Author Archives: Jan Hunter

Who would have thought that the Hertford Carnival could be so much fun?

Hello and welcome to another KPM blog. This one is a little historical but we have been asked a few times recently about David’s antics involving a full suit of armour. Back in June it was the Hertford Carnival and … Continue reading

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Check Out Our New Video Here…

We are really pleased to be able to show you a fun, informative animated video all about what’s on in Hertford in June. This clever video is the brainchild of Stephen Bardle from Start Uploaded TV www.startuploaded.com and Rob Glover from … Continue reading

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Exciting times here at Knight HQ!

 We are so excited here at our busy office in Hertford because we’re in the finals in no less than two categories of the FSB Hertfordshire Business Awards 2013.  The two categories we are shortlisted for are Best New Business … Continue reading

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Why you need a written tenancy agreement

It is critically important for landlords to have a written tenancy agreement. While it is possible to create a tenancy without a written agreement, it is certainly not a good idea.  Here  are four good reasons why you should always have a … Continue reading

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Ten things you can do to make letting your property easier. Part 3 of 3

7) Make all your windows invisible By thoroughly cleaning all your windows both inside and out means that at the very least any prospective tenants won’t notice them, and if they do then you want them to notice them for the right … Continue reading

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Ten things you can do to make letting your property easier. Part 2 of 3

4) Give your property a good spring clean prior to letting If necessary, get rid of any smells (of cigarettes, pets, etc) as these are a real turn-off for prospective tenants.  Open all the windows and get busy with the … Continue reading

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Ten things you can do to make letting your property easier. Part 1 of 3

If you’re thinking about letting your home or finding more tenants for your buy-to-let property, here are ten things you can do to make letting your property a lot easier: 1) Make a good first impression  Ensure your property looks … Continue reading

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Prescribed Information matters!

A recent ruling by the Court of Appeal on a case involving tenancy deposit protection legislation could have costly implications for landlords.   In the case of Ayannuga v Swindells, the landlord had protected the deposit, but failed to issue all … Continue reading

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New and Shiny Hertford Business Buzz

Hi on this cold and wintry afternoon, I don’t know about you but I’m fed up with it being dull and gloomy outside, it’s about time we had some sunshine!  So, we’ve been brightening things up a little around here! … Continue reading

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I’ve won an Oscar!

This morning David and I went along to a business breakfast meeting, it is held every fortnight in Ware, and these particular meetings are currently chaired by Paul Violet (http://www.paulviolet.co.uk/) who likes to make his meetings very interactive (horror of … Continue reading

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