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16:07 PM, 15th July 2019
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Data from Accommodation for Students (AFS) analysing the cost of student accommodation* in 2019 has found that the average rents across many cities are close to the 20-year average of £79 per week. This is good news for students indicating that there is value to be had, but may mean that landlords have to work harder to secure student tenants. Currently (2019) the average price for student accommodation is £86 per week but if London is removed, where its buoyant market commands
9:27 AM, 15th July 2019
About 19 hours ago
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Conservative Party leadership contender, Boris Johnson, has confirmed his interest in switching Stamp Duty liability from the house buyer to the seller as proposed by Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Last year Johnson stated Stamp Duty was “absurdly high” and last month he suggested he would consider scrapping it for homes worth £500,000 or less. Earlier this month, Johnson met with AAT and agreed to examine their Stamp Duty recommendation further, requesting f
9:20 AM, 15th July 2019
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The private rented sector in England is not fit for purpose, failing both landlords and tenants according to some left wing reports. The general thrust appears to be that Private Sector Landlords should evict perfectly good tenants who have been in their house for years and re-let to tenants on benefits because they need a home. Well they may need a home, but so do the established tenants in situation. It is said that 18% of tenants are on Housing Benefit so it follows 82% are
9:06 AM, 15th July 2019
About 20 hours ago
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It’s been heavily publicised that a large percentage of the UK’s retirees are struggling to live off their pension, so it’s no surprise that some over 65s have turned to renting out rooms in their home, or other properties they may have, to boost their income.  However, in this week’s episode of Nightmare Tenants Slum Landlords (Monday 15th July, 9pm, Channel 5) viewers will see landlords, Jackie and John, a retired couple from a seaside village in Norfolk, locked in a battl
7:01 AM, 15th July 2019
About 22 hours ago
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6:39 AM, 15th July 2019
About 22 hours ago
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10:12 AM, 12th July 2019
About 4 days ago
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10:11 AM, 12th July 2019
About 4 days ago
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Hi, I have a sitting tenant who is willing to renew this tenancy, at the moment I am using full management service from a local estate agency. However, this local estate agency is pushing to raise their fees in light of this renewal (keeping the same tenant)....
8:57 AM, 12th July 2019
About 4 days ago
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The Government urgently needs to provide tenants with better information on their rights and responsibilities if it is to avoid a breakdown of trust between renters and their landlords, the National Landlords Association warns. New research, commissioned by the NLA...
8:44 AM, 12th July 2019
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As a landlord I have recently discovered that the agent we have been using was taken over by another over 12 months ago. Neither I as the landlord nor the tenants have been advised of this change and there are other landlords saying the same....
13:38 PM, 11th July 2019
About 5 days ago
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The Halifax House Price Index shows June’s annual change figure of 5.7% growth coming against the backdrop of a particularly low growth rate in the corresponding period in 2018, which has had an impact on year-on-year comparisons. The average house price now stands at £237,110....

Berkshire Meeting Monday 15th July 2019

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