Looking after your rental property

‘It’s just a rental’ Letting landlords so often say the words “it’s just a rental, I’m not going to live in it”, but how much is this phrase costing them? Popular Bristol Lettings Agent, Lets Rent advise: If you maintain your property and put it on the market in the best possible condition, a few…

Renewable Energy Milestone for Portugal

Zero Emission Portugal Portugal have reached a zero emission milestone as the country is powered by just wind, solar and hydro-generated electricity for 107 hours that lasted from 6:45am on Saturday 7th May 2016 until 5:45pm the following Wednesday. Costa Rica, the only country in the world without an army, achieved 285 days of 100%…

Use colour to sell a property

Letting agents advise landlords to decorate rental properties in neutral tones, but colour can help homes sell quicker. Every estate agent you approach will promise to maximise the value of each and every property they market for sale. But very few will be able to tell you how long it takes to sell a flat…

Enjoy the sweet smell of success when selling a home

Owning a pet will not lower the value of your home but the smell of dogs, cats and hamsters could deter viewers from making a good offer Claims that owning a pet can lower the value of a home are false, says East London estate agent Peach Properties. However, the odour created by the estimated…