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How to vacate your property at the end of a tenancy

26.07.2019

As you’re packing your belongings into boxes and planning your move to a new home, there will be a number of things to organise and check before you move out of your rental property. This is the final, important step to ensure everything is correctly in place in order to receive your deposit back. So, […]

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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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The new Homes Act: What tenants need to know

30.05.2019

Last month, we provided a landlord guide on the new regulations under the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2019, outlining how landlords should maintain their property to ensure it meets the requirements upheld by the Homes Act which came into force on March 20th 2019. To follow up, the Residential Lettings team at Tod […]

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What are the benefits of using a full-service estate agent (v an online agent)?

30.05.2019

Online estate agents are a relatively new concept, with most online agencies like Purplebricks joining the property market within the last ten years. Online agents are thought to represent only 7% of property listings currently.  However, many industry experts believe that the popularity of online estate agents will continue to rise, with some sources even […]

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Tenant fees ban – what’s changing for tenants after June 1st?

27.03.2019

From June 2019, new government legislation will protect all tenants from unreasonable letting fees and will cap tenants’ deposits at 5 weeks’ rent. Saturday June 1st is when the tenant fees ban will come into action, a new law that must be adhered to by all letting agents and landlords. The new law is forecast […]

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Secure your student accommodation in Chichester with Tod Anstee Hancock

23.01.2019

Each year, thousands of students complete their first year of study at Chichester University and begin to look forward to moving into their next student pad, often a shared flat or house with newly made friends. Here at Tod Anstee Hancock we appreciate that student life, while fun for much of the time, can also […]

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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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The top 5 tips for first time renters

27.09.2018

Renting a property as opposed to buying has become more of an attractive prospect in recent years due to the instability in the current housing market and affordability issues for first time buyers. However, regardless of the circumstances, choosing to rent a property for the first time is still a big decision, and you may […]

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Freehold Vs Leasehold: What’s the Difference?

23.07.2018

When it comes to buying a property, it is important to know whether it is freehold or leasehold and understand the difference between them before you put down a deposit. The Tod Anstee Hancock estate agents are local property experts and have extensive knowledge of the houses that they sell, including whether it is a […]

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Top 10 questions to ask after you decide to rent a house

26.09.2017

Once a tenant is satisfied that they have selected the best property to rent, it is time to proceed with an offer and if accepted, the next step is the tenancy agreement commonly referred to as the lease. The tenancy agreement is a legally binding document which is designed to protect both landlords and tenants […]

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