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Landlord Advice
Tax Return Deadline
18 Jan 18

Tax doesn’t have to be taxing, according to HMRC. But for those facing the looming self-assessment deadline on January 31, it may not feel like that.

Tax returns can seem particularly daunting for landlords. Understanding what you are required to pay...


Tenant Advice
Find your new home this year
10 Jan 18

An Englishman’s home is his castle – or so the saying goes.

Home ownership has long been a great British aspiration, providing financial security.   For many, it is seen as a natural step towards a more prosperous and stable future. 

Yet is owning a ...


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Vendor Advice
Primary School Guide 2018
3 Jan 18

Happy New Year!

Now the excesses of the festive season are behind us, we have heaved our ample waistlines into the office and turned our attention to what 2018 has in store. First on our agenda is an important priority for many parents at this time of...


Landlord Advice
Where To Buy In London 2018
29 Dec 17

Despite Brexit gloom and doom, multi-billion pound regeneration plans and transport upgrades are creating new property hotspots across the capital.

So if you’re planning on buying or investing in London in 2018, here are the areas to consider:


1. Tott...


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Landlord Advice
London Property Market Review And 2018 Forecast
21 Dec 17

Theresa May gambled on a β€˜snap’ election, Brexit negotiations have remained a top concern, and we saw the first interest rate rise in 10 years – 2017 has certainly been an eventful year for the property market. 

But despite economic and political unc...


Landlord Advice
Do I Need Planning Permission For My HMO?
13 Dec 17

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, planni...


How To Get The Best Price For Your House

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Tenant Advice
Top 10 Properties To Rent
6 Dec 17

If you're looking for somewhere new to live, scroll down to view our top 10 rental properties currently on the market.

One ticks all your boxes? Give us a call on 0207 099 4000 to arrange a viewing.


1 bedroom, 1 bathroom | St James Drive, Wan...

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Top 10 Properties for Sale
6 Dec 17

Picture yourself in a new home in 2018? We’ve found 10 of the most lust-worthy properties currently on the market, from dreamy starter homes from £315,000, to spacious family homes.

Scroll down to view the properties - or try our Instant Valuation...


Landlord Advice
Lending Changes For Landlords
30 Nov 17

We recently put on a sell-out investment seminar, where a host of industry experts gathered to share their insight on some hot property topics.

One of the first experts to speak was Carla Sateriale, Senior Policy Advisor for UK Finance. Carla and ...

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Landlord Advice
How To Speed Up The Conveyancing Process
29 Nov 17

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They’re proud to be rated by the independent...

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Portico & NLA Seminar Presentation Slides
28 Nov 17

Didn't manage to get a ticket to the Portico & NLA Seminar 2017? Well fear not, as we’ve compiled all the presentations given by each of speakers on the night.

From a PRA mortgage update and analysis, to a housing market forecast and an insightful...


Leading experts go head to head at Brexit Debate

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Maintenance Advice
London Handyman Offer
28 Nov 17

Feeling fed up with those problem jobs around the house that never seem to get done?

Our friendly London Handymen can get your home in tip top condition in time for festive visitors! Plus, we currently have some special offers running:

  • New k...

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Landlord Advice
What The Budget Means For The Property Market
23 Nov 17

Phillip Hammond has unveiled the Government’s latest economic plan for our country, in what is being considered a bold pitch to millennials. 

From axing stamp duty to council tax premiums and Help to Buy, here are the key points that first-time bu...

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Vendor Advice
Black Friday Deals
23 Nov 17

It’s not just shops up and down the country that are braced for Black Friday tomorrow! If you’re planning on buying your first property or moving home in 2018, scroll down to view some fantastic, recently reduced properties.

If you’re interested i...


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Furniture 4Lets
15 Nov 17

Need furniture or appliances for your rental property?

Furniture 4Lets provides high-quality, low-cost furnishing solutions for landlords, homeowners and tenants, from beds and mattresses, to sofas and kitchen appliances.

Better still, they off...

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Vendor Advice
Property Market In Dulwich
14 Nov 17

Dulwich has recently been dubbed as one of the most popular places to buy in London.

Here we take a look at the property market in Dulwich, and uncover the reasons why this leafy part of south east London is so popular with homebuyers and investor...


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

Landlord Advice
Introducing Just Landlords' 5 Star Service for Landlords
13 Nov 17

Most landlords understand the importance of protecting their rental properties –some may even have considered securing their rental income against potential rent arrears – but do you truly understand the cover you may need? Just Landlords would like ...


Landlord Advice
Buy To Let Mortgage Compare
9 Nov 17

For the first time in more than 10 years, the Bank of England has raised interest rates.

What does this mean for buy-to-let? Can landlords mitigate the interest rate hike? Is now the time to remortgage?

We ask finance experts, Capricorn Financi...


Vendor Advice
Compare The Best Mortgage Rates
9 Nov 17

Last week the Bank of England increased its base rate for the first time in a decade. This historic interest rate rise to 0.5% may have been expected - but it has raised lots of questions, nonetheless.

What does the rise mean for mortgages? Is now...


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Landlord Advice
The Future Of The London Rental Market
2 Nov 17

There’s no escaping the fact that the private rental sector has suffered some major blows in recent times.

Landlords have been hit with a barrage of tax changes and new legislation, and it’s now more important than ever that landlords know how to ...


Vendor Advice
Adolphus Place, New Development In Finsbury Park
2 Nov 17

London’s house-building mission is in full force, with the capital’s skyline permanently silhouetted with cranes and growing towers. But buying a new build property doesn’t have to mean high-rise living…

Adolphus Place is a brand new development, ...


Landlord Advice
Autumn Interiors
26 Oct 17

Autumn is a time of wonderful interiors – everything suddenly gets more cosy and snug as the colder weather arrives. If you’ve added some autumnal tweaks to your property, there’s a new competition for you…

To celebrate autumn interiors, Landlord ...


Porters Barbers Clapham

Vendor Advice
The Truth About London House Prices
25 Oct 17

What's happening with London property — is Brexit-related uncertainty starting to take its toll?

Here we take a look at the data and uncover the truth about London house prices.


Market Speculation...

There has been a huge amount of specula...


Vendor Advice
London's Best Waterside Homes
17 Oct 17

Looking to enjoy a countryside feel in the heart of the city?

We have just taken on a stunning collection of new waterside homes, surrounded by expansive green space, beautiful nature, and panoramic views across the London skyline.

Prices start...


Vendor Advice
Home Renovation: 10 Of The Best Projects
10 Oct 17

Are you looking for a renovation project? A property that needs just the right amount of work, so that your money stretches as far as possible and you end up with your dream home? Or a property you can fix up to generate rental income or capital grow...


Property interiors that tenants love

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Portico NLA London Landlord Seminar
6 Oct 17

The most talked about London Landlord Seminar is back on the 22nd November 2017!

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 ren...


Vendor Advice
What To Consider Before Airbnbing Your Home
4 Oct 17

Airbnb can give you an extra income – and it’s never been easier. Whether you’re on holiday, away on business or staying at a partner’s house, Portico Host, our Airbnb Management service, is on hand to deal with the hassle. 

If you’re considering ...


Tenant Advice
You Have To See Inside This Converted Church
4 Oct 17

Heavens above! Someone has converted a Grade II listed Victorian church into an award-winning home - and it's now on the market to rent. Let's take a tour...


If Heaven Was A Place On Earth...

In 1890, when Queen Victoria was our reigning mona...


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Vendor Advice
10 First-Time Buyer Properties
26 Sep 17

Are you a first time buyer desperate to make the big move?

We've rounded up 10 first-time buyer perfect properties, starting from £300,000. Give us a call on 0207 099 4000 if you’d like to view one of the homes or if you’d like us to help you with...


Landlord Advice
5 Things Buy-To-Let Landlords NEED To Know Going Into 2018
21 Sep 17

New regulations, tax changes and tighter lending rules are changing the buy-to-let market.  In these uncertain times, it’s more important than ever that landlords are clued up on their obligations and seriously savvy about minimising overheads.

He...


Our News
Airbnb Management: Portico Host
20 Sep 17

Portico Host: a fantastic way to free up your time and earn money until you find a tenant, sell your property or while you're on holiday!

Here's everything you need to know about our three Airbnb management packages...


How does Portico Host w...


Where to find the best rental yields in London

Landlord Advice
Portico Lettings Packages
20 Sep 17

If you're considering renting out your property, the big question is whether to opt for a let-only or a managed service. Let-only looks like the cheaper option, but is it the smartest move?


What happens if…

  • The tenants don’t pay the rent, ...

Vendor Advice
Help To Buy In Loughton
19 Sep 17

London developers have started moving their attention from central London to the outer zones, where they can build homes at prices more people can afford, in districts where prices are yet to reach their full potential. And this latest Zone 6 develop...


Landlord Advice
New Minimum Energy Efficiency Laws for Landlords
14 Sep 17

Landlords have just over six months to ensure their rental properties meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).

Here we’ll explain how the new MEES will work in regards to EPC ratings, the impact the rules will have on landlords, an...


Stay Fire Safe This Christmas!

Vendor Advice
Period Properties of the Week
30 Aug 17

From mews cottages to Grade II listed conversions, browse our pick of the most handsome period properties currently on the market in London...


1.) 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, Glenarm Road, Hackney, E5

£375,000 (Leasehold)

  • Victorian terrace p...

Landlord Advice
New Buy-to-let Mortgage Rules
30 Aug 17

A raft of new buy-to-let mortgage rules are coming into effect at the end of September 2017. Here’s everything landlords need to know ahead of the latest buy-to-let crackdown:


What are the new buy-to-let mortgage rules?

The Bank of England, ...


Vendor Advice
15 Properties Under 500,000
23 Aug 17

We've handpicked 15 of our favourite homes in London that are priced under £500,000 and perfect for first-time buyers, investors and those looking to put down roots in the City. Here they are in ascending price order!


1) 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom | ...


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Our News
Things To Do This August Bank Holiday Weekend
23 Aug 17

Make the most of the long weekend with these fantastic August bank holiday weekend offers! Remember to quote Portico Places if you’re calling to make a booking - or email places@portico.com to receive your free discount card.


1. Free comedy at T...


Our News
Portico Host Cover
17 Aug 17

Airbnb could help make you thousands from letting your home temporarily. But before you sign up to become a Host, you need to ensure you’re properly protected in case things go wrong.

Here we’ll run through what Hosts are covered for - as well as ...


Our News
Sell Your Home For Free!
17 Aug 17

Fancy yourself a bit of a property expert? Test your property knowledge with our quick, 10-question quiz!

Everyone who completes the quiz with a score of 80% or higher will be put into a prize draw. One lucky person will then win a £100 John Lewis...


Tenant's Top 5 Reasons for Rejecting a Property

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

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