Calculating Rental Yield

As Letting Agents in Coventry we are often approached by investment landlords looking for properties with a good rental yield. What is rental yield? Rental yield is a calculation used by buy to let investors and landlords. The calculation gives a percentage of the annual rental income, against the purchase price of the property. There are many variable's to consider when buying a buy to let investment property, so it can be difficult to work out if a property is… Continue Reading

Coventry Letting Agents of the year 2016

Congratulations to Matthew James Property Services Letting's department. Independent Estate Agents and Letting Agents review site www.allagents.co.uk have awarded Matthew James Letting Agents best Letting Agents in Coventry 2016 for customer services. Matthew James Property Services dedication to achieving the highest level of customer service is continuing to receive recognition and this is evident by the presentation of this award and the large number of positive reviews from past and present clients. What Matthew James Say Customer satisfaction is of the utmost… Continue Reading

January Sale Now On – Landlords Save £330.00

To celebrate the New Year Matthew James Letting Agents Coventry are offering landlords who instruct their property to rent in January 2017 a completely free let. This is a saving of £275 + vat (£330.00), which is the standard minimum fee for letting a property. If you are currently considering renting your property, or have a property rented and the tenants are due to vacate shortly, contact Matthew James Letting Agents Coventry to take advantage of this significantly reduced fee.… Continue Reading

50% OFF – Estate Agents Fees – January Sale

To celebrate the New Year Matthew James Estate Agents Coventry are offering a significantly reduced selling fee. Instruct us to sell your property in January 2017 and our Estate Agent fee on completion will be only £750.00 +vat. That's over 50% off our standard selling fee. What this offer includes This offer is for our full Estate Agents service and includes - Property valuation, full marketing on major websites including Zoopla and Rightmove, accompanied viewings, 3D floorplans and much more.… Continue Reading

Letting Agents Tenant Fees Banned

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Yesterday Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced as part of the Autumn Budget 2016 the intention to ban tenant letting agent fees in England. This came as quite a shock especially considering that this was a Labour policy that was part of their manifesto in 2015 for the last general election, and was something that the Conservatives adamantly opposed. Bringing in this policy must surely come as a slap in the face to anyone who voted Conservative just over… Continue Reading

Council Propose £773 Fee For Landlords

Coventry City Council are proposing a new mandatory Selective Licence Scheme in some parts of Coventry. If the scheme is passed all landlords within the areas effected will be liable to pay £773 to cover the cost of the scheme. The council are asking for feedback and the public consultation period runs until 6th November 2016. To have your say or to find out if your property is within the scheme's proposed area visit the Coventry Council Website  What Matthew… Continue Reading