If you are looking for a property management company or letting agent in Gloucester, then you probably know by now that there are a few agents that you can choose from, but if you want the very best, then Alex Clark Gloucester is the only company you need to speak to.Read More
As a landlord or potential landlord, the challenge of keeping your rental property looking great and feeling new is not easy, as over time, properties suffer from wear, tear and sometimes, a bit of neglect.Read More
Like many things that we buy or rent, there are often times of the year when you tend to see more activity than others, and when it comes to property, we tend to find that the Spring and Summer are two of the busiest times that most estate agents and letting agents will tend to experience in terms of enquiries and actual placements.Read More
When it comes to renting your property, the road to success is often one which is full of potential hurdles and challenges, as even the most experienced landlord would testify.Read More
Now the winters gone, and we’re entering springtime, it’s about time you started looking at your garden again. Winters are very hard on gardens, especially if you’ve got a more tropical kind of foliage, so some remedial work and forward planning is always going to be necessary.Read More
When it comes to renting out a property, there’s one big concern you need to weigh up the pros and cons on. Whether or not you allow pets in your property makes a huge difference to the number of people you can rent to, but can prove costly and a hassle if you’re unlucky. It really depends on your property type, and what kind of tenant you’re looking to attract.Read More
For many people condensation can be a real problem, as if the property has a large amount of condensation and is uncontrolled, then this can lead to ongoing issues for both the occupant’s health, and the actual property itself, as it can lead to dampness and mould, both of which are less than ideal for anyone living in the property.Read More
The days of hanging around outside of a property management company or estate agents window looking at properties for rent, whilst not a thing of the past, are certainly becoming less common, with more and more people now finding their next property to rent online.Read More
The demand for rental property in Gloucester and the county of Gloucestershire has seen a huge rise over the past 5 years, in line with the general demand for rental property across the country. With more people now looking to rent, either long term or as a short-term solution before jumping onto the property ladder with an owned property, the need to find the right property has never been so important.Read More
As one of the leading letting agents in Gloucester and Cheltenham, we talk to many landlords, both current and prospective regarding rental properties on a weekly basis, and if you are considering buying a property for rental purposes, there are many positive reasons to do this, but also a lot of aspects you should be considering.Read More
Making money from renting a property is generally never something that just happens, as not only do you need a property or properties to rent, you also then need to make sure it’s in the right area, has the right facilities and is in a decent condition to attract the right tenants.Read More
When it comes to renting property, whether it is just the one you are looking to rent out or a whole portfolio, knowing the realistic rental income figure is important, as without having a solid idea of what you might achieve, you will never know whether your property empire will turn profit, or just cause heartache and financial ruin.Read More
At the moment when it comes to a tenant wanting to rent a property, there are tenant fees involved which covers the costs of the various checks these include their referencing, that of a guarantor (if required) and an administration charge.Read More
If you are currently looking for a property to rent then you will probably already know that there is a huge demand for rental property at the moment, and when you also take into account the lack of supply of rental properties, the fight for the right home is as intense now as it ever has been.Read More
If you’re a landlord, and looking at various different options on letting agent front, knowing exactly what you need in an agent is important.Read More
When it comes to finding that ideal property to rent in Gloucestershire, there are several key points to bear in mind.Read More
Renting a property is not simply a case of moving people in and collecting the rent every month, which is often an assumption of many people that want to be landlords or buy to let professionals, as when it comes to successfully renting out a property, there is just so much you need to know, and you need to get right.Read More
As a landlord, trying to deal with the day to day, month to month and year to year requirements of renting out a property or properties can be difficult to say the least, especially if you have a full time job, family life and you also would like a bit of spare time to enjoy life!Read More
If you are currently looking for a property to rent in Gloucester, then you will probably know how hard it is to not only find something, but to find something that really ticks all (or most) of the boxes when it comes to requirements.Read More
Trust is such an important word to most people these days, ranging from the products you buy to the people you do business with, and when it comes to being a landlord, having complete trust in your letting agent is so, so important.Read More
If you are landlord through choice or through circumstances, the need to manage your property or properties, find the right tenants, make sure they are cared for, pay their rent on time and look after your property is not an easy job, especially if you, yourself, is also working and drastically lacking any free hours of the day.Read More
If you are considering moving to a new rental property in Cheltenham, or maybe you are looking to make the move for the first time and move into a property for rent, then you will probably already know that not only is this a big decision to be making, but that the process for finding the property that you want to spend the next few years in is never going to be as easy as you think.Read More
Renting your property out, whether you are a first time landlord or a veteran of the Buy To Let scene with 25 properties to your name, is often never something that comes without some level of concern.Read More
If you have a single property that you are looking to rent out or if you have a group of properties forming your buy to let empire that really do need some tenants, then Alex Clark Letting Agents Gloucester have a waiting list of suitable tenants ready to move in today.Read More
We take a look at how the Internet has changed how tenants search for properties to rent in Cheltenham and the changes to property search as a whole.Read More
If you are landlord in Gloucester, Cheltenham or the Forest of Dean, with one, two or many properties to rent, then Alex Clark in Gloucester have tenants that are actively waiting for you today, with our stock of rental properties being let quickly, efficiently and to the right people, every time.Read More
When it comes to renting properties in Gloucester, whether as a tenant or landlord, it is important to find the right lettings agent that is going to deliver on promises and make sure that your property is in safe hands and well looked after.Read More
If you are looking for a property to rent or let in Cheltenham, then your search has probably only just begun, or you might have been looking for some time but as of yet, have not found anything that really matches your requirements.Read More
Cheltenham, whilst not a cheap place to live, is an amazing place to live – a city filled with culture, history and wrapped up in a modern surrounding of the most trendy bars, clubs and highly rated restaurants to enjoy a meal.Read More
If you are looking for a property to rent in Gloucester, from a 1 bed studio apartment through to a 5 bedroom house on the outskirts of the city, then you are probably only too aware by now just how much choice there is.Read More
If you are thinking about renting your property out, then you are often presented with two choices - do you go it alone, find your own tenant and then manage the rental yourself, or do you hire a local lettings agent to do all of this for you?Read More
If you are looking to rent your property out then it is crucial to make sure that you are going to achieve the best possible price and of course attract the best possible tenants, therefore it is really important to make sure that you know how to rent out your property successfully, rather than getting a quick fix and regretting the move in months to come.Read More
Being a landlord is so demanding, there's no getting away from that fact. When you don't have any help and you have to manage all the responsibilities associated with the position, it can be a nightmare getting everything done right, and keeping it legal as well. This is particularly the case when you're a new landlord who may not have experience of the various challenges that come with renting a home out.Read More
If you're considering which lettings agency to use to manage your gorgeous Gloucestershire property and you're not sure how to choose the right one, these nifty tips will help.Read More
How to Rent, the checklist for renting in England and Wales. This will be useful for both tenants and landlords alike...
Please click here to download our pdf checklist.
The law has changed recently and Landlords are now required to undertake a Legionella Risk Assessment of their property. This is to identify any potential risk and implement actions to eliminate/manage any risk to their tenants.
This sounds all very scary and may be alien to some of you but the Health and Safety Executive have a wealth of information/guidance on their website.
Alex Clark Gloucester support the Safe Agent week 2015Read More
Prime minister David Cameron is set to introduce a mandatory licensing regime of private landlords.
What is being described as a bombshell is outlined in a speech Cameron gave yesterday on immigration.Read More