LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Leatherhead

18/04/2012

Gas Safety Checks

Some properties, mainly flats and apartments, have been built with boiler flues which cannot be inspected because they are hidden behind walls or ceilings. The boiler flues that this information relates to are connected to room-sealed fan assisted

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Leatherhead

14/03/2012

Calls for Landlords Tax Breaks

There are calls for the Government to treat Landlords in a similar way to other small businesses by granting tax relief that would encourage them to reinvest, after selling their properties. Under the present tax structure, landlords can face bills of up

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Leatherhead

06/02/2012

Tenant demand and healthy rental yields

Paragon revealed that landlords are experiencing healthy yields, low void periods and a rise in rental income. Its Private Rented Sector Trends report recorded that 44 per cent of landlords said tenant demand increased in the third quarter, and just 4

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Leatherhead

30/01/2012

Experts 2012 property market predictions

The National Association of Estate Agents today revealed its predictions for the UK property market over the next 12 months. NAEA chief executive Peter Bolton King said 2012 will see a ‘gradual’ recovery for the UK property market, as it continues to

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Leatherhead

30/01/2012

Landlords, Insurance is not a dirty word

Summer is a great time of year, but have you considered some of the possible perils summer brings? If a window cleaner, gardener, tenant or their child injures themselves on your property, do you have Public Liability Insurance cover if they sue you? Do

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Leatherhead

01/12/2011

Martin & Co celebrate record year at National Conference

Mike May Director from the Leatherhead franchise of Martin & Co - the UK’s largest dedicated letting agency, attended the company’s national conference 26/11/11, to share in a celebration of a multiple award winning business and a record year for the

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Leatherhead

03/11/2011

Rent rising in every region

For the first time ever, asking price rents have risen in every region in England and Wales. The increasing rents were recorded in the latest buy-to-let index published by LSL Property Services. The research is based on 18,000 properties on their books.

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Leatherhead

23/07/2011

Martin & Co Leatherhead joins national award scheme recognising the best estate & letting agents in the country.

Martin &Co, the Leatherhead based agent has joined the Estate & Letting Agent Awards. The scheme recognises the best agents based on research conducted through homebuyers, sellers and landlords around the UK. The awards, well known in the property

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Leatherhead

02/07/2011

IMLA says EU proposals should not be extended to buy-to-let

New EU proposals on mortgage lending should not be extended to those looking to invest in buy-to-let properties. According to industry body the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association (IMLA), doing so would restrict growth in the private rented sector,

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Leatherhead

27/06/2011

Martin came First

Good News!! Martin came first in his race at the annual Leatherhead Duck Race on Sunday 26 June. Congratulations to all of you that backed

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Leatherhead

24/06/2011

Watch Out For Martin

Martin & Co Leatherhead are please to sponsor a duck in the annual Leatherhead Duck Race. We have called him Martin. On Sunday 26 June Leatherhead Duck Race 2011 will take place on the banks of the River Mole by the town bridge, at the bottom of

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Leatherhead

02/06/2011

One in five households to rent privately

More than one in five households will rent privately by the year 2020, signaling enormous growth in the private rented sector in the first two decades of this century. “For that to happen, a vibrant and healthy buy-to-let mortgage market is vital,

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