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A very nice specced 3 bed semi on West Bromwich Road, Walsall, WS5, marketed by Purple Bricks (0121 721 9601). It doesn’t need anything doing to it from what I can see of it and can be let as is as far as I am concerned. There is gas central heating and double glazing. The bathroom is on the ground floor and does not have a bath, but does have a bidet.

So far 2018 has been hectic or what…??!! Time seems to be running through my hands like water. As a landlord and a property manager my daily workload is varied and that’s what I like about my life (afterall, as the saying goes – ‘variety is the spice of life’). The planned stuff mixed in with the unplanned keeps a working day interesting. However, if you are prone to anxiety attacks and don’t like uncertainty of a day in the life of a property manager, then perhaps you would be best advised to seek out the assistance of an expert…

So, the short answer to the question posed by a friend of mine (who is also a self-managing Walsall landlord) is that landlords don’t need to use the services of a Walsall letting agent. Many Walsall landlords decide to be hands-on and undertake the whole lettings process themselves.

I started investing in Walsall buy-to-let property nineteen years ago in 1999 and I was keen to learn and control the whole process myself. I was wary of entrusting others with what was ultimately my financial future and my thoughts were that no agent could possibly care about my Walsall property as much as me.

A very nice 3 bed semi detached house in Harden, Walsall, WS3. Currently marketed by House Network (01245 409116). It has a very nice spec with gas central heating and double glazing.

Are you searching for houses to rent this summer?

If you’re carrying out your search in Walsall, look towards Ashmore Lettings for quality properties and a highly supportive team.

Walsall used to be internationally famous for its coal mines but is now more well-known for its football club ‘The Saddlers’ (a nod to the English saddle manufacturing industry in the area).

Today it is one of the cheapest parts of the West Midlands, with the average house price less than £200,000. However, it is a brilliant place for landlords to invest because prices rose by 8.2% last year. Since it is close to the city of Birmingham, it regularly attracts commuters looking for cheap properties.

Whether you’re a landlord looking to invest in the Black Country or a tenant looking to rent their next home in Walsall, Ashmore Lettings are true experts in the local property market. One of Walsall’s most reputable letting agencies, we can help you sell or rent your home in 2018. You can always check out the latest houses to rent on our website.

No matter if you’re looking for a family home or a single apartment, our team are dedicated to finding a property that meets your needs.

We are always keeping a close eye on trends in the local market. Why not find out more today on our blog?

A two bedroom town house on Wolfsbane Drive, Tamebridge, Walsall, WS5. The asking price is £125k with Purple Bricks (0121 721 9601). The Full property details can be found here.

Located in the highly popular and very desirable Tamebridge estate, speaks volumes as to the location and therefore the potential for long term letting.