LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Following the government’s update on 13th May 2020 regarding home moving in England during the Covid-19 outbreak, we are pleased to announce our branches in England will start re-opening their doors for booked appointments over the coming weeks. Health and safety remains our main priority, and a number of strict measures will be put in place to protect our staff and customers. Our offices in Scotland and Wales will continue to support customers from home. Visit our branch page to find contact details for your local office.

Letting Agent Today

08/02/2017

Letting fees ban still unlikely to be introduced until 2018

The government's Housing White Paper may have made many broad pledges aimed at the private rental sector, but it still remains vague on progress on the banning of letting agents' fees levied on tenants in England.

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Estate Agent Today

08/02/2017

House prices cool as Halifax warns 2017 will see a slowdown

Annual growth in house prices slowed in January - a taste of things to come in 2017 according to the house price index produced by Britain's biggest lender, the Halifax

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Landlord Today

08/02/2017

Small landlords are 'vital to the heath of our rental sector'

Letting agents broadly welcomed yesterday's housing white paper, which raises many of the significant issues the housing sector is facing, including the need to place greater emphasis on the private rented sector.

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Letting Agent Today

07/02/2017

Buy to let pleads to be kept at centre of White Paper's rental plans

The Residential Landlords Association has made a last-minute plea for buy to let investors to remain central to the government's plans for the private rental sector, set to be outlined in the long-awaited Housing White Paper this morning. 

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Estate Agent Today

06/02/2017

White Paper: poor new-build figures as emphasis shifts to renting

There's bad news for the government in the form of house building targets on the eve of its long-awaited Housing White Paper - there's been a two per cent drop in new home registrations in the past year.

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Letting Agent Today

03/02/2017

HomeLet warns that rents could start to fall in near future

Rents in the UK were an average of just 0.7 per cent higher last month than in January 2016, the latest data from the HomeLet Rental Index reveals. 

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Letting Agent Today

03/02/2017

Tax changes not hitting buy to let significantly, says agency chief

The head of MartinCo, the country's largest franchise agency group, says the government's buy to let tax changes and lettings fee proposals do not significantly impact the fundamental drivers which will lead to rental sector expansion.

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Estate Agent Today

02/02/2017

Agents cautious over latest 'quietly encouraging' house price index

Agents have given a cautious welcome to the latest index from the Nationwide, suggesting that the annual rate of price growth remains stable at the start of 2017. 

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Hazel de Kloe

01/02/2017

In The Bleak Midwinter...Opportunities ARE Around!

The best time to improve your portfolio is always NOW. Hazel de Kloe shows you how to take the first mover advantage in the early months of the year.

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Letting Agent Today

01/02/2017

New mortgages aimed at small-portfolio buy to let investors

The buy to let mortgage market has suffered something of a battering in recent months but now Post Office Money is launching a new range of products on Friday, aimed at first-time landlords or those with small portfolios.

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Landlord Today

01/02/2017

Buy-to-let landlords undeterred by stamp duty surcharge

The number of second homes liable to pay stamp duty increased to 62,800 in the final quarter of last year, up from 56,200 in Q3 and 30,400 in Q2, suggesting that many people believe that investment in buy-to-let property is still worth pursuing.

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Landlord Today

01/02/2017

Average tenancy deposit edges closer to £1,000

The average tenancy deposit paid by tenants in England and Wales stands at £970.18, but in London the figure has reached a record-high of £1,831.14, on average, according to The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS).

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