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Getting to Know Liverpool

By | May 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Yes, Liverpool is known as the birthplace of The Beatles. They began in Liverpool and wrote about some areas such as Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields, which you can visit and explore while playing the songs so rich in things Liverpool. The Beatles aren’t its only claim to fame. Liverpool is rich in history

Tips on Being a Good Flatmate

By | May 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Living with someone, in close quarters, who you don’t know can be a challenging situation and a source of anxiety, at first, but it can also be a great experience. The person or people who you’ll be living with during your university years can also become your best friend. Communication is probably the most

Article 4 in Liverpool: NEW INFORMATION

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

New Article 4 information announced for Liverpool New plans have been revealed regarding the upcoming implementation of Article 4 in the Liverpool area. Not sure what article 4 is? Read our FAQ here to find out more. Article 4 is the council's effort to reduce the number of HMO (Houses of Multiple Occupancy)

Masterplan for Regeneration Scheme in Liverpool

By | April 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Liverpool is growing and the ‘regeneration scheme’, as it is being called, is leading the way. The Knowledge Quarter is the flagship regeneration scheme but there is much more happening. Investment and development in science and technology buildings are also playing a large part, as is the new cruise ship facility. It’s exciting times

Tips to Get Along with Your Flatmates

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Tips to Get Along with Your Flatmates So, like many others in Liverpool, you’ve decided to share a flat with others. Whether you are a professional or a student, sharing a house or flat with others whom you don’t know can be a challenge, but it can also be amazing. In Liverpool, you’re

Advantages of Using a Letting Agency

By | March 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Advantages of Using a Letting Agency Why use a letting agency, you may ask. Well, there are many advantages for landlords and tenants alike to use a letting agency. After all, they both want, basically, the same thing – a good landlord or tenant, hassle-free maintenance of the property and a way of

Happy Global Scouse Day

By | February 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Happy Global Scouse Day! One of the many happenings in Liverpool throughout the year is Global Scouse Day. Every year on February 28th there is a celebration of “all things Liverpool”, celebrated around the meat or veggie stew called Scouse. It has turned into a week-long event so if you missed it this

Investing in Liverpool is Your Best Bet

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Investing in Liverpool is Your Best Bet If you’re looking to invest in property to let, Liverpool is where you should be looking. New research has found that Liverpool is the UK’s number one hotspot for buying to let, with rental yields at 8% with mortgage costs taken into account. The costs of

For Rent: Liverpool City Centre

By | January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Whether you’re a student, a professional or a family, the centre of Liverpool is not out of reach. The rents are below the national average and well below London’s rates. If you want to be close to the action of the city centre, shop around and see what areas suit your needs. The city of

Christmas in Liverpool

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

No matter your age, Christmas can be a fun and magical time of year. Whether you’re a newcomer to Liverpool or a born and bred Scouser, there’s plenty to do in Liverpool over the Christmas holidays. A time of lights, magic, cheers, food and friends – there’s never a dull moment in Liverpool. There’s just

Benefits of Using a Letting Agency

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Benefits of Using a Letting Agency Most people who invest in a house to let as a house share like the idea of making some income off their investment but do not want to be involved in the day to day management of the property. I can be a full-time job. That’s where a letting

Liverpool’s Chinatown Still Has Life

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Liverpool's Chinatown Still Has Life Liverpool’s Chinatown might be thought of to some as a bit of a dead end. Don’t believe it. There is movement afoot to breathe new life into it and you can part of that. It’s been almost twenty years since the famous arch was built, welcoming everyone to Chinatown. While

Let your rooms NOW with Now Rooms! Free tenant find fees and professional photographer session before 15th October.

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Are you tired of the rooms in your HMO being empty for months on end? Let your rooms NOW with Now Rooms! Some of the benefits of choosing management with us include: 1. DEDICATED lettings and marketing manager to help you show off your property to potential tenants 2. ROUND THE CLOCK maintenance support with

SPECIAL OFFER FOR TRADES PEOPLE – Have you done work for an HMO landlord recently?

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Trades people! Do you know an HMO landlord who's looking to take the hassle out of HMO management? Refer them to us and get £50 FREE when they sign up with us! Why refer an HMO landlord to us? We can offer you: 1. HIGH QUALITY working professional tenants 2. The NUMBER 1 specialist HMO

Hilbre Island and So Much More in Liverpool

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Oh, the sights that you can see in Liverpool are plentiful and interesting. The shops and bars are great for window shopping or finding treasures you didn´t know you wanted and for relaxing with a beverage after a great meal. But there´s so much more in Liverpool that needs exploring. The Hilbre Islands are an

What Sharing is All About

By | August 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Sharing private rental space with others is something that needs to be done with eyes wide open. Knowing how your tenancy is organized is very important in regards to the tenancy agreement, rent payment and obligations, vacating and the desire for the other occupant to vacate. When living with a stranger, or even a friend,

Is Kensington now saturated with HMOs?

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

Four years ago a group of people living in Kensington formed the Kensington Residents Association. They are all long-time residents of Kensington and are fed up with what has happened to their neighbourhood. You won’t find a name or a picture of anyone in the group. They are all too frightened to go public. The

Liverpool is “learning lessons” about student accommodation

By | July 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Liverpool has done its homework on student accommodation and are planning applications in the hope of building purpose built accommodation for students inside of the city centre. With a total population of over 50000 students playing a massive role in the economy of Liverpool, Making sure quality and sustainability is a priority is key for

New National Minimum Bedroom sizes in Houses of Multiple Occupation Proposed by Government

By | October 2nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|

The government is proposing a national minimum bedroom size and a re-defining of what constitutes a House in Multiple Occupation in the latest example of increased regulation over the private rental sector in England. Single bedrooms in HMOs would have to be a minimum of 6.5 square metres - roughly 70 square feet - and

Is the Smithdown Road Student Community coming to an End?

By | September 27th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

The growing number of city centre developments could “destroy” the student community off Smithdown Road if action is not taken, landlords fear. Tens of thousands of students have made Wavertree their home over the years, cementing institutions from the Brookhouse to Dafna’s Cheesecake Factory into graduate folklore. But as developers and Liverpool’s universities pour money

Court Judgement Could Impact the Government’s legislation for Right to Rent

By | September 19th, 2015|Categories: Blog|

A landmark court judgement may have a significant impact on the Government’s Right to Rent legislation. Airline Ryanair won a civil court case after appealing against fines imposed by the Home Office for carrying illegal immigrants into the UK. Significantly, the judge who found in favour of the airline said its staff could not be