Top tips for selling your property this summer

If you intend to sell your property this summer, you probably want it to fetch the best price and sell fast. It must, therefore, stand out from the competition and here are some top tips for securing a summer sale within the shortest time possible. Pump up its appeal When it comes to creating a… read more

Tenants: What to expect from a house inspection

House inspections normally take place once or twice a year. They are typically done by the landlord or property manager. What is inspected? A thorough inspection should cover all aspects of the rental property from top to bottom: Electrical – You should check all the power points are working, by plugging in a small appliance… read more

Investing in property to rent

Investing in rental properties has fast become big business. It offers a couple of avenues that can result in increased profits over time. Because it provides such a unique opportunity, many are now seeking to purchase property in order to rent to tenants for an alternative revenue. Once you have found the right property, taking… read more

White Goods? Should a Landlord Supply them…

‘White goods’ is the commonly used phrase to describe a washing machine, cooker and fridge/freezer, but also takes into account luxury items such as a tumble dryer and dishwasher. We are often asked ‘should we supply white goods?’ by a landlord and on the whole 9 out of 10 tenants require them in a let,… read more

Attracting Tenants? Testing The Market

In early 2017, our industry has taken a knock or two from media in the UK, with rising rents and admin fees being at the forefront of many people’s anger. The influx of anti-agents/landlords feelings contributed towards the market being very quiet in January with demand dropping on a yearly like for like basis. At… read more

Attracting Tenants? Testing The Market

In early 2017, our industry has taken a knock or two from media in the UK, with rising rents and admin fees being at the forefront of many people’s anger. The influx of anti-agents/landlords feelings contributed towards the market being very quiet in January with demand dropping on a yearly like for like basis. At… read more

HMO – Are they a good Investment?

We have many investors asking us our opinion on HMOS. HMO stands for Houses in Multi Occupation, so basically a shared home. In Swindon, the number of HMOs has increased in the last 5 years, mainly due to tenant demand and the need for lower cost housing in the SN area. We have noticed many… read more

Admin Fees, are they now illegal?

Most of the UK will have seen in the news this week that up front admin fees are to be outlawed in England, but what does this mean to landlords, agents and tenants? At Moovahome, we agree that something needed to be done to regulate the industry or as a better alternative would of liked… read more

Limited Company Pro’s & Con’s

We have spoken to many clients in the last few months who often ask “should I change my ownership to a Limited company?”. Everyone has an opinion on the pros and cons of such a move/scheme, however an individual should seek professional advice from a tax specialist or qualified accountant. A good article that discusses… read more