Electrical Safety Inspections Deadline looming

DO THE ELECTRICAL SAFETY REGULATIONS APPLY TO MY PROPERTIES? · Residential tenancies where tenants have the right to occupy either all or part of a premises as their only or main residence, they pay a rent · The regulations replace those already in place for HMOs. WHEN ARE THE REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE FROM? · For new …

Pets at home

The UK Government has announced changes to the Model Tenancy Agreement to enable tenants with ‘well-behaved pets’ to secure a tenancy more easily.  On 28 January 2021 the Ministry of Housing, Communities and local Government released an updated version of the model tenancy agreement. The revision focused mainly around pets. The Government wants landlords to …

The Debt Respite Scheme

These new regulations were passed on 17th November 2020 and will commence from 4 May 2021. The purpose of the regulations is to help people who have got into debt. While this will include those who have rent arrears, the legislation is much wider and also covers individuals owing money to mobile phone providers, mortgage …

COVID-19 Advice for Landlords

The guidance and advice from the government for landlords and tenants has been evolving over the last couple of weeks, the current guidelines are as follows Q – Landlord – What can I do about mortgage repayments?  • Mortgage lenders have agreed to offer payment holidays of up to three months where this is needed …

COVD-19 Advice for tenants

According to the government tenants should continue to pay rent and abide by all other terms of their tenancy agreement to the best of their ability. The government has a strong package of financial support available to tenants, and where they can pay the rent as normal, they should do. Tenants who are unable to …

We have moved online

Local online agent – saving you money! Changing with the times From experience we know that most people will now search for a property on their phone or PC. The high street isn’t what it used to be as more and more businesses moves online. To run a successful local business, it’s imperative to be …

Thank you to those who supported The Coffee Morning

Thank you to all of you who joined us for The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. It was a great morning for a great cause All money raised goes to support vital local services including the Macmillan Teenage and Young Adults Aftercare Survivor-ship Service at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Beacons crowned as one of the best new businesses in north Hampshire

On Thursday evening, the team at Beacons joined 500 businesses from across north Hampshire for the INSPIRE Business Awards 2016. We were delighted to attend, particularly as we were just one of three finalists in the New Business of the Year Award. To reach this stage, we went through a rigorous judging process, which delved …