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Exciting News: Evolve Lettings sponsors Clifford Juniors Football Team!

Evolve Lettings are thrilled to announce our latest partnership with Clifford Juniors AFC. As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting local communities and nurturing young talent, we are proud to be one of the official sponsors of this youth football club.

The Crucial Role of Floor Plans in Letting Properties

In the dynamic world of lettings, where first impressions and quick decisions are ever important, floor plans serve as invaluable tools for both landlords and prospective tenants alike. Whether renting a studio apartment or a sprawling family home, having a detailed layout of the property can make a significant difference in the letting process.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Tenants: Refreshing Your Rental Property

As the winter chill fades away and the promise of spring beckons, it's time to breathe new life into your rental property. Spring cleaning isn't just about tidying up—it's an opportunity to refresh your living space, enhance comfort, and create a more inviting environment. Whether you're a seasoned renter or new to the rental scene, here are some practical spring cleaning tips to help you spruce up your home:

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Our Leeds Rhinos Announcement

This week we were delighted announce our partnership with the Leeds Rhinos as an Associate Club Partner, including the sponsorship of their star kicker!

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Tenant FAQ's

We have created a handy new page to address frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to tenants. Covering a range of topics, the article covers costs, how the process works, expectations, and other pertinent issues. We hope this resource will come in useful!

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Landlord FAQ's

We have created a handy new page to address frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to landlords. Covering a range of topics, the article aims to provide valuable insights and guidance for landlords, addressing common queries on property management, responsibilities, expectations, and other pertinent issues. Whether you are a seasoned landlord or a newcomer to property ownership, we hope this resource will come in useful.

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A new year at Evolve

Meet the team as we consider our New Year resolutions! It's all about growth, collaboration, a sprinkle of fun and dare we say - "evolving". We are optimistic and eager for the year ahead. Bring on 2024.

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Introducing our new 'Guide to renting your property' brochure for tenants

We are thrilled to unveil our brand new 'Guide to renting your property' brochure for tenants. Navigating the rental landscape can be a daunting task, especially for first-time renters or those seeking a new place to call home. Our carefully designed brochure is tailored to simplify the rental process, offering a wealth of invaluable information, tips, and resources. From understanding tenancy agreements to dealing with out-of-hours emergency repairs, our guide provides a comprehensive roadmap, ensuring that tenants are well-prepared and informed at every step.

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Making your rental property feel like home

Renting a property can sometimes feel temporary, but with the right approach, you can turn your rental space into a warm and welcoming home. While you may not have complete control over the property, there are several things you can do to make it feel cosy and personalised. In this guide, we will explore what you can and can't do to create a comfortable and inviting living environment in your rental property.

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A guide to deposit alternative products for tenants and landlords

Deposit alternative products, also known as deposit replacement products, are becoming increasingly popular among landlords and tenants alike. In light of the cost of living crisis, the products can provide significantly superior protection for landlords against loss of arrears and damages, completely free of charge. At the same time, the products offer a viable option for renters who would rather pay one week’s rent as a nonrefundable fee instead of having to lock away a lump sum of up to five weeks rent.

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Understanding Rental Property Emergencies: A Tenant's Guide

As a tenant, it is important to distinguish between routine maintenance issues and true emergencies in your rental property. Knowing the difference can save you time, money, and stress while ensuring your safety and the integrity of the property. In this article, we will help you identify what qualifies as an emergency in a rental property and what steps to take when faced with one.

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Signs of the Times: A journey through Estate & Letting Agents boards.

In the vast landscape of estate agency and residential lettings, where properties change hands and homes find new families, there exists a peculiar phenomenon that has become an iconic symbol of the housing market: the humble estate and letting agent boards. These rectangular canvases, adorned with details of properties and contact information, have a history as colourful as the houses they promote.

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The Negotiator Conference 2023

As the letting industry continues to evolve, staying informed about the latest trends, technologies, and changes is essential for agencies seeking to excel in their field. On Friday, 24th November, we joined agents from across the country who gathered in the heart of London for The Negotiator Conference, a pivotal event that promised insights, networking opportunities, and a chance to connect with industry suppliers.

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What Landlords Need to Know About Stress Testing for Mortgages!

What is the difference between Loan To Income (LTI) and Loan To Value (LTV)? What changes in Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidelines could impact borrowers who had previously been rejected for a mortgage. What is Stress testing and why it is used?

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Stay Cosy This Winter: A Tenant's Guide to Keeping Your Home Warm

As winter approaches, it is crucial to prepare your rental property for the colder months. Keeping your home warm not only ensures your comfort but also helps you save on heating costs. In this guide, we will provide tenants with valuable tips on how to keep their homes warm and cosy throughout the winter season.

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A Day of Learning and Networking: Propertymark Yorkshire Regional Conference

In the fast-paced world of property, staying informed and connected is key to success. On Tuesday Emily & Isabelle attended the Propertymark Yorkshire Regional Conference held at the Cedar Court Hotel in Harrogate.

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Evolve Switch: Simplifying landlord moves

Selecting the right agent is essential for the smooth management of your property and you need to feel confident that the team you work with will be focused on you and your property. Are you dissatisfied with your current agent or looking for a better service or more competitive fees? Switching agents is easier than you might think.

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U-turn on Section 21 eviction notices

The Renters (Reform) Bill is set to abolish Section 21 notices. However, recent concessions means there may be delays.