Testimonials

  OPAL LETTINGS LTD. TERMS OF BUSINESS Between the Landlord: First Landlord’s Name First Landlord’s Address Second Landlord’s Name Second Landlord’s Address (“The Landlord”) and the Agent: Opal Lettings Ltd 16 Richmond Close, Huntingdon, PE29 7LD (“The Agent”) For the property: Address(s) of Property(s) to be Rented   These Terms of Business set out the […]

How To Be A Good Landlord in Huntingdonshire

How To Be A Good Landlord in Huntingdonshire Here at Opal Lettings in Huntingdon, we work hard at being good Letting Agents. We work with both our tenants and our landlords to find the best property and tenant match to suit both parties, we make sure everything is legal and running smoothly, then we are […]

Landlords, In the Current Climate, Mediation is Key!

I am currently dealing with a client situation, whereby I have advised client not to instruct me evict this particular tenant. The tenant is a rude and demanding person who thinks the world revolves around them, and recently let an electrician in to do an EICR test, and then wouldn’t let him actually do the […]

Should Agents Be Able to Visit Rented Houses Anytime They Like?

Should Agents Be Able to Visit Rented Houses Anytime They Like? Definitely not, in my opinion. Of course, under housing law, Landlords or Agents have to give a minimum of 24 hours notice if they need to visit, and tenant can refuse them entry. Housing Law recognises that a tenant is entitled to “quiet enjoyment” […]

How To Rent Guide Doesn’t Have To Be A Pain

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 What are the consequences of serving an out of date How to […]

Landlords Can Coronavirus Proof!

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 […]

Clash Of The Titans – Boiler V Winter!

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 […]

Opal Lettings Property News

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 […]