LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

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Reading Caversham

23/11/2015

Up to £530 million available for landlords who let tenants decorate

One in four (23%) of tenants would be happy to pay more rent if their landlord allowed them to put a more personal stamp on their property, according to a survey of 1,000 tenants by insurance provider Endsleigh.

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Reading Caversham

14/04/2015

Law Changes for all Landlords

Landlords will be required, by law, to install working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in their properties, under measures announced by Housing Minister Brandon Lewis.

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Reading Caversham

04/12/2014

STAMP DUTY CHANGES – AUTUMN STATEMENT DECEMBER 2014

TAMP DUTY CHANGES – AUTUMN STATEMENT DECEMBER 2014 Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) The basis of calculating SDLT on the purchase of a residential home has been structurally changed with effect for purchases on or after 4 December 2014. SDLT will be charged

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Reading Caversham

04/12/2014

STAMP DUTY CHANGES – AUTUMN STATEMENT DECEMBER 2014

Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) The basis of calculating SDLT on the purchase of a residential home has been structurally changed with effect for purchases on or after 4 December 2014. SDLT will be charged only on the portion of the purchase price within each

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Reading Caversham

09/09/2014

Landlord hit with £60k bill after no gas safety certificate

An Accrington landlord has been ordered to pay nearly £60,000 in fines and costs after he ignored repeated warnings about arranging an annual gas safety check at a house in the town. Tariq Ali was given numerous opportunities by the Health and Safety

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Reading Caversham

13/08/2014

UK house prices 'to jump 35pc in six years’

“Big Four” accountancy firm PwC believes house prices will increase by more than a third to £328,000 by 2020 The cost of a UK home will jump by more than third nationwide before the end of the decade, while the average price in London is expected to

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Reading Caversham

13/08/2014

House sales hit seven-year high

First-time buyers and landlords helped push house sales to a seven-year high last month.According to the latest LSL House Price Index, the number of house sales hit an estimated 90,000 in July, up 10% on the previous month and 21% higher than in July

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Reading Caversham

17/06/2014

Latest Land Registry Report

The latest issue of the Land Registry Report became available on the last day of May and showed another positive month for the UK market. The average price of a house in England and Wales is now £172,069, up 6.7% in the last 12 months. This positive

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Reading Caversham

17/06/2014

Buy-to-let lending figures show huge rise

Even the most bullish buy-to-let analysts have been surprised by new mortgage figures showing a 65 per cent surge in the first quarter of 2014 compared to the same period last year.Buy-to-let mortgage advances in the January-to-March period reached £6.8

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Reading Caversham

07/02/2013

Managing the risk of Flooding

Did you know that a huge 2.4 million properties are at risk of flooding from the rivers and seas in and around England and Wales? The Environmental Agency (EA) tells us that a further 2.8 million properties may be vulnerable to surface water flooding. We

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Reading Caversham

18/12/2012

Property better than a pension, say investors

A stable income and a boost to insufficient pension provision are the two top priorities of buy-to-let investors wishing to make a new investment over the next 12 months.Buy-to-let firm Assetz says in its annual Buy to Let Investor Survey that confidence

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Reading Caversham

18/12/2012

Home ownership falls as more turn to renting

Home ownership has declined to 64% among households in England and Wales, with numbers of private tenants sharply up, according to the latest Office for National Statistics figures.Working to the results of the 2011 census, the ONS says that 14.9m

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