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

17/06/2011

Dawn Ready for Charity Swim

Here at Martin & Co Lancaster we are pleased to support our very own Dawn Thornton in Sundays British Gas Great North Swim. Dawn will be tackling the 1 mile challenge across Lake Windermere with up to 10,000 registered participants in this, the UK's

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Lancaster

09/06/2011

THE LINK, Second issue of Heysham Link newsletter plus Video Animation

Lancaster County Council has issued the second issue of 'THE LINK' This is the councils official newsletter for the Heysham to M6 Link Road development. For further details click here. Also Lancashire County Council have a video animation fly through

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Lancaster

02/06/2011

New Refuse and Recycling Calendars from Lancaster City Council

Lancaster City Council is currently delivering new refuse and recycling calendars to households throughout the area and will do so through June. Note that these calendars can include important changes to which bin is collected on which week, so please

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Lancaster

26/05/2011

Paragon reports fall in buy-to-let mortgage arrears

New figures from Paragon suggest that owners of buy-to-let properties could be finding it easier to keep up with mortgage repayments. According to the buy-to-let mortgage specialist's financial results for the six months to the end of March, the arrears

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Lancaster

19/05/2011

New Guide to tenancy deposits, disputes and damages published.

A new ‘Guide to Tenancy Deposits, Disputes and Damages’ has been jointly published by all three government authorised tenancy deposit schemes. This is the first time all three schemes have worked together to publish educational information which is aimed

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Lancaster

12/05/2011

Energy Bill aims to introduce minimum energy efficiency in rented homes by 2018

Energy and Climate Secretary Chris Huhne, has announced changes at the second reading of the Energy Bill which aims to introduce minimum energy efficiency from 2018 in the private rented sector based upon the now compulsory Energy Performance

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Lancaster

03/05/2011

THE LINK, First issue of Heysham Link newsletter out now

Lancaster County Council have issued the first issue of 'THE LINK' This is the councils official newsletter for the Heysham to M6 Link Road development. For further details click

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Lancaster

13/04/2011

Private rented voids at two year low

Research from buy-to-let mortgage specialist Paragon has revealed that the average void period of private rented sector property has fallen for three consecutive quarters on the back of strong levels of tenant demand. For further details Click

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Lancaster

07/04/2011

Changes to Housing Benefit

From 1 April 2011, the Government are making major changes to Local Housing Allowance (LHA) arrangements, including how the LHA rates are worked out. A brief outline of the highlights below. From 1 April 2011, the Government are making major changes

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Lancaster

30/03/2011

Grant Shapps signals an end to squatters rights

Housing Minister Grant Shapps has announced The Governments intention to take steps in the New Year to ‘’lock the door’’ on squatters' rights for good, by strengthening the Government's advice to homeowners looking to protect their properties. And stated

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Lancaster

24/03/2011

March 2011 Budget. Good news for landlords ?

Our overall “take” is that this is an encouraging budget for landlords and business owners. To read our bloggers highlights please click

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Lancaster

23/03/2011

Morecambe Area Action Plan deadline for comment has been extended

Lancaster City Council has announced that due to the level of interest in the Morecambe Area Action Plan, the Developing Options consultation has been extended. The deadline for comment was Friday 18 March, but is now Friday 1 April 2011. For more details

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