LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Littlehampton

02/08/2012

Landlords in the private rented sector are the most confident they have been since the credit crunch, research has revealed

Independent research commissioned by Paragon Mortgages, and carried out by BDRC Continental, has reported a continuing return of landlord confidence. Two thirds (66%) of the landlords that took part in the research rated their business expectations for

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Littlehampton

02/08/2012

More pensioners becoming Landlords!

There has been a steep rise in landlords aged 65-plus.Insurers Simply Business looked at more than 300,000 landlord insurance quotes and found a rise in the number of retiree landlords – up 11% so far this year on last, and up 33% since 2009.There has

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Littlehampton

31/07/2012

Long term renting - a regular occurrence?

In the UK, the standard length of tenancy agreement between a landlord and a tenant for rental homes is six months. However, this appears to be changing, according to a recent report, as both landlords and tenants seek out better deals which offer

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Littlehampton

31/07/2012

More Landlords taking out Mortgages to expand their portfolio!

Mortgage brokers are reporting an increase in landlords applying for buy-to-let mortgages to expand their rental property portfolio.The Paragon Mortgages quarterly FACT survey asks intermediaries for their feedback on the mortgage market but also for

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Littlehampton

13/06/2012

Littlehampton floods - Can You Help?

You will probably be aware of the serious floods that many homeowners and tenants have been affected by in Littlehampton. There are currently many people homeless and in need of help to start to rebuild their lives. CAN YOU HELP? Donations are

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Littlehampton

13/06/2012

Landlords still increasing portfolios!

Research by Paragon Mortgages has revealed an increase in landlords’ property portfolios in the second quarter of 2012. During the past three months landlords’ property portfolios increased from an average of 12.9 in Q1, to 14.1 properties in Q2.

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Littlehampton

06/06/2012

Martin & Co Littlehampton celebrates the Diamond Jubilee!

We hope you all enjoyed the Jubilee weekend we did!

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Littlehampton

31/05/2012

Third of Tenants spend over half their wages in rent!

Around one in three tenants (30%) is spending over half their take-home pay on rent. The proportion rises to 32% in London and the East Midlands, to 33% in the South-West and Wales, and to 36% in the South-East.The overall average in the UK of rental

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Littlehampton

24/05/2012

Tenants complain about unfair deposit deductions!

The majority of tenants – 65% – say that deductions from their deposits were taken unfairly, with 16% claiming that deductions were made without any reason being offered.The findings, in a survey by digital inventory company Imfuna, found that on

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Littlehampton

23/05/2012

Landlords - May Newsletter now available!

Our Landlord Newsletter for May is now available on-line. To receive your free copy just e-mail littlehampton@martinco.com or call 01903 716622.

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Littlehampton

21/05/2012

Littlehampton Arts Trail

Martin & Co (Littlehampton) is sponsoring arts in action 'Littlehampton Arts Trail'. This is Littlehampton Museum's first ever Open Art competition. You can follow the Art Trail on May 19th/20th/26th and 27th. To find out where the exhibits are being

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Littlehampton

17/05/2012

Squatters Rights!

Squatting becomes a criminal offence on 1st September, protecting homeowners and landlords from occupation and serious damage to their property. The Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders (LASPO) Act received royal assent on 3rd May, 11

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