LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Letting Agent Today

09/08/2016

Housing minister says he backs longer private rental tenancies

The new housing minister, Gavin Barwell, says he is behind the concept of longer tenancies for renters in the private sector.

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Landlord Today

09/08/2016

Over a quarter of tenants say they rushed into their tenancy agreement

With demand for rental accommodation heavily outstripping housing supply, more than a quarter of tenants feel as though they were rushed into entering their tenancy agreement, new research shows.

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Letting Agent Today

08/08/2016

BBC survey claims to identify 'sky high' rental areas across England

A BBC investigation claims that people living in the private rental sector spend more than a third of their disposable income on rent across large parts of England.

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Estate Agent Today

08/08/2016

Tories want 'innovative' ideas on building more and cheaper homes

The Tory Reform Group has launched a public call for evidence seeking “innovative policy proposals to address the two-fold challenge of availability and affordability of homes to rent and buy.â€Â 

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Letting Agent Today

08/08/2016

Industry group slams Labour rent control call as disaster for tenants

Jeremy Corbyn's plans for rent controls and "secure tenancies" in the private rented sector would spell disaster for tenants, reducing the supply and the quality of homes to let.

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Landlord Today

08/08/2016

Government should scrap stamp duty to create a more “buoyant and vibrant†market

The Society of Licensed Conveyancers (SLC) has called for the government to abolish stamp duty to create a more "buoyant and vibrant" market.

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Hazel de Kloe

08/08/2016

Are you aware of your landlord responsibilities?

Owning the property which somebody else calls 'home' comes with a lot of responsibility. Property coach and landlord, Hazel De Kloe investigates some of the fundamental elements which you need to keep an eye on when letting your property...

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Letting Agent Today

05/08/2016

Vast majority of tenants set to stay in the rental sector says charity

No fewer than 86 per cent of renters - the equivalent of over six million households - have less than a quarter of the deposit needed to buy a typical first home.

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Letting Agent Today

04/08/2016

Professional pics create six times the leads of 'amateur' pics - claim

An experiment conducted by an online letting agency and an interiors firm suggests that professionally shot pictures of a furnished flat to let will generate six times more enquiries than an unfurnished flat shot with a mobile phone.

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Estate Agent Today

04/08/2016

Base rate cut today 'foregone conclusion' says business consultancy

At least one financial data company says a decision by the Bank of England to cut base rate today is "a foregone conclusion" after evidence has appeared that the economy is contracting rapidly.

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Estate Agent Today

04/08/2016

Number of homes for sale bounces back in key towns and cities

A property supply index suggests there has been a bounce-back of homes on the market in July, following the EU referendum hiatus. 

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Letting Agent Today

04/08/2016

Concern over £5,000 cost to make buy to lets energy-efficient

There is growing concern over the cost that will be incurred to make some buy to let properties energy-efficient under new government plans.

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