Demand for rented office space bounces back

The start of 2022 saw a jump in new tenants looking to rent UK commercial property, with the uplift particularly prevalent in prime office spaces.  Investor enquiries across all UK commercial property also continued to rise, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Commercial Property Market Survey, Q1 2022. Respondents to the survey […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As another very unusual year draws to a close, we would like to wish all our landlords and tenants, their families and friends, and everyone we have worked with a very Happy Christmas! The pandemic has resulted in a great deal of change for those working in the lettings industry and the past 12 months […]

A strong desire to continue working from home

Most employees who are working from their own properties or rental homes would prefer to continue to do so, even when offices reopen. According to respondents in the third round of a joint research conducted by Nyenrode Business University, Open University and Moneypenny, this number totals some 97 per cent. According to the study nine per […]

Top tips for setting up a home gym or workout area

The past year has seen lifestyle changes for all of us and for many this has meant exercising, as well as working and schooling our children, from home. Across the country, people have certainly been getting out and about more to go walking, running or cycling, and many have also been finding a corner of […]

The festive season is on its way

But we still have no idea quite what it will look like! What we can say, however, is that, if you move quickly, there is still time to let or rent before Christmas. There is no escaping the fact that 2020 has been an unimaginable year and many of us will be pleased to wave […]

Property and construction businesses to stay open

Those seeking to let or rent homes over the coming weeks can be reassured they can continue to do so during lockdown. Landlords having building work carried out or planning to have work down will also be allowed to do so under the new rules. Although there has been no official full announcement yet, it […]

Calls for support for landlords and tenants

The National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA) has renewed calls for a financial support package for landlords and tenants. The calls come in the wake of the Chancellor’s announcement on furlough schemes in local lockdown areas. Ben Beadle, chief executive of NRLA says: “The local furlough payments are not going to be enough to help renters who […]