Being a landlord is not as easy as many people imagine. There’s a huge amount that goes into letting out a property legally and it requires constant up-to-date knowledge. Whilst some landlords will choose to manage their buy-to-let themselves, many decide to employ the services of a managing agent for at least part of the process. But if you’re unfamiliar with the property industry, the different levels of service can seem like a bit of a minefield. So, we’re here to help by explaining the most common types of service property managers offer, which will hopefully allow you to decide which level of support will benefit you the most.

And just like that it’s 2024! A new year signifies a fresh start, and what better way to manifest a positive year ahead than a freshen up of your home. The interiors mood of 2024 is based on a sense of serenity, with a bold dose of fun, and uniqueness popped in for good measure. Since the pandemic, interior design has focussed on our need to connect back to nature, and the calmness and wellness that it brings, however this has evolved slowly over time to now incorporate a bit of playful positiveness, and colour that we could all use in our lives. Your home is the place you want to feel tranquil and happy, so why should your interiors not mirror that.  Whether you’re planning to sell or let your home, thinking about a full transformation, or just a few minor changes, knowing the trends that will be taking the interior space by storm in 2024, may just help you make up your mind up, or offer you a new style to fall in love with.

The colder weather at this time of year means condensation, damp, mould, and mildew become more of a frequent problem throughout homes in this country. In rented accommodation, it’s important that both landlords and tenants understand the causes, preventions, and their responsibilities to tackling condensation, damp, mould, and mildew before it can develop into a potentially hazardous issue. Although these four terms are usually referred to synonymously, there are different ways of dealing with each, which we will explore further in this post.


With Halloween over for another year, festive feelings are in the air, and with the big day not too far away, I think it’s fair to say that Christmas shopping needs to be started and Christmas cheer needs to be had. So, what perfect way to kill two turkeys with one stone than to visit a local Christmas market. Read on to find details of the festive markets happening in Somerset and the surrounding areas, how many will you get to visit this year?

With mortgage rates starting to settle down following the Bank of England freezing interest rates last month, this is good news for the property market. It means people can now more accurately plan their finances allowing them to know whether they are able to afford to move or not.  With more people potentially joining the market this Autumn, pricing your property correctly matters. Price too high and you may miss out on the initial spark of interest, price too low and you may find yourself missing out on essential funds during the cost of living crisis. Follow our tips below to make sure your property is priced right.

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