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In this two-minute read, we share five resources which landlords may find helpful during the extended lockdown period.

It’s a bewildering time for most people.

Although Cook Residential is a sales-only agency, we’re working hard to help keep landlords and tenants across Cheltenham well informed.

Following the initial shock since lockdown was announced last month, the situation has calmed down, but we’re still monitoring it daily.

We’ve sourced four websites and articles you might find helpful during lockdown.

In this 2-minute read, we discover some DIY disasters and why it pays to use professionals.

The Do it Yourself industry in the UK is valued at around £7billion a year.

But according to a survey from consumer champion Which? DIYers are worth considerably more to tradespeople who are called in to rectify and repair some of the calamities left behind by household ‘Have a go’ heroes.

Check out these horror shows as reported by Which? Trusted Traders.

In this two-minute read, we look at some sensible and practical advice for landlords wondering what to do during the Coronavirus outbreak.

For landlords and tenants this a particularly anxious time.

The Guild of Letting and Management published eight points to consider around the paying and collection of rent.

Although every situation is different, this seems general advice at the moment.

This is one for the parents.

We hope you are coping well with the juggling act of having had the kids indoors, trying to help them with their schoolwork and possibly working from home as well.

All the while trying to maintain levels of calm and control. It’s a tough job.

So, we thought we would give you a helping hand with keeping the kids entertained.

We have created four pictures for them to colour in or paint. Just use the links within this blog to download them.

10 Box Sets to Binge on – What’s your favourite?

Many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual at the moment.

And while learning a new language, trying at-home workouts and reading classic literature is all well and good, you can’t beat a good bit of sitting on the sofa and binging on addictive TV shows.

At Cook Residential we’re still working hard for our clients, but over the coming weeks, we are expecting more ‘downtime’ than usual.

So, we’ve come up with ten series for adults that are well worth a watch – some you’ll know, and some might make welcome new arrivals on your must watch lists.

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