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Property Investors Blog

Win for NRLA in Gas Certificate Appeal

Last week, the Court of Appeal sided with private landlords in the Trecarrell v Rouncefield case – a case which potentially threatened the way landlords could repossess properties.

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by Aleksandra Tuneski - 22nd June 2020
Moving house during the Covid-19 pandemic

Moving house during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Government have issued guidance on moving house during the Covid-19 pandemic.

This blog explains how Purple Frog will be working with our tenants to make sure house moves can continue as safely and smoothly as possible.

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by Patrick Garratt - 16th June 2020
In-person viewings

In-person viewings

Purple Frog will start conducting in-person viewings again from 1st June following government guidance on social distancing.

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by Patrick Garratt - 28th May 2020
We've always been open

We’ve always been open

Although we've not physically been in our offices since before lock down officially started, we've always been open and fully operational throughout.

You'll be able to visit our branches from Friday 15th May.

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by Patrick Garratt - 15th May 2020
Agents to restart letting and selling activity?

Agents to restart letting and selling activity?

The government announced on Tuesday 12th May an intention for property agents to resume letting and selling activity in an effort to restart the property market.

Purple Frog will be sharing our plans shortly about how we intend to re-open safely.

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by Patrick Garratt - 13th May 2020
Birmingham City Council - Article 4

Birmingham City Council – Article 4

Across the whole of Birmingham, permitted development rights to change a property from a family home to an HMO are withdrawn as of 8th June 2020.

IMPORTANT: If you don't maintain the C4 usage of your property, you could wipe thousands of pounds off the value of your property.

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by Patrick Garratt - 31st March 2020
Landlords, what maintenance should you be doing? Covid-19

Landlords, what maintenance should you be doing? Covid-19

As a landlord during these uncertain times it's hard to know what maintenance to be completing. Balancing the risk to tenants and contractors from Covid-19, against the requirements to ensure a property is safe and tenants can live comfortably.

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by Patrick Garratt - 27th March 2020
Section 8 and 21 Notice extended

Section 8 and 21 Notice extended

The draft emergency coronavirus bill provides protection from eviction for tenants throughout the coronavirus pandemic by extending the minimum notice required for section 8 and 21 evictions.

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by Patrick Garratt - 25th March 2020

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