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Has your property increased in price?

Tue 24 Oct 2017

An upward price momentum in large regional cities across the UK shows no signs of slowing, according to leading market analysts Hometrack, with Edinburgh recently overtaking Manchester and Birmingham as the city with the fastest growth in house price rises - with a 6.7% price rise.     The annual rate of UK city house price inflation is reported as 4.9% per annum with a quarterly ...read more


What did a letting agent ever do for you?

Mon 23 Oct 2017

Recent months have seen a lot of talk and media speculation over the rental sector which culminated in the government's call for greater regulation across the lettings industry.  As an established agent who aim to deliver the best possible service for all our customers - tenants, landlords, buyers or vendors - we welcomed the news about lettings regulation to help create a fair and more t ...read more


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 ...read 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 ...read 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? ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read 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, ...read 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 www.propertychecklists.co.uk In the second show of the series, Financing and Ins ...read 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 ...read more