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The Property Franchise Group

22/10/2018

A fast sale: Tips for selling your house quickly

Selling your property can often take months, particularly in a buyers' market. You just need to know what YOU can do to make your home stand out from the crowd. Here are Martin & Co's best tips for selling your house quickly...

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Guest Blogger

17/10/2018

The Deregulation Act: Further requirements for landlords

In this guest blog, Fraser Brown Solicitors explain how changes to the Deregulation Act 2015 affects all tenancies and what landlords need to be aware of.

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The Property Franchise Group

15/10/2018

What landlords could expect from the Autumn Budget

With the Chancellor's autumn budget just over two weeks away, the rumour mill is in full swing. We've covered the main hot topics that could come up when that red case is opened up on October 29...

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The Property Franchise Group

08/10/2018

Winter is coming: Top property maintenance tips to protect your home

Homeowners, landlords, and tenants should start considering pre-winter property maintenance now to avoid potentially costly damage once the frost bites hard. Here's Martin & Co's guide to what you should do NOW to protect your property from winter...

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Tax Insider

03/10/2018

PPR relief - what evidence is needed for a claim to succeed?

If you are thinking about claiming against the Principal Private Residence relief ('PPR') this article from Tax Insider explains the process...

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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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