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Reside5 – The Empire Strikes Plaque

Reside5 – The Empire Strikes Plaque

In Plaque To The Future, our first blog in this series looking at Bath’s array of historical plaques and the stories behind them, we focused on five of the city’s most distinguished former residents. In our second blog on this subject, we have carefully combed through the names which adorn our Georgian walls and looked

Landlords & Tenants Endorse Bath’s Modern Makeovers

Landlords & Tenants Endorse Bath’s Modern Makeovers

An increasing number of contemporary new developments are being surreptitiously smuggled into Bath’s renowned Georgian architecture. Whilst a staggering 14% of buildings in Bath have listed status, well above the national average of 6%, developers have pinpointed certain areas of the city as ripe for a contemporary makeover – something that has gone down very

Reside5 – Half Term Trips

Reside5 – Half Term Trips

For many, the peace and romance of Valentine’s Day will be shattered at around 3pm as Bath’s schools jettison an avalanche of excitable children from the sanctuary of the schoolyard and tyrannised teachers hastily secure the gates behind them for a week. With half term upon us, many a hassled household will be doing their

Tenant Demand Set To Increase Into 2014… And Beyond

Tenant Demand Set To Increase Into 2014… And Beyond

Walk into Reside during the winter months and you may see a member of staff huddled over a paperback. You would be forgiven for thinking that they were squeezing in a quick chapter of whatever blockbuster had been left for them under the tree on Christmas morning, but it is far more likely that they

Reside5 – Christmas in Bath

Reside5 – Christmas in Bath

It’s the week before Christmas and here at Reside, We feel it our duty to help and to guide. We love Bath in winter and have cherry-picked things, That reflect Christmas and the joy that it brings. So when you get home from your Christmas excursion And are indulging in some mince pie immersion, Or

An Evening Of Art

An Evening Of Art

Reside are extremely proud to be sponsoring The Prince’s Trust’s ‘Evening of Art’ for the second time. 2011’s inaugural event exceeded all expectations by raising more than £74,000 on the night, with all of the proceeds invested directly into supporting disadvantaged young people in the region. This year’s Evening of Art is being staged at

1 In 4 Landlords Earn A Living From Rental Property

1 In 4 Landlords Earn A Living From Rental Property

It seems that there has never been a better time to be a private landlord: tenant demand is up and predicted to rise even further; rents are increasing and yields are at their highest since the Landlords Panel research study began in 2006. It is unsurprising therefore that more than one in four landlords are

Reside5 – Plaque To The Future!

Reside5 – Plaque To The Future!

‘The tiresome journey from London – it took almost two days by coach.’ Lowndes, William, 1982. They came to Bath. Bristol: Redcliffe Press. This journey was taken by many a celebrity visiting Bath in the 17th and 18th century, some of whom stayed and grew to love the bustling, cosmopolitan spa city. Bath then was

First time landlords invest as tenant demand increases

First time landlords invest as tenant demand increases

A recent study by major buy-to-let lender, Paragon Mortgages, found an increase in borrowing by first-time landlords as compared to the same time period last year. Similarly, the percentage of business coming from landlords looking to grow their rental portfolios also increased. John Heron, director of Paragon, said: “It would seem that an investment in