In line with latest Government’s guidelines on home moving, the housing market remains open during the national lockdown which started on 5th November 2020, and all our offices in England continue to operate. Our offices in Scotland remain in operation following the latest guidelines. Our Welsh offices resumed operations from Monday, 9th November 2020, following the latest guidance on home moving restrictions. Health and safety remains our main priority, and we continue to follow a number of strict measures to protect our customers and staff. More information

Huddersfield

23/12/2013

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Huddersfield

03/12/2013

Rent to Rent Agent Still owes £60,000

A Whitegates Franchisee who was a self proclaimed rent to rent specialist still owes approximately £60,000. Channel 4 News confronted Daniel Burton who ran Unida Place in London. As previously reported in industry press, Whitegates are allowing Burton

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Huddersfield

29/11/2013

Buy to let lending soars 90% for Paragon

A 10% rise in profits has been announced by the ‘buy-to-let’ specialist Paragon. According to the lender, there has been a 90.5% growth in buy-to-let lending. Nigel Terrington, chief executive of Paragon, said: “Paragon has made significant progress

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Huddersfield

22/10/2013

Lettings Fraudster Found

The owner of a Whitegates franchise who had been at the centre of a storm surrounding missing tenants deposits in relation to a London based agency has surfaced and vowed to repay his debts. Daniel Burton ran his agency, Unida Place, in Charlotte

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Huddersfield

18/10/2013

Fraudster Takes on Lettings Franchise!!!

A self certified rent-to-rent guru who was running two businesses in London has supposedly vanished with the regular result of leaving tenants thousands of pounds out of pocket over deposits. However, the case took a peculiar twist when it emerged that

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Huddersfield

16/10/2013

Report on Racist Letting Agents

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have launched an investigation into letting agents who are allegedly discriminating against black tenants. This is in line with a recent BBC programme which identified ten agents in the London area that showed

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Huddersfield

15/10/2013

Shadow Housing Minister Vows to look at agent fee's

Emma Reynolds, shadow housing minister, made her first speech just three days into the new role. The main topic of her first speech was in relation to fees charged to tenants by letting agents and stated that a Labour government would review them.

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Huddersfield

14/10/2013

New ideas for loans for bonds from Shelter

Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, has backed a proposal by Shelter that employers should be able to offer tax free loans for helping their staff with rental deposits. A Shelter survey of private tenants in 2012 found that 19% borrowed money to pay their

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Huddersfield

02/10/2013

Rents Edge Up Slightly

There has been an annual increase of 1.2% for the 12 months to August 2013 according to the Office for National Statistics. There was still however a big difference between London and the rest of the country. In London there were increases of 1.9%,

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Huddersfield

01/10/2013

Capita pull out of Tenancy Deposit

After joining the tenancy deposit market just six months ago, Capita is to withdraw. The whole event is shrouded in mystery with no clear reason behind their exit. The firm would almost certainly have signed a three-year contract with the Government

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Huddersfield

26/09/2013

Buy to let lending up 30%

Loans to landlords have reached a five-year high, with the Bank’s low rates pledge predicted to propel further growth. Lending on buy-to-let has raced ahead again; industry figures demonstrate that the value of loans were up 31% on the previous

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Huddersfield

11/09/2013

Buy-to-let mortgage business strong

Over half of mortgage brokers have reported that buy-to-let business is increasing. Of total business, buy to let mortgages account for around 22% with one in five mortgage brokers expecting a further 10% increase. Paragon, the mortgage expert,

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