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How to Rent Guide – Government Updates on deposits

24.06.2019

On 31 May 2019, the government updated the How to Rent guide, detailing the rights and responsibilities tenants and landlords have regarding a rented property. This guide was revised to reflect the Tenant Fees Act, where landlords and agents are no longer able to charge a number of fees in England for new tenancies signed […]

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Prepare your home for a vacation absence

24.06.2019

The summer holidays are fast approaching, meaning you may already be in holiday mode, packing your beach towel and tracking down the sun cream. There are a million and one things to remember when going on vacation and in the midst of the excitement, it’s easy to forget you need to prepare your home for […]

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 becomes law

25.04.2019

  On 20th March 2019, the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act came into force in England, a new law that advises landlords on the minimum standards required to rent out properties. The new legislation which amends the Landlord and Tenant Act of 1985 addresses the minority of landlords who let properties which are deemed […]

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Government changes that landlords must be aware of in 2019

18.02.2019

While 2019 is still relatively young, the government began the year with numerous announcements affecting the lettings market that are especially important for landlords to be aware of. So, in this blog post, Samantha Flint, Associate Director at Tod Anstee Hancock looks at what 2019 has in store for landlords and provides information on how […]

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Top winter home maintenance jobs to save you money

11.12.2018

  We have now entered the month of December, where all our attention is focused on the approaching festive period and as the nights draw in earlier each day, we revel in the excuse to enjoy cosy nights indoors However, when the temperature drops and before you get too comfortable, now is the time to […]

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Advice for landlords on how to make rental homes more energy efficient

16.11.2018

As a landlord, it doesn’t matter if you rent out one property or ten, there are a number of key legislative priorities that you need to stay abreast of. Without a doubt, one point that must be near the top of your landlord “to do” list is ensuring that your properties are operating within energy […]

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How to rent out your house

20.03.2018

The process of renting out your house can be confusing especially if you are a first-time landlord. Tod Anstee Hancock works with landlords to help expand their portfolio and provide them with a platform on which to advertise their rental property. So, what should you do in order to start renting out your house? Picking […]

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5 steps to find the perfect tenant

18.10.2017

Renting out a property can be a successful business investment, however it all depends on your tenants. A good tenant will pay you on time and look after your property, however if you are unlucky enough to get a troublesome tenant, then you may be constantly chasing them for rent and repairing damage. This can […]

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A Guide For Tenants By The Leading Letting Agency In West Sussex

04.08.2017

Tod Anstee Hancock is the top-performing letting agency in Chichester, finding perfect properties for tenants to rent in ideal locations. There are many misconceptions and concerns that new tenants have with regards to maintenance issues and deposits, but our specialist agents are here to give you peace of mind with our tenants’ guide to renting. […]

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Support for private landlords in Chichester, West Sussex

31.05.2017

  In spite of the stamp duty pressures and tax changes implemented in April 2017, buy-to-let is still a good investment for Chichester’s private residential landlords. There is a shortage of privately rented property in Chichester, due in no small measure to the relatively high costs of homes for sale in the area driving an […]

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