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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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Student rents indicating increasingly competitive market

Posted on Jul 15, 2019

Data from Accommodation for Students (AFS) analysing the cost of student accommodation* in 2019 has found that the average rents across many cities are close to the 20-year average of £79 per week. This is good news for students indicating that there is value to be had Read more..

Johnson considers Stamp Duty switch from buyer to seller

Posted on Jul 15, 2019

Conservative Party leadership contender, Boris Johnson, has confirmed his interest in switching Stamp Duty liability from the house buyer to the seller as proposed by Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT). Last year Johnson stated Stamp Duty was “absurdly high” and last month he suggested he would consider scrapping it for homes worth £500,000 or less. Read more..

Living in same building as their serial ban tenant – couple’s worst nightmare

Posted on Jul 15, 2019

It’s been heavily publicised that a large percentage of the UK’s retirees are struggling to live off their pension, so it’s no surprise that some over 65s have turned to renting out rooms in their home, or other properties they may have Read more..

Launching a fabulous opportunity in Leeds

Posted on Jul 12, 2019

Property Investor Partnership is delighted to have secured four, 2 bedroom houses in Leeds, for the discounted price of £152,995.  These properties have been discounted by 10% off current list prices and also include flooring, turf and white goods in our discounted price. Read more..

Government needs to avoid breakdown of trust

Posted on Jul 12, 2019

The Government urgently needs to provide tenants with better information on their rights and responsibilities if it is to avoid a breakdown of trust between renters and their landlords, the National Landlords Association warns. New research, commissioned by the NLA Read more..

Annual house price growth 5.7%

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

The Halifax House Price Index shows June’s annual change figure of 5.7% growth coming against the backdrop of a particularly low growth rate in the corresponding period in 2018, which has had an impact on year-on-year comparisons. The average house price now stands at £237,110. Read more..

£186,657 paid out to tenants – SafeDeposits Scotland

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

During the last 18 months more than 200 landlords from across Scotland have been found in breach of a law designed to protect tenants’ deposits, according to research carried out by SafeDeposits Scotland. Since 2012, landlords in Scotland that take a deposit from their tenant have been required Read more..

Rents rise just above inflation and tenancy duration drops

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

THE latest data from HomeLet shows demand for rental properties remaining high and in examining the data from the last five years, has found that the UK as a whole has experienced a 13.9% growth in rental values (12.5% when London is excluded). Read more..

Squatting in Commercial Premises – Don’t wait to seek help

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

In 2012, a change in law made squatting in residential property a criminal offence. The inevitable consequence of this was an increase in the number of cases of squatting in commercial premises.  Squatting has now become a real issue for commercial landlords and property managers Read more..

Time to consider Derby for property investment

Posted on Jul 11, 2019

Derby is an often-overlooked area when it comes to property investment. However, with the arrival of HS2 it will soon come into the limelight. Much of Derby’s property is undervalued but it is expected that the arrival of HS2 will push prices up significantly.   Read more..

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