What you need to know about renting in Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green might be the best kept secret when renting in East London. Often over-looked by those looking to rent in Shoreditch or further afield like Mile End,  Vicky Park or Hackney- Bethnal Green is a great hub for the East....and the rents aren't bad either! With both...


How Property Management services can benefit you

  Letting a property out has changed dramatically in the last decade- more so than most London Landlords can possibly fathom. Despite being a (largely) unlicensed sector the UK property rental market is now one of the most legislated housing sectors in the world. In fact...


What Landlords need to know about Generation Rent

The London property rental market has evolved dramatically- especially over the last 10 years. There has been a host of legislation implemented however there has also been a seismic shift in the general attitudes towards renting property. For Letting Agents and Tenants alike...


When things go wrong London Landlords turn to us- here's why

Our 'new landlord' demographic is dominated by two groups- around 70% of our new landlords are through referrals and the other 30% come from those that have had a bad experience with another agent, tenant or both. We'll talk about referrals in another blog but in this article, we...


The Tenant Fees Ban and what it means for our London Landlords

Last year the government announced that they would be introducing a ban on letting agent fees paid by tenants. Frustratingly, but not uncommon, the government have been incredibly vague as to what this will cover and exactly when it is due to come into effect. The Chancellor...


London Landlords- to furnish or not to furnish that is the question

Whilst the debate over this question may not haunt you like a Shakespearean ghost, it is a tough and important question for almost any London Landlord. Here are some key things to consider: Target Tenant Probably the most important thing to understand here is who your 'target...


Five things every first time Landlord should know

So, whether planned or accidental, you find yourself about to become a Landlord. What you imagine will, by and large, be predicated by your experiences garnered as a Tenant. Maybe you recently rented or still are a Tenant- in which case the memories are quite fresh but, more than...


The amazing value of the modern letting agent

Hop back just over 10 years ago to the rental property sector and you realise just how much our indutry has changed in this period. For an industry renowned for being old-fasioned and slow to evolve, the transformation over the last decade or so has been really quite epic. A lot...


Landlord News: Digital Accounting to be phased-in from April 2019

On 31 January 2017 it was announced that HMRC’s Digital Accounting plans are to go ahead in April 2019, starting with an obligation for quarterly updating to HMRC for Buy-To Let Landlords and Sole Traders In general, most taxpayers, whatever their source(s) of income, will...


Our brand new website for 2017 and beyond!

Welcome to the brand new & latest base website- designed and built for us by the fantastic Resource Techniques. We hope you'll agree- it's pretty spectacular! The digital world (or PropTech environment to some) is constantly and rapidly evolving. As an innovative, PropTech...


New PropTech partners help us deliver the agency of tomorrow

The world of Estate & Lettings Agency is changing- and fast. For an industry that has remained largely unchanged for the last century or so- the last 10 years have seen huge changes in both legislation and technology or 'PropTech' as it is now referred to. Since our company'...


Some new faces at base in 2017

With our 13th anniversary fast approaching, we continue to evolve and, with that, comes some changes to our 'base family'. After 4 years heading up our Property Management Department, during which time our portfolio has doubled and we have won some amazing awards, Andy has made...


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