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11:43 AM, 8th March 2021
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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) announces a step forward in unlocking the flat market for buyers and sellers. The new guidance Valuation of properties in multi-storey, multi-occupancy residential buildings with cladding, clarifies types of properties that will, and those that will not require additional inspections, as a result of concerns about fire safety. The guidance is the result of painstaking consultation with valuers, leaseholders, lenders fire safety e

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11:08 AM, 8th March 2021
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Lambeth Council is consulting on the introduction of Additional HMO licences - deadline 12th March. There seem to be quite a few conditions that I would think are unenforceable/unmanageable and would like to know your views please so that I can respond to them. It seems the council don't know the difference between an HMO (rooms rented separately/locked bedroom) and bedsits, and a house-share with friends. This document has been written for the former but would still apply to the
10:58 AM, 8th March 2021
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A single lady tenant was given an AST in 2005 and many years later her daughter moves in. Although she never asked permission we are aware she now lives there with her mum. No issues at all with them. Rent all on time, in fact, model tenants, they look after garden etc treat the place very well. Fast-forward to now, the daughter just informs me mum has lung cancer. While I am not party to any more detail than this, reading between the lines of communication it seems like the lady
11:43 AM, 5th March 2021
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11:26 AM, 5th March 2021
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The February Halifax House Price index is 0.1% lower on a monthly basis against January, but in the latest quarter (December to February) house prices were 0.5% higher than in the preceding three months. House prices were 5.2% higher annually than in February last year with the latest UK average property value now £251,697....
10:24 AM, 5th March 2021
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Hi, I am a landlord for one property, which was my old house. The tenant is refusing to leave with no rent for nearly a year, and we went to court on the 24th of February under a section 8....
10:14 AM, 5th March 2021
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Unpicking reality from requirement: Is it acceptable that an EICR is signed off by the company the electrician works for, or should it be signed off by the electrician undertaking the EICR complete with their EICR Certificate registration number? Interestingly the NICEIC...
9:56 AM, 5th March 2021
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Manchester City Council has quietly announced that they are making a proposal for Selective Licence Schemes in areas of Manchester. They hail that it will: Make more people want to live in the area – Make people want to stay in the area for longer –...