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The Property Franchise Group

27/09/2018

Section 21 notices: The changes you need to know as a landlord

Section 21 changes coming into effect on Monday will affect the process landlords must adhere to when seeking to evict a tenant. Make sure you are up-to-date with the latest rules...

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The Property Franchise Group

24/09/2018

Fixing up your home: Seven repairs you must make before selling

It's only when you come to sell that you realise your home needs fixing and cleaning up. But where do you start, what should you repair and what can be left alone?

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London & Country

19/09/2018

First-time buyers confused about stamp duty changes

More than 2m first-time buyers are in the dark as to whether recent changes to stamp duty will help them get onto the property ladder. Mortgage brokers L&C take a look at the current rules and what could be done to help first-time buyers...

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The Property Franchise Group

17/09/2018

Landlords: Should you accept pets in your property?

If dogs are a man's best friend then they seemingly are a landlord's biggest enemy. Most landlords simply refuse to allow pets in their buy-to-lets. But is the approach of most landlords justified and, most importantly, are those landlords missing limit

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The Property Franchise Group

10/09/2018

School catchments: The property premium you have to pay for education

Latest research from Santander Mortgages showed that property in the catchment areas of England's top 100 state secondary schools carried a huge 42% premium compared with homes nearby. Here are Martin & Co's top tips for finding a property in your local s

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The Property Franchise Group

03/09/2018

9 questions to ask when viewing a house

There are lots of things worth planning for before viewing a property to buy or rent. And none are more important than preparing a list of questions to ask the estate agent showing you round. Here are 9 questions we recommend asking on a viewing...

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The Property Franchise Group

27/08/2018

The pros and cons of using a letting agent and the perils of self-managing your buy-to-let

When deciding whether to self-manage your property or engage a letting agent, consider Martin & Co's seven perils of self-managing...

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Tax Insider

22/08/2018

Building in the back garden: tax implications

Demand for new homes has never been greater and many homeowners with large gardens are finding that they can release capital by selling part of their garden to property developers or even build the property themselves

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The Property Franchise Group

20/08/2018

London asking rents on the up and less choice for tenants

Greater London asking rents peaked at an average of £2,000 per month in the second quarter of this year, the Rightmove Rental Trends Tracker has revealed.

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London & Country

15/08/2018

Almost half of mortgages now fee free

Nearly half of mortgages are now fee-free, as lenders compete to attract borrowers who are looking to keep their costs to a minimum.

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The Property Franchise Group

13/08/2018

How Brexit could affect house prices - and seven other things that could lower the value of your home

The uncertainty surrounding our exit from the EU has already had a stark effect on UK house prices, with growth slowing in many regions. In addition to Brexit, there are other things that could negatively impact the value of your home...

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The Property Franchise Group

30/07/2018

Why is moving house so stressful? 9 ways to pull off a stress-free move

Moving house stress... even the thought of it brings most people out in a cold sweat. Anyone who tells you that moving is a walk in the park probably hasn't done it for a number of years. Or ever!

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