A Fire that Ignited an Exigency of Safety Precept

Tuesday, 27th June 2017 | London After the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, Ms Melanie Dawes- Permanent Secretary of the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) in London has released an advisory to all property owners, landlords and managers of private residential blocks in England to conduct fire safety checks on their respective buildings. While the …

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Buying A Home Or Private Renting? Which Is The Best Option?

In this 21st century, when the population is increasing rapidly. Finding the right home in the correct location is the dream for the majority of humans. This fast growth has led to the constant construction of new homes around the developed metropolitan cities. The cost of buying and renting has decreased significantly in past few years. Lets us look at …

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Selling Property in the UK- An Ultimate Guide

Selling a property in the UK is really a tedious and daunting job, especially when you are selling it in spring.  Literally, during the spring, the real estate market in the UK is at peak and the sellers become dubious about the right price of the property as numerous queries flow in. Millions of people go through property portals and …

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Top Tips for Renting a House for the First Time

If you are looking to rent a property for the first time, it is likely to be an exciting period in your life, but you should also look to make the process as simple as possible. Here are some tips for first time renters that should help you settle in quickly and easily. Know what you can afford One mistake that …

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How to find an estate agent to sell your home

Maybe it’s an emergency or you’ve got a job promotion that needs you to relocate; or simply, you’re sick of living in the same house for years and you now need a new place for yourself and family. Regardless the reason to sell your old home, it’s a big decision. You’re not only letting go of just the walls and …

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6 Expert Tips to Sell Your Property Quickly & Hassle-Free

Selling out a property can be a meticulous task, and if you are on a tight schedule, the resultant frustrations may overpower your composure, creating a huge loss in the deal that follows. The need of such a moment is to make sure certain conditions are met before you goout in the market to list out your property for sale. …

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Fracking

This time last year uproar was caused in the country as Fracking stole the headlines across our national news. When Cuadrilla were granted permission to set up the largest fracking site in the UK. We have noticed in the news that Fracking is coming back to headlines and we do not want to sit on the fence in such a …

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Train power and the effects on our homes

Websites like Zoopla often tell us about the distance a property is away from the local train station. How did the train station become so significant? So much so that Zoopla considering the proximity between a property and a train station a buying factor? Train power is freight-ning It’s important to remember that without trains we would never have had …

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A month after Brexit

With the dust almost settling post referendum in Britain we are now able to make a more informed approach in terms of Brexit. As House prices fell by 1% and we can see the housing market has a bad swing in momentum. Considering in June house prices rose by 1.5% according to Halifax, we can only assume that Brexit played …

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Students Property Nightmare

Looking for student houses can be tiresome for many. In Manchester, this student house area is most notably the area of Fallowfield and Ladybarn, despite being 3 miles away from their campuses. Students, if anything, are fed up of being treated by certain estate agents that just rip them off blatantly. We at Atwel James are writing this as part of the …