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Support from Government on new measures to improve safety of tenants

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In a press release yesterday 14th January 2018, Secretary of State for Housing Sajid Javid confirmed government support for new legislation that will help ensure rented homes are safe and give tenants the right to take legal action when landlords fail in their duties. Housing Secretary Sajid Javid said: “Everyone deserves a decent and safe […]

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Midlands and North currently enjoying steady price growth according to Home.co.uk

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Latest Home.co.uk Asking Price Index report – January 2018 released today headlines ‘Northern House Prices Up.’ In the headlines section Home.co.uk state that: Home prices tick up by the slightest margin this month, taking the mix-adjusted average for England and Wales up 0.1% since December and 2.7% year-on-year. Home.co.uk reveal that the Midlands and the […]

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Rents increase at lowest rate since 2014 according to Rightmove

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The latest Rental Price Tracker report from Rightmove for Q4 2017 headlines ‘Pace of annual rent rises now lowest since 2014’. New data from Rightmove shows the average asking rent across the UK, excluding London, increased by 0.7% in 2017, the lowest rate of growth since 2014. Rental growth in 2017 was significantly lower than […]

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20% of landlords plan on selling up

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The National Landlords Association’s (NLA) latest research shows that 20% of its members plan to reduce the number of properties in their portfolio in the next year – the highest level of intended property sales in 10 years. The NLA believes this is due to recent tax changes, and has created a series of videos […]

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House Builder Barratt Developments Plc delivers strong first half performance

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Barratt Developments PLC  today issued a trading update in respect of the six months ended 31 December 2017  ahead of publication of its interim results on 21 February 2018. In the trading update they mention: The Group has delivered a strong first half performance, with good customer demand driven by a positive market backdrop. David […]

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#PropTechDen – January 2018 – London

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#PropTechDen has grown to be one of the UK’s top events for proptech networking and funding taking place both in London and Manchester throughout the year. Our last event in October 2017 drew over 130 to Google Campus in London where 5 start up companies pitched to a panel of 10 VC / Investors. Next […]

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MARKET FIRST AS TOTAL LOSS CLIENT MONEY PROTECTION BROUGHT TO AGENTS

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Let Alliance and the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA) have today (9 January 2018) announced a strategic partnership which will bring total loss client money protection (CMP) insurance to UKALA members. The announcement means that consumers will be able to access total loss CMP cover through their letting agent for the first time, with […]

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Taylor Wimpey achieves strong financial and operational performance in 2017

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Taylor Wimpey today issued a trading statement ahead of its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2017, which will be announced on 28 February 2018. Pete Redfern, Chief Executive, commented:  “We achieved a strong financial and operational performance in 2017 and are continuing to deliver against our strategy. Despite wider macroeconomic uncertainty, […]

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NLA responds to Cabinet reshuffle

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Commenting on the formation of the new Department for Housing, Communities and Local Government (DHCLG), Richard Lambert, CEO at the National Landlords Association (NLA), said: “We welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement today. Housing strategy should be at the forefront of the Government’s thinking. “However, we hope that this works out to be more than just […]

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Lee Wainwright appointed CEO of Purplebricks’ UK operations

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Purplebricks Group plc the hybrid estate agent, has announced today that Lee Wainwright has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Purplebricks’ UK operations with immediate effect. Commenting on the announcement, Michael Bruce, Group Chief Executive, said:  “We are very fortunate to have someone of Lee’s experience and track record in the industry heading up […]

 

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