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10:13 AM, 20th September 2019
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The proportion of landlords who believe tenant demand is ‘growing or booming’ has increased to the highest level in almost a year, according to Paragon’s latest PRS Trends Report for Q3 2019 At 29%, the proportion of landlords saying tenant demand is growing or booming reverses a substantial drop in Q1 2019 (21%) and returns the indicator to the same level it’s roughly maintained since Q2 2017 (average 30%). It also marks the first time that the proportion of landlords
9:26 AM, 20th September 2019
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Five projects along the Great British Coast have been awarded over £10 million from the government’s Coastal Communities Fund. These include projects in Cumbria, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Kent and Suffolk to create jobs, boost tourism, improve transport and protect coastal heritage sites. The Coastal Communities Fund projects announced today are forecast to support nearly 1,000 jobs and attract up to £7.9 million in additional investment from public and private sector sources.
9:04 AM, 20th September 2019
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Extensions and loft conversions can add both value and extra space to your property, but what can you do when things don’t quite go to plan? There are ways to mitigate the risk of hiring a cowboy builder, recommendations include the following: Ask for several references Look them up on Companies House Check review sites such as Checkatrade Ask to see previous examples of their work Ask to see insurance coverage documentation Check to see if they have any outstanding CCJs
14:11 PM, 19th September 2019
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Maybe I haven't read previous articles thoroughly, but I've just learned that this Government does not intend for new Tenancy Reforms to apply retrospectively. See reply below from Mark Lambert. His answer was a blanket answer & did not address my specific concern, but I was at the very least pleased to learn they do not intend for the abolition of Section 21 to affect existing tenancies (see last paragraph) From: Tenancy Reform Sent: 19 September 2019 09:53 Dear Laura,
14:00 PM, 19th September 2019
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12:14 PM, 19th September 2019
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11:49 AM, 19th September 2019
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Leading tenant eviction company, Landlord Action, says that as many as 50% of Section 21 cases they handle are as a result of tenants wanting to be re-housed by the council. They believe the abolition of Section 21, and subsequent expansion of Section 8...
11:25 AM, 19th September 2019
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A huge number of landlords have never sought professional advice to identify the optimal business structure to meet their goals. In our experience, the most common gaps in landlords business plans relate to considering business continuity, legacy planning...
14:52 PM, 18th September 2019
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ONS UK House Price Index: July 2019: Monthly house price inflation in the UK, calculated using data from HM Land Registry, Registers of Scotland, and Land and Property Services Northern Ireland. Average house prices in the UK increased by 0.7% in the year to July 2019...
14:35 PM, 18th September 2019
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I am in the process of evicting a tenant with a Section 21. The council told the tenant to stay put after the Section 21 expiry date (typical), so forcing me to pay up £355 to send it all off to court to progress to possession....