In line with latest Government’s guidelines on home moving, the housing market remains open, and all our offices in England, Scotland and Wales continue to operate. 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

Littlehampton

07/03/2012

Landlords looking to extend portfolios!

According to a recent survey three in five property investors will look to extend their portfolios over the next six months.Strong performance from the private rental market plus the availability of new mortgage products has given landlords the incentive

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Littlehampton

05/03/2012

An increase in BTL mortgages down to 'Accidental Landlords'

According to one lender a fifth of their recent buy-to-let business has come from ‘accidental landlords’ - where home-owners choose to rent their existing property instead of selling it when they are looking to move to a new home. They have seen

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Littlehampton

22/02/2012

Tougher EPC Rules come into force!

The legal rules governing Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are set to change on 6 April this year. Agents and others who market property must become aware that they may become liable for a Penalty Notice if marketing a property without an EPC. A

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Littlehampton

21/02/2012

Cracking 'EASTER' Offers!

We have some cracking Easter offers for all Landlords so contact us today for more details. You'll definitely be cracking a smile! Telephone: 01903 716622 E-mail: littlehampton@martinco.com

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Littlehampton

20/02/2012

Rental market springs back into life early!

Rents rose in January as the rental market sprung back into life early, according to the latest Buy‐to‐Let Index from LSL Property Services plc. In January, the average rent in England and Wales increased by 0.1% to £712 per month, the first time

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Littlehampton

15/02/2012

Landlords - February Newsletter now available!

Our February Newsletter is now available. To receive your free copy all we need is your e-mail address. The newsletter covers topics useful to Landlords such as changes in legislation, current market conditions, tax issues, local news and much more.

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Littlehampton

14/02/2012

Happy Valentines Day!

Love your Letting Agent! Happy Valentines Day from Martin & Co (Littlehampton) 01903 716622 / littlehampton@martinco.com

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Littlehampton

13/02/2012

More buy-to-let property purchases

The number of properties being bought with buy-to-let mortgages increased by around 84,000 in 2011, according to latest data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders. The CML said that this had modestly helped increase the supply of private rented housing

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Littlehampton

09/02/2012

Landlords see property as pension!

Landlords regard their property portfolio as an important part of their post-retirement income, as their confidence in the economy slumps to an all-time low. A recent survey by the National Landlords Association (NLA) has found 81% of landlords expect to

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Littlehampton

08/02/2012

New Landlords pile into buy-to-let

Buy-to-let returns are on the up – and new landlords are piling into the sector.According to Knight Frank agents, the average annual yield nationally was 5.4% last year – compared with a FTSE All-Share index yield of 3.8%.In separate research, the

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Littlehampton

06/02/2012

2 bedroom properties URGENTLY REQUIRED!

Landlords have you currently got a 2 bedroom property standing empty? Are you looking to expand your rental property portfolio? If you answered YES to either of the above we would love to hear from you. We currently have many professional applicants

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Littlehampton

02/02/2012

Landlords - Are you aware of changes when registering deposits?

Landlords do you register your own security deposits with 'mydeposits'? The tenancy deposit scheme 'mydeposits' has released an online checklist for landlords to help them in any dispute with their tenant over the return of the deposit. The checklist

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