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New Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Rules For Landlords

The UK Government has extended the rules for domestic smoke and carbon monoxide alarms within all rented accommodation in England. Following parliamentary approval, it will soon be mandatory for landlords to repair or replace smoke and carbon monoxide alarms once they have been informed that they are faulty, although testing throughout the duration of a

Reside Review: October 2021

Everything you need to know about the property rental market in October 2021. This month: an in-depth look into Bath’s rental property shortage. More Reside records fell by the wayside during October, with more properties let over the course of the month than any preceding October since the company’s inception. Our average letting time was

The Autumn Budget: what landlords need to know

Rishi Sunak’s budget holds little of interest for landlords, but a support scheme is announced for vulnerable tenants For landlords, the most salient parts of the Autumn Budget were the omissions, rather than Rishi Sunak’s raft of announcements. There was no mention of Capital Gains Tax, nor was there any review of stamp duty. This

We Are Hiring: Property Coordinator

Property Coordinator Hours: This role can be adapted to suit part-time and full-time applicants Salary: £18-20k per annum Reside is an independent, award-winning letting agent whose innovative, ethical and successful service is highly praised by its tenants and landlords. We are looking for a motivated, approachable and conscientious candidate to support our busy property management

Reside Review: September 2021

The latest in lettings, from Bath and beyond. This month: pets, notice periods and the Renters’ Reform Bill Over the course of this year, we have firmly established that demand from tenants is comfortably exceeding property supply, with many tenants struggling to secure their property of choice. Reside’s vital statistics over the last month bear

Reside Named in Top 5% Of UK Agents

Reside has been named as one of the country’s leading letting agents in the largest and most rigorous analysis of the nation’s property sector. The Best Estate Agent Guide, which is produced by The Property Academy in conjunction with Rightmove, is the only industry award which does not require agents to nominate themselves or pay

Reside Review: August 2021

Reside General Manager Toby Martin brings you news of the rental market in August 2021. As inevitable as an England batting collapse, August was yet again another busy month for the rental market. Recent trends of property supply being outweighed by tenant demand reached new heights, as competition for properties contributed to us letting more than 50%

Tenants: 5 Tips To Help You Secure That Property

Reside’s Toby Martin on how to get to the front of the queue in such a competitive market. Since the beginning of 2021, the rental market has been overwhelmed by demand from tenants looking for new homes. At the same time, supply of available properties has dwindled, thereby creating a very difficult environment in which

Reside Review: July 2021

Reside General Manager Toby Martin rounds up rental market activity in July 2021. A month of frenetic rental activity resulted in Reside’s busiest July since the company opened in 2008. July 2020 had set a new high for lets agreed over the course of the month, but this year proved busier still. New applicants registering for properties

EPCs on Listed Buildings: what do landlords need to know?

Reside’s Toby Martin dives into the puzzling world of minimum energy standards in the private rental sector, and how they apply to Listed properties. By law, any rental property must have an energy efficiency inspection carried out in order to place the property on the rental market. The energy efficiency of the property is graded