Manchester housing boom 'shows no sign of slowing'

Manchester housing boom 'shows no sign of slowing'

Manchester's housing boom is continuing with no sign of any let-up, according to property firm JLL. The company's residential team witnessed a 200 per cent year-on-year increase in city c [...]

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25-May-18 General Lettings News
Tenant Fees Bill passes latest Commons stage unopposed

Tenant Fees Bill passes latest Commons stage unopposed

The government's Tenant Fees Bill has passed its second reading in the House of Commons without a vote, after all parties agreed to support its passage. Introduced to put an end to what minis [...]

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24-May-18 General Lettings News
New survey reveals London challenge for first-time buyers

New survey reveals London challenge for first-time buyers

The challenge faced by first-time buyers in London as they try to get on the housing ladder is twice as large as it is in the rest of the country, a new survey has indicated. Research by Lloyds B [...]

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23-May-18 General Lettings News
Reading build-to-rent scheme ready for lift-off

Reading build-to-rent scheme ready for lift-off

Construction work on a major build-to-rent scheme in Reading is set to get underway after developer Lochailort Investments completed deals with M&G as a funding partner and Watkin Jones as the mai [...]

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22-May-18 General Lettings News
London boroughs unite to root out rogue landlords

London boroughs unite to root out rogue landlords

All 32 London boroughs have signed up to mayor Sadiq Khan's scheme to eliminate rogue landlords through a 'naming and shaming' system. The Rogue Landlord Checker was set up by Mr Khan [...]

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22-May-18 General Lettings News
Survey revealed mixed views on property investment

Survey revealed mixed views on property investment

A survey of major investors and high net worth individuals has produced mixed views on the value of property as opposed to the various alternative assets. Rathbone Investment Management spoke to [...]

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22-May-18 General Lettings News
How GDPR will affect landlords and agents

How GDPR will affect landlords and agents

Nobody who uses the internet and email to any significant extent will not have heard of the General Data Protection Regulation - or GDPR - which has been drawn up to regulate how personal data is stor [...]

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18-May-18 General Lettings News
Grenfell report raises issues for landlords

Grenfell report raises issues for landlords

The official report on the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been released, with its details containing numerous implications for landlords.Former chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Dame Judith H [...]

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18-May-18 General Lettings News
Meeting the challenge of older renters

Meeting the challenge of older renters

In recent years, landlords and letting agencies have been heavily focused on young people, and for good reasons, with demand for rental accommodation rising sharply among millennials. This situat [...]

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18-May-18 General Lettings News
RLA objects to minimum room size impact assessment

RLA objects to minimum room size impact assessment

The Residential Landlords' Association (RLA) has criticised the government's impact assessment into plans to introduce minimum room sizes, claiming it is "fundamentally flawed".  [...]

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16-May-18 General Lettings News