Housing Market 2019: Milton Keynes will be the place to buy

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Despite a backdrop of a slowing housing market in London and the south East, Milton Keynes will continue to be an exciting place to…

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Longer tenancies – government to reveal more details imminently

Tuesday 8th January 2019

The government says it will shortly respond to over 8,700 responses it received about its suggestions for longer standard tenancies in the private rental sector. In a statement over the holiday season, the Ministry of Housing,…

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Tenants Fees Bill: no implementation date known for some weeks

Sunday 6th January 2019

he Tenant Fees Bill goes to the House of Lords on January 15 for its Third Reading - this is the final chance for…

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Defeat the fat! Don't let blocked sinks ruin your Christmas!

Thursday 20th December 2018

Did you know that Britons will pour 15 million cups of turkey fat down the sink on Christmas Day alone? That's enough…

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Five year mandatory electrical checks for all private rental homes

Monday 20th August 2018

All privately-let homes must have electrical installations checked every five years under new rules announced by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government. Housing Secretary James Brokenshire says…

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Better for tenants? Government moves to make THREE year tenancy agreements as standard.

Monday 6th August 2018

A CONSULTATION launched by the Government this week into whether three-year tenancy agreements should be offered as standard has been met with a mixed response from landlords and housing groups alike. Landlords claim it could wreak yet…

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Data Protections Legislation Changes

Monday 9th April 2018

Ahead of the new data protection legislation we are pleased to share with both our existing and potential customers our privacy policy. Click on link below to read it:…

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Government introduces banning orders and database for rogue landlords

Wednesday 4th April 2018

Rogue landlords will be added to a database and face banning orders after fresh government legislation went live today. Those who are convicted of housing, immigration, or other criminal offenses such as overcrowded properties…

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Mandatory HMO Licensing extension to start in October

Monday 12th March 2018

The government has confirmed that the long-awaited extension of Mandatory HMO Licensing will be introduced from 1st October 2018, subject to Parliamentary approval. The regulations replace…

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Should renters with pets be given greater rights?

Monday 5th March 2018

Many people with pets still find it difficult to find a rental property, and that is largely due to the potential cost associated with pet damage. Tenants can currently request permission to have a pet, but landlords can refuse on…

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