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Keep up to date with the latest Stags news.

Buy-to-Let continues to provide a good return

Fri 22 October 2021

Thinking of investing in a Buy-to-Let property? The demand for rental property remains at an exceptional level and, with rent and capital values rising, the return from a Buy-To-Let investment remains a good option for many. Andrew Luxton, Head of Lettings at Stags, considers the options in today’s property market. Read More

Landlords: How do you decide which agent to instruct?

Tue 19 October 2021

To make sure you and your property are fully compliant, you are receiving a good return on your investment and you have a quality tenant, choosing the right agent is the key. With so many letting agents out there, knowing what to look for and the questions to ask can be daunting. Here are just a few of our top tips and things to consider when choosing your agent. Read More

Incredible rental opportunity in the heart of Dartmoor

Fri 15 October 2021

Rowbrook Farm is a beautiful Listed, stone-built house surrounded by approximately three acres of its own land in a stunning moorland location in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Read More

The legal updates that have impacted landlords the most in 2021, are you up to date?

Wed 29 September 2021

Over the past 18 months the pandemic has forced us to change the way we go about our everyday lives. We have all had to adapt and make significant changes and with home becoming more of a focus for us all, the property market is having to adapt too. Whether it is how we conduct viewings and arrange property visits, to the required notice periods, changes have happened and can be hard to keep track of. Read More

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

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

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

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

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