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Benefit from Boxing Day Boredom

Don’t let the season have an impact on getting your property let with Stirling Ackroyd. We can ensure you take advantage of the festive uplift in traffic and help you start your new year with a new revenue stream.

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Rental prices reach record levels in London

It’s no secret that the UK has been undergoing something of a housing crisis for a number of years now. Successive attempts to tackle the issue still leave us with affordable homes in short supply.

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Mind The Gap – how to avoid voids over Christmas

Traditionally, the Christmas period of November and December sees action in the housing market tail off substantially. The last few tenants of the year, whether students or connoisseurs seeking to avoid the Summer rush, have all been housed towards the end of October and beginning of November before the really cold weather starts and viewings become few and far between.

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Five frequently asked questions from tenants

As a landlord, managing your own rental property can often mean you have to deal with tricky questions from tenants about various aspects of their tenancy. These can range from basic maintenance needs to more complex compliance issues.

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A sit down with a happy landlord

We sat down with one of our landlords to find out what they like about our service and why they chose Stirling Ackroyd to let their property.

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Five frequently asked questions for landlords

Letting a property in Central and East London need not be a hassle – providing you get as the right information from the right people. Here, we answer some of the basic questions a landlord might have, summing up the classic: ‘What do I have to do to be a sensible landlord?’

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Landlords: How to prepare your property for Winter

The clocks have gone back and the UK officially enters Winter Daylight Saving Time. Mornings start to get noticeably chillier, car windscreens need scraping and we start counting how many shopping days we have left until Christmas.

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Commercial property jargon buster

Whether you’re investing in a new development or looking to rent a unit for your business, there’s a lot of jargon to get your head around when you’re looking to buy or rent commercial property.

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Live Wire – Mandatory Electrical Safety

Electrical safety has been at the forefront of most Lettings Agents minds for many years now, with unclear directives as to what standard of electrical safety is proof enough to ensure that the property is electrically safe.