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Following another residential sale completion this week, Gordon Barker and pleased to announce they have just achieved the highest sale price within Foxdale Court, Terrace Road, Bournemouth BH2. The property was owned, and previously rented, by a client of Gordon Barker and due to a change...

The process of buying and selling in the UK is fraught with stress and uncertainty at all times, but with a strict buyer application process and offer authentication process we adopt here at Gordon Barker the process can be made as smooth as possible. But...

There are risks involved with any investment and buy-to-let properties are no exception. We have compiled ten important steps of what to consider before making any big decisions and committing to your new investment. Step One: Do some market research If this is your first experience with...

Can you afford for your tenant not to pay their rent? It is not a surprise to hear that across the country there are more and more evictions taking place than ever before, there are more and more tenants getting into financial difficulties and struggling to...

Tenancy Tips for Tenants As a tenant when you move into a new property you’ll likely be asked to pay a deposit to safeguard your obligations to the tenancy, the property and the landlord. The deposit will usually be equal to around four to seven weeks’...

Council tax is divided into eight property bands designated A to H. The bands are related to the value of property in which you live. This valuation is based on property prices in 1991, but there is a commitment from the government to update these...

What is council tax? Council tax is a system of local taxation collected by local authorities. It is a tax on domestic property. Some property is exempt from council tax. Some people do not have to pay council tax and some people get a discount. Properties exempt...