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7 Better Ways To Be A Better Landlord

Communication Is Key   Maintaining regular communication with your tenant through PAD will allow you to build positive relationships. This can be done in a number of ways and would include being there when you are needed. PAD can help by Sending Rent... read more

Christmas and New Year opening hours

Holiday Opening Hours Please find our opening hours and times for the Christmas and New Year holidays below. DAY OPENING TIME Monday 24th December 2018 10am to 2pm Tuesday 25th December 2018 (Christmas Day) CLOSED Wednesday 26th December 2018 (Boxing... read more

How Landlords Can Enjoy A Stress-Free Christmas

Book A Quarterly Inspection                         We recommend visiting your tenants for an inspection once every quarter, to check that everything and everyone is in... read more

Tenants With Pets: What To Do?

It’s thought that nearly half of all households in the UK are home to some kind of pet, whether that be a cat, dog, fish or micro-pig! Research has shown that keeping a pet in a rented property was the fourth most important issue raised by prospective... read more

Carrying Out Rental Valuations

Carrying out rental valuations as a landlord can often be an extremely daunting task, and it’s often difficult to know where to start. There are two ways that you can approach carrying out rental valuations that we will go on to discuss below.   Using Property... read more

Q:: Why should I buy 10 new apartments in Broughton Place?

  Q:: Why should I buy 10 new apartments in Broughton Place? A :: It's a pure investment and a very presentable development. It is NOT off-plan and it's ready now with a mixture of 1,2 and 3 bedroomed apartments. Purchase price under £1.5m with projected annual... read more

A Checklist For New Landlords

Becoming a landlord can be a scary and daunting task. There many regulations and rules that need to be followed to ensure the safety of both your properties and protection from the law. Below we have composed a checklist of things that need to be considered on a room-by-room... read more

Screening, Vetting and Credit Checking

You’ve met with a prospective tenant and they appear to be perfect, all smiles and well-presented, but we all know that you can’t take them at face value. You have to make sure that you screen them thoroughly to ensure there are no issues once the lease is signed. Here are... read more

Pad Residential appointed to manage lettings at new apartments scheme

Broughton Place

Pad Residential has been appointed to manage lettings at a new development in Salford. Broughton Place is a three-storey gated scheme comprising 34 flats with one, two and three bedrooms, and communal gardens. Located on Lower Broughton Road, it is the first development in... read more

Pad Residential: Stamp Duty

Pad, Stamp duty

What is stamp duty? When you buy a land, or a residential property that cost more than £125,000 you pay stamp duty, and this applies whether the property is mortgaged or bought outright. Regardless of whether the property, or land, is purchased by a UK resident, or somebody... read more

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Interior Design 101: Bohemian


This rich and decadent interior design style is full of color, patterns and dream catchers. And when executed well, can create a truly magical space. The word itself, ‘bohemian’,...

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Interior Design 101: Scandi


Scandinavian styles are very popular at the moment and combine two key factors; minimalism and functionality. The style came about during the 1930s from Nordic countries. These countries are...

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