fbpx
You are here... :Home/2020/August

Investment round-up – from eco-friendly developments to retirement living growth

By |2020-08-31T10:03:31+00:00August 31st, 2020|Company News|

Funds advised by Hilltop Credit Partners, a specialist funding partner for SME residential developers, have completed a £3 million loan to build a sustainable residential development in the historic market town of South Molton. The Devon town, which has a population of just over 5,000 people, is best known for its role...

Comments Off on Investment round-up – from eco-friendly developments to retirement living growth

New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

By |2020-08-31T10:03:35+00:00August 31st, 2020|Company News|

Porto Montenegro, the luxury waterfront and yachting paradise in the Bay of Kotor, is expanding with the launch of a new neighbourhood, Boka Place. The development will feature a diverse selection of eateries, retailers and public spaces, as well as 213 managed and private residences ranging from studios to three-bedroom duplexes. Boka...

Comments Off on New luxury residence in Montenegro a potential boon for investors

Revealed – time’s running out to claim thousands lost in Spain’s property crash

By |2020-08-31T10:03:48+00:00August 31st, 2020|Company News|

Tens of thousands of people in the UK and Ireland who lost out in Spain’s catastrophic property crash are now able to claim their deposits back, but they are being warned that they are entering the last chance saloon.   In the years leading up to the 2007-2008 crash, thousands of...

Comments Off on Revealed – time’s running out to claim thousands lost in Spain’s property crash

Stamp duty cut sees number of houses sold reach 13-year high

By |2020-08-31T10:03:44+00:00August 31st, 2020|Company News|

An average of 13 house sales were agreed per branch in July – the highest figure recorded since June 2007, according to NAEA Propertymark’s July Housing Report. Number of sales agreed soars The average number of sales agreed per estate agent branch stood at 13 in July following the Chancellor’s announcement of...

Comments Off on Stamp duty cut sees number of houses sold reach 13-year high

Invest in a New York minute – top Blockchain game expands to the Big Apple

By |2020-08-31T10:03:40+00:00August 31st, 2020|Company News|

A top five gaming Dapp, which allows players to buy, sell and trade virtual properties mapped to actual addresses, has announced that it’s expanding its metaverse to New York City. Upland combines real and virtual worlds and has featured properties in San Francisco since its beta launch in January 2020. It...

Comments Off on Invest in a New York minute – top Blockchain game expands to the Big Apple

Agents’ Alert: surprise changes to notice periods

By |2020-08-29T10:03:09+00:00August 28th, 2020|Company News|

In the latest twist in the long-running saga of the eviction ban, the government has revealed changes to notice periods. The changes - announced this afternoon and taking effect over the weekend - mean agents and landlords will only need to give tenants who have committed anti-social behaviour four weeks’ notice...

Comments Off on Agents’ Alert: surprise changes to notice periods

Boris Johnson told: You’ve kicked the rental sector in the teeth

By |2020-08-28T10:02:57+00:00August 28th, 2020|Company News|

A leading trade body has told Prime Minister Boris Johnson that some landlords face receiving no rent for two years.  In a letter to Johnson, the National Residential Landlords Association accuses the government of expecting landlords to subsidise struggling renters and reward those who are wilfully refusing to pay their rent.  It is...

Comments Off on Boris Johnson told: You’ve kicked the rental sector in the teeth

Licensing abandoned as council fears it will drive out landlords

By |2020-08-28T10:03:04+00:00August 28th, 2020|Company News|

A proposed licensing regime in Kent has been abandoned because of fears it would drive landlords away. Medway council proposed a scheme three months ago but has now changed its mind. Kent Online reports that the authority's deputy leader, Howard Doe, said at a virtual council meeting this week it was not...

Comments Off on Licensing abandoned as council fears it will drive out landlords

New records galore as rental market boom continues

By |2020-08-28T10:03:29+00:00August 28th, 2020|Company News|

ARLA Propertymark says the number of new prospective tenants continued to rise in July, hitting the highest number on record. The average letting agent branch registered 97 new tenants, compared to 79 on average in June. This breaks the previous record of 88 in January of this year. The number of rental...

Comments Off on New records galore as rental market boom continues

Deposit scheme wants new role negotiating rent repayment deals

By |2020-08-28T10:03:20+00:00August 28th, 2020|Company News|

A deposit scheme has launched a new service designed to help tenants and landlords who have experienced issues with rent arrears as a result of the pandemic.  The Glasgow-based SafeDeposits Scotland says its new service will seek to negotiate rent repayment agreements between landlords and tenants in a bid to avoid tenants...

Comments Off on Deposit scheme wants new role negotiating rent repayment deals
Load More Posts
Go to Top