LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Beckenham

26/02/2016

Greater London and Kent Property Prices Surge

Today's Land Registry report showed the following keys statistics on house price growth:-National House Price Growth 7.1% annually Greater London Price Growth 13.9% annuallyKent Price Growth 8.3% annually London Borough of Bromley Growth 9.6% annually

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Beckenham

08/07/2014

The Future for Rental Property Agents

The days of unskilled agency in our market are receding. The twin pressures of political and regulatory mean that it is no longer enough to "match" tenants to properties with low skilled eager sales staff. In the future it will be essential for

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Beckenham

31/03/2014

Will pension reforms boost buy-to-let?

Will new-found pensions freedoms lead to floods of money pouring into buy to let? This was the suggestion of many commentators, including those both supportive and critical of the Government’s measures. But one pensions rule that is not changing –

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Beckenham

20/02/2014

Section 21 ruling could save landlords thousands

According to newsontheblock.com, a Court of Appeal ruling - that just two calendar months’ notice is required to end an Assured Shorthold Tenancy after the end of a fixed term – could save landlords thousands of pounds. For the past 25 years it was

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Beckenham

06/11/2013

Scheme to unprotect deposits when tenancies go statutory periodic

MyDeposits is to end deposit protection automatically after the end of the fixed term of the tenancy unless specific action is taken by the agent or landlord. The scheme, a spin-off of the National Landlords Association, has not appeared to make any

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Beckenham

20/09/2013

Renting cheaper than buying in London, the South East and Scotland

It is cheaper for potential first-time buyers in London, the South East and Scotland to continue renting than to purchase property thanks to rapidly rising prices. New research from mortgage lender Santander shows inflated house prices in London

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Beckenham

13/07/2013

London area watch: Forest Hill, SE23

The arrival of the east London Overground train service has turned Forest Hill into a favourite with families who love its roomy, good-value homes and easy 25-minute commute to Canary Wharf. A leafy south London suburb with breathtaking views over the

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Beckenham

22/06/2012

House Prices On The Up

Average house prices in the UK rose by 1.4% in the year to April 2012, the Office of National Statistics has reported. The average UK house price stood at £229,000 in April – up 1.1% on April 2011 – but the yearly rise was driven by 4.9% annual

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Beckenham

10/05/2012

FindaProperty.com launches new smart TV and iPad apps

FindaProperty.com has released two apps – for Smart TV and iPad to target a growing breed of users who search beyond using a traditional PC and strengthen Digital Property Group’s position as the leading portal for new media property searchers. The

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Beckenham

05/04/2012

One in five households renting by 2016

The number of people renting homes in the private sector has nearly doubled in the last decade, jumping from 2.5 million in 2002 to 4.8 million today.A new report from estate agency Savills and the property portal Rightmove, ‘Rental Britain’, predicts

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Beckenham

08/03/2012

Arla’s ten top tips for first time landlords

Increasing demand for rental properties is creating a new investment opportunity for first time landlords, as figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) show 55 percent of lettings agents believe demand for rental property is now

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Beckenham

02/03/2012

Martin & Co to enter sales market

All 180 franchisees of the lettings chain Martin & Co have been sent letters inviting them to take out an additional franchise in estate agency sales – for just £1. The price is an enormous discount from the £4,000 at which Martin & Co values each

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