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Plans to raise standards across the entire property agent sector

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Breaking News -

Much is happening in the world of property currently, and recent news shows that UK Housing Minister, Heather Wheeler MP, has it in mind to raise standards within the UK property sector thus, hopefully, supporting the likes of home buyers, sellers and tenants. It is stated that a new group of experts from the the UK […]

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Average UK rents rose by 1.7% in September compared to same month a year ago according to Homelet

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

Latest Homelet Rental Index report – September 2018 reveals that average rents across the UK rose by 1.7% in September 2018 when compared to the same month a year previously, rents in London increased by 3% in September 2018 than in the same month of 2017 According to Homelet the average UK monthly rent is now […]

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RLA Response to announcement on funding to support homeless people into rented housing

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Responding to the announcement of that the Government is formally launching its fund to support councils to house those who are or are at risk of becoming homeless in private rented housing, David Smith, Policy Director for the Residential Landlords Association said: “With over one million households waiting for a social rented home, increasing numbers […]

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House prices remain flat nationally according to latest RICS UK residential market survey report.

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

Latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey – September 2018 headlines ‘Weak sales outlook causing new homebuyers cold feet.’ The report reveals that demand from new buyers nationally has weakened slightly for the second successive month, making the forward-looking sales indicators also turn a little more pessimistic. Prices remain flat nationally with regional variations still very […]

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Residents have their say on the future of social housing

Written by Estate Agent Networking UK on - Breaking News -

Nottingham City Homes residents raised their tenant voice once again at their Big Conversation event to get their thoughts and ideas on the social housing Green Paper. The Government announced proposed reforms to social housing that they say will “re-balance” tenant-landlord relationships and pave the way for stronger communities. The Social Housing Green Paper was […]

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Telford Homes continue to acheive sales at a consistent rate in last few months

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

Telford Homes Plc; the London focused residential property developer, today provides an update on trading ahead of its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2018 (‘H1 2019’), which will be released on Wednesday, 28 November 2018. The update mentions that despite a more uncertain backdrop Telford have continued to achieve sales at a […]

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Capital Gains Tax relief to encourage longer tenancies and sales to tenants in private rented housing, RLA response

Written by Allen Walkey on - Breaking News -

Responding to proposals from the Conservative Think Tank, ‘Onward’ today for Capital Gains Tax relief to encourage longer tenancies and sales to tenants in private rented housing, David Smith, Policy Director for the Residential Landlords Association said: “We welcome Onward’s acceptance of the need for more positive taxation in the rented sector which the RLA […]

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Landlords and property seen as purely investment tools to blame?

Written by Christopher Walkey on - Breaking News -

An article today by DailyMail online reports on the increasing generation of rent figures and how the Conservatives are looking to tackle this growing concern with an interest in increasing their own popularity with younger adults across the country. Certainly today, property is far more of an investment product over being actually a home, prices […]

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Help in navigating the development finance process and accessing the funding for SME housebuilders

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SME housebuilders are to be given help in navigating the development finance process and accessing the funding they need, following the publication of a new guide by UK Finance and the Federation of Master Builders (FMB). The guide offers practical advice to smaller housebuilders on how they should present their project to lenders to improve their chances […]

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Leading South England agent signs long-term agreement for its 50+ offices to list at OnTheMarket.com

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OnTheMarket plc, the agent-backed company which operates the OnTheMarket.com property portal, has announced that leading South of England full-service agent Andrews has signed a long-term agreement to advertise its UK residential sales and lettings properties at OnTheMarket.com. Under the long-term agreement, Andrews has also agreed actively to promote the OnTheMarket.com portal brand with digital and […]

 

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