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The lowdown: tenancy deposit schemes

What tenancy deposit schemes are available to landlords? Discover more about tenancy deposit schemes.…


Rights of entry: what are the rules for landlords?

What are a landlord's rights of entry during a tenancy? Read this article to find out when a landlord can legally enter their buy-to-let property during a tenancy and what their rights of entry are. …


Bermondsey crowned 'best place to live in London'

Bermondsey has been crowned the winner of the London region in The Sunday Times' Best Places to Live 2018 list. Bermondsey topped the list for the London region, but discover which other London areas were also included. …


Borough's best pubs

Home to Borough Market, Borough in the London Borough of Southwark has a lot to offer, including an impressive range of pubs. Whether you're a beer enthusiast or a wine lover, there's a Borough pub for you. Discover Borough's best pubs. …


A brief history of Shad Thames

A brief history of Shad Thames, from the Victorian age to the present day.…


5 fun facts about Waterloo Station

London Waterloo Station first opened in 1848. Since then, it has expanded to become London's biggest and busiest train station. Discover some fun facts about London Waterloo. …


London's Vault Festival returns in 2018

London's Vault Festival is back with a bang, running from January 24th to March 18th 2018. Mainly held at The Vaults, Waterloo. Discover what's on at the festival.…


Why Lower Marsh is well worth a visit

Lower Marsh is a charming street near London's Waterloo Station, SE1. With a colourful street market and independent shops, it's the ultimate food and shopping destination. …


Landlords: Reduce Tenancy Voids

If you own a property you are renting out then it’s likely you have already encountered the problem of what to do during the periods where no one is renting the property. Sometimes, there is literally nothing you can do as it comes down to certain circumstances that are out of your control, but there are measures you can take to minimise the amount of voids you experience.…


How to choose an estate agent?

Selling a home is probably one of the most significant transactions you’ll ever undertake, and letting your property can be equally stressful, so how do you go about picking an estate agent you can trust?…


High St vs Online

At first glance, using an online estate agent to sell your property could potentially save you hundreds or even thousands of pounds, but is that really the case? And, more to the point, can you trust an online company to deal with such an important financial transaction? Here we take a look at the pros and cons of using an online estate agent versus a local high street agent to help you decide which route is best for you.…


Our stand at the Bermondsey Festival

The Bermondsey Street Festival has grown to become a highly anticipated annual fixture in the area’s social calendar and Garrett Whitelock is proud to be one of the sponsors of this fantastic community event.…


Help to Buy ISAs

We’ve talked about the various Help to Buy schemes on this blog before, but it’s worth focusing on the impending Help to Buy ISA scheme which is due to become available from December. The scheme is a cash boost for first time buying individuals designed to help them afford the deposit for a mortgage. It’s important to know what it’s all about though so here are a few facts and details about the scheme.…


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