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Stags report on Lettings webinar success

Mon 5 July 2021

Claire Pile MARLA of Stags is delighted to report the success of the firms recent lettings webinar which provided an update on the current market and the impact of Covid. Read More

Tess Wigram joins as Lettings Manager for Stags Exeter

Mon 21 June 2021

Stags is delighted by the strengthening of our Residential lettings department in Exeter with the full-time appointment of Tess Wigram as the lettings manager, who joined last month and who will be working alongside the current team of Polly, Jackie and Josie. Read More

Stags strengthens the Residential Lettings Department with three new appointments

Wed 9 June 2021

Stags is delighted to announce the appointment of three new managers joining our experienced lettings team. Read More

Stags Lettings Department strengthened by appointment of new North Devon manager

Wed 2 June 2021

Stags are delighted to announce the strengthening of their North Devon Lettings Department with the appointment of Jasper van der Zalm as Residential Lettings Manager Read More

Have you correctly documented changes during a tenancy?

Thu 20 May 2021

No matter how long or short the duration of a tenancy there are often changes that occur and are all too often forgotten about, undocumented or result in a landlord, property or tenant being non-compliant. Claire Pile MARLA details six of the most common changes that occur and the action you should take if they arise. Read More

Government announces reduction to current tenancy notice periods

Thu 13 May 2021

Claire Pile MARLA of Stags Residential Lettings is pleased to report that the Government has announced changes to the current notice periods in line with the phased easing of restrictions. Read More

There has never been a better time to consider a Buy To Let investment

Thu 25 March 2021

Over the last few years the Private Rental Sector has seen many changes with added regulations and compliance as a result of the government’s desire to improve the standard of private rented accommodation. In addition, changes to the way rental income is taxed has made many landlords consider their existing portfolio or consideration to purchasing extra properties. Read More

Avoiding tenancy deposit disputes

Wed 24 March 2021

Claire Pile MARLA of Stags Lettings department outlines the importance of tenancy inventories and written records when letting a property.  Read More

Green Homes Grant applications now being submitted

Fri 29 January 2021

As part of the Governments drive to improve energy efficiency of Let homes they introduced the Green Homes Grant at the end of last year. Providing an ideal opportunity for landlords to apply for vouchers from a £2 billion fund in order to cover two thirds of the cost of hiring trades people to upgrade the energy performance of their homes, up to a maximum contribution of £5,000. Read More

Evictions Ban extended for ANOTHER six weeks

Fri 29 January 2021

The housing secretary recently announced that the current ban on bailiff evictions due to the Covid crisis will be further extended until the 21st February. Read More

Electrical Safety Inspection deadline fast approaches

Thu 28 January 2021

The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector Regulations came into force on the 1st June 2020 and applied in England to all new tenancies from 1st July 2020 but more critically to all existing tenancies from 1st April 2021. Read More

Exceptional tenant demand for large properties in the West Country

Thu 19 November 2020

Stags Launceston let, the stunning, Treharrock Manor this week for £4,500 per calendar month, showing that demand for large family properties in the South West is higher than ever. Read More

Finding the perfect rental home

Thu 15 October 2020

Demand for rental homes is high but this doesn’t mean that you have to settle for second best when finding your perfect home to rent. Now more than ever our homes are integral to our lives and it is important that they fulfil our requirements and become a place to escape and relax. Read More

Why is using a letting agent important?

Wed 26 August 2020

Letting and managing a property can be a difficult task however, using an experienced and qualified letting agent can help to reduce the stress and ensure you avoid the potential pitfalls. Read More

Cleaning checklist to help avoid issues at the end of the tenancy

Wed 26 August 2020

Finding that your property has been left unclean and unkept at the end of a tenancy can be a nightmare for any Landlord, this often leads to costly and time-consuming preparation to ensure the property is ready for the next tenants. Stags lettings team is continually advising tenants to thoroughly prepare their rented properties ahead of their departure at the end of their tenancy. If you are a tenant who is reaching the end of a tenancy agreement or a landlord who is preparing to let a property, these top tips can help prevent such issues occurring. Read More

Landlords should take advantage of Green Homes Grant

Fri 21 August 2020

As a part of the Governments drive to improve the energy efficiency of Let homes the recent Green Homes Grant provides an opportunity for Landlords to make improvements. Read More

New court eviction procedures to address Covid backlog

Mon 27 July 2020

The Government has outlined new court procedures to address the expected backlog of cases when eviction proceedings resume on August the 24th. Read More

The importance of the Private Rented Sector.

Mon 20 July 2020

The lasts English Housing Survey covering 2018/19 includes some interesting statistics relating to the private rented sector. Read More

How can I make a rental property feel like my own?

Mon 13 July 2020

It’s often assumed that renting a property stops you from making a house a home. However, this isn’t the case, there are many ways that you can put your own stamp on a rental property without the need to rip up carpets or even open a tin of paint. Read More

Green Homes Grant announced to improve energy efficiency

Thu 9 July 2020

The Chancellor announced on Wednesday the 8th July, as part of additional economic measures in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, that the UK Government will introduce a new £2 billion Green Homes Grant for landlords and homeowners to help make their properties more energy-efficient. Read More

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