Specialists in Lettings and Property Management
Local invaluable advice and information on letting your property. New monthly section from Ryan discussing particular developments in the housing market
Proud to announce we are no1 Letting Agent in Bridlington
We have the Largest Percentage of Lettings available in Bridlington................................
The Letting Process Explained
We have decided to talk about this sometimes very confusing process to hopefully simplify and give as much help, advice and assurance to our existing and potential customers (Landlords & Tenants). We specialise in Property Management and are a local family run business with lots of experience. We are not a franchise or a ‘here today gone tomorrow’ business, who really want to offer a quality cost effective service to Bridlington and its surrounding areas. We love our town and are passionate about property and our customers.
Fire Safety in Properties
Following the tragedy at Grenfell Tower last year, it is no surprise that a review of the Building Regulations and Fire Safety Report has been published.
The document, which inspected building and fire safety regulations, compliance and enforcement in high rise residential buildings, has revealed that both landlords and building managers will now be held accountable by a ‘joint competent authority’ (JCA) that is due to be introduced.
GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)
The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) are in force from 25 May 2018. Although they build on pre-existing data protection legislation there are radical changes, with increased penalties for non compliance. These Regulations apply both before and after Brexit.
Do I need an electrical test on my property
Questions answered regarding electrical problems, such as.....Is there currently a law surrounding electrical testing?
The Housing and Planning Act has a clause included within it which gives the government power to introduce electrical safety standards in the PRS (Private Rented sector) for landlords in England and Wales, so whilst electrical safety checks are not yet mandatory it is likely that the rest of the UK will soon have to fall into line with the PRS in Scotland and electrical safety will become as prominent as gas safety within the sector.
How to get the right Tenant?
This is one of the most requested things from our landlords, we often get asked questions such as
“You will put in a good long term tenant"
”We have had problem after problem lately”
“We cannot take the hassle anymore of dealing with non payments and confrontation”
How do the New Energy Efficiency Laws affect me?
As from the 1st April 2018 there will be a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to normally have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an EPC.
How to Increase Rents with your Tenants....
This is a difficult question we get asked all the time, as we act for many Landlords and Tenants offering advice and guidance for such issues.......
Would your Tenancy Agreement Stand up in Court
More and more we are hearing of Landlords who are having their fingers burn't with Tenancy Agreements that don't quite meet the basic requirements - Does yours meet the Regulations?......