Over the past year we have touched on inventories and their importance as an addition to the tenancy agreement but we have yet to talk in depth about what an inventory actually is. Essentially, it is detailed document (anything from 20 – 100 pages depending on the size of the property) itemising in detail the… Read more »

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The latest figures are beginning to show a decline in the younger generation purchasing their own homes but instead choosing to remain on the rental scene. Recent surveys are revealing that nearly 8 out of 10 renters between the age of 18 and 34 are choosing to avoid the property ladder in favour of the… Read more »

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The role of facilitator is still going strong in the rental market. From an introductory service all the way through to the exit fee, the letting agent remains a massively valuable part of the rental process. With a whole list of on going changes including the abolishment of letting agent fees, the focus has turned… Read more »

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It’s that time of the year again. No, not Christmas, summer! Peak season for us Letting Agents as tenants give notice, move on from university to their new job, or move into an area ready to seal a place at a preferred school for their child in the coming year. So, July and August are… Read more »

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Welcome to Sure Sales & Lettings, one of Hemel Hempstead’s leading independent Estate Agents. Our top priority is to provide an honest & reliable service and this is proven by the 5 star reviews we’ve received online from clients. Having traded for over 14 years, we have grown to offer a number of services including;… Read more »

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Starting to view properties but unsure what to be looking out for and what questions to ask? In this week’s vlog, Keval gives us the most commonly asked questions he gets on viewings and additional tips on what to be mindful of when viewing a property. Keval gives answers to the following questions; Is the… Read more »

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We would like to begin this blogpost by sending our condolences to the families of the victims of the Grenfell Tower, both those who have lost loved ones, those who have been injured and those that have lost their homes. As evidence emerges from this hideous incident it is becoming increasingly apparent that there was… Read more »

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Well, Easter is over and it’s fair to say that Spring has sprung. It may not be the end or the start of the year but for many, Easter is the metaphorical full stop or beginning of a new sentence, in the property industry anyway. It’s the most common time when homeowners decide to put… Read more »

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We have spent most of 2017 focussing on our Landlords and not wanting to neglect our tenant readership, we thought we’d make this week’s blog all about you. The number of families renting property has increased significantly since the Millennium. In 2004 the number of families renting was 30% of the population, increasing to 37%… Read more »

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Firstly, a very warm welcome to the New Year from everyone at Sure Lettings.  We hope you have had a relaxing and enjoyable Christmas break and are looking forward to, hopefully, a prosperous 2017. Although we like to be positive on the blog, we also like to remain informative and practical too.  So, we are kick-starting the… Read more »

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