Right to Rent Checks after July 2021
Following Britain leaving the EU at the beginning of 2021, there are now new rules throughout England for Right to Rent Checks. These new rules came into effect from July 1st 2021, and mean that EU, EEA and Swiss nationals will now be subject to the same Right to Rent checks as other nationals. These […]
What certificates do Landlords need to rent?
As a Landlord, it is important to make sure that all of the required certificates and checks are updated and completed before you Let your property. We have compiled a breakdown of these below. Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) – An EPC measures the energy efficiency of a property on a scale of A-G, with ‘A’ […]
The Best Places to Eat in Some of the Areas We Cover
As covid restrictions are looking to ease in the summer time, and day-to-daylife will slowly begin to return back into normality, we thought we would giveyou an insight into some of our favourite restaurants across some of the areasthat we cover at Paige and Petrook. Pinner Yaprak: The tastiest traditional Turkish food, located […]
4 Ways to Unwind Whilst Working from Home
As many of us have been adapting to working from home and/or learning how to properly home school, it has become increasingly easier to forget to enjoy some time for ourselves. So, in this month’s post, we are providing you with 4 ways to help you unwind and indulge in some ‘Me Time’. Meditate Many […]
Key questions to ask if you are considering becoming a first-time landlord
Becoming a landlord for the first time can be an exciting but daunting prospect. For many, the idea of renting out an unused property sounds great but the processes, procedures and legal obligations can leave them feeling overwhelmed and uncertain. At Paige & Petrook, we want to ensure that your first experience as a landlord […]
Love Parks Week: Making the Most of Pinner’s Outdoor Beauty
During the past few months of lockdown, the team at Paige & Petrook have certainly become more appreciative of our local surroundings. From brisk walks around the block with our dog through to longer strolls in local parks and gardens, the glorious weather has helped us all to manage the restrictions of lockdown a little […]
“The Tenants Fees Act: Widescale Adoption One Year On”
In June 2019, The Tenant Fees Act was first introduced in England and now one year on, its powers have now been extended to apply to all existing tenancies. When it came into force last year, the Act only applied to new tenancies created from that point onwards, plus some selected renewals. In order to […]
Celebrating the history of Pinner for Local History and Awareness Month
Held as an annual event, the month of May is ‘Local History and Awareness Month’. The aim of this month is to help people to become more aware of their wonderful local history, and Pinner is certainly no exception!
How the property sector is adapting due to COVID-19
The coronavirus outbreak has impacted many businesses across a variety of sectors and there is no doubt that the property sector is one which has taken a particularly hard knock. The government’s advice to delay non-essential house moves has certainly put the breaks on sharply, in addition to the banning of face to face property viewings.