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What tenants want now: Findings from survey of 2,000 renters

By |2020-11-25T10:03:59+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

The findings of a survey conducted with 2,000 tenants give an insight into what renters want now, eight months on from the start of the pandemic. The study was conducted within London by Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward, one of the capital’s largest lettings agencies. It shows: - 66 per cent of tenants say...

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Is it time for government to give grants to landlords?

By |2020-11-25T10:04:05+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

A property industry accreditation service is asking whether it’s now time for the government to offer grants to help landlords through the Coronavirus crisis. Safeagent says that one option for some landlords hit by reduced income and other virus-related problems is to seek a mortgage holiday - in reality, just a...

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Seven Emergency Prohibition Orders served on one landlord

By |2020-11-25T10:04:20+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

Seven Emergency Prohibition Orders have been served on one landlord by a Nottinghamshire Police force and local authority. The seven properties in Hucknall were served the orders, meaning the properties cannot be legally occupied unless all works required are completed and the order is revoked. Following a tip off from a utilities...

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Landlord’s family step in to manage repairs after tribunal hearing

By |2020-11-25T10:04:15+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

The family of an 80-year-old landlord fined for failing to maintain a block of flats in Wisbech has stepped in to manage repair work. Local media report the family only become aware recently of the issues at the flats, after  Paul Coulten was fined £4,550 for offences including having a non-working...

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Supplier says landlords fail to fully understand guarantor companies

By |2020-11-25T10:04:10+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

A guarantor company says landlords may fail to understand the advantages of using services such as those it provides. Housing Hand says landlords mistakenly believe they won’t continue to receive full payments should a tenant not be able to pay. The firm’s managing director, Jeremy Robinson, says the service his and similar...

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Private tenants should get bigger benefits says Generation Rent

By |2020-11-25T10:03:31+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

Generation Rent’s campaign for more public funds for private tenants continues unabated with a call on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to increase benefits. The latest statement from the organisation claims 500,000 private renters are failing to have their rent covered by benefits. Generation Rent - led by Baroness Alicia Kennedy - says across England...

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Foxtons snaps up London independent and wants more of the same

By |2020-11-25T10:03:36+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

Foxtons has acquired a London lettings agency and along with it a lettings book comprising 689 tenancies. The deal is worth £2.2m. In an announcement to shareholders, Foxtons revealed it had snapped up Aston Rowe, which operates primarily in Acton and Brook Green. Foxtons will also take over the 10 staff and...

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Agency predicts strong 2021 lettings sector but wants help for renters

By |2020-11-25T10:03:45+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

Some 90 per cent of branches from franchise giant Belvoir believe house rents will rise or at least stay static in 2021, with few anticipating rent falls. With regard to flats, 82 per cent forecast rent increases. Predictions regarding the likelihood of rising or decreasing rents vary from region to region, and even...

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Auction roundup – investing from home and unique opportunities

By |2020-11-25T10:04:37+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

Property Investor Today takes another gander at the latest news and developments in the auction realm, starting with SDL Auctions, Network Auctions and BidX1. Over 170 lots available at SDL Auctions’ November sale SDL Auctions has revealed more information for investors ahead of its next live-streamed auction on November 26 (tomorrow), with...

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PropTech success for fast-growing lettings platform

By |2020-11-25T10:03:41+00:00November 25th, 2020|Company News|

The lettings technology company Goodlord, which works with over 2,000 UK letting agents, has been named by Deloitte as one of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK.  The Deloitte ranking is based on growth over the last four years.  In this year’s index, released later this week, Goodlord is...

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