70 LETS in 73 DAYS!!!

M & M Lettings Team are proud to announce their latest statistics for the current year. They have let 70 houses in 73 working days, of which 20 properties were for new Landlords. Rightmove stats show that M & M have 48% of the market share since 1 January 2019. This is testament to the hard [...]

By | 2019-03-27T13:08:46+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings|0 Comments

Can 3% stamp duty surcharge be challenged after tribunal ruling?

It’s being suggested that a recent tax tribunal verdict might just open the way to challenges to the three per cent stamp duty surcharge levied on additional homes. Commercial Trust mortgages has analysed a recent tribunal and the ruling coming from it. A couple purchased a derelict bungalow in Weston-super-Mare, which was at the time uninhabitable. [...]

By | 2019-03-26T12:39:36+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Buying, Landlord, Lettings, Sales|0 Comments

NAEA FEBRUARY HOUSING MARKET REPORT

FIRST-TIME BUYERS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF CAUTIOUS HOUSING MARKET Key Findings Demand for housing fell to a six-year low Sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) hit a seven-month high Demand for housing The number of house hunters registered per estate agent branch fell by 15 per cent in February, from 297 in January, to 252 This is [...]

By | 2019-03-25T12:27:13+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Labour calls for indefinite tenancies

Labour’s Shadow Housing Secretary John Healey MP has pledged that the next Labour Government will protect private renters in England from eviction, by introducing new ‘indefinite’ tenancies. This latest proposal marks a change from Labour's pledge at the 2017 general election, where it committed to making private tenancies three years by default. The Party claims [...]

By | 2019-03-25T12:16:44+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Tenants|0 Comments

Continue to carry out Right to Rent checks

In a letter from Rt Hon Caroline Nokes MP, Minister of State for Immigration, to ARLA Propertymark dated 15 March 2019 the Government has confirmed that there are no immediate changes to the operation of the Right to Rent policy and landlords and letting agents are still obliged to conduct checks as required in legislation. [...]

By | 2019-03-25T12:06:09+00:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations, Tenants|0 Comments

NAEA January Housing Market Report

BUSINESS AS USUAL FOR SELLERS, WHILE BUYERS PUT PLANS ON HOLD The latest Housing Report has found demand from prospective buyers fell from December to January - decreasing by a fifth year-on-year since January 2018.   Supply of available properties was also down last month, falling 14 per cent from 42 in December to 36 per member branch [...]

By | 2019-03-01T11:48:36+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Actions Speak Louder Than Words!

The Lettings office agreed a let on a property every day the office was open in February.   That’s one let a day Monday to Saturday, some within less than 24 hours of the property being available, and some before they were even advertised.  Landlords - avoid the void, forget the rest and use the best!

By | 2019-03-01T11:37:20+00:00 March 1st, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Tenants|0 Comments