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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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16/05/2014

Average house price in England could double in next decade

Research by Shelter and KPMG shows radical new housebuilding programme needed to provide nearly 250,000 new homes a year The average price of a house in England could double in the next decade and hit more than £900,000 by 2034, unless there is a

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01/12/2013

Landlords adding to their portfolios

The average portfolio size of a landlord is now 14.1 properties, up from 12.9 at the start of the year, says Paragon Mortgages. This time a year ago, the average portfolio size was 12.5 properties. A fifth (21%) of landlords who took part in

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17/09/2013

Wargrave Wolves join Martin & Co.!

Martin & co. Reading are proud to announce that we have agreed to sponsor Wargrave Wolves Under 7's football team!! The team consists of local boys in Wargrave, who have been playing together for a couple of years and now play competitive matches. So

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