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Rental demand to stay strong as many tenants say they’ll never buy

Monday 11th December 2023

Over a third of current renters believe they will never be able to buy a home in future. And only 29 per cent expect to become homeowners within the next five years. Research by TSB points to…

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Christmas Opening Hours

Monday 11th December 2023
AFFINITY

Whilst a Property Management organisation is never off duty, we can at least keep our fingers crossed for no broken ovens and boilers on Christmas Day! Merry Christmas to all clients &…

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Tax and Benefit Changes announced to impact housing market

Wednesday 22nd November 2023

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has used his Autumn Statement to reveal measures affecting both the rental market and the wider property industry. The Local Housing Allowance is to be…

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Government announces changes to Renters Reform Bill

Wednesday 15th November 2023
Letting Agent Today

Changes put forward to the Renters Reform Bill to crack down on rogue landlords, protect vulnerable residents and improve the safety of homes for millions of tenants are being introduced today. They…

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New record rents for three-bed houses and one-bed flats.

Tuesday 14th November 2023

The lettings market shows little sign of slowing as rents rose 11.7 per cent year-on-year across Britain in October, says the agency Hamptons. The average rent on…

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Renters Reform Bill - MPs to hear agents’ worries today

Tuesday 14th November 2023

A senior Propertymark official will today tell MPs of the industry's concerns about the Renters Reform Bill. The Bill has reached the…

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New Housing Minister is ... a former housing minister

Monday 13th November 2023

The new Housing Minister is Lee Rowley - who was a former housing minister during the short lived premiership of Liz Truss. Rowley…

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Property Industry Reacts to ‘Revolving Door of Housing Ministers’ in Wake of Rachel Maclean’s Sacking

Monday 13th November 2023
Property Eye - Marc Da Silva

The property industry has responded to the announcement that prime minister Rishi Sunak has this afternoon asked Rachel Maclean to resign as housing minister as part of his cabinet reshuffle. Maclean posted a statement on X formerly known as Twitter a…

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What’s Happening To Rents in 2024? First forecast appears

Wednesday 8th November 2023

One of the first forecasts for the rental market for 2024 suggests that strong growth will continue. Property consultancy JLL says that a…

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Agents supporting HMO council tax breakthrough

Thursday 2nd November 2023

Propertymark has welcomed the government's commitment to end the practice of council tax of banding single rooms in HMOs, potentially saving shared housing tenants around £1,000 a year each. The…

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