The Property Franchise Group

04/02/2019

How to work out rental yields: A guide for landlords

If you are a landlord, or thinking of becoming one, working out your rental yield is crucial to knowing how profitable your buy-to-let property is. But how do you work out rental yield? Parkers has the answers...

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The Property Franchise Group

28/01/2019

7 reasons why you should rent through an agent

While renting from a private landlord currently might save you some pennies on fees, the accountability and standards that frame a good lettings agent's work are priceless. Here are 7 reasons why using an agent to rent your next property is a good idea

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The Property Franchise Group

21/01/2019

Tenant fees ban guide: Answers for landlords and tenants

It was confirmed last week that the ban on tenant fees would come into force in June. The new legislation will impact landlords, tenants and lettings agents, so here is the Parkers verdict on what we can expect from the tenant fees ban...

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The Property Franchise Group

14/01/2019

5 mistakes to avoid when selling your home

All homes are individual but that doesn't mean there aren't a host of common mistakes made by people selling their properties. Here are the most common mistakes we see from sellers here at Parkers...

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The Property Franchise Group

09/01/2019

Tilehurst franchise owner celebrates 20 years with Parkers

On January 18th 1999 Parkers Tilehurst franchise owner Bruce Taylor celebrates 20 years with the brand. In 20 years Bruce has seen many changes in the industry, here we take a trip down memory lane and find out his thoughts on the future of estate agency.

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The Property Franchise Group

07/01/2019

The cost of moving: 6 fees you'll need to pay when moving home

One of the biggest mistakes buyers make is failing to consider all fees and charges when budgeting for a property purchase. Here are six fees you will have to pay when buying a home...

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The Property Franchise Group

31/12/2018

Why Reading will remain a property investment hotspot in 2019

Reading's links to London and the South West mean it has always been something of a hotspot for property investment. Here are four reasons why Reading is a great property investment area and why it will continue to be as we move into 2019, as well as Park

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The Property Franchise Group

17/12/2018

Give your property sale a head start before 2019

Christmas is traditionally a slow time for property. But if you already thinking of selling or renting out your house in the New Year, the days leading up to Christmas could provide a great opportunity to get a head start on the competition.

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The Property Franchise Group

26/11/2018

Downsizing: Top tips to complete that final move

As the Baby Boomer generation comes of age many will be considering downsizing from their family homes which have long been an 'empty nest'. It's a big decision and one that requires much thought and consideration.

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The Property Franchise Group

12/11/2018

Great winter property maintenance tips for your home

With summer having turned into autumn in the blink of an eye, it's time for landlords and homeowners to turn their attentions to some pre-Christmas property maintenance. Here are our five top tips for making sure your property is protected this winter...

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The Property Franchise Group

30/10/2018

Autumn budget round-up 2018

As expected, Chancellor Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget yesterday carried a distinctly Brexit theme, however there were a few housing headlines to be aware of...

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The Property Franchise Group

15/10/2018

Five top tips for finding the perfect family home

At Parkers, we are experts in finding homes to suit all kinds of families, but having a clear idea of what you want and what you need before starting the hunt is the best advice we can give. Here are the things we suggest you put at the top of your list..

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