Evicting Tenants in Your Chelmsford Property

A recent survey showed that 62 percent of Section 8 or Section 21 notices sent to tenants are incorrect, leaving their enforceability open to legal challenge. The study, by legal facilities company Landlord Action, suggests that most of the errors come from those landlords who chose to serve these notices themselves in an attempt to…

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Rents on the up in Chelmsford, while tenants happy to ‘rent for life’

It’s fair to say landlords haven’t had it easy over the past four or five years. Legislative changes, including the huge impact caused by amendments to taxation and mortgage interest relief, have slowly chipped away at many landlords’ profits. And while further regulations regarding Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), tenant fees and gas and electrical safety are welcome,…

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Selling by Tender in Chelmsford

If you are selling an especially popular, rarely available, or unique property, you may be in the privileged position of having several buyers clamouring at your door, each hoping to become the lucky owner of your special home. However, whilst it is natural to want to take the highest offer, it is always worth considering…

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Buying by Tender in Chelmsford

After weeks of looking, you have found your perfect home. It seems to have everything you wanted – desirable location, great accommodation, beautiful garden and excellent condition. The vendor obviously knows they are selling a highly desirable proposition. They have priced it attractively which makes you think that you might be onto a good thing….

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Keep Your Chelmsford Tenant, Part 2

In this second part of our two-part series on how to keep maximise your rental yield by ensuring that your tenants stay – thereby avoiding any possible void periods or additional expense in seeking a new tenant. One of the main reasons why people move out is because they just don’t feel they belong. So…

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