LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Worksop

18/08/2015

Changes in Legislation For Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Detectors

<p>As of the 1st October 2015 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.&nbsp;</p><p>This is part of wider government moves to ensure there are sufficient m...

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Worksop

17/08/2015

Electrical Safety Certificates

There is currently no law that states a landlord must perform annual electrical safety checks (or any checks at all), so it’s not quite as cut and dried as Gas Safety regulations in rental properties, which stipulates the landlord is legally obligated to get an annual Gas Sa...

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Worksop

16/08/2015

The Importance Of Inventories

More than 80% of deposit disputes end up in favour toward tenants. This is due to landlords and agents not providing enough evidence to state or support their claim. Therefore it is vital to have independent inventories, check-in and check-out reports carried out to have any chan...

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Worksop

15/08/2015

What is Legionnaires Disease?

<p>Legionnaires is a pneumonia-like illness caused by the Legionella bacteria, which can be fatal. Legionella bacteria are widespread in rivers, lakes and water systems where the temperature of the water encourages growth of the bacteria, e.g. a hot water system. People can ca...

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Worksop

14/08/2015

Did You Know?

<p>Did you know that we cover 4 branches of Martin &amp; Co?</p><p>These are Sheffield City, Hillsborough, Woodseats &amp; Worksop, therefore if you have any properties in these areas we can provide our property management services to you.&nbsp;</p><p>Transfer your property today...

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Worksop

16/11/2011

Massive change to UK housing market predicted

Britain is home to a generation of renters who are giving up on buying their own property, an in-depth new report has revealed. If these attitudes become reality, the shape of Britain's housing market will be fundamentally changed within a generation.

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Worksop

16/11/2011

Does your agent waffle when it comes to fees

During one of the largest consumer surveys ever undertaken in the UK property industry, customers who had used letting agents were asked to rate the explanation of the fee structure

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Worksop

16/11/2011

Housing benefit cuts to affect 75% of landlords

A survey by the National Landlords Association (NLA) has found that Government caps on housing benefit payments could force over three quarters of landlords out of the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) market. The survey found 77 per cent of landlords who

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Worksop

16/11/2011

Buy-to-let mortgages back with a bang

The total number of buy-to-let mortgages on the market has risen for the third quarter in a row and is now 26% higher than in Q2, according to broker Mortgages for Business. The total average number of buy-to-let mortgage products currently on the market

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