Goadsby Knowledge Hub

Knowledge Hub

Welcome to our Knowledge Hub. Here, you will be able to keep up with important information regarding the commercial and residential property markets as well as access to our ‘how to guides’. If there is anything you would like more information on that we haven’t covered, why not drop us a line.

New rules for Private drainage

From the 1st January 2020 new regulations came into force for properties with septic tanks. If you are thinking of selling or are currently marketing your home for sale and have a septic tank, you may need to act now.

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Tenants FAQ's

Find the answers to the questions we get asked the most from tenants about renting a property.

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Tenants Guide To Renting

Prior to starting to look for rented accommodation it is important to budget carefully and calculate what monthly rental you will be able to comfortably afford. When calculating you must include the additional costs of council tax, utilities and telecommunications as these are rarely included in the asking rental.

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A Students Guide to Renting

Once you have finished your first year in halls in is time to find private accommodation. Here’s a view helpful hints to find the right student property for you.

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Deposits

The Housing Act 2004 requires landlords and letting agents to protect deposits on assured shorthold tenancies in a government-backed tenancy deposit scheme.

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Buy to Let - A Landlord's Guide

Renting in the private sector has in recent years grown significantly and although we are seeing a resurgence of first time buyers we believe that tenant demand will remain high for many years to come.

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Should I buy a B&B?

Many of us have from time to time dreamt of escaping the rat race and moving to the coast or the countryside. The “commute” from the bedroom to the kitchen would also seem very much more appealing than sitting in an endless traffic queue or making your way to the station on a wet winter’s morning.

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Repair Notices; A Stitch In Time

Active property management is not just about collecting rent from a tenant on behalf of the landlord but also being proactive in many other ways. Just one example of this is the role of property manager undertaking regular inspection of the property

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Quarter Days – A Brief History

Anyone familiar with a commercial property lease will know rents and other payments are likely to be set out as payable on quarter days throughout the year I.e. 29 September, 25 December, 25 March and 24 June.

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Open House

In our experience, all sellers would like to sell their property for the best possible price and with minimal disruption….. by instructing Goadsby to market your home by way of our bespoke ‘Open House’ marketing, we can make this happen! Now let us tell you how.

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Do you need estate agency advice or a valuation?

An Estate Agent will give a price they anticipate a buyer would pay for your property given current market conditions. This is not an exact science and therefore established local agents who know the market – are worth their weight in gold.

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Conveyancing

When you're thinking about moving home it's important to take some time to prepare your property in readiness for marketing. Completing the little jobs such as tidying the front garden or repainting the front door maybe obvious as these actions will directly help in finding a buyer more quickly or in achieving a better price however sales can and often do be

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