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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 28


7:45 AM, 15th September 2021, About 5 days ago

New gas safety certificate to sell?

Reply to the comment left by at 14/09/2021 - 17:24
I know the safety check doesn’t always include a service, but it does offer a level of reassurance that it is in good working order and that if it wasn’t safe, it would either be remedied to ensure it was safe or condemned if it was deemed irreparable.... Read More


10:54 AM, 14th September 2021, About 6 days ago

New gas safety certificate to sell?

Hi James, for the relatively small cost I would definitely renew it. If your property is vacant and is attractive to young first time buyers, knowing the boiler has been serviced and safety checked could be a deal break for some. Having to replace the boiler when you first buy a new home can be one expense too far, so if they know your boiler has been regularly inspected with a renewed certificate, it could be a huge benefit to both parties.
Good luck with your sale!... Read More


12:21 PM, 23rd July 2021, About 2 months ago

Should I proceed with offering a tenancy agreement?

I have taken on tenants in the past who haven’t passed the referencing. Sometimes you need to use your gut feeling and your heart with people! As the previous comment said, even if they pass the referencing it doesn’t make them ‘bomb proof’ tenants. I’ve been renting houses for nearly 10 years and by using initiative, common sense and referencing I’ve encountered few problems with people. Good luck with your decision!... Read More


17:08 PM, 5th July 2021, About 3 months ago

DIY Property Sale?

I use Visum to advertise my rental properties just to get them on Rightmove, Zoopla etc. They also do selling and seem very competitive price wise. Good luck!... Read More


13:02 PM, 14th May 2021, About 4 months ago

Portfolio Landlords: Now is the time to sell your properties for the best price

I’m not sure that house prices will drop dramatically. They may slow down or even plateaux but the supply and demand problem will remain for some time yet!... Read More