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

Britain’s Affordable Property Hotspots

Tue 29 Mar 2016

For many - especially first-time buyers - the words "affordable" and "property" create a compound that is wholeheartedly oxymoronic. And while it's true that when we talk about "affordable property" we must do so in relative terms, there nonetheless remains certain pockets throughout the UK where one is met with a large selection houses priced well below the national average more

London Help To Buy Scheme Now LIVE!

Mon 22 Feb 2016

  The London Help To Buy scheme is now live and applications are being accepted for buyers to request for equity loans of up to 40%.    The launch of the scheme has been much awaited by buyers in the UK capital, since the go-ahead was confirmed by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne in the Autumn Statement. The scheme could make it possible for aspiring h more

Becoming A Property Guardian: What’s It Really Like?

Mon 15 Feb 2016

The rising prices in rents across the UK are forcing many Brits to consider other options.  But, if heading into the woods to live off your wits and the fruits (and vermin) of the wild larder doesn't appeal, then many are now turning to the realms of property guardianship in order to access - at the very least - a roof over their heads at a cheap rate.  What Does Being A P more

The Six Most Extraordinary Houses in the World

Fri 12 Feb 2016

Everyone loves a bit of architecture, don't they? From The Sagrada Familia, Antoni Gaudi's emblematic Barcelona temple and magnus opus, to modern architecture such as Canary Warf's iconic Gherkin and The Shard, buildings have a way of capturing our imagination and excitement.    Of course, most of the world's most famous and extraordinary buildings are reserved for places o more

Top Tips for First Time Renters

Fri 29 Jan 2016

  So, you're finally taking that leap and packing up your bedroom at your long suffering parents' house? It's time to take your first tentative steps out into the big bad real world and move into your first rented property. Moving out on your own can be an equally exciting and daunting process. It is likely to be the first time you've ever had to pay your own bills, shop for more