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Servicing Your Boiler

Servicing Your Boiler

"Expert Advice" Servicing Your Boiler As autumn arrives each year, one big question is asked in homes all over the country. When will we put the central heating back on?  You might try to put it off until October or keep adding extra layers of clothing.

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First Time Buyer Lock Up or Loft

First Time Buyer Lock Up or Loft

"First Time Buyer" Lock-up or Loft? One of the great things about becoming a First Time Buyer (FTB) is that you have the chance to furnish a home from scratch without all the possessions that you will inevitably have built up if you move again later on.

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First Time Buyers Plan B

First Time Buyers Plan B

"First Time Buyer Series" Safety Nest - a 'Plan B' for First Time Buyers Landmark events in life are some of the most thrilling and exciting times!  Becoming a First Time Buyer certainly qualifies for this particular award.

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Beach Hut Private Sales

Beach Hut Private Sales

Your Beloved Beach Hut - Agent or Private Sale? Beach Hut Private Sales Many beach hut owners ask me, “Should I instruct an agent to sell my beach hut?” What they're really asking is, "Can it really be that difficult to sell privately?" In which case, can it be so difficult to value your own beach hut?  My article today is on Beach Hut Private Sales to give you time to make up your mind on whether to go it alone, or instruct an agent.

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Emotional Impact of Moving Home

Emotional Impact of Moving Home

"First Time Buyer Series" Making the Break | Emotional Impact of Moving Home Whether it's finding the best online mortgage calculator or working out how the latest stamp duty changes might affect you, all First Time Buyers could end up thinking that it's only the facts and figures that need to be taken into account.

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First Time Buyer Guide

First Time Buyer Guide

Are you a First Time Buyer? First Time Buyer Guide Congratulations!  Moving can be a wonderful time at any stage of life.  This is even more true if you are a First Time Buyer.  I've written my 'First Time Buyer Guide' 'especially for YOU'!There are many reasons to get excited about becoming a property owner and householder for the first time.

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Tenant Referencing

Tenant Referencing

“The Critical Importance of Referencing” Tenant Referencing Can you imagine an ideal lettings world?  One where, once a tenant has been found, you, as landlord, can simply sit back and watch your investment deliver the anticipated return on investment?  One where no further involvement is needed?  Indeed, this is one of the reasons why some letting agents only offer a tenant finding service.

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Selling Your Beach Hut

Selling Your Beach Hut

"Selling your Beach Hut" Preparing your Beach Hut You’ve heard the expression, the value of a property is ‘Whatever someone is prepared to pay for it …’ .  This roughly translates into, 'How many people are looking to buy a beach hut at the moment?' The other side of the coin is, 'How many are already on the market?'  This equally applies to your 'property on the prom'.

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Rent to Tenants with Pets

Rent to Tenants with Pets

"Rental Property & Pets" Rent to Tenants with Pets If you're a Landlord, you may be wondering about why you might rent to tenants with pets.  Almost half the UK population own a pet, yet many landlords are reluctant to accept pets!  According to research by The Dogs Trust, some 78% of pet owners reported that they had experienced difficulty finding rented accommodation that would accept pets.

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