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Welcome to the Maddisons blog! Updated regularly, we thoroughly enjoy sharing our knowledge and experience and aim to offer an insight into everything we do at Maddisons here on our blog

Redevelopment of the Old ABC Cinema Site in Tunbridge Wells

The old ABC cinema site is an eyesore, a proverbial ‘blot on the landscape’, locally referred to as the “grot spot” and is right in the centre of the beautiful and historic town of Tunbridge Wells, Kent. It’s a town where Maddisons Residential, the number one estate and letting agent is proud to have its…

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The Housing Budget

Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget on Wednesday 22nd November and housing was at the heart of the speech. Here, Maddisons Residential, the award winning Estate Agent in Tunbridge Wells looks at the key initiatives aimed at alleviating the housing crisis in the UK. Stamp Duty Changes For First Time Buyers Stamp Duty relief will…

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Tenant Rights And Responsibilities

If you are considering becoming a tenant and renting from a private landlord or a letting agent acting on behalf of the landlord, there are lots of things that you should consider and know about. Here is the ‘Tenant’s Guide To Renting’ from Maddisons Residential, recently named as the number 1 estate agency in Tunbridge…

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5 Mistakes To Avoid As A Landlord

You have decided to rent out a property and naturally you are really keen to get a tenant in as quickly as possible but in your eagerness, don’t overlook the following as failing to do so could cost you a lot of money. Maddisons Residential, the award winning Estate and Letting Agency based in Tunbridge…

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Winter Checklist For Landlords

We’ve all heard the saying, “A stitch in time saves nine” and this could have been written for landlords, as now is the time for landlords to prepare their properties for winter. This is naturally important for the wellbeing, comfort and safety of your tenants, but also so that you avoid future repair costs. Maintaining…

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October Events in and around Tunbridge Wells

October’s events bought to you by Maddisons Residential, the estate and letting agent based in Tunbridge Wells are dominated by Halloween events for the children. However, if you are not looking for ghouls and vampires, we bring you details of the CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival, a musical about the late, great singer Dusty Springfield…

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Do You Need A Letting Agent?

As a landlord, you can choose to manage your property yourself or you can choose a Letting Agent. Both scenarios work well, but before you decide, it could really help if you have a checklist of questions to ask yourself. Answer The Following Questions Do I have lots of spare time? Am I up-to-date with…

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September 2017 Events

Madama Butterfly Thursday 21st September at 19.30 The Russian State Opera comes back to Tunbridge Wells with the compelling tale of Madama Butterfly, described as Puccini’s favourite opera.  This touching tale of innocent love crushed between two utterly different cultures resonates as strongly as ever in today’s world. Be wowed by the beautiful set and…

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August 2017 Events

Maddisons Residential, a leading Tunbridge Wells based estate agent has pleasure in bringing you details of events that are going on in and around the town. This month, our guide naturally focuses on family events including things to do at Bedgebury Pinetum, Groombridge Place and Chiddingstone Castle as well as in the town itself at…

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Choose An Agent That Can Get You Through To Exchange Of Contracts

Buying a house in England can be extremely stressful and many people witness the collapse of a dream, as their house sale falls through before exchange. It’s alarming that when considering an estate agent to sell their house, few people think of choosing the estate agent with the lowest fall through rate, and consequently the…

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