Add thousands to your home’s value with these ideas that all cost less than £200
If you’re looking to add value to your home without breaking the bank, then this article is for you. We’ll explore some great ideas on how to increase your home’s value by thousands of pounds, all for an investment of less than £200. So, whether you’re looking to sell up or simply want to make […]
A Tenants Guide To Dealing With Letting Agents
If you handle your rent through a letting agency, you may find that you’ve bumped into a challenge or two. Unfortunately, letting agents can be difficult to deal with for many people. Whether the problem is that of taking too long to arrange repairs to the property you rent or generally being difficult to get […]
Which of the 8 new UK cities have the strongest/weakest housing markets?
Which of the 8 new UK cities have the strongest/weakest housing markets? As part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations, the government announced that eight new cities are to be created to mark the special occasion. With at least one in every UK nation, they are Dunfermline in Scotland, Milton Keynes in England, Wrexham […]
How Rising Costs are Changing the Way People Look at Extending their Homes
When you purchase a house, it’s a huge decision and often isn’t done with the idea of selling on – but your home does have a value and keeping that figure up is important. It’s not something that most people actively consider, but it is generally achieved by keeping the home in good […]
Extra Room, Extra Cash – Why Letting Rooms on Sites Like Airbnb Has Proven to be so Popular
It doesn’t seem that long ago that the rental market was basically a choice of ‘short-term’ or ‘long-term’ lets, and the domain of short stays was largely locked in with the hospitality industry – hotels, bed and breakfasts, and the like. But as society continues to grow and evolve, and technology continues to […]
Making the Most of Your Money – 6 Tips for Rental Expenses and Tax Obligations
Whether you own a second property or are making some extra cash by renting out space in your home – it’s important that you keep a careful eye on your accounts and are declaring the appropriate income and expenses to the Tax Office (HMRC). There’s a lot of different allowable expenses for rental […]
What is the Rental Reform Bill, and Why is it Actually Important to Know About?
For many individuals in the UK, home ownership isn’t an easily achievable goal – which makes renting a property a workable solution. But renting in the UK isn’t always easy either, between rising costs, higher rents, and shortages of appropriate properties, there’s a lot that potential renters need to consider before they […]