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The Property Ombudsman welcomes new members by waiving the joining fee

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Following an announcement on 6th February by Ombudsman Services (OS:P) that it is to withdraw as a redress scheme from the property sector, The Property Ombudsman (TPO) would like to invite existing members of OS:P to join its scheme with immediate effect, and without the usual requirement for a joining fee. As the largest of […]

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Former NLA Chairman David Salusbury dies:

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David Salusbury, the former Chairman of the National Landlords Association (NLA), the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA), and of mydeposits, died on Saturday 21st April 2018, following a short illness. He was aged 74. After a successful 30 year career with the Royal Air Force, David joined the then Small Landlords Association (SLA) in […]

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Paragon highlights the changes in behaviour of both landlords and lenders as tax changes begin to bite

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

Paragon Q1 2018 PRS Trends survey report highlights a number of interesting changes in behaviour of both landlords and lenders as regulatory and fiscal changes begin to bite the buy-to-let sector. Research revealed that in the first qtr of 2018 portfolio landlords (6-20) properties increased in number from 35% to 39%, while those landlords with […]

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Government needs to ramp up the supply of low-cost rented homes says JRF

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New analysis from the independent Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) shows how nearly 600 additional low-cost rented homes need to be built every week in order to fix the broken housing market and help low-income families escape poverty. JRF is calling on the Government to use its forthcoming Social Housing Green paper to commit to building 78,000 […]

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Citizens Advice is backing call by MP’s for greater protection for vulnerable tenants.

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Citizens Advice is backing a call by MPs on the housing committee to give greater protection to vulnerable tenants who fear revenge eviction. On Monday this week, Citizens Advice revealed in a report that a quarter of a million households in England put up with shoddy or unsafe homes out of fear of eviction. The […]

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Response from the National Housing Federation to the launch of the Labour Party social housing green paper

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Response from  the National Housing Federation to the launch of the Labour Party social housing green paper. David Orr, Chief Executive of the National Housing Federation says: “This is a positive statement of ambition from the Labour Party. It sets out an important package of measures which recognise the vital role that housing associations play […]

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Average house prices in UK fall back slightly since January 2018 according to Land Registry

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The latest UK House Price Index from the Land Registry shows according to February data that  on average, house prices in the UK have fallen by 0.1% since January 2018,  an annual price rise of 4.4%, which makes the average property in the UK valued at £225,047. In England, the February data shows on average, […]

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Warning to landlords and letting agents over fake referencing

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This week’s episode of “Bad Tenants, Rogue Landlords” (Thursday 19th April, Channel 5, 8pm) will serve as a warning to all landlords and letting agents over the dangers of fake tenant references, as landlord Paul Bloom faces a struggle to get his property back from a bogus company let. Paul Bloom, a professional landlord with […]

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ZPG welcomes back Manning Stainton (19 offices) to their platform

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ZPG, owner of Zoopla and PrimeLocation, today announced  they are delighted to welcome back Manning Stainton, a market leader and award-winning agency operating across North Yorkshire. Manning Stainton, which has a network of 19 offices across Leeds and North Yorkshire will now list all of its properties across the ZPG platform with immediate effect. Mark […]

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Telford Homes PLC anticipates record revenue and profit for year to end March 2018

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Telford Homes Plc, the London focused residential property developer, today released an  update on trading ahead of its final results for the year ended 31 March 2018, which will be released on Wednesday, 30 May 2018. Telford Homes mention in the highlights: Record revenue and profit anticipated for the year to 31 March 2018 and […]

 

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