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What Documents and Proof Does Your Estate Agent Need?

Monday 09 December 2019

When buying a property, your estate agent will ask you to confirm your ID, which is standard practice, however, they will also ask you where you have secured your money from to buy the property. Here we explain why they do it and what you need to provide. Read More...


Septic Tanks and Small Sewage Discharges

Thursday 31 October 2019

From 1 January 2020, all septic tanks in England can no longer discharge untreated sewage into a watercourse. If your discharge causes pollution it may be considered an offence and can result in the Environment Agency taking enforcement action against you. Read More...




What to do if your tenant hasn’t paid rent

Friday 25 October 2019

A tenant falling into rent arrears can be a distressing time for both landlord and tenant. But there are steps you can follow to ensure the situation is resolved smoothly. Read More...


Getting a property survey

Friday 18 October 2019

A survey is a report on the condition of a property that can determine what repairs are needed, any structural damage or faults and an estimate of the property’s value. Read More...




Before You Make an Offer

Monday 07 October 2019

Purchasing a property is a big decision and making sure you know everything you need to before committing to the sale will avoid any disappointment or problems further down the line of the buying process. Read More...


Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST) Explained

Friday 04 October 2019

As a tenant, your tenancy will likely be considered an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST). There are certain rights you and your landlord have under an AST, as well as common clauses you will come across that will apply to most tenancies. Read More...


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