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By |2020-03-16T17:13:08+00:00March 13th, 2020|Property News|

Guild House Apartments in Preston. Guild House is a 4 storey development of studios, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments located in the heart of Preston City Centre. These apartments are located within a high demand rental area and designed to attract young professionals within the city centre. The Guild [...]

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HMRC grabs millions in latest clampdown on buy to let

By |2020-02-21T17:54:29+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

It’s been revealed that a clampdown on the buy to let sector by HM Revenue and Customs has produced millions of pounds of additional tax revenue. In 2019 HMRC found 11,129 landlords who had underpaid their income tax, or had not paid income tax at all on their rental properties. In... [...]

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Told You So! Landlord numbers plummet according to agency’s figures

By |2020-02-17T10:02:46+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

Cynics who rejected claims that landlords would quit the buy to let sector because of increasing bureaucracy and higher taxes may have to think again. Figures out today from Countrywide’s Hamptons International agency, relating to the whole private rental sector, show that there were 2.66m landlords in Britain in 2019. This was...

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Five-branch firm is latest customer for online agency platform

By |2020-02-17T10:02:49+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

A five branch lettings and sales firm is the latest agency to sign up to love2move, a PropTech platform that allows traditional firms to go head-to-head with online rivals. Hill & Clark covers Boston, Spalding, Holbeach, Skegness and Bourne.  It was founded in 2000 by managing director Paul Clark and offers its...

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Council claims licensing scheme ‘has improved 3,100 homes’

By |2020-02-17T10:02:48+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

The government has given the green light to a council’s huge licensing scheme, set to cover 18 of its 20 wards and starting on May 1. Waltham Forest council, in its pitch to the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, said there was evidence over 8,000 rented homes contained significant...

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Rental market joins sales enjoying upward momentum

By |2020-02-17T10:02:47+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

Another housing market snapshot suggests demand and confidence are improving as a result of the new political and economic landscape following the General Election. The website Home reveals that its latest analysis shows prices are up in almost all regions and the market is gaining momentum.  “The year-on-year figures show that market...

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BTL landlords and sellers no longer holding back

By |2020-02-17T10:02:51+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

The Conservatives’ general election victory in December has triggered a new burst of housing market activity as confidence flows back into the market, according to The ValPal Network. Ahead of last year’s general election, housing market activity had been on hold while potential buyers and sellers waited for the political situation to...

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Agents set to target consumers by tapping into the ‘digital environment’

By |2020-02-17T10:02:51+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

The change in customer behaviour driven by technological developments is the biggest trend that marketers believe will offer the greatest opportunities and challenges in digital marketing, and that largely explains why 65% of estate agents plan to harness social media to promote listings in 2020.  New research by Zoopla has revealed...

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Linking rent rises to wages could have a ‘severe’ impact on the PRS

By |2020-02-17T10:02:53+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

A proposed Bill to protect private sector tenants by introducing measures to limit rent increases could drive many buy-to-let landlords out of the market in Scotland.  The Fair Rent (Scotland) Bill, which has been put forward by the Labour party in Scotland, would have an adverse impact on the private rented...

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The Preston effect – North West city once again identified as investment hotspot

By |2020-02-17T10:02:55+00:00February 17th, 2020|Property News|

At the start of this year, Property Investor Today took a detailed look at why Preston is the perfect city for investors, with property developer The Heaton Group helping us to explore its main attributes, attractions and new developments. Now Residential Estates, a Chester-based property services group that offers estate agency,...

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