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Welcome to our news blog, here you will find the latest information on property and goings on in the area. Please keep an eye out for news and tips on how to sell your property.

Pick My Pad Expands into Maintenance and Renovations

Pick My Pad Expands into Maintenance and Renovations

In these uncertain times we are all feeling overwhelmed. Fortunately, here at Pick My Pad want to try and reassure you that as we are increasingly hearing that every mind matters, we are all in this together and want to support you to our highest ability. Every...

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Landlords: Are You Up To Date With MEES Regulations?

Landlords: Are You Up To Date With MEES Regulations?

The domestic Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) regulations set the minimum energy efficiency level for private rented property under the Energy Act 2011. There have been changes to these regulations that you need to be aware of, so here our Walkden letting...

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Surviving in a Shared House

Surviving in a Shared House

Living with your friends in a shared house can be brilliant.  But maintaining domestic harmony can sometimes be a struggle, especially during stressful periods. That’s why we’ve written this blog post – so that you know how to survive in a shared house!  Choose...

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Main Sponsor of the National Landlord Investment Show

Main Sponsor of the National Landlord Investment Show

We are delighted to be both the main sponsor and keynote seminar speaker at the National Landlord Investment Show this week. Tune in on Thursday 8th October at midday to hear our CEO, Mish Liyanage give his 15 Top Tips on Being a Successful Student HMO Landlord. You...

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Lease Options Explained

Lease Options Explained

Lease option deals – also known as “rent to buy” or “lease with the option to buy” – are essentially agreements in which a tenant or investor leases a property from a seller with the option to purchase when the lease expires, or at any point within the...

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Your Guide to Guarantors

Your Guide to Guarantors

When searching for flats to rent in Walkden, there’ll be many new terms and phrases you’ll hear for the first time. Renting is new territory and with it comes a whole load of new jargon to get your head around. One of them that will crop up all the time is...

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Leasehold vs Freehold: What’s the Difference?

Leasehold vs Freehold: What’s the Difference?

Purchasing a house is one of the most complicated and stressful events most people will go through in their lives. Often, the really important details get overlooked, as you focus on the big things like securing a mortgage. But at Mistoria, we pride ourselves on being...

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Finding Repossessed Properties for Sale

Finding Repossessed Properties for Sale

Buy to Let landlords have long recognised the excellent opportunities for investment afforded by repossessed properties. For those who are new to investing or who have not gone down this route before, however, the purchasing process can seem daunting and there are a...

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Rent to Rent: The Pros and Cons

Rent to Rent: The Pros and Cons

In the past few years, the concept of ‘Rent to Rent’ has become more popular, but is still fairly rare. In this blog post, we’ll explain how it works and what you need to consider before entering into such an agreement. We’ll also give you a brief overview of its...

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EPC Certificates: Do You Need One?

EPC Certificates: Do You Need One?

In this video, Pick my Pad speaks to Charles Rosenberg, an EPC specialist, as he shares with us the importance of preserving energy in your home and what an EPC means for...

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