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Mediation Services

Mediation Services

MEDIATION SERVICES & WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOWIn February this year, as part of their pledge to improve the possession process and provide support in response to the pandemic, the Government set up a new mediation...

What if I don’t get my deposit back?

What if I don’t get my deposit back?

Will I get my deposit on a rental property or HMO? One of the biggest worries for a tenant renting a property is whether they’ll get their deposit back, right? Often, tenancy deposits are large sums of money and key to...

First time tenant? We’ve got you covered!

First time tenant? We’ve got you covered!

First time renters guide!How do I make sure I'm notified of new properties? You're able to register to portals like Rightmove and Zoopla, where you'll receive notification of new property listings that suit your...

Key costs for Landlords

Key costs for Landlords

As you may already be well aware, there are many and various costs associated with being a landlord and you need to know and keep track of them all. Whether it’s a periodical/one-off expense or a regular monthly...

Mediation Initiative – What do I need to know?

Mediation Initiative – What do I need to know?

Here are five key things to know about the Mediation Initiative 1. You can access it as long as you’ve already begun a possession claim to evict your tenant Once a review date has been scheduled by the court, your...

HMO vs BTL – which is a better investment?

HMO vs BTL – which is a better investment?

After a recent influx of calls from investors and landlords asking just that – we thought it was time for a blog! The first thing to understand is what BTL is, and what HMO is: An HMO (House of Multiple Occupancy) is a...

How do I make my rental home more homely?

How do I make my rental home more homely?

With Covid we’ve all been spending a lot more time at home and looking at our bare walls, twiddling our thumbs wanting to improve our homes where we can! When you rent a property, it can be hard making the place feel...

So, you want to invest in Crewe?

So, you want to invest in Crewe?Crewe is the largest town in Cheshire East and major growth is expected over the next few years, putting it firmly on the map as a buy to let property hotspot.  It is home to 5,000...

What to know before renting your property

So, you want to rent your property - now what?!Taking the first steps as a landlord can be both exciting and daunting. With over 150 Acts of Parliament to keep track of it may be difficult to know where to start,...

What makes a great HMO room in Crewe

What makes a great HMO room in Crewe

Something we’re often asked at Amana Lettings is how to create attractive rooms for tenants. What are tenants looking for and how do we attract GOOD tenants?! Is it about the communal spaces? Having a separate living...