Last week Rob spoke about the importance of protecting the property deposit but equally important, if you are a Landlord, is to protect your property too. As homeowners we take pride of our homes and although your rental property is more about endurance than appearance, it’s still important to keep it in order.  One day you may… Read more »

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Is your tenancy deposit protected? It should be. If you are a tenant you want to know it is and if you’re a landlord without a registered deposit then the consequences are serious. In April 2007 the Government introduced Tenancy Deposit Protection under the Housing Act of 2004, a scheme designed to protect tenant deposits.… Read more »

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Since starting the blog last month we’ve discussed market trends and current affairs effecting Landlords so we thought it only wise to turn our focus this week to our equally important clients: Tenants. We might all make our New Year’s resolutions in January but statistically tenants are more likely to make a move in July or August ready for their… Read more »

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Last week Rob wrote about the need to clearly set out your tenancy in order to avoid pitfalls during the tenancy itself.  But how do you secure your ideal tenants in the first place?  And perhaps more importantly, how do you keep them? The landscape of the lettings market has changed significantly in the past fifteen years… Read more »

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On 12th May 2016 the Immigration Act 2016, a Bill to make provision about the law on immigration and asylum, was passed in the Houses of Parliament.  Although the Act encompasses many aspects relating to immigration and asylum there are specific clauses which will affect both Landlords and Lettings Agents alike. Under Section 33A of… Read more »

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With over £700 million investment in the city in the past ten years, Gloucester City and Gloucestershire County Councils have strived hard to change the landscape of Gloucester and one of the benefits of this is the prospering property market. Of course, it isn’t just the local authority investment which has contributed to the changing… Read more »

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It’s been seven months since we went into partnership together and became the franchise owners of Surelet Gloucester and we are pleased to report that our agency continues to flourish.  The lettings market in Gloucester is currently strong with noticeable improvements in rental increments within locales of the city and surrounding areas, and this is… Read more »

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An audacious move by three young entrepreneurs has seen them join forces to take over a Gloucester-based county-wide lettings business in a £1m deal. Tom Smith, Rob Buckley and Jemma Wilkinson have joined forces to take over a well-known name in the letting’s sector – the city branch of SureLet. The trio’s new business – TRJ… Read more »

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