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Moving house packing tips!

Packing tips when moving! Moving house is such an exciting experience, however, it comes with great stress. Here are a few pointers to make it easier to move. Don’t pack everything at once. Ideally, start packing at least one month before the moving date. The more time you give yourself, the less likely you feel…

First Time Buyer Tips

Tips for first time buyers Looking to join the property market as a first-time buyer? Here are a few tips to consider before you begin your journey. 1. Start saving early – Having funds saved before you join the property market is essential for a first time buyer. – Not only do you need funds…

Wifi woes and how to fix them!

Why is my WiFi experience slow? interference inside your house from your building and your electrical appliances interference from outside your house, including your neighbours’ WiFi your router or your router’s software is not up to date your router is not secure and open to WiFi hijacking you have many applications and services accessing your…

The Role Of An Estate Agent

Whether you’re buying or selling, or perhaps doing both, there is one very important person who you’re going to rely on through the process… Your estate agent! At  Manx Living we’ve put together a list of roles that your estate agent completes, to offer a better understanding of how you can work together in harmony…

Property Negotiation – Tips for Sellers

When you’re selling a property, it’s important to tackle the negotiation in a professional and balanced manner. The advice here should help you ensure that you achieve the best possible outcome. Consider Each Offer Carefully Fast decisions are often bad decisions; so, take the time to consider any offers carefully. It may be that you…

A Guide to Tenancy Terms (Part 4)

Standing order An instruction, issued by the account holder, to their bank, detailing a regular, ongoing payment which should be made from their account to a specified individual or company. Unlike Direct Debits, the amount and schedule are typically fixed. Standing orders are the commonest way of paying rent – Direct Debits are seldom used…

A Guide to Tenancy Terms (Part 3)

A Guide to Tenancy Terms (Part 3)

Initial Term The tenancy’s first period – typically 6 or 12 months in duration. Inventory A list which lays out the property’s contents. It’s normal to create an inventory which can be referred to when the tenant ‘checks in’ and ‘checks out’ of the property. The inventory should ideally include a description of the condition…

Our Top Property Viewing Tips

It’s difficult to build a clear picture of a property in a single viewing, which is why most house-hunting experts recommend making 2 (or more) visits to a prospective new home. On your first viewing, you’re more likely to be influenced by your heart, rather than your head. This isn’t always a bad thing, since…

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