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Landlord Advice
Tips for Letting a Property During the Brexit Uncertainty
14 Feb 19

In order to let your property successfully, strategy is key. Whether you manage the property through an agent or by yourself, here are our best tips for letting your property during Brexit.

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Tenant Advice
February Property of The Month
7 Feb 19

Looking for a new home to start the year fresh!? Look no further than this unique, award winning property currently available for rent in Highbury. Read on to see why we have selected this as our February property of the month. 

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Winner of the prestigi...


Portico Lettings Packages

Portico expands short term letting services into the North West (@PorticoProp) Read here: https://t.co/VIp2fdESi4… https://t.co/sCHkysjTAu


Vendor Advice
Selling Your Home In The Winter
6 Feb 19

Selling a home in the wintertime can be challenging but there are many things you can do to ensure your property stands out from the others on the market in your area. Here are our top tips for selling your home during the winter months.

Tidy your ga...

Portico expands short term letting services into the North West (@PorticoProp) Read here: https://t.co/frgApgmkZa… https://t.co/y2Wv455Z5U


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Landlord Advice
Invest in the North West
3 Feb 19

Four million people in the UK now live in the private rented sector. This figure looks set to increase as more people choose to rent rather than buy, attracted by the flexibility it offers them. The demand for rental accommodation and a lack of good ...


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SPEED DANCING AT THE ACADEMY DANCE STUDIO
31 Jan 19

Move over Speed Dating, say hello to SPEED DANCING!!!

This valentines weekend why not create a spark through the art form of Dance. A unique and fun way of meeting new people hosted by our favourite North London Music Academy.

For the first hour, you ...

Why your next property investment should be in #Manchester & #Liverpool ! >>https://t.co/4920eO4h5H #property… https://t.co/EmZ50T6Zl1


How To Get The Best Price For Your House

Vendor Advice
Top 8 Property Bargains
31 Jan 19

Now is your chance to grab a great deal on the property of your dreams!

Whether you're a first time buyer or looking to invest make sure you take advantage of this opportunity.

So if you’re interested in one of these reduced properties for sale, get i...

#Manchester: #PorticoHost lettings service expands to North West England @PorticoProp @fifie340 https://t.co/XfRpv6flEC


Landlord Advice
Portico Launches in Manchester and Liverpool
30 Jan 19

Building on the success of our London business, we are pleased to announce we will be launching in Liverpool and Manchester from the 5th February 2019, next week!

Having successfully run Portico Host in London for two years we have decided now it is ...


Photos From Big Screen On The Green!

We’re excited to partner up with Portico Host. They specialise in managing your airbnb property. Check them out… https://t.co/ie7ibryon0


Landlord Advice
Portico Host Teams Up With Airbnb
30 Jan 19

We have recently joined just three other professional co-hosts in the UK to bring Airbnb services to the UK. We are the first mainstream lettings business in the UK to be appointed to the programme where properties will be available on the Airbnb web...


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This January
24 Jan 19

It's officially 2019 and time to refer to our yield map for the first time this year! Rather than you spending hours yourself looking out for the best areas for buy-to-let we've picked out our top four performing areas for you this month. Alternative...


More Ticket Winners Announced!

In exciting news Portico Host has launched in the North West! We've teamed up with @PKBcoffee in Manchester so come… https://t.co/yJbERc0o0B


Landlord Advice
January Market Update
23 Jan 19

It’s only January, and 2019 has already been a busy year for the property market.

For buyers, the market has slowed slightly. In London, property prices have gone down 1.7% in the first month of the year, and reports show that 55% of first time buyer...


Vendor Advice
New Year, New You
16 Jan 19

With the New Year comes plenty of new resolutions, and one of the most common resolutions is to create and maintain a healthier lifestyle. For most people, this starts in the gym. However, setting up an exercise regime that integrates with your lifes...


Leading experts go head to head at Brexit Debate

Now is your chance to grab a great deal on the property of your dreams in the capital! Check out our top 8 property… https://t.co/k306KTyXwF


Landlord Advice
Our Top Five Airbnbs For 2019
16 Jan 19

As we slowly creep past the halfway mark of January we turn our heads to think of when and where our next holiday will be. Why not explore a new area of London?  We've picked out our top five Airbnbs available for 2019 in the Capital. 

Thinking of put...

Check out our cost saving tips this winter #property #london #landlords #wintersavings #winterhomes #londonliving >… https://t.co/hHyKg00Udr


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Landlord Advice
Care for Your Home this Winter
9 Jan 19

As Christmas fades and the coldest winter months are ahead of us, it is more important now than ever to be proactive in maintaining your property to avoid extra costs during winter. From water damage to freezing pipes, winter months present a whole h...

@PorticoProp @savechildrenuk #ChristmasJumperDay #estateagent #Walthamstow #E17 https://t.co/0D3VuBfFoz


Landlord Advice
Let Your Home Via Airbnb Whilst It Is On The Market
4 Jan 19

Everyone wants to sell their property quickly and easily, but this isn’t always a possibility. In London, it takes an average of eight weeks to find a buyer. Between finding the right buyers and waiting for the property to complete, many sellers end ...


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Looking to #buy in #London in 2019? Check out our top #areas if you’re looking to invest in London >>… https://t.co/qiJF98GNic


Vendor Advice
10 Best Homes for Sale Under One Million Pounds
27 Dec 18

Buying property in London doesn’t mean you need to break the bank. From converted biscuit factories to charming mews homes, we’ve gathered our best properties under £1,000,000. Your dream home might be a click away, take a look!

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Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This December
18 Dec 18

As many of us find ourselves in our last few days of work before breaking up for Christmas, we turn to consult our Yield Map to see what areas are looking the best to invest in right now in London. Read on to see what is going on in these four areas ...


Having Trouble Selling Your Home? This could be why...

Landlord Advice
Where To Buy In London In 2019
12 Dec 18

London remains a great place to invest in property, whether you’re a buy-to-let landlord or a homebuyer. We’ve scoped out the city’s hidden gems and the best suggestions for where to buy in the Capital in 2019.


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Landlord Advice
Regulation Changes: A Need to Know Guide for Landlords
6 Dec 18

2018 saw a year of changes for the lettings market. These changes came in the form of new legislation, and affect all parts of the letting process, from the property itself to the way that the home is taxed. From a boost to personal allowances to EPC...


Landlord Advice
Round Up Of NLA & Portico London Landlord Seminar
30 Nov 18

Landlords from Battersea to Bethnal Green met on Wednesday 21st November at the Annual London Landlord Seminar, in association with National Landlord Association (NLA) and Portico, to discuss the state of the lettings market.

In a presentation that co...


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Landlord Advice
10 Years of Landlord Insurance from Just Landlords
30 Nov 18

This year marks the 10th anniversary of landlord insurance company Just Landlords. In order to celebrate this momentous occasion, the team have been reflecting on the journey of the company so far. Here are a few highlights of Just Landlords’ proudes...


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Portico NLA London Landlord Seminar
21 Nov 18

The most talked about London Landlord Seminar is back on the 21st November 2018!

This year there is a stellar line-up hosted by Richard Blanco, NLA London Representative.

Mark Lawrinson, Portico Regional Director, will give an update on the rental and ...


Vendor Advice
November Property of the Month
13 Nov 18

It's almost a new year and how better to start a new year than with a new start in a new home?! Our property of the month this November is a gorgeous find in Battersea. A perfect family home in the making, explore the four bedroom property here...

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Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This November
12 Nov 18

As the year draws towards a close, we once again consult our Yield Map to explore the best areas to invest in property in London right now. The map auto updates with the latest property sold prices and, offering really strong rental yields, these fou...


Landlord Advice
Top 10 Challenges Facing London Landlords
2 Nov 18

Having been a busy couple of years for landlords, our property expert Richard Blanco from the NLA is on hand to help understand what landlords can do to mitigate arising issues. See Richard in person at the NLA & Portico Landlord Seminar on 21st Nov ...


Landlord Advice
Autumn Budget: The 5 Property Changes You Need To Know
1 Nov 18

In the latest Budget, Philip Hammond unveiled a quite extensive plan of expenditure for the government, pointing funds in the direction of the NHS, policing and defences, education, high street revival and general maintenance up and down the country.


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Landlord Advice
Spotlight: Leyton
23 Oct 18

East London has become more and more popular in the past five years, offering lower property prices but great transport links and more and more local amenities. With Walthamstow the first area to grow in popularity, Forest Gate and now Leyton are hot...


Tenant Advice
10 ways to improve your credit score
16 Oct 18

When buying a house it’s vital your credit score is at a certain level, otherwise your mortgage could be declined. If you wait until you come to get a mortgage, it’s impossible to make quick changes to improve it. That's why it’s important that in th...


Tenant Advice
10 tips to buying your perfect home
12 Oct 18

When it comes to buying a home, this is probably the most expensive purchase you’re ever going to make, so you definitely shouldn’t rush it or go into it half-heartedly. To help you, we’ve put together a list of our top 10 tips so read on and see if ...


Where to find the best rental yields in London

Landlord Advice
What does the delay in Crossrail mean for property prices along it?
10 Oct 18

Beginning construction in 2009, the Elizabeth Line was due to open at the end of 2018. Last month the government announced a delay of 9 months on the project, meaning the earliest we’ll see the new stations open will be Autumn 2019. 

But what does thi...


Landlord Advice
Where to buy property in London Zone 2
8 Oct 18

If you're trying to decide where to buy property in London in an area that offers a good commute distance but reasonable house prices and more of a community atmosphere, look no further. We've scoured Zone 2 to pick out the best spots based on their ...


Landlord Advice
10 great properties for sale under 500,000
1 Oct 18

Thinking of buying a property in London? With 17 offices around the city, we've gone on a hunt for a variety of properties - all under £500,000. There are some fantastic emerging hotspots to check out and plenty of reasonably priced properties so exp...


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Tenant Advice
10 Tips For Packing To Move House
18 Sep 18

Moving house can be a stressful and intense experience as most home movers would agree. But there are some simple things you can do to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible on the day, so read on and explore our ten top tips below.

1. Declu...


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This October
13 Sep 18

With Autumn in sight, the house market moves into one of its busiest times once more. Our Yield Map auto updates with the latest property sold prices and is showing some strong trends in places. Offering really strong rental yields, these four areas ...


Tenant Advice
Our top five gorgeous property renovations
11 Sep 18

We love a property with an interesting past and here at Portico we have some intriguing properties on the market right now. So why not explore these stunning properties around London and snag yourself a home with an interesting story today!

1. Highbur...


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Landlord Advice
Where to buy in London based on upcoming transport developments
10 Sep 18

Choose your next property purchase tactically by buying in locations due for transport developments in the coming years. We’ve done the research for you and pulled out the best areas to invest now. Whether you’re looking to buy property for price gro...


Landlord Advice
10 places to buy in London near Outstanding primary schools
3 Sep 18

September is here again, and with term time beginning, we’ve been keeping school in mind by looking at which areas are home to the best schools in London. These top 10 areas are home to the most Outstanding schools, as deemed by official body Ofsted....


Tenant Advice
Top 10 London high streets to live near
3 Sep 18

When you've just moved to London or are looking for a new area, it's hard to know if you're near the places that are important to you. Whether it's what parks you're near, what markets are closeby or how good the transport links are, we're here to he...


Tenant's Top 5 Reasons for Rejecting a Property

Tenant Advice
8 Great British Bake Off Ready Kitchens
29 Aug 18

It's that time of the year again where we've been hit with baking fever! The tent is up, the contestants hand-picked and Noel and Sandi are cracking the baking puns (and there's my first one, you're welcome). As an end-of-week treat, we've pulled tog...


Landlord Advice
Best Rental Yield Areas In London This September
29 Aug 18

Now that it’s September, the kids are back at school, everyone is back from their holidays and it’s time to get back into work life before we get to Christmas. This month at Portico we have used our Yield Map to find you some very prominent rental yi...


Landlord Advice
Our top 10 Airbnbs for 10 years of Airbnb
22 Aug 18

Airbnb are celebrating 10 years in 2018, so to celebrate how far they've come, we've selected our favourite Airbnbs around London.

Thinking of putting your home on Airbnb? Find out how much you could be taking for your property on Airbnb with a quick...


The secret to selling your house fast, for the best possible price

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