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Whoever thought we would see landlords funding a campaign to save tenants from rent hikes and eviction? It's happening though! Bournemouth is the latest City to see the erection of Section 24 campaign billboards. The first in Bournemouth is located just off 549 Wimbourne Road, Winton BH9 2HP, and traffic data shows that 578,635 motorists will pass it every month. The second is located at 157 Holdenhurst Road, BH8 8DQ. Traffic data figures are 842,985 a month. These
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The first question to ask is do you have a clause in your tenancy agreement prohibiting pet ownership at the property? Why have a clause? Landlords commonly will have a clause prohibiting pet ownership for the following reasons: Potential damage to the property Problems for future tenants due to pet allergies Noise and disturbances Fleas Unwanted odors and mess in the garden Fur, it gets everywhere! If you don’t have clause prohibiting ownership, then there
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In addition to the government lettings fee ban Shelter are calling for a ban or limit on what they term 'backdoor' or default fees. Default fees are a charge written into the tenancy contract when an agreed term has been broken or a service has to be provided. Shelter listed some extreme examples of default charges that would not fall within the lettings fee ban: Landlord’s time, at £20 per hour, that’s two and half times the minimum wage, £160 a day, £800 a week,
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Public perception of private landlords is often that they are a tight fisted bunch looking for any opportunity to hike up rents or make tenants homeless. However, a recent Just Giving campaign goes at least some way to dispelling this myth. A group of landlords has raised funds to pay for the billboard pictured below to be erected at Radford Road, Coventry CV6 3BU. This is just one of 10 campaign billboards to be erected following a Just Giving fundraising campaign starte
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A significant number of homes suitable for first time buyers could flood the market in the coming year as new figures show approximately 380,000 landlords 19% intend to offload property. The figures indicate that 45% of landlords who intend to sell property in the coming year plan to sell individual flats and apartments...
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I received a phone call from the Council Disrepair Unit to say that one of my tenants had complained of receiving electric shocks. When my maintenance manager attended, half an hour later, it turned out that the tenant was receiving static electricity shocks from the kitchen tap...
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Aldermore are now they’re extending their specialist mortgage products to offering later-life mortgages exclusively distributed via 4 firms. For borrowers aged up to 99, with a maximum Loan to Value of up to 75% and  some products with no early redemption charges....
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With millions of pounds being ploughed into the city centre, Preston is seeing a snowball effect as more investors are spotting opportunities in the city. For the second year running, Preston has been named the best city to live and work in the north-west in the Good Growth for Cities Index by Demos-PwC...

Berkshire May 2018 Meeting

21/05/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Tax, Interest Rates, Regualtion – the next 5 years

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Legionnaires Responsibilities for Landlords and Agents

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Blackfriars May 2018 Meeting

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