Agents, have your say on the 3% stamp duty surcharge.

There’s less than a week to go until formal consultation ends on the introduction of stamp duty surcharge on ‘additional homes’. A three per cent stamp duty surcharge will be introduced on April 1, with final details to be announced in Chancellor George Osborne...


Deposit friendly decorating tips for renters.

Renting a property does have its perks, you don’t need to worry about maintenance costs, building insurance or paying for a broken boiler. However, trying to put your own stamp on a rental property can be tricky and you will probably need to work within the boundaries of...


The questions all landlords should ask!

Renting your property to nightmare tenants can be a costly and time-consuming experience. Asking the right questions could ensure you end up with reliable tenants .   Here’s a guide to what you should be asking your potential tenants. Firstly, ask why, when and how...


Newlyweds lose £45k deposit for new home in cruel scam.

For Newlyweds Sarah and Ritchie Tough the dream of owning their own home is in tatters. The couple, who had hoped to buy a home in Hertfordshire, are the latest victims of an online con that has hit homebuyers nationwide. A computer hacker monitors emails sent by a solicitor...