News, Tips and Advice from Mistoria Estate Agents

Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

In July 2020, the Government introduced new Regulations on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector. They require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested at least once every 5 years. Currently, this...

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The rise of virtual property viewings

The rise of virtual property viewings

Virtual property viewings can take various forms, but the most common is for the seller to show interested renters or buyers around the property via a video app such as WhatsApp, Facetime or Zoom. Their popularity has grown significantly over the course of the...

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Stamp duty holiday extension: what you need to know

Stamp duty holiday extension: what you need to know

As part of his 2021 Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the stamp duty holiday will be extended for a further three months until the end of June. For those looking to purchase a property in the near future, this provides much-needed reassurance and an...

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How to sell a property in 2021

How to sell a property in 2021

Last year property demand surged, as buyers rushed to capitalise on the Stamp Duty holiday and repeated lockdowns left many people wanting to move. With Stamp Duty set to return in April 2021 and restrictions set to continue, it’s likely to be another busy year in the...

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Now is the time to switch to a smart meter

Now is the time to switch to a smart meter

Smart meters use wireless networks to send data about your energy usage straight to the supplier, and they are becoming increasingly common in homes as a replacement to existing gas and electricity meters. There are many benefits to using a smart meter, and changes...

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How to let or rent a property during lockdown in England

How to let or rent a property during lockdown in England

In these difficult times, dealing with property-related matters, such as viewings and move-ins, can be very stressful, as there are additional safety considerations involved for all parties. With this in mind, Bolton-based Mistoria Estate and Letting Agent Bolton will...

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Bolton letting agent support in lockdown 3.0

Bolton letting agent support in lockdown 3.0

What strange times we are living in! 2021 is the year (according to the film industry) that we should probably be living in a dystopian future. This may have seemed far-fetched 12 months ago however, having lived a real live contagion pandemic for the last year, it...

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Apprenticeship opportunities at Mistoria

Apprenticeship opportunities at Mistoria

The benefits of taking on an apprentice have been an attractive proposition for employers for many years. An apprentice, as defined by the gov.uk website, ‘combines practical training in a job with study’ and it’s a win win situation for both employer and apprentice....

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New Mistoria HMO property video walk-through

New Mistoria HMO property video walk-through

We’re delighted to present a video walk-through of another recently renovated and refurbished HMO property. This 4 bed, 1 bathroom, 1 reception room house share property in Salford is an example of the Mistoria Standard. Tenants This property is available for...

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Hit the North

Hit the North

We have recently seen unprecedented demand for investment properties with many landlords keen to benefit from the high yields offered by the multiple occupancy market.

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