Monthly Archives: July 2018

Removal Services

Now that your references are underway, it’s time to start packing!

But how much will removals cost? How long will removals take?

We’ve got some handy websites that will take the stress out of your move day!

Full Removals: Compare my Move is an easy to use house removals comparison site with options ranging from a basic move service all the way up to full removals including dismantling, packing and reassembling at the other end!

Van Hire: If you just need someone with a van to give you a hand getting from A to B, why not try anyvan and get prices online instantly? Try anyvan now!

Boxes & Bubble Wrap: If all you need is some boxes, bubble wrap and packaging tape, for the best prices and next day delivery, you can’t go wrong with amazon!

Mandatory 5 year electrical safety checks for rental properties to be introduced

The Government have announced that mandatory electrical safety checks will be introduced for all landlords with rental properties in England. As yet there is no start date for the new legislation. Director general of charity Electrical Safety First, Phil Buckle, said: “We are delighted the Government has finally recognised the importance of regular electrical checks… Continue Reading

Where to invest for long term equity growth

When considering investing in property, an important factor to consider is the prospects of it increasing in value over time. Whilst we’ve seen some interesting trends in housing prices over the last 20 years, the pockets of growth in different postcodes are notoriously difficult to predict. However, some factors which will almost definitely attract a… Continue Reading

Best areas to invest for rental yields

For investors looking to buy properties to let out, deciding where to purchase can be a difficult decision. Totally Money recently produced a report investigating the best places in the country to invest in buy to let. To check out the map click here, but we’re going to give you a quick summary of the… Continue Reading

Can I advertise on rightmove privately?

Sadly the answer is no. Property websites such as rightmove and zoopla don’t allow private sellers or landlords to advertise directly. They will only advertise properties via an agent. If you don’t want to use a traditional high street agent, but want to have exposure on the leading property sites, why not consider an online… Continue Reading

How to let guide

The Government have published a guide for private residential landlords and anyone interest in letting a property in the private rented sector. It contains an overview of your legal responsibilities and other aspect of renting to tenants on an assured shorthold tenancy. You can view the guide here Continue Reading

Newly Updated How to Rent Guide

Just two weeks after the Government launched an updated version of the How to Rent guide, it yesterday issued a new one. This time it is called How to Rent – the checklist for renting in England. With immediate effect, agents should ensure they are issuing this very latest guide to tenants when they start or… Continue Reading

How to Advertise Commercial Property on Rightmove

If you want to advertise your commercial property to let, you are probably quite familiar with using high street or commercial property agents.  You are probably also quite familiar with the costs that this involves! Here at The Online Letting Agents, we can advertise your commercial property to let on the commercial areas of both… Continue Reading

Should landlord’s buy property through a limited company?

Recent changes in Government legislation have caused a buzz around buying properties under a limited company. Changes in tax laws have meant that for a lot of landlords, buying under a limited company offers a much better investment solution. That said, setting up a limited company isn’t necessarily the right choice for every landlord. So… Continue Reading