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Welcome to our news blog, here you will find the latest information on property and goings on in the area. Please keep an eye out for news and tips on how to sell your property.

Letting To Students: Dispelling the Myths

Letting To Students: Dispelling the Myths

Many landlords often worry about letting out their properties to students, fearing that they will not receive rental payments, or that their houses will be destroyed during wild parties. However, issues like these are exceptionally rare. We thought we’d dispel some of...

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Dealing With Damp and Condensation in Your Property

Dealing With Damp and Condensation in Your Property

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are falling from the trees and there’s a noticeable chill in the air. That must mean it’s Autumn! It also means it’s time to start thinking about ways to prevent damp and condensation in your property. Condensation The most...

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How to avoid deposit disputes

How to avoid deposit disputes

What to do at the start and end of a tenancy to avoid a deposit dispute Less than 1% of all tenancy deposits end in dispute, but when it does happen it can end up being an expensive nightmare for all parties involved. Many potential disputes can be avoided and one of...

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Mistoria Estate Agents Expands with new Cheadle branch

Mistoria Estate Agents Expands with new Cheadle branch

Our sister company, Mistoria Estate Agents, is opening its 6th North West based office, this time in the suburbs of Cheadle. The new branch joins the already successful Mistoria Estate Agents outlets in Manchester, Bolton, Liverpool and Salford. Parent company, The...

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Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

In July 2020, the Government introduced new Regulations on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector. They require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested at least once every 5 years. Currently, this...

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The rise of virtual property viewings

The rise of virtual property viewings

Virtual property viewings can take various forms, but the most common is for the seller to show interested renters or buyers around the property via a video app such as WhatsApp, Facetime or Zoom. Their popularity has grown significantly over the course of the...

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Now is the time to switch to a smart meter

Now is the time to switch to a smart meter

Smart meters use wireless networks to send data about your energy usage straight to the supplier, and they are becoming increasingly common in homes as a replacement to existing gas and electricity meters. There are many benefits to using a smart meter, and changes...

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How to let or rent a property during lockdown in England

How to let or rent a property during lockdown in England

How to let or rent a property during lockdown in England In these difficult times, dealing with property-related matters, such as viewings and move-ins, can be very stressful, as there are additional safety considerations involved for all parties. With this in mind,...

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Apprenticeship opportunities at Student Haus

Apprenticeship opportunities at Student Haus

The benefits of taking on an apprentice have been an attractive proposition for employers for many years. An apprentice, as defined by the gov.uk website, ‘combines practical training in a job with study’ and it’s a win win situation for both employer and apprentice....

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Landlords: Are You Up To Date With MEES Regulations?

Landlords: Are You Up To Date With MEES Regulations?

Landlords: Are You Up To Date With MEES Regulations? The domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) regulations set the minimum energy efficiency level for private rented property under the Energy Act 2011. There have been changes to these regulations that you...

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How to Avoid Deposit Disputes as a Student Tenant

How to Avoid Deposit Disputes as a Student Tenant

Deposit disputes at student lettings can be stressful and time-consuming. Fortunately, with proper planning and preparation, most can be avoided altogether. As the new academic year begins, here are some things our Manchester student lettings specialists think...

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