Making The Most Of Your Outside Space

Wed 15 Mar 2017

Many of us are fortunate enough to have an outside living space, whether that be a balcony, city home rooftop, patio or lawned garden. So much outside space is currently redundant, when it should be used as an extension of the home. Outdoor space can really help sell your property and throughout the spring and summer months' gardens can be a real deciding factor for buyers, so it is important yo more

Britain’s most romantic places

Tue 14 Feb 2017

How romantic is your home town? The Telegraph recently revealed Britain's most (and least) romantic places to live, and to celebrate Valentine's Day we take a look at their findings and share our thoughts on places that could take your breath away. London stole the hearts of 18% of the vote and was the clear winner. Taking a picnic on Hampstead Heath, hiring a boat on Hyde Park's Serpentine more

Useful mortgage information for Landlords

Thu 26 Jan 2017

Mortgages are an extremely important consideration for landlords, and we have found Mortgage Advice Bureau to be a useful and informative resource when considering your mortgage options.  Whether you're an accidental landlord, buying your first investment property or already have a portfolio of properties, Mortgage Advice Bureau has expert buy-to-let mortgage adviser more

New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

Thu 26 Jan 2017

From the 1st April 2018 there will be a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to normally have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations will come into force for new lets and renewals of tenancies with effect from 1st April 2018 and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful more

Unravelling the complex world of Lettings Legislation

Thu 26 Jan 2017

With more than 145 lettings rules and regulations, which are not only changing all the time but which vary from one local authority to another, it's no wonder Landlords (and some other Agents) are confused and can struggle to keep up with the law. It is even more challenging for Landlords who are letting out property in other parts of the country to where they live, for example if you've reloc more

New year, new home? How to prepare your property to go on the market

Fri 20 Jan 2017

We know that the start of a new year is a great time to sell or let property. Interest is at an optimum with motivated audiences looking for their next move. However, if you're selling or letting your home, don't rely on this alone to get you the best results. You'll need a good agent who can be with you every step of the way and work hard to find and secure the right buyer or tenant for you more

Letting in 2017? A few tips and hints

Fri 20 Jan 2017

Carrie Alliston, Head of Lettings at Hunters gives an insight into the start of 2017 and what you should look out for if letting or renting is on your agenda this year. There will always be those who need or want to buy and there are also those who need or want to rent and January is no exception. With a very busy start to the year for lettings, our network of offices throughout the cou more

Do you know the value of your property?

Fri 20 Jan 2017

We understand that time is precious so we've made it even easier for you to find out how much your property is worth. You can now book a valuation appointment with your local Hunters agent anytime on Just select if you want a sales or lettings valuation, choose your nearest branch and pick a time that suits you. If you prefer to get an instant online property valuation and ful more

Hunters bucks market with strong performance in 2016

Thu 19 Jan 2017

Hunters, one of the country's leading estate agency and franchise businesses, has expanded rapidly throughout 2016. Despite well-publicised uncertainty in the UK housing market, we opened 30 new branches in a wide range of regions across the UK for the third consecutive year, whilst reporting impressive trading updates throughout 2016. Despite many competitors issuing warnings throughout the ye more

What happened to property prices in 2016? Is 2017 a good year to sell?

Thu 19 Jan 2017

Martin Robinson, National Sales Director offers his view on the year that's been and what to expect during 2017. The two questions on everyone's lips are; firstly, what was the effect of Brexit on the property market in 2016? Secondly, what, if any, will be the effect on the sales market this year as the politicians start to navigate our way out of the European Union? History and data give us more