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The lettings process can be daunting when you are presented with lengthy contracts.  Of course, these are in place to protect both you and the landlord, but do you understand every part?    Propertymark , who are dedicated to promoting the highest industry standards have put together a really helpful guide for tenants of common terms that you will come across:
Cheltenham is an extremely popular place to live.  This popularity was reflected in the sharp rise of house prices in this area during 2017.     “House prices in the Gloucestershire town of Cheltenham rose more rapidly than in any other part of the UK in 2017…. Homes in Cheltenham, a former spa town on the edge of the Cotswolds, jumped by 13% during the year,...
The lighter evenings and warmer days are proof that spring is definitely here.  The level of house hunters traditionally picks up at this time of year and 2018 is no exception.  In order to present your home in its best possible light and get that all important 'curb appeal', here are some top tips from the RHS for the garden this month:
We all know that first impressions count; which is especially true when house hunting.  From the initial on-line launch of the property where decisions to click for more information or scroll past are made in seconds.    There are many ways in which you can help prepare your property for professional photography.  These include:
February 2018, Naylor Powell has won the Feefo Gold Service award, an independent seal of excellence that recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers.   Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews. Those that meet the high standard, based on the number of...
It may be cold outside, but the green shoots of the daffodils and glimpses of white snow drops are showing signs that Spring is on its way.   There are plenty of jobs to do in the garden this month to prepare for the season ahead.  As usual the  RHS  have come up trumps with their very useful top 10 tips for the garden this month:  
The New Year is a great time to recognise the achievements of our fantastic team at Naylor Powell.  The coveted ‘Customer Service Award’ is presented to the Sales Negotiator who has demonstrated outstanding service to our clients.  Negotiators across all 4 branches are considered and the winner is selected following a review of the feedback received through our...
Several updates to the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) were made in 2017, which will affect both first time buyers and second home owners.  Property portal OnTheMarket.com have written the following guide to the changes.   (Source:  https://www.onthemarket.com/content/thinking-buying-second-home-guide-stamp-duty-changes/  January 2018)   Ten key points to...

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