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How can landlords refresh a rental property for £500?

With these expert tips landlords can spruce up a property effectively for relatively little money.... more

Five great things to do in Weybridge!

Planning a day out in Weybridge? Read our guide to the best things to do in the town.... more

Where are the best dog-friendly pubs in Weybridge?

Finding a dog-friendly pub doesn't need to be a challenge in Weybridge, as we have compiled a list of the five best establishments to visit.... more

A guide to Brexit for landlords

Landlords have been advised it is business as usual following the Brexit vote.... more

Home buyers make up their minds "in five minutes"

Many viewers decide whether they like a property in less than five minutes. ... more

Where do young professionals want to live?

Young professionals are most likely to want to live in Hove, according to new research.... more

Investment Property of the Month: May

Our top investment property this month is a modern apartment in Chelmsford.... more

Investment Property of the Month: March

This month's top investment opportunity is a group of high-quality apartments in Sunbury.... more

How much has the price of your home risen by?

House prices have increased in all parts of the country in the last year.... more

Average home buyer moves just nine miles

A typical house move involves a family moving less than nine miles. ... more

Investment Property of the Month: February

Our Investment Property of the Month for February is a stylish one-bedroom flat in Ocean Village.... more

Does south-east London offer the best value?

South-east London could be the ideal place to buy a home in the capital.... more

Investors rushing to buy-to-let market before new stamp duty rules

Imminent changes to stamp duty regulations mean there is a rush to invest in property.... more

Investment Property of the Month - January

A two-bedroom flat in Manchester provides a great investment opportunity this month.... more

Hart, Winchester and Guildford among best places to live in UK

The Hampshire district of Hart is the best place to live in the UK.... more

Top 10: Our most eye-catching homes of 2015

The ten most intriguing and beautiful homes of 2015 have been revealed.... more

Investment Property of the Month: December

This two-bedroom apartment in Southampton provides an excellent buy-to-let opportunity.... more

Investment Property of the Month: November

Cyberquay is an exciting development in Manchester that will create 204 new apartments. ... more

How much is living in a market town worth?

Living in a market town could mean your property is worth more than the average home.... more

Investment Property of the Month: October

Our Investment Property of the Month for October is a flat in Bournemouth.... more

Getting your deposit back: 5 tips for tenants

Tenants should maintain their homes over time to ensure their deposit is returned.... more

DIY-loving Brits spend £22bn on home improvements

Many Brits love nothing more than to spend money on improving their homes.... more

Investment Property of the Month: September

Our golden investment opportunity this month can be found in Warrington.... more

Five key legal changes imminent for landlords

The five major legislative changes that will affect landlords from England over the coming months.... more

Can you benefit from becoming an ‘accidental landlord’?

Becoming an accidental landlord is not uncommon and can be rewarding.... more

Do you live in a road, avenue or close? The answer can affect your home’s value

The first line of an address can make a huge difference to a property's value.... more

What should you do if your letting agent goes bust?

Seeking a letting agent with experience and ARLA membership is a good move.... more

Hove is the ultimate chic coastal retreat

Hove has become one of the most stylish seaside towns in the UK.... more

Landlords, how can you maximise your buy-to-let profits?

There are several expenses landlords can claim back against the taxman.... more

How to beat the burglars during holiday season

Putting off burglars should be a priority before heading on holiday this summer.... more

First-time buyers ‘want houses, not flats’

Houses, rather than flats, are the number one choice for first-time buyers.... more

Thriving market makes letting in Faringdon a lucrative option

A booming market in Oxfordshire is good news for prospective landlords.... more

Top tips for landlords: How to sell your property

Selling a property can be simple for those who follow our top tips.... more

Cambridge ‘the best place in the UK to live and work’

Cambridge has many things going for it as a place to live and work.... more

Top five tips to help you sell your home

Selling your home could be easier if you follow these five tips.... more

Why summer is the perfect time to let your family home

Family homes are in incredibly high demand during the summer months.... more

Reviewing your financing could save you thousands

Landlords should always analyse the value of their current mortgage deal.... more

Which properties are most popular with landlords?

Semi-detached houses are experiencing a surge in demand from landlords.... more

Buy-to-let investors, what should you look for in an area?

Picking the right property is key to a successful buy-to-let project.... more

Spring clean your legal and financial affairs

Having a spring clean of your legal and financial papers is a positive step. ... more

What attracts sellers to traditional estate agents over online rivals?

Traditional estate agents are able to offer more than their online counterparts.... more

10 point checklist for new landlords

We take you through all the rules and regulations of letting... more

Where is the perfect commuter home?

Commuting can help people to buy a great house at a price they can afford.... more

Do you know how much your home is worth?

Selling a property in East Grinstead makes sense for a number of reasons.... more

How much has your house gone up in value?

House price rises are great news for homeowners in the UK.... more

Landlords enjoy lowest void periods since 2002

Void periods are at their lowest point since 2002.... more

One in three Brits ‘disappointed’ with their home

A number of people are disappointed with the home they currently own.... more

Golden opportunity awaits landlords in north Hampshire

There are many reasons to become a landlord in north Hampshire right now.... more

Is your rural property worth more than you think?

Properties in rural locations have become more highly sought-after in recent times.... more

Cleaning ‘the number one cause of landlord v tenant disputes’

Cleaning causes the highest number of disputes between landlords and tenants.... more

Introducing the rise of the ‘granlord’

Granlords are taking the property market by storm at the moment.... more

Capital Gains Tax changes affect UK residential property

New Capital Gains Tax regulations will affect people living outside the UK.... more

Winchester sales market typical of UK boom

Property sales in the UK are rising at an impressive rate.... more

Quarter of tenants ‘expect to rent for life’

Many people in the UK enjoy renting as it offers flexibility and choice.... more

Capital appreciation worth £177bn to landlords

Landlords across the UK are benefiting from capital appreciation. ... more

Top five ways to make your house more sellable in winter

Making your home more attractive should be a priority in the winter.... more

How to avoid a dispute over mould

Mould can be a costly issue, so preventing it should be a priority.... more

How can you choose the perfect estate agent?

Finding a great estate agent is important when selling a property.... more

Norwich properties selling quicker in 2015

Properties in Norwich are spending less time on the market before being sold.... more

How we can put your property in touch with buyers other agents cannot reach

Great marketing and local contacts make it easier for Leaders to sell properties.... more

Leaders predicts property market highs in 2015

Leaders predicts a bright 2015 for the sales and lettings markets.... more

Trusting your rental income…

There are several reasons for landlords to set up a Trust.... more

House prices ‘set to rise again in 2015’

Halifax believes house prices are set to rise by three to five per cent this year.... more

What must you remember when buying a student house?

Investors should do their research before buying a student house.... more

Where is the best place to live in the UK?

London, Oxford, Cambridge and Norwich are among the UK's best cities.... more

How to keep your neighbours happy in a student house

Students should do all they can to form good relationships with their neighbours.... more

Are you contributing to the part-time landlord boom?

A large number of part-time landlords are emerging in the UK market.... more

Top tips: Things to look for when house hunting

Turning every stone in the quest to find the perfect home is a must.... more

Jo White looks at the most tax-efficient way to own property

Property needs to be owned and managed carefully... more

Sellers - can you afford to miss the new year property boom?

The new year is a busy time for property searches on Rightmove.... more

Top five tips for buy-to-let success

Follow our guide if you want to make the most of a buy-to-let investment.... more

Great marketing makes all the difference to selling your property

Marketing is the key to selling a property quickly and at the right price.... more

How can you make your ugly property an attractive proposition?

There are many ways to enhance the appearance of an ugly property.... more

Jo White tiptoes through the property lettings tax minefield

Letting or selling a property can have major implications.... more

Getting your rental property ready for winter

There are many steps to follow in order to get a property ready for winter.... more

Compulsory agent redress scheme does not go far enough

New redress regulations are welcomed, but may not go far enough.... more

Why do tenants dispute their deposits?

Leaders is proud of its extremely low dispute rate when it comes to deposits.... more

How to make a rented home feel like your own

Pictures, curtains and pot plants can be the key to great rental homes.... more

How can you keep your tenants happy?

Carrying out repairs and resisting huge rent rises are key to satisfying tenants.... more

What must you remember to ask your letting agent?

We take a look at five questions you must ask your letting agent.... more

Buy-to-let investors ‘driving mortgage market upturn’

More people are realising buy-to-let properties are an extremely lucrative investment.... more

Rent rather than buy your home, advises Kevin McCloud

TV presenter Kevin McCloud is a strong advocate of renting a home.... more

Weighing up the pros and cons of a fixer-upper vs ready-to-let

According to a recent survey by HSBC, a buy-to-let property in perfect condition will make a better investment than one requiring renovation... more

Lucrative opportunity awaits owners of Brighton flats

Owners of small flats in Brighton can enjoy a great return in the lettings market.... more

Landlord’s plight a useful reminder of gas safety importance

Landlords have been warned that failing to meet gas safety standards is a risk.... more

Tax aspects of joint ownership

The tax implications of letting a property can be significant, so do your homework.... more

Which is the perfect home town for your young family?

The best towns in the UK for family living have been announced. ... more

Five top tips: How to improve a rental property

Improving a property can help landlords to enjoy a greater return.... more

Below average earners building property portfolios

A second property is not necessarily out of reach for many people.... more

Quality properties 'are key to success in letting'

Quality properties are a crucial factor in a successful lettings market.... more