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Empty Homes Consultation

Posted in Site News on Sep 20, 2018

MK Council are inviting comments on the Empty Homes Strategy Read more..

PROPOSED SUBMISSION PLAN:MK OCTOBER 2017

Posted in Site News on Nov 01, 2017

Milton Keynes Council (MKC) is inviting representations on its Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017, which sets out the planning strategy for Milton Keynes until 2031 together with site allocations and development management policies. Read more..

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New Landlord Association seeking pledges

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

For the past 18 months, I have mulled over the idea of setting up a new National Landlords association. I won’t bore readers to death explaining why. We all know how frustrated and sickened the community is with the other main associations failing to aggressively fight our corner and instead assist the councils implementing their rotten Selective licensing schemes. Read more..

Massive increase in Londoners moving overseas

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

New research shows a staggering 64% increase in the amount of Londoners moving overseas, according to leading home moving company . How many of these include Landlords heading for countries with no CGT such as Malta Read more..

Only a week left before Mandatory HMO licensing is in force

Posted on Sep 24, 2018

With an extension of the rules bringing a wider range of houses in multiple occupation (HMO) into the mandatory licensing regime coming into effect on 1 October, landlords have just one week to apply for a licence. is occupied by five or more persons is occupied by persons living in two or more separate households and meets: the standard test under section 254(2) of the Act the self-contained flat test under section 254(3) of the Act but is not a purpose-built flat situated in a block comprising three or more self-contained flats Read more..

Labour plans government funded Renters’ Union

Posted on Sep 24, 2018

Shadow Housing Minister, John Healey, is expected to announce a raft of new, and some existing, tenant legislation the Labour party are proposing at their party conference should they find themselves in government. The stand out plan expected to be unveiled is a £20m fund for a ‘Renters’ Read more..

In it for the Long Run?

Posted on Sep 22, 2018

Discussions over the future of a post-Brexit Britain are dominating the media right now, and unsurprisingly tension levels are running high. Concern of a no-deal Brexit and negative reports are only spreading fear around people’s financial future. When you have worked hard for your money Read more..

Property business doing things differently – £1m Dividend

Posted on Sep 22, 2018

has announced its largest dividend payment to shareholders since 2004.  Between them, Andrews Charitable Trust (ACT) and Speaking Volumes will share a payment of £1 million. Andrews Property Group is owned by these two charitable trusts which together benefit from the profit the business generates.  Read more..

National changes to the Mandatory HMO definition

Posted on Sep 22, 2018

From 1st October 2018 all properties in England which house 5 or more people in two or more separate households will require an HMO licence. In 2006 Mandatory licensing of HMOs came into force for properties of three storeys or more with five or more people making up two or more separate households living in them. Read more..

Empty Homes Consultation

Posted in Site News on Sep 20, 2018

MK Council are inviting comments on the Empty Homes Strategy Read more..

PROPOSED SUBMISSION PLAN:MK OCTOBER 2017

Posted in Site News on Nov 01, 2017

Milton Keynes Council (MKC) is inviting representations on its Proposed Submission Plan:MK October 2017, which sets out the planning strategy for Milton Keynes until 2031 together with site allocations and development management policies. Read more..

MKPLA Chairman speaks to MKFM radio

Posted in Site News on Oct 05, 2017

Hear MKPLA Chairman Alex Caravello discuss the results of the latest English Housing Survey Read more..

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