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

Lancaster

26/08/2011

Lancaster Square Routes Newsletter Out Now

An August newsletter has been produced by Lancaster City Council for the 'Lancaster Square Routes' programme of developments. The initial phase works for this including Market Square and Ffrances Passage are due to commence in October this year and be

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Lancaster

23/08/2011

One in Six Homes Now Privately Rented

New statistics from Communities and Local Government reveal that one in six homes in England is privately rented. Since 2009 there has been an increase of two hundred and twenty nine thousand private rental properties, which represents an increase of one

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Lancaster

18/08/2011

Investing In Property ''Will Pay Off''

Buy-to-let properties guarantee returns on investment for landlords, it has been suggested. Chris Horne, editor of online magazine Property Hawk, explained that there is increasing confidence in the market because of interest rates expectations.

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Lancaster

18/08/2011

Landlords Vow to Support Communities After Riots

Homeowners are ready to do their part in supporting local communities as they rebuild themselves following the riots of last week. The British Property Federation (BPF) said that it hoped individuals and businesses can return to normal as soon as

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Lancaster

18/08/2011

Lack of Career Confidence Strengthens Rental Market

Fears over job security and a general lack of financial surety are causing increasing numbers of people to consider renting rather than buying a home, according to the National Landlord Association (NLA). Chris Norris, policy manager at the NLA, said that

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Lancaster

19/07/2011

Lancaster and Morecambe Olympic Open Weekend

Many local sports clubs in the Lancaster and Morecambe district, together with art and community groups are offering free taster sessions and activities over the weekend of 22-24 July. This is a part of the national London 2010 Open Weekend which is a

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Lancaster

13/07/2011

Martin & Co Lancaster Latest Staff Member

Sarah Kellett is joining lettings specialists Martin & Co Lancaster as Property Management Coordinator. Sarah comes from a successful career in customer service within a locally based company, and has an abundance of experience and enthusiasm in dealing

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Lancaster

08/07/2011

Interim advice regarding flues in voids

Gas Safe Register has published consumer advice for flues which run in ceiling spaces. The guidance aims to help during the transition period before regulations requiring access via a hatch comes in to force on 31st December 2012. These requirements form

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Lancaster

06/07/2011

New Survey Suggests Confidence in UK Buy to Let Market

A new survey suggests there could be a boom in UK property investment as landlords look to take advantage of rising demand. According to a poll by specialist lender CHL Mortgages, a third (33 per cent) of landlords are looking to invest in more properties

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Lancaster

29/06/2011

Council Discount on Furniture Disposal for Students.

The local council supported waste furniture collection service ‘Bulky Matters’ is anticipating the summer surge in tenancy movement by offering a discount on their service for students vacating properties with goods such as furniture and white goods to

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Lancaster

23/06/2011

Heysham Confirmed as Next Gen Nuclear Power Site

Government ministers have today confirmed the eight sites suitable for new UK nuclear plants. Heysham was announced as one of these sites, as was nearby Sellafield in Cumbria. Overall these developments will require over £100bn of investment, which

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Lancaster

21/06/2011

Dawn Succeeds in Charity Swim

Here at Martin & Co Lancaster we are proud to say that our very own senior negotiator Dawn Thornton completed Sunday’s British Gas Great North Swim. This involved swimming a full mile in the open water of Lake Windermere. Dawn completed this challenge in

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