Just once I'd like to see a show extolling the virtues of Fantastic Landlords and Landladys! Although last night's Panorama seemed like a well backed -up expose of a couple of shocking property companies/peeps, it only served to reinforce the belief in the mind of the watching public that all landlords are money-grabbing, problem-ignoring Rachmans... Continue Reading →
22 minutes on the phone to a client today. I am realising that my world currently revolves around delightfully bonkers and quite loveable clients. I only asked one question "Would someone be able to take you to Ikea to look at those wardrobes?" 22 minutes later and I hadn't said a single further word, just the... Continue Reading →
This is one for you landlords - how to get the best from your property in just a few hours, with no painting allowed and on a tight budget. Part of last week's job load was to work on two ex-rental flats which are now to be put up for sale. Long gone are the... Continue Reading →
Have been popping into the garage all week to get November's copy of 25 Beautiful Homes and finally it dropped onto the shelves today. Flicked through to find our cute little monochrome apartment on Page 112 entitled 'Wise Investment'. It's a lovely article and talks of inventive ideas and bargain buys, all spot on for... Continue Reading →
This was a super speedy update and turnaround needed for a very dated landlord rental flat. Ballpark spend £400 on redecoration, painting the battered laminate floor, new lights for de-studentification, fresh Ikea window blinds and vibrant accessories. The apartment (which had stuck for a few weeks without interest) let within 48hrs.
Most bedroom makeovers are bedrooms to start with, so the transformations are good, but not WOW. However, this renovation last year was in a ground floor rented apartment (not the local jail as the bars would seem to suggest) where the rear room was being used a kitchen...... I love this makeover. Yeh yeh, I... Continue Reading →