News

Stockport – Reasons why Landlords should invest

Stockport Stockport located just seven miles outside of Manchester city centre and is a town known for being a key part of the North West’s industrial past. Stockport is still one of the strongest economies today and has some excellent connectivity to key locations around the country, thus making Stockport an excellent buy-to-let location. Stockport…

Read More

New electrical safety regulations

New electrical safety regulations, if implemented, will only affect private residential tenancies; affecting new tenancies from 1 July 2020 and those tenancies already in existence from 1 April 2021. These regulations were only presented before Parliament on 13 January 2020. This potential new regulation is intended to strengthen electrical safety practices much like those, already…

Read More

Washing machine recall

Stuarts Homes would like to ensure that their tenants are made aware of the following product recall. The recall is due to the possible risk that the door locks of affected washing machines could catch fire due to overheating during the washing process. This product recall was announced on 17 December 2019 regarding certain washing…

Read More

Here is how to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

Following the announcement last week by the Welsh government that it plans to introduce new regulations to combat carbon monoxide poisoning, here are a few tips to help landlords and tenants ensure that your home is safe. Here are some simple steps to take: Buy and install an inexpensive carbon monoxide alarm – you can get them from DIY…

Read More

The main cause of deposit disputes

According to new research; a lack of communication when withholding a deposit is the most common cause for deposit disputes between landlords and tenants 30% of disputes are caused by tenants not receiving any communication or explanation as to why they were not getting their deposit back.   The second most common dispute at 23% is…

Read More

Reviews… What do they mean to you?

72% of customers won’t act until they have read the reviews! Did you know that 76% of consumers trust online reviews just as much as personal recommendations? 15% of customers don’t trust businesses without reviews. More than 50% of customers wont use businesses with less that 4* reviews! Judging by the above statistics we have…

Read More

Manchester ranked 2nd place

It is a time of low-interest rates and unsettled stock markets making it a worrying time for property investors. With all the latest tax and legislative changes over recent months it has caused somewhat of a headache across the rental market. The good news though for our landlords that have a portfolio local to Stuarts…

Read More

Signpost Stockport for Carers receive a donation from Stuarts Homes

For several years Stuarts Homes have looked at a ‘Greener’ approach to sending Christmas Cards. Whilst Christmas cards are delightful to receive, Stuarts Homes would rather send their ‘Seasons Greetings’ digitally – putting the cost of sending cards in the post to greater use. This Stuarts Homes have donated £200.00 to ‘Signpost Stockport for carers’…

Read More

New Landlords

Know anyone thinking of becoming a Landlord? Are you already a Landlord that wants to use an Agent that’s…… 100% committed to Lettings 100% of the time An expert on all things Lettings A friendly, Family run company 5 Star rated with genuine 100% 5 Star Reviews Contact Stuarts Homes to get 3 months management…

Read More

Tips to prevent mould in your home

It’s this time of year when tenants mostly complain about the appearance of damp within their property. Often tenants request that their Landlords take action and Landlords often suggest that the issue is due to their tenants’ lifestyle. The three main types of damp that appear within residential properties are condensation, rising damp and penetrating…

Read More