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  • Bird’s bill to make rental payments part of tenants’ credit histories

    Published on 29th November 2017, 5:03am

    Bird’s bill to make rental payments part of tenants’ credit histories Second reading takes place in Lords as fellow peers both congratulate Lord Bird on introducing the bill, but worry government will kick it into long grass. Nigel Lewis 27th November 2017 0 112 Views     Lord Bird speaking in the House of Lords. Big Issue founder Lord Bird’s Private Member’s Bill…

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  • Central London market recovering from stamp duty damage - claim

    Published on 6th November 2017, 10:49am

    Central London market recovering from stamp duty damage - claim NEXT ARTICLE  > BREAKING NEWS 01 November 2017 1965 Reads   0 Comments By Graham Norwood TODAY'S OTHER NEWS "Estate agents are not professionals" claims Times consumer journalist The consumer affairs correspondent of The Times has savaged High Street estate agents because of... Suspended prison sentence for agent after…

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  • Government to introduce regulation of leasehold property management

    Published on 18th October 2017, 9:17am

    Government to introduce regulation of leasehold property management New proposals revealed today by Sajid Javid will see the sector full policed by a new regulatory body - after consulting with the industry and pressure groups. Nigel Lewis 18th October 2017 0   109 Views     The government is to introduce measures for the regulation of leasehold property management, Communities Secretary…

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  • EU nationals continue flocking to London rental market despite Brexit

    Published on 12th October 2017, 10:21am

    previous EU nationals continue flocking to London rental market despite Brexit Claims is made by European short-term rental website, which says French are the dominant nationality in the capital. Nigel Lewis 12th October 2017 0 87 Views     The number of Europeans looking for property to rent in London remains high despite the ongoing and so far inconclusive talks between the UK and the…

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  • Prime commercial property rents up 0.8% in Q1 2017

    Published on 8th May 2017, 9:39am

    Prime commercial property rental values in the UK increased by 0.8% in the first quarter of the year, the latest prime rent and yield monitor from CBRE shows. But despite the rise in rents, prime yields fell slightly by 4bps across the UK commercial property market in Q1 2017. In the first three months of the year, rents in the industrial sector grew by 3.3% and for the second consecutive quarter…

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  • How can estate agents secure more new build housing instructions?

    Published on 24th March 2017, 4:31am

    Lots of people buy new-build due to the perceived lack of hassle with maintenance, as they are built to the latest specifications, and so no major repairs should be necessary for the first few years, while they also tend to be more energy-efficient, enabling homeowners to benefit from lower utility bills. The fact that those buying off-plan in effect have a blank canvas on which to make their mark,…

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  • UK commercial property is becoming ‘increasingly attractive’

    Published on 16th March 2017, 1:02pm

    Britain is a nation obsessed with property but experts have warned those thinking of investing in buy-to-let are facing headwinds that will only get worse. The existing rules that permit landlords in the residential sector to offset all of their mortgage interest against tax will, from this April, be phased out over the next three years until 2020/21. Once mortgage interest relief has been withdrawn…

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  • Residential property comes out on top for investors

    Published on 7th March 2017, 6:44am

      Residential property comes out on top for investors   Next Article  >   Features 25 February 2017 4110 Reads 0 Comments By Dataloft < Back                         Share to Friend Friend Name The first name is required The first name can only consist…

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  • Portal launches TV programme to showcase agents' properties

    Published on 2nd March 2017, 2:56am

    Portal launches TV programme to showcase agents' properties Next Article  >   Breaking News 02 March 2017 632 Reads 0 Comments By Graham Norwood < Back × Share to Friend Friend Name The first name is required The first name can only consist of alphabetical and space The email address is required The input is     The World Property Network, a global property…

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  • Buy-to-let mortgages: What opportunities and challenges lie ahead?

    Published on 23rd February 2017, 3:20am

    By Marc Da Silva The rapid growth in popularity of buy-to-let in recent years, fuelled in part by the failings of the pensions industry, has not just fed the stereotype that Brits are obsessed with property, but it has also provided plenty of business for estate and letting agents, not to mention property management companies, conveyancers, mortgage brokers, among others. The introduction of the 3%…

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Bird’s bill to make rental payments part of tenants’ credit histories

Bird’s bill to make rental payments part of tenants’ credit histories Second reading takes place in Lords…

29NOV
Central London market recovering from stamp duty damage - claim

Central London market recovering from stamp duty damage - claim NEXT ARTICLE  > BREAKING NEWS 01 November…

06NOV
Government to introduce regulation of leasehold property management

Government to introduce regulation of leasehold property management New proposals revealed today by Sajid Javid will…

18OCT
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