Frost's Blog - Local News & Events

June 14th 2021
Lights out for high energy bulbs this autumn.From this September, the government will ban the sale of halogen light bulbs and from September 2023, legislation will also include the removal of fluorescent lights from shelves in a bid to tackle climate change.  
June 1st 2021
Eviction notice periods reduced.On the 12th May, the Government announced a shortening of the extended notice periods brought in during 2020 to protect tenants from eviction during the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.From 1st June 2021, notice periods in England that are currently six months, will now be reduced to four months.
May 12th 2021
Existing landlords with additional properties?Great News for Landlords!  If you are an existing Landlord with Frost's and have additional properties within your portfolio which are not managed by our team, we are offering a 3 month management fee free period, if you bring the additional property to us to look after*.
May 4th 2021
Like every business Frost’s have been through a tumultuous year, ensuring we have protected our staff and clients has been central in decisions we have taken and with the restrictions on social distancing providing us less office space then we would need a lot of our staff have like many elsewhere have been working from home over the last year. As we look to regain some normality, we are delighted to inform you that we have taken a temporary office in St Albans in order to allow our entire property management team to return to work.
April 12th 2021
Introducing Fixflo: Frost's repair reporting system available to all tenants of properties fully managed by Frost's, offering both tenants and landlords complete peace of mind.
March 29th 2021
Rise in home-owners moving into rental properties to enable selling up chain-free
March 4th 2021
Great news for buyers with the introduction of a 5% mortgage deposit scheme, offering a 95% mortgage loan on properties valued up to £600,000.
March 3rd 2021
Great news for buyers! The Government has confirmed an extension to the Stamp Duty holiday until the 30th June 2021.
February 24th 2021
Renting a property comes with responsibilities – find out what you need to knowWe are often asked by our Landlords what are the obligations of the landlord in terms of repairs, so we thought it would be useful to give you a quick overview of Section 11 of Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 legislation and how we interpret this.
February 24th 2021
After listening to both landlord and tenant feedback, we have decided to launch a dedicated maintenance reporting tool. Using an industry leading solution we will be able to better deal with tenant enquiries and cut down on easy maintenance fixes that don’t require a contractor visit. Read more here.
February 24th 2021
Letting your property shine (and be rental ready)With the first day of spring only a month away, there is no better time to focus on staging your property to rent.If you want to add value to the property you are putting on the market to let, or are trying to find your perfect tenant more quickly, then a revamp is always a great thing to do! Here are some simple tips for staging your property ready to let. 
January 27th 2021
Despite the difficult times we are facing we are still seeing very healthy level of activity in the lettings market at Frost's.Find out more.