All landlords make mistakes, it’s all part and parcel of being in business and I hope that by reading this second part of our frequently made mistakes blog, it will help you to avoid making some, if not all of them! Not listening to tenant requests I know that some requests from prospective/new tenants can… Read more »

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Did you know that there is a way that you can set your asking price so more buyers browsing Rightmove will see your home? There is a clever way you can work with Rightmove to optimise your asking price and it’s called the Zero Price Strategy. If you are buying or selling a home, you… Read more »

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Every Landlord’s worst nightmare… So your tenant hasn’t paid their rent and now you’re worrying about paying the mortgage, insurances or other bills. First of all contact your tenant and find out WHY? Most of the time a quick call to your tenant will solve the issue; it could be an innocent banking error or one… Read more »

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When considering who should show your viewers around your home, really there are only two plausible options. You or your estate agent? Agents have different opinions on which is best. Here at Sure Sales and Lettings we like to work with our clients and discuss the best way forward that suits you. To work out… Read more »

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Moving house is such an exciting time. Dreaming about the next chapter in your life in a lovely new home. But maybe that’s just it, you feel like you are just dreaming and moving seems so far away? If you have been trying to sell your home for a while it can certainly feel like… Read more »

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We all look forward to jetting away to a warmer climate for some time in the sun, that’s for sure. And what makes your life easier on holiday, apart from not doing the dishes or making the bed? When you arrive back into your hotel room to find it’s a cool 19 degrees after the… Read more »

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This week the Telegraph* reported a rise in houses being valued at less than the amount buyers have already agreed to pay. Perhaps a little predictably, estate agents are being given the blame for the increase is ‘down valuing’. The article goes onto suggest that with one in five sales the discrepancy between estate agent… Read more »

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Being a landlord and managing a rental property isn’t rocket science however, there are a number of common mistakes most landlords make but don’t worry, the good news is they can easily be avoided. I have gone through all my landlord correspondence, notes and client questions from my recent valuations in order to put together… Read more »

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If your home is on the market, it should be on Rightmove. Rightmove is the most popular property portal in the UK and it has completely revolutionised how a buyer searches for their next home. You can now browse through houses for sale from anywhere, anytime, without even stepping foot into an Estate Agent’s shop.… Read more »

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How much do you love animals? I personally love the thought of coming home to a fluffball with a wagging tail to greet me after a hard day in the office and a recent survey has proven that as a nation, the UK are animal lovers with 45% of the population owning a pet; 26%… Read more »

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