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Boomerangs

By Nicholas Stott | Aug 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ve just been listening to Pat Flynn’s second appearance on the Entrepreneur On Fire podcast (highly recommended) and one thing in particular struck a chord with me: Give out more than you take. It is a running theme of EOF interviewees that they become more successful the more free content they put out. Mark and…

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Like 2 PEAs in a pod

By Nicholas Stott | Aug 12, 2013 | 2 Comments
Personal Estate Agents

HOMEsure Property has recently started offering a Personal Estate Agent service (PEA) which is a personal franchise for selling clients’ properties. Meeting up with a new recruit today, I realised just how simple the theory is yet how hard it may be to convey this to a potential Vendor. What would you say if one…

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Bitter Sweet VAT

By Nicholas Stott | Jul 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

As of 1st October 2013, HOMEsure (UK) Ltd trading as HOMEsure Lettings will have to be VAT-registered. Please note that our Estate Agency Sales and HOMEbuild Maintenance division will remain VAT-free. We sent out the following notice to all of our clients:- With mixed emotions of pride & frustration, we regret to inform you that…

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Beginners Guide To Landlord Insurance

By Guest Author | Jul 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are a new landlord, it’s an exciting business opportunity. However, you’ll own multiple properties and this means it’s a good idea to first understand the legal and financial terminology associated this particular business. Not only for your peace of mind, but to ensure you are doing everything to protect the people renting your…

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Interest Only Mortgages

By Guest Author | Jun 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Over 1.2 million people with an interest-only mortgage are not saving enough to pay off their loans, according to a major new announcement by the regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It warns of a major crisis if borrowers don’t react to its “wake-up call”.It is vital mortgage holders identify the problem early and react…

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A Universally Bad Idea?

By Mark Loughnane | Jun 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lord Freud & the Department For Work and Pensions (DWP) have decided to extend trial periods for universal credit, giving themselves an extra 6 months to see if it will work or not (more likely the latter). Although a nice idea in principle I cannot see the legacy of universal credit being anything other than…

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Legionella, ella, ella…

By Nicholas Stott | Jun 13, 2013 | 12 Comments

(This blog was first published on 13th June 2013 and updated on 17th June 2013, 20th June 2013, & 5th July 2013, & 30th July 2013) It is with a heavy, frustrated, & perplexed heart that I learn that ALL rented property must now obtain a ‘Legionella, a Risk Assessment’ according to the Health &…

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If I had a hammer…

By Nicholas Stott | Jun 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

I bought my first auction property today, but what consumed me more today was the way in which an auction is run. Being at the mercy of an auctioneer no matter how humorous, entertaining, and extrovert he may be, is a position I’m not used to being in. As an investment buyer in a recession,…

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Licence to… Let?

By Nicholas Stott | May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The most recent house purchase I made, was only allowed after I passed a “test” of being a ‘good & proper person’. Because I was buying the property from a housing association, they were duty-bound to ensure that I was a responsible Landlord who could prove via a track record and live examples that I…

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Happy & SAD at the same time

By Nicholas Stott | May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

I definitely have SAD (seasonal affective disorder). The sun is shining and, although I’m declining offers to sit in a pub garden with my friends and instead going into work, I’m as happy as the proverbial Larry. And it’s not just me. I’ve come into work to a telephone ringing off the hook and every…

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