A Guide to Renting with Pets

A Guide to Renting with Pets We consider ourselves a pro pet agency at The Good Estate Agent. We want you to feel at home in your property and believe that pets help make a house a home. But we also understand how much time and money our landlords invest in their...

What it Actually Costs to Buy a Home

What it Actually Costs to Buy a Home When you buy a property it's easy to think it's just a case of finding enough money to cover the cost of the property itself, but what else do you need to budget for?Solicitor FeesWhen buying and selling property, you'll need a...

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 | What You Need to Know

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 | What You Need to Know What is the Tenant Fees Act 2019?The Tenant Fees Act bans most letting fees and caps tenancy deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector in England.The ban on tenant fees applies to new or renewed tenancy...

The Rental Property Jargon Buster

The Property Rental Jargon Buster Confused by jargon in your rental contract? Allow our handy jargon buster to help you understand what your contract means. ARLA - The Association of Residential Lettings Agents. Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) - The most common type...

How to Find an Investment Property

How to Find an Investment Property If you're looking to get into the buy to let market, you're probably wondering where to start. Of course speaking to a local agent will help point you in the right direction in terms of the types of properties that let well, but what...

Is Your Money Safe with Your Letting Agent?

Is Your Money Safe With Your Letting Agent?You've signed up with a letting agent for them to manage your rental property on your behalf. Or you've just moved into a rented property. You've signed the relevant paperwork. Deposits have been paid. But where have those...

Top Tips for Selling Your Home This Spring

Top Tips for Selling Your Home This SpringSpring is in the air. The season of new starts and second chances. So whether you've had your home on the market for a while now, or you've just decided to sell, read our tips for making a good first impression this...

How to make your property look more appealing

The How to Wow Factor – a little imagination and your property can maximise its appeal to potential buyers or tenants The Personal Touch Imagine you are the prospective tenant or buyer. Remember that first impressions always count so clean the front door and outside...