Making money from your property

Tue 01 Aug 2017

  Most people know it is possible to make money from buying a property to let or renovating a property for profit. But there are lots of other ways your home could make you money and we thought it would useful to know about 10 of them to help you decide the best way forward for you. Some are short-term solutions to bring in some extra income, while others are long-term investments requiri more

Buy to Let: Landlord problems and how to solve them

Tue 01 Aug 2017

By working with a professionally qualified letting agent, taking good advice and ensuring you or your agent have developed a solid working relationship with the tenant, your tenancy will be built on strong foundations and problems are likely to be rare. By using our Tenant Find or Fully Managed Services, you will eliminate many potential problems due to our thorough referencing of tenants and our more

How to Sell Your Home Quickly

Mon 17 Jul 2017

Although it seems scary, you can sell your home, and you can do it quickly. We can't guarantee that your house will sell in a week, but following these steps can help you vastly reduce the amount of time you spend trying to sell your home. First of all, consider what selling route you're going down, so, are you going to have a traditional listing with a set asking price and multiple viewings? more

Improve Your Home to Increase its Sale Value

Mon 17 Jul 2017

If you're selling your home, making sure that your house is at its best is crucial, so how do you do it without bankrupting yourself? The cost for each of the below projects varies, but you can be sure that with a little effort, your home can be worth even more when you come round to signing it away to a new owner. This is by no means a comprehensive list of projects, but just some ideas to get more

How to co-ordinate a purchase and sale

Tue 11 Jul 2017

Why you need to think about how you buy and sell a home - at the same time There is a lot of research which shows that when a buyer and seller accept an offer there is a one in three chance that the sale and purchase will fall through. In 2016, Which? research suggested three out of  10 property purchases fell through, costing a homebuyer on average, PS2,899 each. The reason for sales fal more

How to Manage a Property to Let

Thu 06 Jul 2017

Need help managing your rental property? Here is our complete list of reference posts and guides to help you make the most of your investment. With your property secured, it's now time to find a tenant and manage your let. It's important to get this right, as there are tax and legal implications, including more than 400 rules and regulations to abide by. If you get it wrong, from April 2017, more

Hunters is part of new online TV series for Landlords

Mon 15 May 2017

Hunters' Head of Lettings, Carrie Alliston, is among the top property experts providing their expertise to a new series of online TV shows aimed at new and existing landlords. Carrie took part in two episodes of The Buy to Let Show, which was devised and presented by leading property expert Kate Faulkner, who runs In the second show of the series, Financing and Ins more

Landlords: a guide to finding investment properties

Fri 05 May 2017

How to Find Investment Properties If you're thinking of purchasing an investment property you will have many things to consider, but finding the right property for your needs is first and foremost.  In this guide, we'll talk about identifying the right area and property type for the different types of tenant you may potentially let your property to. Identify an area How do you choose where more

Landlords: what to look for when viewing an investment property

Thu 20 Apr 2017

When viewing a property for buy to let, it is essential to view through the eyes of a potential tenant - not necessarily what you would want to buy and live in.  We have created this helpful guide to detail some of the things you need to look out for: If the property is currently tenanted, take care to not disturb any personal items. What, if anything, will you have to pay to upgrade th more

Welcome to the Hunters guide to selling a home

Fri 10 Mar 2017

At Hunters we know when you want to promote your property for sale, you're not just selling a house or flat, but selling a home - and changing your life in the process. We understand you may be moving due to major life changes such as a growing fmaily, needing to downsize, a relationship breakdown or for financial reasons, all of which can add stress to the moving process. Whatever the reason fo more