LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

York

20/09/2014

How to deal with Tenant Complaints – Useful Tips for Landlords

Being a landlord is more than just collecting the rent every month. You need to commit yourself to your rented properties and be prepared to address and handle anything that may arise, including tenant complaints. Tenants can complain about various

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York

30/08/2014

6 Brilliant Low Cost Ways to Improve Your Home

If you considering moving home and need to refresh your property to get it ready for viewing, here are a few ways to achieve x without spending too much money. 1. Keep it tidy! OK it’s not always easy to maintain the look of a show-home with

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York

22/08/2014

How important is curb appeal for attracting tenants?

Part 1: Paint Curb appeal is an important component to keep in mind when trying to catch the eye of a prospective tenant. The visual appeal of a property definitely comes into play when a tenant is considering multiple properties. Factors that effect

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York

16/08/2014

Why landlords should never rely on luck

Make sure you create your own good luck as a landlord by making sure that several key parts of your investment are never left to chance. Here are four times when landlords should never rely on luck when it comes to managing a rental property: Don’t

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York

08/08/2014

Why Landlords Need to Maintain a Rainy Day Fund

A landlord’s job does not end after renting out the property to a tenant. In fact it begins from there as he or she now has to look after the repairs and maintenance requests that the tenants will make throughout the tenancy. Also the landlord wants to

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York

01/08/2014

What do you need to know before becoming a landlord?

There are approximately 1.4 million buy-to-let landlords in the UK, and letting a property can be a daunting task regardless of whether this is your first time or if you already have a portfolio of properties, as there are many rules and regulations to

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York

25/07/2014

Landlords – are you failing to declare your rental income?

Landlords who have failed to declare their rental earnings are being warned to pay up or face harsher penalties. In recent years, many people have become "accidental landlords" (e.g. via inheritance or second homes through marriage which people are unable

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York

21/07/2014

20 useful tips to help minimise the stress of moving

You’ve decided on a house and everything is moving towards completion, so what should happen next to make your move go smoothly? Here are some tips to help you avoid, or minimize, moving day stress: 1 Organize early Try not to leave anything until the

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York

19/07/2014

Sell your property with Martin & Co for just 1% fee – NO SALE – NO FEE – NO TIE-INS!

At Martin & Co, we understand what makes the local housing stock appealing at every price. It might be architectural detail or proximity to transport links; we know what will make your property appeal to buyers. We believe that the carefully thought out

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York

13/07/2014

Useful home tips while you’re on holiday

Here are a few timely reminders as the summer holiday season approaches, to avoid spending any time worrying about the house, the dog, the plants, whether you left an appliance turned on that you shouldn't have, or if a bill will be late if not paid

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York

10/07/2014

Let your Property with Martin & Co and get 3 Months FREE Management Service!

Landlords vary enormously in their experience, portfolio size and the extent to which they want to be involved in the day-to-day management of their property. Our service starts with finding your first tenant and extends right up to the UK-wide management

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York

04/07/2014

Get a Plan for Buy to Let Success

As a buy to let investor, it’s important to understand the different types of buy to let properties and the pros and cons of each. You may be more attracted to some than others, but before you finalise your decision, it’s important to think about what

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