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Intercounty blog & local news

September 13th 2018
Should you be a landlord the complexities of renting a property will be all too familiar
Even the most organised landlords will encounter difficulties from time to time. Day to day maintenance issues and repairs coupled with the legislative demands mean even the most robust of landlords are more and more seeking the support of a professional managing agent.
May 28th 2018
Experience living in a Grade I Tudor cottage with this unique rental in Thaxted
A visit to the Medieval market town of Thaxted is like stepping back in time, the cobbled streets and timber framed buildings some dating back to the Saxon period are a stunning example of English architecture. 
February 28th 2018
WHAT’S REALLY GOING ON IN THE LOCAL HOUSING MARKET?
"2018 has begun by us seeing an improvement in new buyer activity, with Rightmove reporting a 9% increase in visits to its site...
December 11th 2017
12 days rent free at Christmas
As part of the Christmas celebrations and in the spirit of giving Intercounty is delighted to be giving away 12 days of Christmas RENT FREE on selected properties*
November 22nd 2017
A Landlord’s perfect tenants
In the past few years there has been a massive shift from home ownership to renting, by 2021 it has been predicted that nearly a quarter of people in the UK will find themselves in rented accommodation.
November 8th 2017
Thinking of buying a BTL? How to maximise your rental yields
If you are thinking of investing in a BTL property there are various aspects you will need to take into consideration.
October 10th 2017
Property owner or landlord: how much is my property worth?
If you are thinking a buying a new home or renting one out find out how much you could achieve by checking out our instant valuation tool. 
August 28th 2017
Latest properties to rent in Essex and Herts
The counties of Essex and Hertfordshire are very popular for renters because of their close proximity to London, great schools, towns and villages so here are our latest properties to rent in these two beautiful counties.
August 11th 2017
Shifting trends in the English property market
Owner occupied housing has declined since its peak in 2003, when the amount owner occupied housing stood at 71%. Since then it has continued to fall but hasn’t changed much since 2013-2014.
August 10th 2017
Rental prices continue to rise in Essex and Herts
Rental prices have continued to rise across the County’s of Essex and Hertfordshire. The largest increase was seen in Royston +7.7%, followed by Saffron Walden 4.2%, Stansted Mountfitchet 4.6%
August 4th 2017
5 tips on maximising your BTL investment
If you are a BTL landlord you will undoubtedly want to maximise the value of your asset in both rental yields and capital value. The best way to ensure that you get the most back is to maximise the space you have, keeping it well maintained, and by keeping running costs to a minimum.
August 4th 2017
The importance of an EPC for BTL landlords
If you are a BTL investor you will be probably be aware that need to provide an EPC, Energy Performance Certificate when you rent out a property.