Types of Floor Plans & Their Purpose

Presenting properties through virtual tours has become an increasingly important marketing method since the COVID-19 pandemic began and is now considered to be an integral part of the viewing process. In addition, floor plans have also become an essential piece of information that is expected to be provided with each listing, whether it be for […]

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2022 Spring Cleaning Guide

As the days become lighter and brighter, people also want to brighten up their homes. In this guide, we’ll cover our top spring cleaning tips and how to deep clean your house – in addition to a spring cleaning checklist. Where Did “Spring Cleaning” Come From? Spring cleaning dates back to when houses were heated […]

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Rising Housing Supply & Demand Imbalance in the UK Property Market

Despite a global pandemic and early warnings from the Bank of England of a steep fall in property prices, it appears the housing market not only defied the odds but is actually thriving. According to the Halifax House Price Index, the average UK house price at the beginning of this year hit a record six-month […]

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Room-by-Room Christmas Home Decorations Ideas

It’s December which means the festive season is fully upon us and Christmas is just around the corner. Have you decorated your home yet? Christmas decorations always bring a little joy and sparkle to our properties this time of yet, so here is a room-by-room guide full of ideas and inspiration for you. A Guide […]

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Is it Better to Let a Furnished or Unfurnished Property?

Whether it’s better to let a furnished or an unfurnished property depends on a variety of factors, such as location and the types of tenants the landlord hopes to attract.  If you’re trying to decide which is the better option for you, this article runs through the pros and cons of letting furnished vs unfurnished as well as the […]

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The Ultimate Moving Out Cleaning Checklist

The Tenancy Deposit Scheme’s most contested issue in disputes raised by landlords and tenants from 2018/19 – 2020/21 was cleaning, so it’s vital that you leave your property in the best condition to avoid deductions to your security deposit. Our ultimate moving out cleaning checklist will make sure you don’t forget a thing so you […]

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How to Childproof Your Rented Property

Living in a rented property with children can be difficult, especially when it comes to childproof modifications. Obviously, the landlord has to take care of any major safety hazards, but it is important to create a hazard-free environment for your kids. Here are some DIY childproofing tips to ensure your rented property is as safe […]

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How Useful Are Images in a Property Inventory?

Property inventories are crucial for the tenancy deposit scheme and to ensure that all charges given to the tenant at the end of tenancy are justified. The disagreement between landlord and tenant regarding these charges are one of the most common reasons for dispute. By carrying out a comprehensive property inventory at the beginning of […]

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How to Make Your Property Look Great for Virtual Tours

Virtual tours and property showings have significantly increased since last year, so much so that if it is not presented as part of a listing or even as an option, it could be detrimental for viewing interest. When it comes to filming a virtual tour, it is vital that your property looks the part. We […]

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The Importance of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC Reports)

It’s been over 10 years since the legislation was brought in to make Energy Performance Certificates (EPC Reports) a legal requirement for the marketing of any standalone building over 50m². But what exactly are they? This article is going to explain what an EPC Report describes and why it is important, not only for property […]

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Rental Property Viewings during Covid-19

How to Prepare Your Property for Viewings During Covid-19

Even though the housing industry was hit quite hard by Covid-19, things are starting to get better and demand is beginning to rise again with property viewings at an all-time high. The rental market, in particular, has seen a sudden boom! Even though more people are now wanting to move since lockdown restrictions easing, things […]

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cleaning the exterior of your home

Top Tips for Cleaning the Exterior of Your Home

Keeping your home clean and tidy is human instinct, however, this may be true for the interior, but what about cleaning the exterior and the surroundings? That’s probably the last thing that comes to mind! To help you keep on top of it all, here are some tips and reminders on what you need to […]

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Tackling the Challenge of Deep Cleaning an Oven

Our Director at Pinpoint Homes decided to tackle the gruelling task of deep cleaning an oven in order to get a feel of what our cleaners experience. Here’s what happened: Putting Myself in My Cleaners’ Shoes Here are some before pictures so you can see the difference after cleaning: Soaking the Oven Parts for a […]

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Ways a Landlord Can Prepare for a New Tenant

Ways a Landlord Can Prepare for a New Tenant

No matter how long you have been a landlord, no matter how many tenants or properties you have, there are number of things to do to prepare for a new tenant. Have no fear though! We have created the perfect guide so you can make sure you get everything done that’s needed.  Tips for New […]

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How to Remove Pet Stains from Your Carpet

How to Remove Pet Stains from Your Carpet

Carpet stains are the hardest to remove and no matter how adorable your pet is, it is pretty much inevitable that they will make a mess on your floor. Rugs and textured floors take the hardest hit though because they are much more difficult to clean compared to tiles and hardwood. Here are some tips […]

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Step by Step Guide to Property Inventory

Step by Step Guide to Property Inventory

Property inventory is required by law and is a vital part for the UK rental process. Inventories are carried out in the best interests for both the landlord and the tenant, so shouldn’t be ignored or avoided. Property Inventory Summary Legally, any deposit given by a tenant to a landlord has to be protected in […]

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