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Eviction Notice

Sep 29

Changes to Repossession Notice Periods

Notice periods for repossession in England in the private rental sector return to pre-COVID lengths from 1 October 2021, mainly from 4 months to 2 months for Assured Shorthold and Assured Tenancies. This applies to Sections 8 and 21 of the Housing Act 1988. (more…)

estate and letting agent advising customers

Aug 29

12 Questions to Ask Estate Agents

Here are our top 12 questions to ask estate agents. This will help you choose the best professional for you if you plan to sell or let your home. In these challenging and uncertain times, a quality agent will make all the difference. In terms of selling or rental price, time, customer service, and peace of mind. (more…)

Sunset sky over Hampstead Garden Suburb

Aug 16

August 2021 Property News

While many of us still enjoy a well-deserved holiday during August, let’s have a look at the London property market around Hampstead Heath in North and North West London, our favourite neighbourhoods. A must-read property market report if you live in Hampstead, Belsize Park, Highgate, East Finchley, Finchley, Hampstead Garden Suburb and West Hampstead. (more…)

Jun 18

Right to rent in the UK – Online checks extended

Right to Rent Scheme COVID-19 Adjusted Checks Update: Following the UK Government announcement on 14 June 2021 to delay lifting the remaining lockdown restrictions until 19 July 2021, the resumption of physical document checks by landlords and letting agents has been pushed back to 1 September 2021. (more…)

estate and letting agency in Golders Green London NW11

Jun 10

Property Market Report – NW11 – June 2021

Here is our local property market report for landlords and homeowners in Golders Green and Hampstead Garden Suburb in North West London NW11. (more…)

Apr 11

Property Market Report – NW3 – April 2021

Here is our local property market report for landlords and home owners in Hampstead, Belsize Park and Swiss Cottage in North West London NW3. Vendors are returning to the market. Will buyers follow? Certainly! (more…)

Red brick house with front garden

Apr 08

Spring 2021 Property News

It’s springtime. On a positive note, we have seen market activity in North West London increase gradually over the last month. Here is a short recapitulation of the latest news for property owners and landlords. Properties located in Hampstead, Belsize Park, West Hampstead, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Finchley, East Finchley, and Highgate: (more…)

Mar 14

Is your EPC rated minimum “E”?

Make sure that your EPC is rated minimum “E” whether you are a landlord or a tenant.  Since April 2019, it is a legal requirement for all rented properties. Failure to comply could lead to a fine of up to £5,000 per property. (more…)

Pandemic Guide for Landlords and Tenants

Mar 28

Covid-19 Guide for Landlords and Tenants

What to do if a tenant stops paying rent or if a landlord tries to evict a tenant during the Coronavirus outbreak? To clarify the situation, The British Government has issued a guide for landlords and tenants from the private sector in the context of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. (more…)

Hammer and Nails - Best Property Management Service

Aug 14

The Best Property Management Service

Our Property Management service is designed for landlords who want peace of mind and high standards at reasonable prices. We work with a few properties only and we guarantee that your property will receive our full attention. We never compromise on quality. This service includes finding a tenant and collecting rent.  (more…)