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Tenant fee ban not expected until spring 2019

Tenant fee ban not expected until spring 2019

The government has confirmed that its proposed ban on letting agents and landlords charging fees to tenants wouldn’t come into force until next spring, at the earliest. Previously, many in the property sector anticipated a change as early as October 2018.

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by Patrick Garratt - 12th January 2018
Why more students opt for bills included

Why more students opt for bills included

It's unequivocal. Students looking for accommodation are making renting decisions based on whether rent includes utility bills. In this blog, we look at the research that shows this, as well as the benefits for tenants and landlords of offering tenants a bills included package.

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by Greg White - 24th November 2017
Autumn Budget 2017

Autumn Budget 2017

Spreadsheet Phil has been back at the despatch box today setting out his fiscal plans for the next 12 months. Find out what policies affect the housing market including a cut in stamp duty.

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by Patrick Garratt - 22nd November 2017
Consultations on the lettings and sales markets

Consultations on the lettings and sales markets

The government wants your opinion in forming new regulations to improve the property letting and property sales markets. Read our summary of the suggestions the government have proposed in their consultation papers.

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by Patrick Garratt - 1st November 2017
Tougher buy-to-let mortgage rules hit this month

Tougher buy-to-let mortgage rules hit this month

30th September sees tougher buy-to-let mortgage rules coming into force. How will they affect landlords with student properties and the student market? Stephen Hiagh, our sales and investment expert, takes a look.

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by Stephen Haigh - 26th September 2017

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