Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) From 1st April 2018, all landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic property in England or Wales must ensure that their properties reach at least an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E before granting a new tenancy to new or existing tenants. The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England […]
Thank you to every that came and supported our Christmas Jumper Day. We raised over £300, which will help bring essential healthcare, education, protection and food to millions of children around the world who are missing out on these basics. Because of this money we can protect children from easily preventable yet still deadly diseases […]
If managed efficiently and fully occupied, HMO properties can be extremely lucrative investments. But they’re also subject to lots of regulation and changing legislation, and the rules surrounding planning permission can be confusing. Here, planning expert, Alison Broderick, talks about the planning challenges surrounding HMOs, and answers your HMO FAQs. What is an HMO? The […]
It’s the most magical time of the year – fairy lights and baubles, snowmen and Christmas Trees. Today we are raising money for Save the Children by donning our daftest, most wonderful woolies and you are invited for some tasty treats. Pop into our office and enjoy a delicious mince pie, some cakes and some […]
You may now see us out and about in Cambridge and surrounding areas in our new branded car. Please give us a call if we can help with any housing needs if you are a landlord or a tenant on 01223 224480.
We are offering a FREE iPAD when you instruct us to manage your property*. Terms & conditions apply, please ask in office for details.
There’s often a few quirky and unusual properties knocking about on Rightmove, so we’ve decided to show you our pick of what’s on offer at the moment. From extra-safe toilets to homes with no neighbours for miles… which takes your fancy? Extra-safe bathroom ‘The Old Bank’ in Bristol was purchased last year and has been […]
We’re used to seeing celeb’s lavish mansions but this affordable home, a former property of Kate Winslet, is a pleasant little find in Cornwall. Looking like it should be in LA, the home sits in a serene and private spot, just back from the coastal town of Hayle. Surrounded by forests, it was designed by […]
Sir Michael Caine’s former home is on the market for £4,950,000. The two-time Oscar winner lived in the four bedroom property during the 60’s whilst filming Alfie and Get Carter. The terraced property is situated on a very exclusive street, in an enviable location just next to Hyde Park in London. Albion Close is a […]
Residents are being urged not to let Christmas waste go to landfill this festive season as enough wrapping paper to stretch from Cambridge to Calais will be thrown away by households in South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge. Cambridge City and South Cambridgeshire District Councils have one of the best kerbside recycling systems in the country, with […]
We would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Our opening hours throughout the festive period will be reduced. Our office closes from the 24th of December 2015 and reopens on the 2nd of January 2016. (We have reduced opening hours between 29th December and 31st December) Tenants will need to pay rent […]
Alexander Greens is proud to now be a member of Safe Agent. SAFE – Safe Agent Fully Endorsed – is a mark denoting firms that protect landlords and tenants money through client money protection schemes. There are several schemes in the sector operated by ARLA, the Law Society, NALS, RICS and UKALA to which agents […]
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Just because your house is small doesn’t mean you cannot live big! We’ve found 27 tips and hacks to get the most out of your tiny home. Small house ideas and tips! But before you start drilling and sawing furniture in half make sure you check your tenancy agreement for what you can and cannot […]
If you suddenly have no heating or hot water, and your property has a combi-boiler then the most likely cause is low or no pressure. When your boiler has no pressure A loss of water pressure is a good indicator of some common issues that arise with boilers. Low pressure is relatively easy to diagnose, […]
By law, if you pay a deposit to your landlord or letting agent then they must protect it in a government-authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme. It applies to all landlords and agents in England and Wales who have an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreement (the contract) with their tenant. It was introduced to ensure that you […]
Mill Road Winter Fair takes place on Saturday 5th December. Mill Road is closed from East Road to Coleridge Road, meaning that everyone can enjoy the day in a safe and comfortable atmosphere. The sight of thousands of people calmly flowing up and down the road has to be seen to be believed. The Fair […]
How to rent guide This how to rent guide is for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector to help them understand their rights and responsibilities. It provides a checklist and more detailed information on each stage of the process, including: What to look out for before renting Living in a rented home What […]
Are you looking for a new home? Are you a big animal lover? Well, we may have found your dream home in the shape of this ZOO – yes, you read that right – in Ceredigion, Wales. The unique opportunity, comes complete with 12 acres of grounds and gardens a whole variety of creatures including […]
Noel Edmonds has put his 7 bedroom country pile on the market. Fieldgrove House, situated the quiet hamlet of Bitton in Gloucestershire, is close to wear the game show host films the popular Deal or No Deal. Noel, who bought the property in 2007, has improved the house since moving in to ‘create superb modern […]