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Landlords can Coronavirus proof!

By Carole C | 3rd April 2020

Have you noticed recently that we are all reeling from the impact of Coronavirus fiasco?  Or have you been……. Never mind!  Landlords can Coronavirus Proof certain things within their properties! I tried to decipher the impact of Coronavirus on the property and lettings industry and tried to make some sense of it.  I listened to…


How to Rent Guide doesn’t have to be a Pain in the Arse!

By Carole C | 14th February 2020

The How to Rent Guide was, quite frankly, a pain in the arse!  Until now!                     Because it can be updated without you knowing it, does that mean it is an underhanded trick by the powers that be to catch you out?  Not half! What are the consequences of serving an out of date How to…


Clash of the Titans – Boiler V Winter!

By Carole C | 31st October 2019

At Opal Lettings, the boiler is one of the most important pieces of kit in our arsenal. The Boiler is the nemesis of the Landlord, as they are expensive to replace.  And when one breaks down, it nearly always waits until Winter when people need it the most.  A friend had to replace 7 of…


Zero Deposits – Beyond the Hype!

By Carole C | 14th September 2019

Zero Deposits is the new buzzword in Lettings at the moment.  You only have to pay a visit to any major rentals portal and on many adverts you will see a humongous red slash across the picture gleefully announcing zero deposits. As a tenant, with zero deposit you can rent your home without paying a…


Opal Lettings Property News

By Carole C | 23rd August 2019

Opal Lettings Property News round up brings you up to date with what has been happening in Property this summer. Huntingdon House Prices: The average property price in Huntingdon is £296,016 now in August 2019, according to latest figures from Zoopla. Since May this year, it has fallen 0.93% and since August 2018, it has…


Opal Lettings Guide to Tenant Fees Ban

By Carole C | 5th June 2019

Opal Lettings Guide to Tenant Fees Ban Since last Saturday, 1st June, the Tenant Fees Ban has become law.  In most respects it is a good thing, as some Letting Agents and Landlords have been charging inflated prices for credit checks and inventories. And under the new laws, there is also a limit to the…


Huntingdon and Peterborough Landlords – Section 21 No Fault Evictions are actually Yes Fault Evictions!

By Carole C | 15th May 2019

Huntingdon and Peterborough Landlords – Why did You Serve Your last S21? It is of vital importance that all Huntingdonshire and Peterborough Landlords ask themselves this question and share their answers with www.yesfaulteviction.co.uk!  And sooner rather than later! On 15th April 2019, the Government announced that it was abolishing Section 21, the so-called  ‘no fault’…


A Story of Bargain Hunting in Huntingdon

By Carole C | 12th April 2019

As you may well know, I specialise in managing HMO’s in the Huntingdon to Peterborough corridor. I spotted a house in Huntingdon last September and have followed its progress all the way through since then.  I first viewed it when I attempted to buy it, as I have a Single Let of my own around…



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