LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

We are pleased to announce that following the government’s guidance on moving home during the coronavirus pandemic, our branches in England have now re-opened for pre-booked appointments, and our branches in Scotland in Wales will start re-opening their doors over the coming days. Health and safety remains our main priority, and in line with government’s advice, a number of strict measures have been put in place to protect our staff and customers. Visit our branch page to find contact details for your local office.

Estate Agent Today

14/03/2017

Homes listed with agents on Mondays sell quickest, says Which?

Which Money? - part of the Which? consumer organisation - says its analysis of thousands of properties for sale suggests that those listed for the first time with agents on Monday is likely to sell more rapidly than those listed later in the week.

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Landlord Today

14/03/2017

Up to 1.4 million landlords could be unaware of buy-to-let tax changes

The existing rules that permit landlords to offset all of their mortgage interest against tax will, from this April, be phased out over the next three years until 2020/21.

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Letting Agent Today

14/03/2017

Buy to let tax change triggers rush to mortgage intermediaries

The imminent mortgage interest tax relief changes coming into effect in April has triggered a surge in the number of mortgage applicants using intermediaries.

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Estate Agent Today

13/03/2017

Stamp duty surcharge rakes in twice as much revenue as expected

The government has admitted that the three per cent stamp duty surcharge has raked in twice as much as expected.

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Landlord Today

10/03/2017

Brexit to have minimal impact on buy-to-let market

As the government prepares to invoke Article 50 to leave the EU, very few experts forecast that Brexit will have an adverse affect on the buy-to-let market - despite some fears of a mass exodus of EU citizens from the UK.

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Landlord Today

08/03/2017

Majority of landlords undeterred by tax changes

The government's decision to introduce a raft of changes, including buy-to-let tax hikes, has so far failed to deter landlords.

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Estate Agent Today

08/03/2017

Annual house price growth at lowest rate since July 2013

The latest house price index from Halifax reports that annual house price growth dipped during February.

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Landlord Today

07/03/2017

Top tips for improving your property's energy efficiency rating

The 2015 Energy Efficiency Regulations, passed in March 2015, set out minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) for England and Wales. How can you keep your property within the confines of the law?

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Letting Agent Today

07/03/2017

Trade body asks government to give reasons for incoming tax changes

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is writing to the Office for Budget Responsibility asking it to provide clarification on controversial tax changes being introduced next month. 

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Landlord Today

06/03/2017

Is Manchester the north of England's next buy-to-let hotspot

The north of England, supported in part by the Northern Powerhouse concept, has already attracted a lot of investment, and Manchester leads the way.

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Landlord Today

03/03/2017

Landlords provide the stability that many tenants 'need and want'

Buy-to-let landlords continue to deliver longer tenancies, providing tenants with the stability that many tenants 'need and want', according to the Residential Landlords Association (RLA).

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Letting Agent Today

03/03/2017

Tenants with children staying longer in rental accommodation

Tenants in private rented housing are staying longer than ever in their current homes as the proportion of tenants with children increases.

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