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Do I need to let my property through an estate agent?

Do I need to let my property through an estate agent?

This is a question that many new landlords ask themselves. Certainly, there is no legal requirement to let your property through an estate agent. Knowing that there will be fees to pay for the estate agent’s services, some landlords choose to go it alone. But in reality, this is usually false economy. Letting a property […]

Why buy property in an East London skyscraper?

Why buy property in an East London skyscraper?

I can’t help but feel excited at the new buildings springing up all over East London. The capital’s skyline has changed so much over the last ten years, with new tall office buildings springing up in the City, and residential and mixed-use developments arriving across the East End. Living in a tall building isn’t for […]

What tenants should expect from a property inspection

What tenants should expect from a property inspection

If you’re new to renting, you might be surprised to hear that your home is going to be inspected every six months. In fact, property inspections are a standard procedure listed in the tenancy agreement. They’re a great way of keeping communication open between landlords, tenants and estate agents. They protect the interests of landlords […]

Buy to Let mortgages – an overview

Buy to Let mortgages – an overview

With more people now renting than owning their homes, rental properties are in demand. Not only that, but the London property market continues to grow steadily, making London property a relatively sound investment. If you have the spare capital to put down a deposit on a property other than your home, now could be a […]

Letting property in East London – what documents do landlords need?

Letting property in East London – what documents do landlords need?

If you’re new to being a landlord, the list of documentation and certificates you need for your property may seem bewildering, expensive, or both! But let me reassure you – all the documentation is surprisingly easy to organise and is also cheaper than the consequences of not having the right paperwork in place. Some documents […]


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