Mistoria Property News

Letting To Students: Dispelling the Myths

Letting To Students: Dispelling the Myths

Many landlords often worry about letting out their properties to students, fearing that they will not receive rental payments, or that their houses will be destroyed during wild parties. However, issues like these are exceptionally rare. We thought we’d dispel some of...

Dealing With Damp and Condensation in Your Property

Dealing With Damp and Condensation in Your Property

During the colder months damp and condensation can become a problem in your property. Here we take a look at ways you can avoid these issues… Condensation The most common cause of damp in a property is the build-up of condensation. It should be made clear to...

State of the market: Is now the time to invest in property?

State of the market: Is now the time to invest in property?

With lockdowns now firmly behind us and no prospect of them returning in full force any time soon the property market has come roaring back – could now be time to invest in property? There is certainly plenty of evidence the housing market is booming –although figures...

How to avoid deposit disputes

How to avoid deposit disputes

What to do at the start and end of a tenancy to avoid a deposit dispute Less than 1% of all tenancy deposits end in dispute, but when it does happen it can end up being an expensive nightmare for all parties involved. Many potential disputes can be avoided and one of...

Property market continues to boom despite end of SDLT holiday

Property market continues to boom despite end of SDLT holiday

It’s fair to say the housing market is experiencing a remarkable surge at the moment. And in the words of our own agents; people are making up their own prices… and buyers are paying it, and then some! The unprecedented boom in the price of property has been put down...

Right To Rent changes from 30th June 2021

Right To Rent changes from 30th June 2021

Changes to Right to Rent legislation in the UK come into effect from 1st July 2021, ending the grace period put into place following the country’s exit from the EU. The change means that letting agents will move from checking nationality to checking the UK...

End of Stamp Duty Holiday: first deadline fast approaching

End of Stamp Duty Holiday: first deadline fast approaching

The Stamp Duty holiday in England will end on 30th June 2021, lowering the nil rate band from £500,000 to £250,000 for all but first-time buyers, who have a threshold of £300,000 before stamp duty is due. The rates will then change again in October to return to the...

Mistoria Estate Agents expands with new Cheadle branch

Mistoria Estate Agents expands with new Cheadle branch

Mistoria Estate Agents is opening its 6th North West based office, this time in the suburbs of Cheadle. The new branch joins the already successful Mistoria Estate Agents outlets in Manchester, Bolton, Liverpool and Salford. Parent company, The Mistoria Group,...

Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK

Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK

For the pandemic period, a “new normal” has been in place. This new normal has included an unprecedented financial package from the government to help individuals who have lost their incomes to support themselves and find new work. One helpful measure has...