All our branches are now open. Health and safety remains our main priority, and in line with government’s advice, a number of strict measures have been put in place to protect our staff and customers

Bognor Regis

18/04/2012

Celebrate the Diamond Jubilee with us!

Landlords - We currently have some sparkling 'diamond deals' on all new managed properties you introduce to us. Contact us today for a free no obligation rental appraisal and prepare to celebrate the diamond jubilee in style!

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Bognor Regis

18/04/2012

North beats South in yield table!

The first rental yield league table of 2012 has revealed that landlords in the North West have taken the top spot, achieving the highest average rental yield. Research commissioned by specialist buy-to-let lender Paragon Mortgages, has shown a

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Bognor Regis

05/04/2012

Happy Easter!

Mike, Katrina and Amanda at Martin & Co (Bognor Regis) wish you a 'Happy Easter'. Our office will be closed Good Friday through to Easter Monday reopening at 9.00am on Tuesday 10 April.

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Bognor Regis

02/04/2012

Inventory Reports - photos not enough!

Too many landlords are using digital evidence to replace essential written descriptions in inventories at check-in and check-out, leaving themselves exposed to potentially costly disputes over wear and tear, warns the Association of Independent Inventory

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Bognor Regis

28/03/2012

Martin & Co shortlisted for ESTA's

Martin & Co have been shortlisted for the 9th Annual ESTA's in the 'Best Large Chain' category for the fourth succesive year. We have won both Gold and Silver awards in recent years so fingers crossed it will be another Gold this year.

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Bognor Regis

21/03/2012

Experian credit checks to include tenants' payment records

The Credit checking agency 'Experian' is to add information about tenants and their rental payments into future credit checks.It means that landlords and letting agents will be able to access information about rental applicants’ ability to pay rent

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Bognor Regis

12/03/2012

Lenders advancing more money to landlords than home buyers

Banks and building societies are collectively lending more money to buy-to-let landlords than to home buyers.The claim, in the Mail on Sunday, said that figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders show that for every £1 of net lending to home buyers,

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Bognor Regis

08/03/2012

Rent rises slow down!

Rental prices are still rising, but at a slower rate, as some tenants began to resist the upwards impetus.Rental prices continued to increase across the UK, albeit at the slowest pace in two years, in the three months to January, the RICS has reported.It

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Bognor Regis

07/03/2012

Landlords still looking to extend portfolios!

According to a recent survey three in five property investors will look to extend their portfolios over the next six months.Strong performance from the private rental market plus the availability of new mortgage products has given landlords the incentive

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Bognor Regis

05/03/2012

An increase in BTL mortgages down to 'Accidental Landlords'

According to one lender a fifth of their recent buy-to-let business has come from ‘accidental landlords’ - where home-owners choose to rent their existing property instead of selling it when they are looking to move to a new home. They have seen

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Bognor Regis

22/02/2012

Tougher EPC rules come into force!

The legal rules governing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are set to change on 6 April this year. Agents and others who market property must become aware that they may become liable for a Penalty Notice if marketing a property without an EPC. A

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Bognor Regis

21/02/2012

Cracking 'EASTER' Offers

We have some cracking Easter offers for all Landlords so contact us today for more details. You'll definitely be cracking a smile! Telephone: 01243 823000 E-mail: bognorregis@martinco.com

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