LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Weymouth

04/01/2016

New Year Offer

Online Agents!!!  What are you actually saving by using them and, more importantly, what are you losing?

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Weymouth

23/11/2015

You may love where you live but...

You may love where you live, but sometimes your hometown isn't the best place to purchase an investment property. Buying a property isn't a purchase that is taken lightly, and if you plan to make it your business, it is imperative that you are making the right choice.It's all abo...

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Weymouth

18/11/2015

How to calculate a rental yield

How to calculate a yield on a buy to let property including a couple of worked examples

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Weymouth

13/11/2015

5 Do's of property investing

 5 pointers to successful property investing

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Weymouth

02/07/2015

Tenats-the unknown variable!

Property is a hard structure. It's not emotional. It will stand for 30 years or more come rain and shine and still perform for you providing you service it and look after it.  Repairs are quantifiable and most can be planned for... but your Tenants are an unknown....

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Weymouth

16/06/2015

Landlords - Are you getting ripped off?

A large London agent is facing a group claim against it for charging inflated amounts to landlords for run-of-the-mill maintenance jobs.  Landlords have grouped together to bring the claim against Foxtons, one of the major Lettings agents in London.

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Weymouth

05/06/2015

How to calculate your yield

Today I am going to discuss how to calculate your yield when investing in a buy to let property. The yield, put simply is your profit, which after all is what you are doing this for. It can be easy to lose sight of this important factor when you get

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Weymouth

27/05/2015

How can you find a good property deal in Weymouth , Portland or Dorchester?

How can you find a good property deal in Weymouth , Portland or Dorchester?I was talking to a one of our landlords the other day, when he explained that there were no property bargains for him to buy in Weymouth or Dorchester.  Now, none of us can look at a property and...

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Weymouth

15/05/2015

Continued growth in Buy To Let?

Continued growth in Buy to Let?Now the election is out of the way the path is set for new and existing Landlords to invest in property to rent.

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Weymouth

29/04/2015

Effective Property Management

Maintenance of rented property is a large part of our business, and it is a part that can go wrong, often due to poor communication and missed messages.  Here at Martin and Co we have a dedicated maintenance manager whose job it is to take calls from tenants, ...

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Weymouth

10/07/2014

Weymouth-Dorchester ... good time to buy property?

Following publication of the last newsletter, I had an interesting chat with a chap who lives in Weymouth who popped into our office whilst his better half was shopping in town. He is thinking of buying his first buy to let property and wanted my

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Weymouth

01/05/2014

4 reasons why referencing a new tenant is vital

One of the most important things an agent will do for a landlord is to reference potential tenants. Tenants fall into 2 different categories-dishonest and honest. Professional referencing helps to sort one from the other. As we go through life things

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