LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Tonbridge

09/07/2012

Landlords are becoming older!

Landlords are becoming older! Pensioners are becoming accidental landlords as plummeting retirement fund values and the stagnant property market take their toll, according to the Sunday Times this week. New research from Simply Business, the insurance

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Tonbridge

11/06/2012

Kent takes Bronze

According to a recent report by PrimeLocation.com, Kent's homes are valued at a massive £225 billion pounds! That is third of all the counties in the UK after Surrey on £288 billion and Essex on £252 billion. The resaon behind the value is strongly

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Tonbridge

17/05/2012

It's getting personal!

Are lenders getting too personal? If you spend a lot on a haircut or you spend a lot on your sickly pet, this could stop you getting a mortgage! This is according to the Times this week who reported that Northern Rock applicants are asked how much they

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Tonbridge

23/04/2012

Crime rate down

District Crime Rate falls by 6% Crime rates in Tonbridge and Malling have dropped by 5.9 per cent overall in the last year. These figures were revealed by Inspector John Philips at a borough council community safety meeting last week. As a whole, crime

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Tonbridge

20/04/2012

And the winner is?

And the winner is ........Martin & Co!! Martin & Co have won Gold for Best Large Letting Chain at the ESTAS awards this afternoon. We beat off stiff competition from Countrywide, beating them to the top position. This is the second time we have won gold,

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Tonbridge

17/02/2012

England cricketer bowled over!

England cricketer bowled over by Martin & Co! Tonbridge franchisees Robert and Katrina Gordon-James celebrated a move to prestigious High Street offices on February 10th in the esteemed company of the former England and Kent cricketer, Derek Underwood,

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Tonbridge

02/02/2012

Landlords benefit as people stay out of the property sales market

According to the Hometrack report, sellers and buyers are staying away from the uncertain property market. The report recorded that the number of new buyers has fallen 10.5% in the last month, after a 6.3% fall in December and a 2.2% drop in

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Tonbridge

25/01/2012

Dont fall foul of the law!

The legality of gas safety checks in rented properties was reiterated this week after a landlord from Blackburn was fined £10,000 for failing to have an annual check completed. Mr Hussain from Blackburn, Lancashire was prosecuted by the Health and Safety

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Tonbridge

17/01/2012

What our clients say about us !

Dear Katrina and Robert From both David and me a big "thank you" - as I mentioned, you and Robert were the best local letting agents we have used, by a mile. We thought you to be fantastically pro-active,very professional with great attention to

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Tonbridge

08/01/2012

New deals means good news!

New deals mean good news for buy- to-let investors Some banks may be tightening their lending criteria for homebuyers. But their generosity towards buy-to-let investors is growing, with a clutch of new mortgage deals for this fortunate group of

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Tonbridge

05/01/2012

Changes To EPCs Are Delayed Yet Again At Last Minute

Important changes to rules on EPCs have been postponed until next April.They could have been implemented as early as next week, but are now set to kick in on April 6, 2012.There have been few concessions in the much-delayed changes, but further guidance

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Tonbridge

06/12/2011

TV programme to reveal empty homes numbers in Property Scandal

There are two million people on housing waiting lists – and yet one million properties are lying empty.This, along with landlords from hell, is one of the issues being aired in Channel 4’s new ‘Great British Property Scandal’ season. With

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