental property that you no longer wish to have in your portfolio, or any property, being able to draw people to your online profile is a key skill. 

Today’s blog will look at some methods to make sure that your property sells well, using these will help bolster your chances of an effective sale of your home. 

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5 ways to protect a property from flood damage

Flooding is a massive issue across the UK. Being an island nation, we are surrounded by water, and a large proportion of the UK is at some risk of flooding. As a landlord, renovator, or home owner, how can you reduce the risk of flooding damaging your property? 

In today’s blog post we are going to look at some direct strategies you can use to minimise the risk of that flooding can do to your property, nut also help make sure that you are safe from any dangers. 

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When to rewire your rental property

A house that has safe electrical wiring is crucial for rental properties, HMOs, and buy to let properties. However, it can be hard to know when you need a rewire for your property. Because rewiring are such large jobs, they definitely don’t need to be done often, but knowing when one is appropriate is very important for property managers. The right planning in these areas can also help avoid expensive call-outs.

These are some suggestions of signs that you need an electrical rewire for your property, with explanations of why these are issues to be concerned about. These are easy to spot when renovating a house, but may have to be reported to you by tenants for HMO properties – it’s very important that you don’t ignore these signs, as damage could be being done to your property without you knowing about it, and it may not be safe for tenants.

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Why to rent to students in 2021

Student rental might not seem a great idea at the start of 2021. We’re in the depths of another period of lockdown throughout the country and many, many students are living at home and participating in online learning. However, this market is not going away, and with COVID vaccines starting to be rolled out, the future looks bright for student renting. 

Here are some basics in terms of renting to a student market, starting with why it’s such a good idea to rent to students. 

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Property Predictions for 2021

2020 has been a very turbulent year for the property market. With the future of Brexit being decided affecting housing regulations, especially in regards to overseas buyers, and of course the COVID 19 pandemic. It’s been a difficult year for many people in the world and in the world of property development, sales, and HMO. However as we approach the new year it’s important to ask, what does 2021 hold for us all? We can offer some predictions and estimations when it comes to the property market. 

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3 helpful steps that landlords can take for rent protection against COVID 19

To say that the COVID 19 crisis is causing a lot of disruption across the world would be a complete understatement. As people, the concern for everyone out there suffering from the virus is immeasurable. As landlords, it’s also important that we are worried for the people that are renting property. However, for many landlords you need to ensure that any tenants are paying the rent that they can to ensure we can still pay the mortgage and ensure that properties are maintained. 

Rent holidays are important for tenants, but we (as landlords) can still try to ensure that the money needed to pay for any properties are still payed. Here’s some advice on how to chase up your rent property, carefully, and with the right attitude to ensure that you get your money and don’t cause unnecessary issues for yourself or your tenants. 

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