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These new measures could help you as a seller 

Did you know that new regulations for the property industry will soon affect sellers?  The good news is that these upcoming changes will help you attract the attention of more informed (and therefore more serious) buyers.

Published in Magazine on 1 April 2022 by Marketing Team

Easy ways to upcycle garden furniture

With daffodils and spring flowers in full bloom and warmer weather here, the first garden party of the season is just around the corner.

Published in Lifestyle on 1 April 2022 by Marketing Team

How the pandemic has changed our homes

The lockdowns and social restrictions that followed in the wake of COVID-19 had some interesting consequences for Britain’s homes.

Published in Lifestyle on 1 April 2022 by Marketing Team

Soaring demand continues to push rent prices higher

According to a recent market report by a well-known property portal, the current demand for rental homes is a staggering 76% higher than during the same period between 2018 and 2021.

Published in Lettings on 1 April 2022 by Marketing Team

Five key questions every homebuyer should ask

From assessing your finances to booking a viewing, you have a lot to think about when searching for your dream home.

Published in Magazine on 1 April 2022 by Marketing Team

Is April still a good time to sell your home?

The predicted spike in buyer demand is getting into full swing.

Published in Magazine on 1 April 2022 by Marketing Team

EXCLUSIVE FROM iDADA: Spring cleaning

Introduction The concept of spring cleaning (in the United Kingdom) evolved during the 1800s out of the necessity to keep the house warm in winter.

Published in Lifestyle on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

EXCLUSIVE FROM iDADA: Styling your rental property on a budget

Rental properties are intended to appeal to the broadest possible audience, to rent quickly for the owner.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

The secrets to finding your ideal home this spring

Purchasing a property is an exciting experience and is the single largest purchase most people will ever make.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

How to add a homely touch, without risking your deposit

With spring just around the corner, you may be thinking about redecorating your rental property.

Published in Lettings on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Two insurance questions renters should ask their landlord 

When you have signed on the dotted line of a new tenancy agreement and paid your first month’s rent it can be tempting to avoid spending any additional money.

Published in Lettings on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Three simple ways to speed up your sale

When it comes to selling a property, the small details can make all the difference.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Tips for making an offer on a property as a first-time buyer

Purchasing your first home is an exciting and potentially daunting concept.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Annual property price growth accelerates to 12.6%

Recent statistics show that annual house prices are continuing to grow at outstanding rates.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Steps to selling your home this spring

It's hard to ignore the fact that the days are growing a little longer and the temperatures are becoming a little warmer recently.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

One in five could be looking to buy this year

If you’re thinking of selling your home, you’ll be pleased to know that home buyer demand was reportedly up 35% at the end of January, compared to the same time last year.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Could your rental property deliver a higher yield in 2022?

According to recent data, the combination of high tenant demand and low numbers of available properties has caused average UK rents to rise at the fastest rate ever recorded.

Published in Lettings on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Now could be a great time to become a first-time landlord

If you have ever considered building a property portfolio as a landlord, now could be a great time to start your journey.

Published in Lettings on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Room upgrades to increase your home’s value 

Most people naturally think of major, expensive projects like a conservatory or an extra bedroom when it comes to increasing the value of their property.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

What happens once your offer has been accepted?

Maybe you have discovered the home of your dreams and your offer has been accepted? Or, maybe you are intrigued to know what will happen when you reach this stage?   To get things moving, here are four things you should do after your offer has been accepted:   Confirmation of acceptance   Once your offer is accepted, your estate agent will almost certainly contact you to congratulate you, and they will likely want to confirm a few details with you, to finalise the offer.

Published in Guides on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

EPC rules are changing, are you prepared?

Energy Performance Certificates have been mostly insignificant in the market until recently.

Published in Lettings on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Number of homes on the market increases

The industry saw the busiest ever start to a year, and February proved to be even busier, with buyers and sellers determined to move ahead of the spring season.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

Homebuyers willing to pay more for smart homes

Smartphones and tablets have been a part of most of our lives for well over a decade — but how smart is your home?   Over the past two years, many of us have spent more time in our houses than ever before.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

How much value could these home improvements add?

When it comes to selling a home, it can be tempting for vendors to go ‘all out' to make their house stand out.

Published in Magazine on 8 March 2022 by Marketing Team

A Thought for Ukraine – raising funds for the British Red Cross

We've chosen to support the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

Published in Campaigns on 2 March 2022 by Kevin Scrupps

The property market has had its best January in 17 years

Published in Magazine on 9 February 2022 by Marketing Team

Property market sees strongest January for 17 years 

Published in Magazine on 9 February 2022 by Marketing Team

 Popular areas to buy a home

Published in Magazine on 9 February 2022 by Marketing Team

Is now a good time to buy a house?

The pandemic has sparked a dramatic rise in house prices across the country, with properties achieving 10.4% more in December 2021 than they did the previous year.*

Published in Magazine on 9 February 2022 by Marketing Team

Spring Preparation Checklist for Your Home

Published in Magazine on 9 February 2022 by Marketing Team
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