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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…

How to Expand Your Property Portfolio

It’s important for landlords looking to expand their property portfolios to be aware of the issues that this can involve, and to take the right steps to ensure their expansion is a success. We’ll start by looking at some of the questions you should ask yourself before taking the plunge: First, consider whether you have…

A Guide to Tenancy Terms (Part 2)

Deposit Landlords will ask new tenants to pay a tenancy deposit to cover damage or unpaid rent. The deposit is usually the equivalent of six weeks rent but the landlord can choose to set the deposit at any amount. Dilapidation Damage to a property or contents that is considered to be more than acceptable wear…

A Guide to Tenancy Terms (Part 1)

A Guide to Tenancy Terms

Searching for a rental property can feel challenging, and it isn’t made any simpler by the fact that tenancy agreements come loaded with a range of unfamiliar terms. To make things easier, we’ve put together this guide to some of the jargon that tenants find most confusing. You should also check out our post on…

Negotiating Offers (Part 1)

Negotiating Offers

When planning to sell a property, offers and counter-offers are always a part of the negotiation process. It is this back and forth negotiating process that will eventually lead to property sales once all parties involved agree on the terms and conditions. Legally, the agent acts as the middleman between you and the potential buyer,…

How to Find a Property to Rent

How to Find a Property to Rent

One great advantage of the internet for the property industry is the fact that it now makes it easy for people to find rented properties. Landlords and their agents can now list their properties online. The process allows you to easily find property that meets your needs. The problem, however, is that choosing from the…

How to Choose an Estate Agent

How to Choose an Estate Agent

There is no doubt that deciding on the right agent to manage your property can be daunting. This is not surprising given the number of property agents out there. If you want to have firsthand experience of this just do a simple search of agents on ManxLiving.com, you will see the results yourself. In order…

Getting the Most Out of Viewings (Part 1)

Getting the Most Out of Viewings (Part 1)

When planning to buy a property, it is important to conduct viewings of different properties available in your choice locations before deciding on the most suitable one. Usually you will need the service of an estate agent to make the viewing process easy for you. Meanwhile, before deciding on which agent is best, you can…

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