How to Make Your Property Stand Out to Buyers

Whether you’re a DIY kind of person or prefer to hire a professional, home improvements are on the up. Since the pandemic, savvy homeowners have been looking for ways to…

Landlords – Don’t Get Caught Out by This Major Law Change

A significant change in how rental properties must be maintained comes into legal effect on Saturday, October 1st 2022. The law affects what alarms landlords must provide in their properties…

No Viewings for Your Property? You Might Need a New Agent

If your home is on the market, you’re probably in a constant state of anticipation. Will this viewing be the one? Are you going to get your asking price? Will…

These Mistakes Could Lose You Your Dream Property 

If you’re looking for a new home, time is of the essence. The market is competitive, it seems like prices are always going up, and there’s a lot to get…

Surprising Things Buyers Want from a Property in 2022

Many buyers say that hunting for a new home is like looking for a healthy, low-calorie meal in a greasy spoon café… not easy. As well as wanting the right…

Freeholds and Leaseholds Made Simple 

If you’re new to the property market, learning the lingo is essential. There are lots of legal and financial terms you need to get your head around and lots of…

What You Need to Do Now to Be in a New Home by Christmas

Severe conveyancing delays mean savvy sellers must act now to be in a new home by Christmas. You probably think it’s too early to be thinking about Christmas, right? After…

No Inventory for Your Rental? Get Ready to Pay for Your Mistake

A thorough inventory can save a landlord time and money and prevent messy end-of-tenancy disputes. So why do so many landlords rush this essential stage – or skip it altogether?…

Equity Release: A Great Idea Or Just Another Loan? 

Have you heard of ‘unlocking the value of your home’? Do you know what it’s all about? If you’re over 55, chances are you’ve seen or heard this phrase several…

Estate Agent Myths: What Sellers Need to Know

The digital revolution has given rise to several assumptions about estate agents, but we’re here to tell you they’re not true. It’s time to separate fact from fiction and debunk…

Should You Sell Your Home to Pay for Care Costs? 

If you or a loved one need to move into a care home or require home care, you might be considering selling your property to pay for the costs. This…

The Interior Styles That Could Add £10k to the Price of Your Home

Here at Martin & Co, we’ve been telling our clients for years to ditch the clutter and get the décor spot on to secure a top sale. Well now a…