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Intercounty blog & local news

March 28th 2022
Finding and keeping a quality tenant for your rental property is a major factor in the successful operation of your property. If you have a courteous tenant, who pays their rent on time and cares for your rental property, you will find your role as a landlord easier.
March 11th 2022
What are the government's plans in relation to Levelling Up and the private rental sector?
December 30th 2021
It is important for landlords to consider what sort of tenant they want, and how long they want the tenant staying with them. This is often a personal choice for landlords to make, but there is a lot to be said for having tenants who are happy to stay with you for a longer period of time.
December 27th 2021
At Intercounty, we care about the local property market in Chelmsford, and we stay in touch with what is happening nationally. There is no denying there is a shortfall in the supply of property right now, and this is having a major impact on the housing market.
December 24th 2021
According to a recent study carried out by online claims management company, Veriwise, 30% of the most serious tenant complaints relate to the misuse of a deposit. Around 25% of clients are unsure if or indeed where, their deposit is protected. 21% of complaints made to the company relate to damp and mould.
November 30th 2021
While we provide many services for landlords in and around Braintree, one of the most important tasks is connecting landlords with the right tenant.
November 19th 2021
While the past few years have been challenging, there are some causes for optimism in the rental market right now. If you are a landlord in Saffron Walden, and you are looking for support and guidance, we are more than happy to help you.
November 16th 2021
The government recently announced that it will make £65m available to support low income households who are in rent arrears, as a result of the pandemic. As a landlord or a tenant, what does this mean for you?
November 10th 2021
A new survey by an online letting firm found an interesting range of answers when it comes to the rental market and energy-efficiency, and the most important take-away for landlords is that 98% of tenants say they would prefer to live in an energy-efficient home.
October 19th 2021
What are my responsibilities as a Landlord? If you're thinking of becoming a landlord, there are a number of rules and regulations you’ll need to consider. read our guide to find out more.
October 19th 2021
Purchasing Buy-to-let Property for Investment. Top Tips. Buy-to-let properties have become a popular type of investment. They are a medium to long term investment which provide both income and capital growth over the long term, despite occasional fluctuations in the property market. Follow our guide for top tips for your buy-to-let investment.
October 19th 2021
Know your rental yield Do you know what the ‘yield’ of your buy-to let property is? Find out how to calculate it.