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The development of condensation can be controlled in part by increasing ventilation throughout the dwelling. There is a preconception that ventilation means higher heating bills; however ventilation is essential to prevent very the unpleasant and sometimes dangerous effects of the resulting mould…read more
2020 has bought with it a plethora of challenges.
This can include tenants moving on for many reasons to the revised laws and regulations bought about by Covid 19.
Even with the optimism of a vaccine, these regulations are likely to impact for a large part of next year, so landlords, more than ever, need the experience and lettings expertise to guide them that can be found within a professional letting agency
With more people working from home or even running a business from home, it makes sense that landlords know how this will impact on them and their property. Click image to read more…
With property investment remaining a great way to make your money work for you, most landlords come to the rental market by design.However there are those who find themselves with a property due to circumstance.This could be someone who has inherited a property, or...
There have been a number of different regulatory changes related to the rental sector and landlords
These new Regulations require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested by a person who is qualified and competent, at least every 5 years. Landlords have to provide a copy of an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR). This is a formal document that is produced following an assessment of the electrical installation within a property. It must be carried out by an experienced qualified electrician or approved contractor.
Having been working from home for three months, the Carrick Johnson Lettings team in Newton Abbot are now back in our office, having built screens etc, to keep our staff and our visitors safe. “There has also been a big surge in the number of landlords looking to get new purchases onto the letting market in the aftermath of the lock down and new research shows these are key qualities being looked for by house buyers, eager for a change of scenery. More..
Carrick Johnson is open for Business After the troubling times of Lockdown, we know that there must a huge number of people looking to either move home, or explore the opportunity of putting their property on the rental market. With this in mind and along with...
The Government is asking everyone to do all they can to help stop coronavirus spreading and has published advice on maintaining strict separation from others wherever possible during this unprecedented time. You can see the latest Government guidance on Coronavirus here https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus .. read more
We are currently living through an unprecedented time of uncertainty and at Carrick Johnson Letting & Property Mangement, we want our tenants to know that we are doing our very best to stay on top of developments.. Read more Questions & Answers
Estate agents ‘are not an essential service’ and must close their branches warns Ministry of Housing
View is from senior civil servant but letting agents say they need to keep their businesses open to organise emergency repairs to properties and look after elderly and vulnerable tenants.