Author: CA_Admin

As a busy landlord juggling a portfolio of multiple properties, you might be thinking about ways to reduce your workload or secure a regular income. Have you been enticed by promises of guaranteed rent? Guaranteed rental schemes or rent-to-rent (R2R, not R2D2) schemes are growing in...

Discover how to make your kitchen look fresh and modern without spending a fortune in this two-minute read. Smartening up your kitchen is an excellent way to wow buyers and add value. If you can’t afford a full-scale high-end refurbishment, try these cost-saving DIY tips.   Before you...

This two-minute read looks at why landlords should change letting agents and how it can benefit them.  Did you know that lots of people pay more for their phone bills, car insurance or Wi-Fi simply because the thought of changing providers is too stressful? This is...

Find out how you can impress buyers by making each room in your home look as spacious as possible. A two-minute read. Whether you’re marketing a one-bedroom flat or a seven-bedroom mansion, the same rule usually applies – big is beautiful. We’re talking about big rooms,...

This three-minute read looks at the issues around selling an empty home.   Most estate agents will tell you that to secure a good property sale, it’s best to market a home fully furnished. But to quote the Rolling Stones, ‘You can’t always get what you want’....

Don’t make the rookie mistake of cutting corners with reference checks – it’s a sure-fire way to wind up with a nightmare tenant. A three-minute read.   When it comes to tenant selection, there’s a saying that all landlords should heed: Go with the right tenant, not...

Hold on to your waistbands, Easter is here. That festival where no matter your age, clothes size, or BMI, you’re allowed to eat as much chocolate as you want. So, while the kids run around on a sugar high and you polish off yet another...

This two-minute read looks at parents’ integral role in helping young people get on the property ladder.   There’s one financial institution that never seems to go out of fashion, and that’s the dear old Bank of Mum and Dad (or BOMAD for people who like acronyms). About...