LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Derby

28/11/2013

Rental Market Update from Martin & Co Derby

The UK's private rented sector is tipped to grow by a further one million households by 2018 and rents are expected to rise by 21 per cent over the next five years. Watch for the rollout! ‘The capital has been the strongest performing region of the

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Derby

14/11/2013

BE SAFE - Martin & Co Derby Advise on HSE ruling

A recent investigation and conviction by the HSE demonstrates the importance of appointing an expert, professional lettings agency where tenant safety and the adherence to current legislation is fundamental: A Derby TENANT died from carbon monoxide

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Derby

14/11/2013

Martin & Co Derby highlights two recent convictions for offences against Regulatory Fire Safety Order

Property landlords across Derbyshire are being advised to pay attention to their legal obligations to keep their tenants and premises safe from fire, after two recent convictions. Lettings agency Platinum Estates FINED £15000 FOR FIRE SAFETY OFFENCES

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Derby

07/11/2013

Student Accommodation Returns

Dave McKnight of Martin & Co Derby comments about the growing potential of student accommodation with average rents tipped to rise by 2.75 per cent in the regions in the next academic year. “Student property is one of the most successful real

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Derby

07/11/2013

Positive Portfolio Growth

Landlords across the UK have increased the size of their rental portfolios in the third quarter of this year, according to industry sources, reporting an average rental property portfolio size of 14.7 properties, an increase from 13.3 properties in Q2.

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Derby

07/11/2013

Buy to Let opportunities for Derby Landlords

Monthly rents will hit an average of £800 in England and Wales in two years time, whilst one in five people will be living in private rented accommodation, a 21% increase since 2010, claims the Council of Mortgage lenders conference yesterday. David

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Derby

07/11/2013

The Price Is Right

With the market picking up and finance being more readily available there is a temptation to act quickly when an investment opportunity appears, however, Dave McKnight at Martin & Co Derby advises on due diligence: ‘Always remember the price needs to

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Derby

05/09/2013

Universal Credit - what happens next?

This contentious change to the benefit system creates front page news but Martin & Co Derby are planning to provide support for landlords Universal Credit is a new type of financial support for people of working age who are looking for work or on a low

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Derby

23/08/2013

Housing Market Resurgence

The housing market has "turned a corner", partly because of the Help to Buy scheme, the government has claimed. Figures show that the housing stimulus programme in England has attracted 10,000 successful applications since it was launched in April. The

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Derby

23/08/2013

Martin&Co Derby develop a Property Sales Service

Martin & Co Derby develop a Property Sales Service Having now established a considerable share of the lettings market within Derby, Martin & Co Derby are now using that expertise to develop a service supporting those who wish to sell property within the

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Derby

23/08/2013

Now is a good time to add to your property portfolio

With trends suggesting that 20% of all households in the UK will be renting a property by 2016, resulting in a requirement for an additional 1.1million rental homes, there is growing demand for new buy-to-let landlords to enter the market and existing

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Derby

23/08/2013

Buy-to-let mortgage lending bounces back to highest in five years

Buy-to-let lending is back to its highest for five years – when the credit crunch struck.Lenders advanced 40,000 mortgages worth £5.1bn to buy-to-let investors in the second quarter of 2013, according to the Council of Mortgage Lenders.Both the number

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