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Glossary of Property Terms

Glossary of Property Rental and Sales Terms

You might hear a lot of unfamiliar words when selling or buying a property, especially if it's for the first time. Thanks to our handy glossary you can brush up on the jargon and hold your own the next time a solicitor or estate agent lays on the gobbledygook, instead of staring like a rabbit in the headlights.

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Landlord guides

List of Hazards Under the HHSRS

Housing health and safety rating system (HHSRS) enforcement guidance: housing inspections and assessment of hazards

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Landlords guide

Failure To Meet Standards

What happens if a rented property fails to meet the Decent Homes Standard?

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Fire safety.

Fire Safety Standards for Single Dwellings (family houses)

Rented properties are considered to be single family houses where the occupants are all members of one family (as defined in housing benefit legislation). Unrelated sharers come under the HMO standard discussed in a separate article.

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Property Advertising Tips

Property advertising tips

We want you to be a satisfied customer and to get the most out of your advert. Your ad should tell prospective tenants the things they need to know in order to make them interested in enquiring. Accordingly we've prepared some simple tips and instructions to help you to write a good advert and so maximise the return for your investment. We are always on hand as well to assist at any point to ensure success from start to finish.

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Online Estate Agents

Why You Should Use an Online Estate Agent to Sell Your House

If you’re looking to sell your house, and you are considering the best route to take to get the best deal possible then your at the right place – The world of estate agency and house sales in the UK is changing fast and for the better. Visum-Sales online estate agents are at the fore front of the estate agency revolution enabling you to sell your property for just £34.00+VAT, no other fees, commissions or strings.

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Recent Posts

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Landlord Due Diligence

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