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Questions and answers

Advice from our expert team


Everything you need to know

If you decide to sell or let your property, you will naturally have a lot of questions. Our expert staff are happy to advise you through the process but in the meantime, why not take a look at our frequently asked questions?


Selling your property

  • How long does it take to sell a property?
  • Can I do anything to speed up the process?
  • Do I have to instruct an estate agent?
  • How much will it all cost me?
  • Do I have to instruct a solicitor?
  • Do I need to provide an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?
  • How do viewings work?
  • What about tax?
  • What should I expect from a successful sale?

Letting your property

  • Do I have to pay tax on my rental income?
  • Do I have to use an estate agent to let my property?
  • How often do I need to have safety checks on the property carried out?
  • Do I need to provide an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?
  • Does the property have to be furnished to be let out?
  • What is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST)?
  • Do I hold the deposit during the tenancy?
  • How do I carry out reference checks on potential tenants?