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.

Staging Your Property For Sale

Once you have made the decision to sell your home it's important to take some time to prepare your property in readiness for marketing. First impressions count for a lot and whilst there are certain things outside your control, like the number of bedrooms or the location of the property, there are a number of ‘top tips’ that will make your property stand out from the crowd.

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How to get your property ready to rent

If you haven’t purchased the property with a specific buy to let mortgage you must contact your mortgage company or financial lender. Once you have determined that your property can be rented out, request the approval in writing for your records.

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Once you have purchased your buy to let property

Legislation and regulations can make the lettings industry a minefield. Updates to legislation are frequent and non compliance can lead to fines and even custodial sentence’s it is therefore advised that you use an experience and reputable letting agent to ensure you are compliant and kept up to date with new and changes to legislation.

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Before purchasing a buy to let

You could be searching for the highest possible return immediately, or wish to find the best property for long term capital growth. Most investors want a balance of both income and capital appreciation and see investing in property as an appealing alternative to low interest savings accounts, pensions and volatile stocks and shares.

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Stamp Duty

The Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a charge placed on all property purchases over £125,000 in England. From April 2016 the SDLT payable on the purchase of any second home or buy to let property increased by 3%.

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I’ve agreed to purchase a property, Now what happens?

Buyer's Guide checklist/guide with approximate timescales

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I've agreed to sell a property. Now what happens?

Seller’s checklist/guide with approximate timescales

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New Homes Services

The successful marketing of New Homes has been a fundamental part of Goadsby Residential for many decades and today represents a significant part of our sales revenue.

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EPC Deadline Looms

Landlords of both residential and commercial investment property should be aware that with effect from April 2018 if their investment property has an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G, it will be unlawful to let the property.

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Non Domestic Rates – What a Business Should Do

The 1st April 2017 rating list assessments are based upon assumed “open market” rental valuations at 1st April 2015.

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Too much, or too little office space – both can hamper your business

Careful consideration is required when calculating the size of offices that you require, as it is important to avoid expensive relocations. Too much space and you could have unnecessary overheads and too little, could

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What do you need to consider before selling your business?

There are a few important things that a business owner will need to consider prior to instructing an agent to sell their business.

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