7 Steps to Becoming a Residential landlord in Hampstead

There are a number of reasons people become residential landlords. Often, it’s because someone wants to do more with their savings and sees property as a sound investment with a regular income. It might also be that a person becomes an accidental landlord after inheriting a property or moving into a house with a partner. […]

How to Attract the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property in Hampstead

Finding the best tenants for your rental property in Hampstead is perhaps the most important aspect of being a landlord. Good tenants will always pay their rent on time, respect the property as if it’s their own, and leave it in excellent condition when they move out, giving you far less headaches to deal with. […]

Landlords: How To Keep Your Tenants Happy

As a landlord, you want stability, and you want to be confident in the knowledge that good tenants are going to stay and the rent will continue coming in. Here, we look at how landlords can keep their tenants happy – and why it is so important. Happy tenants = happy landlord There are many […]

Has Coronavirus changed Property Viewings?

Virtual Tours are now available for all of our properties Here at Excel we always dedicate our time and efforts into using the best technology and the most advantageous marketing tools available. We pride ourselves on having a modern, forward thinking approach and are always looking to apply this to improving the customer experience. We […]

What are the new Stamp Duty changes?

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has announced that from 15th of July 2020 until 31st of March 2021, there will be no stamp duty to pay on property purchases up to £500,000.   What is Stamp Duty and how much would you normally pay?  You must pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) if you buy a property or land over a certain price in England […]

New legislation comes into force from 1st July 2020 for Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector

The Government has now published the guidance for The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020.   Landlords will have to ensure every fixed electrical installation is inspected and tested before the tenancy begins, for all new private tenancies in England from 1st of July 2020 and existing tenancies from 1st of April 2021. As a landlord you will also need to make sure that the […]

The busiest time for the Rental Market

The Busiest Time for the Rental Market The rental market is about to enter its busiest time of the year. Analysis from Dataloft Rental Market Analytics reveals that 40% of tenancies are set to expire in July, August and September. Usually the surge in activity is a combination of students seeking accommodation, graduates starting new […]

COVID-19 Update from Excel Property Services

We hope you are well and saying safe in these uncertain times. The current situation regarding COVID-19 is developing rapidly and we will do our best to keep you informed of our stance as a company as things progress in the coming days, weeks and months.   Please ensure that you follow our Facebook page, which […]