Breaking News

WORK BEGINS ON 75 NEW AFFORDABLE HOMES FOR CRAIGMILLAR

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Work has begun on 75 much needed new affordable homes at Greendykes in Craigmillar. This follows yesterday’s budget meeting of the City of Edinburgh Council where councillors agreed to a £700m capital investment plan over the next five years to build new homes on sites across the city as well as modernising existing Council homes. […]

Breaking News

Wales need to do more to attract talent into the construction industry

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The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) predicts that the construction industry in Wales will grow faster than any other party of the UK. According to CITB, the Welsh construction industry will create 12,250 new jobs between 2018 and 2022. Demand will be particularly high for wood tradespeople, interior fit out staff and service based roles […]

Estate Agent Talk

How is the high street coping with online agents?

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When I opened my own full service ‘online’ agency 6 years ago, I knew that there was an opening for something different. My opinion was somewhere in between the fully optimistic “the high street is dead” and the traditional “sellers want local offices” as I believed that there was room for both, in various forms, […]

Letting Agent Talk

In receipt of a lease extension offer from your freeholder? Here’s what to do.

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It was less than 12 months ago that housing developers such as Taylor Wimpey were exposed as having sold tens of thousands of houses on leasehold title with onerous ground rents that left a huge number of leaseholders trapped in their properties, unable to sell and unable to buy out of the rental clauses. The […]

Overseas Property

The scoop on Spanish property styles… for prospective buyers on the Costa del Sol

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So, you’ve chosen Spain as the place to buy property over Greece or Dubai. Good pick. You’ve even narrowed down location, and it doesn’t get much better than the Costa del Sol. Great choice. But, now you are faced with decisions over what type of Spanish property to buy. Get yourself a coffee and read […]

Estate Agent Talk

Why Does A London Business Address Hold Such Power?

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There are a number of reasons why London hosts 40 percent of the European headquarters of the world’s top companies. Despite the high prices, the congestion and the weather, businesses large and small are choosing to base their operations here. But why does this fantastic city still hold so much weight in the business world? […]

Letting Agent Talk

The property pitfalls that buyers can avoid when buying a property to let

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2017 was a tough year for the buy to let market, with new property taxes and tighter lending rules. Adding to the stress is the new threat which seeks to shift the burden of tenant fees onto landlords later this year in England. Despite all the downsides, there are still new entrants to the property […]

Commercial Agent Talk

Calling all Estate and Lettings Agents…do you REALLY know your legal obligations?

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Having advised many Estate and Lettings Agents on legal matters ranging from misdescription in particulars, sales commission disputes and claims to the Property Ombudsman, I am well aware of the legal issues which property professionals face day-to day. However, there remains some doubt in the sector as to how far an agents’ legal duties towards […]

Proptech News

Fixflo Appoints Michael Murphy MBE as Non-Executive Chairman

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PropTech company Fixflo (www.fixflo.com) which provides repairs and maintenance software used in hundreds of thousands of properties, has announced the appointment of Michael Murphy MBE as non-executive Chairman and the formation of a heavyweight Advisory Board. Michael is a widely respected business leader who has an extensive operational track record in high-growth and digital subscription […]

Letting Agent Talk

Wheelchair Accessibility at the Workplace: Your Duties and Responsibilities

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When it comes to the issue of access to houses and office buildings, it is important that estate agents, landlords and business owners are aware of the requirements. With this in mind, we have created this short guide introducing and giving an overview of the subject. We will begin with the relevant law. Government Legislation: […]

 
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