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Sometimes, the availability of a new technology and its development converges at point when its really needed, when outside influences and market trends align.
That’s exactly what’s happened with 360 virtual tours which was always a really compelling addition to real estate marketing but now, in a Covid pandemic world, it has become an absolute necessity.
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We're into January and deep into the winter and it's the time when chances of exposing your property to severe bouts of condensation leading to unwelcome mould is at its highest.
Rooms are more susceptible to moisture build-up during this time, when windows are left firmly closed most of the time to keep the heat in during the cold winter months. The natural air flow through the house you’d get in warmer weather isn’t there.
Essentially, mould is a fungus that develops from tiny airborne spores, able to grow anywhere in a home, from walls, pipes and ceilings through to carpets, clothing and paper with mildew and black mould the tell-tale signs.
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With winter well and truly here, it’s important that as a landlord you’re diligent and make sure the pipes in your property are adequately protected. So if you’re keeping an eye on things and 'staying frosty', then it's less likely your pipes will be.
Now is the perfect time to get the pipework in your property ready for winter before that tipping point where the cold weather becomes freezing weather
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As Santa's making his list and checking it twice, we ask our tenants, landlords and contractors to bear with us during these tough times while our office is closed to the public.
We're still in the office, dealing with your calls and emails swiftly and professionally as usual.
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Government figures show that over half of all accidental house fires begin in the kitchen, with the majority of those caused by people misusing electrical cooking appliances.
With the festive season now here and confirmation that up to free households can mix for 5 days across Christmas in the UK – when people will be spending a longer than normal time in the kitchen – we've compiled this safety advice blog for many people's favourite part of the home.