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What to consider when investing in a buy-to-let property

What to consider when investing in a buy-to-let property

Becoming a residential landlord can be a worthy investment, says Nick Eley, partner at Watsons. With the private rental sector accounting for a fifth of all UK households, it’s no surprise that being a residential landlord can be very rewarding. Nick Eley, partner at Watsons, offers his advice on what to consider before making an […]

Your Guide to Japanese Knotweed

Your Guide to Japanese Knotweed

Japanese Knotweed is a flowering plant that was first introduced to Britain from the Far East in the 19th century. It was noted for its attractive appearance and planted as an ornamental plant. In Japan its growth was kept under control by indigenous insects (Aphalara Itadori), which do not exist in the UK. The plant […]

Your Guide to Service Charges

Your Guide to Service Charges

Service charges are one of the principal areas for dispute, usually due to lack of knowledge as to how service charges actually work. In todays blog post, we will be exploring what service charges are and their significance. So, what exactly is a Service Charge? Service charges are levied to recover the costs they incur […]

Barclay Court Gardens, Cromer – Available Now!!

Barclay Court Gardens, Cromer – Available Now!!

This splendid new retirement development in the superb seaside setting of Cromer, Norfolk offers 68 beautifully designed apartments; all within a gated, landscaped community. Each outstanding two and three-bedroom home offers generous, bright accommodation, and enjoy a balcony or terrace and benefits from a private parking space or garage. Stylish apartments, known as Larchwood and […]

Are you seeking a lease extension?

Are you seeking a lease extension?

If you are thinking about extending your lease, it can be a long and complicated process and you may need professional help and support to guide you through the process. Our specialist team at Watsons can happily advise you what to do, and even negotiate on your behalf. Before I start, how much will it […]

Marketing Update: Aerial Photography and Video

Marketing Update: Aerial Photography and Video

The use of drones to take videos and photographs isn’t new, but they continue to present exciting opportunities for marketing properties, carrying out property inspections and surveys. So how can Watsons achieve the most from affiliating ourselves with a CAA registered drone pilot? Prior to our Home & Lifestyle Show (held at The Forum in […]

Barclay Court Gardens, Cromer – COMING SOON

Barclay Court Gardens, Cromer – COMING SOON

This splendid new retirement development in the superb seaside setting of Cromer, Norfolk will offer 68 beautifully designed apartments; all within a gated, landscaped community. Each outstanding two and three-bedroom home will offer generous, bright accommodation, and enjoy a balcony or terrace and benefits from a private parking space or garage. Stylish apartments, known as […]

Tenant Fees Ban 2019

Tenant Fees Ban 2019

The Tenant Fees Act bans most letting fees and caps tenancy deposits paid by tenants in the private rented sector in England. The ban on tenant fees applies to new or renewed tenancy agreements signed on or after 1 June 2019. The government guidance on the Act for tenants, landlords and letting agents helps explain […]

#HLS2019 – Free Expert Seminars

#HLS2019 – Free Expert Seminars

Watsons Home & Lifestyle Show 2019 – Hosted by Nathan Humphreys, Head of Residential Management at Watsons, our Expert Seminars are free to attend as drop in sessions and will take place in the auditorium at The Forum, Norwich throughout both the morning and afternoon of show day (Friday 7 June 2019) – Why not come along and […]

#HLS2019 Exhibitors

#HLS2019 Exhibitors

With three weeks to go until the Watsons Home & Lifestyle Show 2019 at The Forum in Norwich, we thought we’d take this opportunity to promote some of the exhibitors who will be joining us on the day in the atrium, and take a look at the free expert seminars running throughout the morning and the afternoon in the […]