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Landlords can make over £160,000 profit from buy-to-let

Landlords may be feeling the pressure of the Government’s recent buy-to-let tax clampdown, but research suggests there is still plenty of money to be made over the long term.

The best time to buy....

A blog from one of our managers talking about the best time of year to buy and sell your property.

House price predictions explained...

Reviewing the differences between house price reports from national companies and why it's good to also seek local advice

UK Buy to Let very much alive

A year since the government's tax and mortgage relief changes came into effect, what impact have they had on UK landlords who placed leverage on their property investments?

Lets allowing Pets - homes for the future!

Rental accommodation, and the profile of those who live in it, is undergoing a fundamental change in the UK. Once shunned by private landlords, pets are increasingly being welcomed into rental homes, with contemporary developments even making considerations for them as part of their design.

Preparing your Property for the Market

A guide and top tips for preparing your home to make it look the best for prospective buyers.

Bottoms Up! We take a look at what and who is driving the property market this spring.

An article discussing who drives the property market at the moment - first time buyers or wealthy buyers.

Lucky Friday the 13th

An article talking about Friday the 13th not being surpertitious for moving house

Feature your property in our London Showcase

The number of Londoners now buying outside the capital is at an all-time high. Statistics have shown that 42% of sellers leaving prime areas of London for a home elsewhere in the UK, relocation to the Home Counties remains the most popular choice.

How an Estate Agent should market your property

With the property market more competitive than ever and no shortage of stock coming to the market, especially in West Sussex, how your property is taken to the market can have a huge impact in not only a sale being achieved, but the price in which is secured too.

How Important is the School catchment area when buying a house....?

A blog talking about how important the school catchment area is when buying and selling a house.

News from our Managers

Welcome to the GL & Co blog, where we write on a regular basis to keep every reader abreast of what is going on in the property market in West Sussex. We like to include thoughts and comments from our managers and staff, based in the 3 GL & Co offices in Storrington, Horsham and Pulborough.  Craig, the manager of our Storrington office, gave us his thoughts earlier this week....

The Government are damaging the private rented sector, is their policy short sighted?

The Government are damaging the private rented sector, is their policy short sighted? There are more warning signs that the assault on landlords is adversely affecting the private rented sector.


This weekend we will be launching three exceptional homes on this exclusive private development of only seven properties by award winning Junnell Homes.

First Time Buyers at record high for over 10 years

If you are starting to consider getting on to the property ladder for the first time, according to recent figures from UK Finance, you are one of many.  It seems that there were 365,000 first time buyers in the UK last year, with an average age of 30 years old and an annual household income of £41,000 (individual or joint).   

The Early Bird

With 2018 in full swing our Horsham office has been incredibly busy listing some fabulous homes across the area.  With applicant register levels also increasing, Tim Cattini, Manager of the Horsham Office, is expecting a busy first quarter with offers already coming in from motivated buyers looking to move before the Easter period. 

Real estate agents sell your home on a No Sale No fee basis.

Radio 5 have been looking at the difference between online and traditional estate agents, Neil Moore explores the issues....