We’ve moved offices

Great news – we’ve moved to new offices! Our new location in Allandale Road gives us the great advantage of an ideal spot in the trendy Stoneygate area for potential tenants and buyers passing by. With much more space available to us in our new offices, we’re fully equipped to be able to welcome you at a socially safe distance. With increased footfall, it’s been great to see so many new...

The ins and outs of buying a freehold containing leasehold properties

As a lettings and sales consultancy for the whole of the Midlands, we receive a large number of queries around the matter of leasehold and freehold properties. It's most often that questions are asked if a buyer has their eye on a property that happens to be under a leasehold. If a buyer is looking at a freehold property, most people understand that they will be buying complete ownership of that...

Traits of a Good Letting Agent

Top Traits Of A Good Letting Agent To Market Your Property

Tags - Traits of a Good Letting Agent   So, you need to find an agent to market your property and find some fitting tenants. Whether you have several properties to let or just one, it’s important to have full confidence in anyone you hire. Here are our suggestions of the most important traits to look for in a good letting agent.   1. LOCAL KNOWLEDGE Although larger agents have much to...

Top Attractions of Leicester

5 Top Attractions Of Leicester To Live

Tags - Top Attractions of Leicester   Leicester has a lot to offer as a city. A city with strong family connections, Leicester has come into the public eye, once again, since the discovery of the remains of King Richard III, and of course, Leicester City’s miraculous victory in the Premier League Season 2015-16. Here are 5 of the top attractions of Leicester to live, when you...

November 2020

You could say the property market is booming. But is it the right time to buy for you? And if it is, what can you do to maximise your assets? Looking from the outside in, the property market is buoyant. On the surface, our business has been very lucky to have benefited from the stamp duty holiday and the existing Help to Buy (HTB) scheme. But we wanted to give you some insight before you make any...

In a Neighbourhood, What to Look for Before Buying a House?

  Tags - What to Look for When Buying a House   The housing market is a complicated and ever-shifting beast. It is easy to look at a property in isolation and consider its value on its own. However, it is wise to estimate the long-term worth of a home within its local area. Where property value is concerned, location matters more than you might think. So, consider the following...

5 Simple Interior Tips for Property Letters

  Tags - Interior Tips for Property Letters   With first time buyers at more of a disadvantage than ever before, it's unsurprising the average UK tenancy length is increasing year upon year. Government figures from 2017 show that leaseholders are no longer just looking for temporary accommodation as a stopgap before they find their “forever home.” Instead, they are spending an average...

October 2020 Blog

October 2020 Blog

We’ve witnessed first-hand the gripes that customers have with lettings and estate agents, here we explain how we’ve separated our business from the masses Rather than a lettings and estate agent, we’re known to our clients as property consultants. This means anyone looking to buy, rent, let, sell, or develop can come to us. We’re not just another agent. Our mission is to reshape the...

September 2020

September 2020 Blog 01/09/2020   Having just agreed our first sale on a property since becoming The Lettings and Sales Business in July, we share some key stages of selling your home   Within the first block viewing of one of our listed homes, an offer was made and the buyers’ solicitor is now on the case. It’s an incredibly successful start to our sales...

August 2020 Blog

The stamp duty holiday explained     We were pleased to hear last month that house buyers will no longer have to pay stamp duty on houses up to the value of £500,000 until March 31, 2021.   Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the stamp duty holiday with immediate effect on July 8.   It’s an initiative that builds confidence for buyers, sellers and lenders with the...

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