During the winter months, many properties suffer from damp and mould growth due to condensation. Ugly black patches and a musty smell are usually the first signs. Whilst there are things that landlords can do to help with the causes, like provide central heating systems and effective guttering, tenants have a responsibility in this area too, so please read on. Causes and signs of condensation Air can hold moisture – the warmer the air, the more moisture it can hold. If moist
Once you have found the property of your dreams, the next step is to make an offer. It is important to consider a variety of factors when choosing your price level in order to achieve the right deal for you. Take a step back to logically look at all the things that matter before making your offer. First time buyers, buyers with no chain and buyers who have pre-arranged mortgages have a head start on most of the competition. If this is you, then make the agent and seller aware
If you are working with Right Estate Agents, we will be able to take care of all tenancy agreements, handling of deposits and inventory arrangements for you however it’s still worth knowing exactly what these are. Prepare an inventory Taking a thorough inventory, with photos, at the start of the tenancy will reduce potential disputes over damage to the property. The inventory should list all fixed and freestanding items within the property, their condition and location. Profe
In light of the EPC celebrating its 10th birthday this Autumn, we thought we’d share with you our thoughts on the significance of this event, as well as some important information on EPC’s and what the future holds for energy standards and regulations. What is an EPC?
An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is a guide that is used to score the efficiency of a property, often used by buyers when looking at a property. The certificate will tell you three key bits of informati