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Eight Practical Steps for Landlords During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Eight Practical Steps for Landlords During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2020

In this two-minute read, we look at some sensible and practical advice for landlords wondering what to do during the Coronavirus outbreak.

The only thing that seems...

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This list is so boring it's rather interesting

This list is so boring it's rather interesting

Posted on Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In this article, we discover there are levels to boredom and share with you the World's most boring museum, film, town and date. A surprisingly interesting 3-minute read.

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It’s Feelgood Friday in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

It’s Feelgood Friday in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Posted on Friday, April 3, 2020

In this 90 second read we share a quick round-up of some of the good news which is happening during life under lockdown.

Welcome to the second Feelgood Friday...

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Time on your hands in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs? Check out these 10 Binge-worthy Box Sets

Time on your hands in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs? Check out these 10 Binge-worthy Box Sets

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020

Many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual at the moment. 

And while learning a new language, trying at-home...

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Protect yourself and your family against wicked Coronavirus scammers

Protect yourself and your family against wicked Coronavirus scammers

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020

In this two-minute read, we discover the despicable scams which have developed around the Coronavirus outbreak. And how we can take action to protect ourselves, our families and our communities.

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Make your money go further in Bexely & Dartford Boroughs with these expert tips

Make your money go further in Bexely & Dartford Boroughs with these expert tips

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020

A 2-minute read. In this article, we share six tips from Mr Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis on how you can make the most of your financial resources during this period of uncertainty.

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Reasons to Raise a Smile in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Reasons to Raise a Smile in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2020

In this 2-minute update we share a quick round-up of some of the good news which is happening during these tough times.

Welcome to what will be a regular Feelgood...

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Coronavirus – An Update for Landlords in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Coronavirus – An Update for Landlords in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020

In this three-minute read, we share a Coronavirus information update for landlords in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs.Read More...

Here’s how people in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs can find a little calmness

Here’s how people in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs can find a little calmness

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020

In this two-minute read, we discover five ways to keep calm during these uncertain times.

Well it’s fair to say that none of us have ever lived through such...

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CORONA VIRUS CUSTOMER UPDATE

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2020

Whilst the Corona virus continues to spread further across the UK, we are currently “business ‘pretty much’ as usual”. 

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Is the budget worth homeowners in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs raising a glass to?

Is the budget worth homeowners in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs raising a glass to?

Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

A two-minute read. We take a quick look at what today’s budget announcements could mean for people in the Bexley & Dartford BoroughsRead More...

A 2-minute budget summary for landlords in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs.

A 2-minute budget summary for landlords in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs.

Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2020

In this two-minute read, we look at what today’s budget announcements mean for landlords in the Bexley & Dartford BoroughsRead More...

Discover the history of places we call home in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Discover the history of places we call home in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Posted on Monday, March 9, 2020

In this 3-minute read, we discover a little history behind the places we call homes.

Two years ago, this week, one of the world’s brightest minds passed away...

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The Homes in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs Which are Fit for A King or Queen – Just Add Comfort

The Homes in Bexley & Dartford Boroughs Which are Fit for A King or Queen – Just Add Comfort

Posted on Friday, February 28, 2020

In this 2-minute read, we discover one of the World’s most expensive palaces and why people in the Bexley & Dartford BoroughsRead More...

What will your random act of kindness be?

What will your random act of kindness be?

Posted on Monday, February 17, 2020

In this 90 second read, we look at how one kind act started a movement in America which has become increasingly popular in the UK over the past few years.

Monday 17...

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What you love and hate about homes in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs.

What you love and hate about homes in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs.

Posted on Wednesday, February 12, 2020

In this 2-minute read, we look at what people love, and hate, about homes in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs.

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How People in Bexley & Dartford Borough Can Stop Wasting Their Money

How People in Bexley & Dartford Borough Can Stop Wasting Their Money

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020

In this 2-minute read, we look at ways people in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs can stop wasting their hard-earned...

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Compulsory Electrical Safety Inspection Draft Regulations

Compulsory Electrical Safety Inspection Draft Regulations

Posted on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Video for Landlords explaining the draft regulations put to Parliament for Compulsory Electrical Safety Inspections and what it means for them.

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Reasons to be Cheerful in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Reasons to be Cheerful in the Bexley & Dartford Boroughs

Posted on Monday, January 20, 2020

In this 90 second read, we share why Monday 20 January is the calendar’s gloomiest day and how you can use as it as a springboard for better things.

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What Will North Kents Homes Look Like in 2030?

What Will North Kents Homes Look Like in 2030?

Posted on Monday, January 13, 2020

In this two-minute read, we gaze into our crystal ball while doing a quick Google search, to see what homes in 2030 might look like, work like and contain.

Back in...

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Is North Kent’s January Property Market Dead?

Is North Kent’s January Property Market Dead?

Posted on Monday, January 6, 2020

In this 90-second read, we reveal why there’s a lot more happening in January than new diets, broken resolutions and returning to normality.

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2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window of certainty

2020 forecast of 2% price rise as election gives window of certainty

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Rightmove predicts that the price of property coming to market in Britain will rise by 2% in 2020. Home-mover confidence and activity have been dogged by political uncertainty since the 2016 referendum. With a clear majority in the election,...

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Our Free Christmas Gift to Children in North Kent (Bexley & Dartford Boroughs)

Our Free Christmas Gift to Children in North Kent (Bexley & Dartford Boroughs)

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019

In this 90 second read, we announce our free giveaway of a sold-out children’s book and the difference it is making to young lives.

Breaking news...

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Pricing your property to sell in the Bexley or Dartford Boroughs.

Pricing your property to sell in the Bexley or Dartford Boroughs.

Posted on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Learn how to utilise the property search portals, Rightmove, Zoopla etc to your advantage when setting your marketing price, for the sale of your property.

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Why the Big Boxing Day Bounce is Great News for Home Sellers

Why the Big Boxing Day Bounce is Great News for Home Sellers

Posted on Monday, December 2, 2019

In this two-minute read, we unwrap the staggering statistics and reasons which make Boxing Day more than just a time for food, family and friends.

Picture the scene...

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Watch out for Black Friday Fraud

Watch out for Black Friday Fraud

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019

In this two-minute read, we explain why the shopping frenzy that is Black Friday has cybercriminals rubbing their hands with glee. And we reveal four ways you can protect yourself from becoming a...

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Start Planning Now for a Plastic-less Christmas

Start Planning Now for a Plastic-less Christmas

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019

In this two-minute read, we explore ways we can all reduce the amount of plastic we use this festive period. And we’ve got a cracker of an idea for you to swap bad jokes for something to...

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Why the property market in the Bexley or Dartford Boroughs Never Sleeps

Why the property market in the Bexley or Dartford Boroughs Never Sleeps

Posted on Wednesday, November 13, 2019

In this two-minute read, we pull back the covers to see why the property market in the Bexley or Dartford Boroughs has insomnia and discover that’s no bad thing for...

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How to help your pets cope during fireworks season

How to help your pets cope during fireworks season

Posted on Friday, November 1, 2019

In this two-minute read we look at how to help your pets stay as calm as possible during fireworks season.

So the trick and treating is over for another...

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How to avoid a Home Insurance Horror Show

How to avoid a Home Insurance Horror Show

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

In this two-minute read we look at how you can avoid scary problems with your home and buildings insurance. AND the essential items people regularly forget to...

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Time to tackle your property’s odd jobs before they become big problems

Time to tackle your property’s odd jobs before they become big problems

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2019

In this 2-minute read, we share five property maintenance jobs that can stop small issues becoming major problems.

The weather hasn’t been great these last...

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First Time Buyers - Don’t miss the ‘free money’ deadline

First Time Buyers - Don’t miss the ‘free money’ deadline

Posted on Monday, October 14, 2019

In this 2-minute read, we unveil a ‘secret’ that can help people looking to buy a property for the first time and why they need to act now.

Getting your...

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A Criminal’s Guide to Not Getting Burgled

A Criminal’s Guide to Not Getting Burgled

Posted on Monday, October 7, 2019

Summary:

In this 2-minute read, we look at how you can protect yourself from being targeted by burglars with home security advice from a reformed burglar. 

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Do you have a property vision for 2020?

Do you have a property vision for 2020?

Posted on Monday, September 30, 2019

In this 2-minute read, we look at how you can give yourself the best possible chance to move into a new home in time for the new year.

It’s...

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Could Turning Japanese Change your Life for the Better?

Could Turning Japanese Change your Life for the Better?

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019

The eyes of the sporting world will be on Japan over the next seven weeks as the 2019 Rugby World Cup takes place.

The tournament will be an opportunity for the land of the...

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Could Ikea's idea solve the UK's biggest housing problem

Could Ikea's idea solve the UK's biggest housing problem

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In this two-minute read we look at IKEA’s ideas to revolutionise the way affordable homes are built in the UK.

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Is your home gas safe?

Is your home gas safe?

Posted on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In this two-minute read, we look at ways you can keep your home and family safe as the weather turns colder.

Households across the country are having the same...

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Simple Steps to Soothe Back to School Nerves

Simple Steps to Soothe Back to School Nerves

Posted on Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Here’s a two-minute read we’ve created to help you and your children deal with any anxieties they may have about returning to school after the long summer break.

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What Online Estate Agents Don’t Want You To Know!

What Online Estate Agents Don’t Want You To Know!

Posted on Monday, November 19, 2018

There is a lot of hype at the moment about the 'online estate agents' and the good value they seem to provide. Everyone loves a good deal, especially when we could save thousands of pounds! But, will you really save money using an online estate...

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Flats - Should I invest?

Posted on Thursday, September 6, 2018

A regular question I am asked by investor clients of ours is, do you think flats still make a good investment? The concern most tend to have are the high service charges, ground rents, low leases for instance.Read More...

2 bed terraced or 3 bed terraced - Which terraced house should I buy in DA7 (Bexleyheath)?

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018

Which terraced house should I buy in DA7 (Bexleyheath)? One of our landlords asked if they should buy a 3 or 2 bed terraced property to rent out to tenants. The first question I asked them was what are they looking...

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Asking the right questions.

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018

A Question to any home movers thinking of selling their property… 

When you consider which agent to employ to sell...

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Could you identify Japanese Knotweed?

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2018

New research released today reveals that fewer than one fifth (19%) of Brits who say they are aware of Japanese knotweed can correctly identify the weed, described by the Environment Agency as “indisputably the UK’s most aggressive,...

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Seven Reasons Why Your Property Isn’t Selling

Posted on Friday, June 22, 2018

A recent article by the consumer magazine Which looked at seven reasons why properties don’t sell.

It listed the problems that held vendors back – below we look...

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Budget Boost for the local Property Market

Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Chancellor Philip Hammond saved the best bit in his Autumn Budget to last when it came to the property market in North Kent & South East London.

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A recipe for success: smarten up your kitchen

Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2017

It’s not just the likes of Gordon Ramsay, Nigella Lawson and Jamie Oliver who love spending time in the kitchen.

During the 12 years I’ve been an estate agent...

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What does Wimbledon and good estate agents have in common?

Posted on Monday, July 3, 2017

Today, the All England Lawn Tennis Championships begin at Wimbledon.

Tennis reminds me of a very important aspect of estate agency work.

The...

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What the Brexit negotiations and property deals have in common

Posted on Friday, June 23, 2017

It’s a year to the day that the UK decided to leave the EU.

It’s also the week when the negotiations over our exit of the EU begin, this is looking to be a long...

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What does the election result mean for the Bexley, Dartford & surrounding Boroughs property market?

Posted on Friday, June 9, 2017

We’ve all woken up this morning to the news the UK has a Hung Parliament.

The shock result has caught everyone by surprise including the pollsters, political experts and most of us –...

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A Moving Experience – Our Checklist

Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2017

When you are moving home there is so much to remember.

Once you’ve exchanged contracts there are still a lot of things to think about and to prepare.

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Surprise, Surprise – No Surprise

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

So Theresa May surprised us with her decision to call a ‘snap’ General Election in June.

But really after the surprising events over the last 12 months no one...

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Are you thinking it’s time for a change?

Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017

The clocks went forward at the weekend. Or was it back? 

It never ceases to confuse me. 

The good news is the clock in...

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How to add value to your property – Spare this idea some thought

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017

Do you have a spare room at home?  Is it the room which time forgot? Is it where everything ends up getting stored /dumped or simply forgotten about?  

It could be...

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Love will tear us apart again

Posted on Friday, February 3, 2017

It’s coming up to Valentine’s Day so we thought it would be heartless of us to not talk about love.

For some of you this time of year is about being treated to a...

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New Year, new you, new home?

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Happy New Year!

As we welcomed in 2017 many of us turned our minds to our resolutions and how we will start changing our lives for the better.

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Behold the Boxing Day Browser

Posted on Thursday, December 8, 2016

It’s not that long now until December 25 as the TV, internet and radio reminds us on an almost by the minute basis.

Excited kids, family gatherings, too much food, Sir...

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Less is more so kill the clutter

Posted on Thursday, December 1, 2016

If you put your hand onto a hot stove you would not be surprised to burn it. That’s obvious I hear you cry.

And if you go for a stroll when it’s hammering down with rain you’ll...

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Beat the Back to School Rush

Posted on Friday, August 5, 2016

The last two weeks of July and the whole month of August are often seen as the quietest time of year in the property industry.

As a vast proportion of the UK’s population make a dash to the...

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How ‘Available’ is Your Estate Agent?

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2016

One thing the team here at The Property Cloud have in common is that we’ve all bought and sold homes in the past.

This means we have walked a mile in our...

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Six tips for a sizzling summer sale

Posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Don’t rely purely on sunshine and a ‘nice weather’ feel good factor to sell your home this summer. At The Property Cloudwe’ve come up with six...

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Welcome To Our New Blog

Posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Hello and welcome to our new blog which will be a new feature on our website.

We’ll be sharing our expertise and knowledge on the property industry in North Kent & South East London and giving you plenty of useful tips and...

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