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Under the skin of the letting market

Here we share news and views on both the local letting market in & around Oxfordshire and all planned and recent legislation.


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A suggestion of articles which may interest our clients

Should I allow pets?

How can I protect my home from being damaged? An emerging trend is the growing number of tenants with pets in the Private Rental Sector (PRS), and the industry is struggling to adapt. Many landlords do not understand quite how …
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Should I consider student lets?

Letting to students has many benefits and some drawbacks, it is not just about money. You need to start by asking yourself what sort of landlord you are and what sort of tenant you want.

How do you find the best possible tenants?

The best landlords care about the quality of their tenants. Good quality tenants treat the property like their own home. They pay the rent on time, treat the property well, are reasonable with requests for repairs, and end the tenancy …
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Which websites should my property be on?

There is no right response to this, but our advice is: Your property should be on a large enough number of websites to deliver good quality tenant leads: But not on every website, as too many leads can be counter-productive.

Frideswide Square Roadworks Central Oxford Update

Frideswide Square provides an important gateway to Oxford and serves as a major link between some of the most used roads in the city, often handling 10s of thousands of journeys every day.

How long should it take to let my property?

As a landlord you want to let your property quickly, because an empty property earns you no rental income. However, there is no scientific answer to “How long will it take?” as letting successfully is as much an art as …
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How do you know what the maximum rent can be for your property?

The good news is that the answer is simple: the maximum rent is the highest price that someone is willing to pay at a given time, the bad news is that rent values change constantly and some agents will bamboozle …
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