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2017


What happens if a property is not licensed?


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27 Nov 2017

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Letting a licensable HMO without a license is an offence and can result in a fine of up to £20,000. This applies to any person having control of or managing the property.

Landlords who operate a licensable HMO without a license may also, in certain cases, have to repay rent. This applies to rent paid by tenants or by local authorities in housing benefit....

The average time to sell a home revealed!


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20 Nov 2017

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The survey by Post Office Money and the Centre for Economics and Business Research, examines the average time a property takes to sell in more than 20 major cities across the UK.

The average UK property takes 96 days to sell, according to a new report....

Key things to look out for when buying a leasehold property!


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13 Nov 2017

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Today we are focusing on some key questions that people have when purchasing a leasehold property.

 

What is a leasehold property?

When you purchase a property it is either freehold or leasehold. Freehold property is one that is free from hold of any entity besides the owner. This means when you purchase the property you also own the land it stands on outright....

Buy-to-let investing to “fall most dramatically” according to Savills


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6 Nov 2017

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The number of properties acquitted by buy-to-let investors using a mortgage will plummet by more than a quarter over the next five years, according to Savills.

The estate agent forecasts that the number of mortgaged buy-to-let investors will “fall most dramatically”. Savills broadcast the number will reduce by 27% from the existing 75,000 a year to just 55,000 by the end of 2022 as tighter mortgage regulations, increased stamp duty charges and the phasing out of mortgage interest relief will restrict buy-to-let investor activity....

How are home sales affected on the creepiest named roads in the UK?


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30 Oct 2017

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Halloween is right around the corner but for people living on streets such as Vampire Road and Coffin Close, it could be Halloween all year long!

 

There are approximately 30 scary road names in the UK with some not having a single property sale for 10 years....