Frost's Blog - Local News & Events

October 14th 2021
Our intrepid duo; David and Dan, climbed Mount Snowdon to raise funds for opendoorstalbanscharity homelessness charity on Saturday 9th October 2021.  Find out more about their journey to the top.
October 14th 2021
Frost's ran a competition at Classics On The Common last month, to win a F1 Ferrari experience at Silverstone. Emily Hailes from Dunstable, popped into our Harpenden office on Saturday 9th October 2021 and collected her winning certificate from Jonny; our Sales Negotiator.
October 12th 2021
In a recent article by Rightmove, the gradual return to work after over a year working from home, has led to a general increase in searches for properties near a commuter train station.  In particular, St Albans station ranks third (out of ten) most popular searches for stations within an hour's commute from a major city, outside of London.
September 28th 2021
Last week was Gas Safety week, and served as a timely reminder that as a landlord letting a residential property, you have a legal duty to ensure it is safe for your tenants. According to figures by Gas Safe Register, one in four homes in the UK has a potentially dangerous gas appliance.
September 27th 2021
An inventory/schedule of condition is one of the best ways you can protect yourself as a responsible landlord.  By recording the conditions of the property from the outset of the tenancy, you can show tenants in what condition the property should be returned to you, show any deterioration at the end of the tenancy, and evidence damage to the deposit scheme if there is a dispute. 
September 25th 2021
Kitty started her property management journey in 2014, following completion of her degree in music.After joining Frosts property management team in November 2018, Kitty has achieved a level 3 ARLA certification and has since achieved a promotion to Senior Property Manager.  
September 25th 2021
If you are looking to serve a notice on your tenant, you should wait until 1 October 2021 to serve your notice as the expiry date will then be sooner.Under Coronavirus legislation Section 21 notices currently have a notice period of 4 months whereas from 1 October it will go back to being 2 months.  
August 26th 2021
With a 120% rise in demand for pet friendly rental properties compared to last summer, according to new data from Rightmove, should landlords welcome pet owners and potentially a greater pool of tenants to choose from?
August 23rd 2021
The UK rental sector has become more and more competitive in the past decade, with people’s tastes, needs and preferences changing over time.By setting your rental property up to cater towards a specific target audience, you could be able to attract tenants who are willing to pay a little more rent to enjoy the lifestyle they desire.
August 23rd 2021
  Melanie Hughes, Head of Property Management at Frost’s Estate and Letting Agents in St Albans, has achieved the Propertymark Qualifications Level 4 Certificate in Residential Letting and Property Management.
August 10th 2021
Richard is a Senior Mortgage Consultant for Embrace Financial Services (EFS).  Richard started his career as an Estate Agent. He became a Financial Adviser in 2011 in Eastbourne and started providing advice at Frost’s in 2014.  After just 12 months Richard was promoted to Senior Financial Consultant recognising his commitment to excellent customer service.
August 2nd 2021
On Wednesday 21 July 2021, Frost's together with estate agents across the country and with the support of the charity Agents Giving, participated in Acts of Kindness Day; an opportunity for colleagues to do one act of kindness within their local community.

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