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  • Moving to a new area? Top tips to help ease moving house

    Posted on Monday 28 November 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Moving to a new area? Top tips to help ease moving house Are you thinking about moving across the country to start again in a new area? Or even to start a new job? The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) provides five top tips to ensure moving house runs smoothly. Visit the new area It can take six to eight months to feel at home in a new town, so make sure you are happy with the...

  • A guide to getting your home ready for viewings

    Posted on Wednesday 14 September 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    A picture speaks a thousand words The first thing that potential buyers see when they enquire about a particular property is the ‘property details’. This is a bespoke document, produced by us. It isn’t just a mundane list of power points, number of radiators and confirmation that you have dado rails; it’s a high-spec brochure designed to really sell your house. We take professional...

  • What does an EU ‘in’ vote mean for the UK property market?

    Posted on Tuesday 05 July 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    But even without Brexit vote, the summer of 2016 is not likely to be an entirely normal one as far as the property market is concerned. How many people, buyers and sellers alike, have been delaying their moves until the result of the referendum is known? And what will be the impact on the market of a sudden flurry of activity post-referendum? Late June normally marks the start of a quiet period...

  • What do men and women want when it comes to property?

    Posted on Tuesday 31 May 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    When asked to rate their motivations for moving house, women listed better schools, broadband connectivity, being closer to family and friends and having access to public transport, shops and amenities as important or very important. Men on the other hand rated tax changes, retirement, pension support, political environment and mobile coverage as their top priorities. When it came to dream...

  • Happy Easter from Arkade Property

    Posted on Tuesday 22 March 2016, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    *Please be advised that Arkade Property will be closedon Friday 25th March and Monday 28th March 2016* Out Of Hours Emergency Repairs SAB Maintenance (all emergencies aside from gas) Tel: 0845 0177 476 S & J Heating (all emergencies relating to gas) Tel: 07913394697 Appliance Repair Express (any emergencies relating towhite goods) Tel: 07718927054 Birmingham Glass (any emergencies...

  • Help to Buy scheme: everything you need to know

    Posted on Monday 07 March 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Help to Buy is a government scheme which can help you to buy a property with just a 5% deposit. Find out how the scheme works and how to qualify in this blog by Money Advice Service. Help to Buy is a government scheme which can help you to buy a property with just a 5% deposit. Find out how the scheme works and how to qualify. - What is Help to Buy? - National differences - Help to Buy:...

  • Birmingham or London … or Burnley

    Birmingham or London … or Burnley

    Posted on Friday 19 February 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Would-be homeowners would need to borrow 73 times the average income in order to afford a typical house in one area of England and Wales. In Belgravia you would need to borrow 73.4 times your income to afford a home. With an average net household income of £46,318 and house prices averaging £3.2m, the area is the least affordable place in England and Wales. In comparison, in central Burnley,...

  • How to Choose a Letting Agent

    How to Choose a Letting Agent

    Posted on Friday 19 February 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    The market for renting out residential property has dramatically expanded in recent years with the very strong growth of buy-to-let and the increasing popularity of rental property as a long term investment. According to the Office of National Statistics, 36% of households in England and Wales were rented rather than owner-occupied in 2013. Most landlords will appoint an agent to handle the...

  • Nine ways to make your house deposit go further

    Nine ways to make your house deposit go further

    Posted on Wednesday 06 January 2016, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Managing to secure a mortgage isn’t just about proving you can afford to repay it each month. You’ll need to have at least 5% of the deposit saved up – more if you want the lowest rates. But with house prices steady, even 5% can be a huge amount. If saving tens of thousands of pounds feels like a daunting prospect, you aren’t alone. We asked the Money Advice Service to share some of...

  • Arkade Property Christmas Closure

    Arkade Property Christmas Closure

    Posted on Wednesday 06 January 2016, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    *Please be advised that Arkade Property will be closed from 3pm, 23rd December and we will return on 4th January 2016* Out Of Hours Emergency Repairs SAB Maintenance (all emergencies aside from gas) - Tel: 0845 0177 476 S & J Heating (all emergencies relating to gas) - Tel: 07913394697 Appliance Repair Express (any emergencies relating to white goods) - Tel: 07718927054 Birmingham Glass...

  • Arkade Property Closed Saturday 19th December

    Arkade Property Closed Saturday 19th December

    Posted on Wednesday 06 January 2016, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    Please be advised that Arkade Property will be closed from 3pm Friday 18th December and all day Saturday 19th December. Out Of Hours Emergency Repairs Tel: 0845 0177 476 – SAB Maintenance (all emergencies aside from gas)Tel: 07913394697 – S & J Heating (all emergencies relating to gas)

  • Can a Landlord minimise the implications of Mr. Osborne’s recent budget?

    Can a Landlord minimise the implications of Mr. Osborne’s recent budget?

    Posted on Monday 23 November 2015, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Can a Landlord minimise the implications of Mr. Osborne’s recent budget? PART 2 The Government’s tax changes for landlords, announced in this summer’s Budget, will eat into landlords’ profits and, in some cases, will wipe them out completely. In Part 1 of my summary, I set out ways of reconstructing your property portfolio to minimise tax. In Part 2, I will set out the main available...

  • Can a Landlord minimise the implications of Mr Osborne's recent budget? by Andrew Kay

    Can a Landlord minimise the implications of Mr Osborne's recent budget? by Andrew Kay

    Posted on Wednesday 11 November 2015, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Can a Landlord minimise the implications of Mr. Osborne’s recent budget? PART 1 The Chancellor slashed the tax relief that landlords in the top tax brackets receive on their mortgage interest payments, cutting it from the higher income tax bands, 40pc and 45pc, to 20pc by April 2020. These changes are being phased in gradually and will not affect the basic rate taxpayer and those who are...

  • A guide for landlords to lettings rules and regulations

    A guide for landlords to lettings rules and regulations

    Posted on Monday 02 November 2015, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Are you thinking about becoming a landlord or are you one already? Here is advice to help keep all landlords up to date with lettings legislation. Are you thinking about becoming a landlord or are you one already? Here is  advice to help keep all landlords up to date with lettings legislation Deposits must be placed in a Tenancy Deposit Scheme Any deposit funds must be placed...

  • Important tax changes for “buy to let” landlords.

    Important tax changes for “buy to let” landlords.

    Posted on Wednesday 26 August 2015, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Hundreds of thousands of landlords and their accountants are digesting the impact of George Osborne’s shock tax change unveiled in the summer Budget on July 8. The tax increase, on which there was no consultation, will be phased in from 2017 and fully implemented by 2020. All higher-rate taxpayers who own buy to let properties on which there is a large mortgage will pay substantially more...

  • First Time Buyer Advice

    First Time Buyer Advice

    Posted on Thursday 09 July 2015, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    First-time buyer advice: where to get on the property ladder in 2015  Thinking of buying your first home? Canny buyers can snap up a property for £100,000. The statistical evidence was stark. In 1991, according to the Office of National Statistics, 65 per cent of people aged between 25 and 34 owned their own homes. By the end of 2014, the figure had fallen to below 45 per cent....

  • A Guide To Understanding House Price Indices

    Posted on Wednesday 29 April 2015, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    One month prices fall, then the next, they soar. So which house price indices should you follow? Are property prices going up or down? It depends on which house price index you go by – and all of them operate according to slightly different criteria so not all are equal. Due to the various statistics issued by different sources, it is easy to become confused by the large discrepancies. Each...

  • Arkade Property Networking Event with Helping Hearts

    Posted on Monday 13 April 2015, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    We would all like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended the Helping Hearts fundraising event on Friday 10th April. We raised approx. £1,300 for the charity after a truly fun and succesful evening, well done to all of those who won the fabulous raffle prizes including Nivea goodies, Arbonne Skin Care goodies donated by Chris and Karyl Isles, steam mop won by Stewart Sherman,...

  • Why we love the Jewellery Quarter!

    Why we love the Jewellery Quarter!

    Posted on Monday 12 January 2015, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    Arkade Property Estate Agents originally set up its business in Solihull but transferred to the Jewellery Quarter in 2005 when the founders, Andrew Kay and Beatriz Rose fell in love with the charming peculiarities of the area. And what an interesting place! The Jewellery Quarter is Europe's largest concentration of businesses involved in the jewellery trade, which produce 40% of all the...

  • Office Closure Saturday 6th December 2014

    Posted on Monday 24 November 2014, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    Please be advised that the office will be closed all day on Saturday 6th December 2014. If you have a gas emergency repair please contact S and J heating 07455689189 or 07913394697 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. If you have an appliance emergency repair please contact Marlon at Appliance Repairs Services on 0121 439 2717 or 07718992319 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. For all other emergency...

  • Arkade Property Launch Event

    Arkade Property Launch Event

    Posted on Monday 20 October 2014, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    Thank you to everyone who came and supported us on our special day of launching our new offices on October 10th. After a hectic few months of moving we finally managed to celebrate our move to the heart of the Jewellery Quarter, it was a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon that went late in to the night with truly wonderful friends, business associates and staff. Thank you as well to...

  • McMillan Coffee Morning with Arkade Property and Gritt & Co.

    Posted on Friday 19 September 2014, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    Friday 26th September - 10:00am till 12:00pm Arkade Property will be hosting a coffee and cake morning with Gritt & Co. to raise funds for McMillan cancer research. Please pop in to the office have a tea or coffee with us and eat our wonderful homemade cakes to donate for this worthwhile cause. There will also be a competition with a superb prize so come and get involved with the fun...

  • ARKADE PROPERTY ARE MOVING!!

    ARKADE PROPERTY ARE MOVING!!

    Posted on Tuesday 29 July 2014, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    After a long happy 12 years at our current address Studio 2, 87 Branston Street where Andrew and Beatriz set up Arkade and built up a business with a hardworking and happy team we have decided to move! This office has seen the growth of Arkade Property and has served the staff that have worked here well. In 2012 two employees, Sybilla Rose and James Clapham, bought a stake in the business...

  • The Impressive Beetham Tower Development by Andrew Kay

    The Impressive Beetham Tower Development by Andrew Kay

    Posted on Friday 27 June 2014, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Arkade Property has enjoyed a close association with Beetham Tower over the years. Initially acting for the Beetham Tower organisation in respect of the initial plot sales and subsequently for a plethora of sellers wishing to achieve the best price for their property and for buy to let investors wishing to maximise their rental yield while entrusting the management of the property to its care....

  • Aegon Classic Net-Working Event with Edgbaston Priory and Arkade Property with Sybilla Rose

    Aegon Classic Net-Working Event with Edgbaston Priory and Arkade Property with Sybilla Rose

    Posted on Wednesday 28 May 2014, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Arkade Property as very proud to sponsor the Edgbaston Priory lunch club which is hosted on the first Wednesday of every month, it is a wonderful way to meet new business contacts and held in the lovely venue at Edgbaston Priory However on Monday 9th June an exciting and must attend to business networking lunch will be held in the stylish marquee at Edgbaston Priory club overlooking match...

  • The Incredible Cube Development by Andrew Kay

    The Incredible Cube Development by Andrew Kay

    Posted on Wednesday 14 May 2014, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    The Cube is possibly the most prestigious residential and commercial development in Birmingham and Arkade Property is honoured to have had the opportunity to rent and sell a number of the properties in this, one of Birmingham’s most iconic landmarks. The Cube is a world-class destination standing tall across the city’s skyline. The outstanding 25-storey structure houses an impressive mix...

  • BNI Moseley Golf Day with James Clapham

    BNI Moseley Golf Day with James Clapham

    Posted on Monday 28 April 2014, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Here at Arkade Property one of our main tools for winning new business is through networking and we are very proud to be a member of BNI Moseley. One of the great things about BNI Moseley is our work for charity, this year our chosen charity is St Marys Hospice in Moseley and one of our many functions to raise money for this great cause is a golf day on the 9th May. There are over 80 people...

  • Andrew's Interview with GEM Magazine

    Andrew's Interview with GEM Magazine

    Posted on Tuesday 15 April 2014, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    GEM feature writer Peter Bateman interviewed GEM’s most recent advertiser to learn more about the man behind the business. “A passion for property” answers Andrew Kay, director and founder of Jewellery Quarter-based Arkade Property, when I ask what motivates him. “I love my work and always look forward to going into the office.” ...

  • Arkade Property in partnership with Edgbaston Priory Club

    Arkade Property in partnership with Edgbaston Priory Club

    Posted on Tuesday 25 March 2014, in What's going on in the world of Arkade

    We are proud to announce that we are now in partnership with Edgbaston Priory Club, Edge Creative Solutions and Rubrik King Solicitors in relation to the Edgbaston Priory Business Lunch Club. Held on the first Wednesday of Every month, the Business Lunch Club is enjoyable way to make new business contacts from all over and is the ideal monthly networking event for you. As well as having food...

  • New Hampton Lofts

    New Hampton Lofts

    Posted on Monday 24 March 2014, in Latest News & Advice for Property

    Arkade Property manage and sell apartments in all of Birmingham’s major developments. One of our favourite developments is the New Hampton Lofts complex, a unique development of New York style loft apartments situated in Birmingham’s world famous Jewellery Quarter. Based in the ‘Golden Triangle’ conservation area of the Jewellery Quarter, New Hampton Lofts offers a range of spacious...
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