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Top Five Basingstoke Landlord Blunders (and How to Avoid Them)

To help you navigate this complex terrain, here are the five most common mistakes we’ve encountered and how to avoid them, ensuring a more profitable and stress-free experience.

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Basingstoke with Simple Acts of Kindness

Making a Difference in Basingstoke with Simple Acts of Kindness

The idea of a day to perform random acts of kindness began in America in 1995. It’s spread globally and is a great opportunity to show how small, thoughtful actions can have a significant impact worldwide and closer to home in Basingstoke.

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Basingstoke Rental Demand

The Future of the Basingstoke Buy-to-Let Market in 2024

If talk between you and your partner this Valentine’s Day turns to living together, there are a few practical things you should know first.

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Read This before You Move In with Your Partner

Basingstoke Renters: Read This Before You Move In with Your Partner

If talk between you and your partner this Valentine’s Day turns to living together, there are a few practical things you should know first.

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Love at First Sight Knowing Your Basingstoke Home’s Admirers This Valentine’s

Love at First Sight: Knowing Your Basingstoke Home’s Admirers This Valentine’s

Knowing what sort of property a buyer will fall head over heels for is a skill any good, experienced agent has honed from years of matchmaking.

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Volunteering Locally

Basingstoke Needs You – The Power of Volunteering Locally

Volunteering locally bridges gaps in society. It’s about more than just doing good; it’s a catalyst for community cohesion and bringing people together. It creates a sense of belonging, identity and collective responsibility.

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Demand in the Basingstoke Property Market

What’s Driving a Resurgence in Demand in the Basingstoke Property Market?

Good news: the latest data on buyer demand shows that the number of property hunters out in force is up by 14%*.

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Mortgage Rates Basingstoke

House Sales Up 14.8% on 2023 as Mortgage Rates Fall. Yet is it a sellers’ market in Basingstoke?

Every UK region has seen an increase in the number of properties selling (subject to contract) in January 24 vs January 23; the most significant rise was found in Inner London, which was up 25.14% year-on-year, followed by the South East, at 20.02%, the South West at 16.18%. Most other regions (West Midlands, Outer London, North West, Yorkshire, Ulster, East Anglia, Wales, East Midlands & North East) increased by between 12% and 15%. The smallest rise was in Scotland at 4.45%.

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Renters Reform Bill - An Update for Basingstoke Landlords

Renters Reform Bill: An Update for Basingstoke Landlords

The bill undoubtedly represents change. But while some systems and processes will need updating to ensure compliance, proactive and responsible landlords shouldn’t panic. 

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Five Smart Gadgets to Improve Health in Your Basingstoke Home

These can all make our lives a little easier (apparently), but what are the best smart gadgets for helping to improve our health and wellbeing at home?

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Moving Advice for Families

Mum’s the Word – Moving Advice for Basingstoke Families

Here’s the penultimate part of our series of articles on a family’s views on selling up and moving home.

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Why You Shouldn’t Sell Your Basingstoke Home in 2024

The housing market is an ever-evolving landscape, and recent forecasts present a mixed bag of predictions that Basingstoke homeowners should consider before placing their 'For Sale' signs in their front gardens. According to the latest data, while the property market shows signs of recovery, it may be prudent for some sellers to exercise patience.

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