Frost's Blog - Local News & Events

December 14th 2021
Top 2022 predictions include a rise in rental prices, tighter property checks, and the minimum EPC rating rising to C.
November 29th 2021
Lily first started her journey with Frosts back in 2008 as a Trainee Negotiator in St Albans.  After a year she made the move to the Harpenden banch and lettings, where a little Harpenden family was quickly formed, and which is still thriving to this day.
November 26th 2021
Whether you are a new or existing landlord, our Property Managers are always on hand to provide advice and guidance when it comes to all things relating to letting and tenancy queries.  We have put together the 5 most common tips that we like to ensure all landlords are aware of.  From professional cleaning, legislation and telling your Property Manager everything - it's a must read.
November 16th 2021
The government recently announced that it will make £65m available to support low income households who are in rent arrears, as a result of the pandemic. As a landlord or a tenant, what does this mean for you?
October 26th 2021
As winter approaches, our most common reason for a call from a tenant is because their heating is not working.  Just like a car, your boiler should be serviced regularly to help identify and remedy small issues before they become a bigger problem.  Most landlords do not understand that a gas safety check does not include a boiler service.  Read more to find out what is included within your standard gas safety check.
October 25th 2021
Neil leads our valuation teams in all four Frost's branches.  He is a family man, and enjoys meeting new people on a daily basis, and providing professional advice on such an important decision as moving home.
October 25th 2021
The last 18 months have shown our human ability to adapt to changes.  The Covid pandemic forced changes such as lockdowns, masks, vaccinations; our lives changed.  For Property Management and the Lettings industry, we also had changes to deal with, but looking back, some of these changes brought out the best in our team, it gave us the opportunity to review our processes and learn new skills and strengths.
October 22nd 2021
On the 1st October, notice periods reverted to pre-covid levels with Section 21 now only requiring a 2 month notice period.  Landlords do need to be aware however, that there are now 5 steps to follow in order to regain possession of their property when serving a notice.  Read our article for a simplified guide to these steps.
October 19th 2021
What are my responsibilities as a Landlord? If you're thinking of becoming a landlord, there are a number of rules and regulations you’ll need to consider. read our guide to find out more.
October 19th 2021
Purchasing Buy-to-let Property for Investment. Top Tips. Buy-to-let properties have become a popular type of investment. They are a medium to long term investment which provide both income and capital growth over the long term, despite occasional fluctuations in the property market. Follow our guide for top tips for your buy-to-let investment./pages/348/pages/356
October 19th 2021
Know your rental yield Do you know what the ‘yield’ of your buy-to let property is? Find out how to calculate it.
October 19th 2021
How to prepare your rental property for winter.Landlords need to plan ahead for the winter months in order to protect their property.

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