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Section 21 evictions are to be banned

The government recently announced the launch of its new Rental Reform Bill, with the primary goal of protecting tenants and providing them with access to secure living means.

Published in Magazine on 30 June 2022 by Marketing Team

The ultimate guide to renting a property in the UK

If you are thinking about renting your first home, there are a few things to consider before you even begin your property search.

Published in Magazine on 30 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Is renting long-term becoming more popular?

Recent research suggests good news for private landlords.

Published in Magazine on 30 June 2022 by Marketing Team

More first-time buyers are investing in buy-to-let properties

Figures from an independent finance broker have revealed a 5% increase in the number of first-time buyers applying to purchase a property on a buy-to-let basis, rather than as a home to live in.

Published in Magazine on 30 June 2022 by Marketing Team

What is fueling the ongoing house price growth?

House prices nationwide are continuing to rise at rapid rates, and although there is a low supply of stock, there was a slight increase in new homes coming to the market in June.

Published in Magazine on 30 June 2022 by Marketing Team

How has the housing market changed in 2022? 

You may have heard that the housing market is still going strong after the pandemic boom, but things have changed since Covid restrictions tapered off.

Published in Magazine on 30 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Rental reforms on the way: the abolition of Section 21 and more

Mark Brayfield explains the proposed changes to the private rental sector and how they will affect both tenants and landlords

Published in Lettings on 20 June 2022 by Mark Brayfield

New Nottingham branch now open

Tim Downing talks us through the launch of our new Nottingham branch on Bridlesmith Gate in the heart of Nottingham City Centre

Published in Company News on 8 June 2022 by Tim Downing

Our event for first time buyers is happening this Saturday

Thinking of buying your first home? Come along to our Sleaford branch this Saturday for free advice from the experts

Published in Company News on 7 June 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

Investing in property? Here are our top tips!

With high demand for property driving up house prices and rents across the country, now is a great time for new or established landlords to ride the wave by investing.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

HMO investments: Are they worth it?

Houses in multiple occupations (HMOs) are a popular investment choice for landlords.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Ten steps to finding your perfect home

If you are searching for a home, you will want to follow these steps to help you along the way.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

1 in 4 households are making home improvements

The last few months have seen energy prices soar and household budgets squeezed.

Published in Lifestyle on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Make your summer house move stress-free with children

  Even if you've discovered your dream home in the ideal location, the process may be stressful, especially if you're relocating with children.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

What’s happening in the UK property market? 

After two years of high market activity, you’d be forgiven for thinking the tide is ready to turn.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

How can you get financially fit before your first property purchase?

By clarifying your financial position before buying a home, you can improve your chances of securing a mortgage while granting yourself a little peace of mind.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Renters are locking in longer tenancies

It has been estimated that there are currently three times more tenants looking for homes than there are rental properties available, making it the most competitive rental market ever recorded.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

A good relationship with your landlord is key 

Developing a positive relationship with your landlord has many benefits.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

What are tenants on the hunt for in a property? 

A recent report by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) has revealed tenants’ top priorities when choosing a home.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

What makes a ‘forever home’ unforgettable? 

 A new survey, commissioned by a leading UK provider of uPVC windows and doors, has attempted to unearth the secret to presenting a house as a ‘forever home’.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Make your rental application stand out

When you've found your ideal rental, it can be frustrating learning that it is in high demand - and that you're up against some competition.

Published in Lettings on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Housing supply starts to improve

  This month, property search portal OnTheMarket published its Property Sentiment Index, offering insights into how things might be changing.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

When is the fastest time to sell during the summer?

  Did you know that the time you choose to list your home for sale, is a crucial factor in the price you might achieve for it? This is because demand drops during certain months of the year, leading to fewer potential viewings and offers.

Published in Magazine on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Summer interior design ideas

After the spring clean comes the summer spruce-up.

Published in Lifestyle on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

How to make your home office more comfortable 

For many houses on the market today, home offices are slowly becoming less of an 'added bonus' and more of a 'must-have.

Published in Lifestyle on 5 June 2022 by Marketing Team

Supporting St Barnabas Hospice

We are pleased to confirm our ongoing support for St Barnabas Hospice as they celebrate their 40th anniversary

Published in Campaigns on 1 June 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

View new properties before they go online

Kevin Scrupps explains how the FirstLook service can help buyers avoid disappointment and gain a distinct advantage over most other buyers

Published in Company News on 27 May 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Our offices will be closed on Thursday 2nd June and Friday 3rd June as we mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee; we are open as normal on Saturday 3rd June

Published in Company News on 25 May 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

Landlords must provide carbon monoxide alarms from October

Lettings manager Mark Brayfield explains the changes in leglislation that landlords must be aware of

Published in Lettings on 19 May 2022 by Mark Brayfield

Expansion of sales and lettings across the region

Tim Downing discusses how Pygott & Crone are expanding their sales & lettings departments across the East Midlands

Published in Company News on 17 May 2022 by Tim Downing
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