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Staff Quarterly Award

For the quarter ending 30th September there were two winners – Michael Sibley for an exceptional performance on Sales Agreed in a particularly challenging sales market, and Tom Smith for the highest number of Lets Agreed, in an ever evolving lettings market. Congratulations to you both, very worthy winners!

By | 2019-10-14T12:15:52+00:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Lettings Team, Sales Team|0 Comments

M & M INCREASE THEIR MARKET SHARE

Latest statistics prepared by Rightmove show that M & M Lettings have increased their market share of Lets Agreed from 43.2% to 48.4% from September 2018 to September 2019. To put this further into perspective in the context of market share - M & M agreed lets of 237 properties, with the agent with the [...]

By | 2019-09-25T15:52:16+00:00 September 25th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Tenants|0 Comments

A Sound But Uncertain Market

The average price of a property arriving on the market has dropped by 0.2 per cent this month, according to market data from Rightmove. This small dip comes at a time that normally sees the first signs of an Autumn recovery and is the first price fall recorded in September since 2010. The reports show [...]

By | 2019-09-24T14:56:50+00:00 September 24th, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Leighton Young Farmers win the YFC National Netball Competition

Representing the East Of England the team of Leighton Buzzard and Woburn YFC members competed in, and won the National Final.  A massive achievement.  Congratulations to you all. For the second year running Leighton Buzzard Ladies and Junior Teams won at the Bedfordshire Rally, then competed in the Eastern Area Finals where they represented Bedfordshire.  [...]

By | 2019-07-19T16:12:18+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Community|0 Comments

Kate Peplow Wins Employee of the Quarter Award

Congratulations to Kate on winning employee of the quarter.  A well deserved winner, Kate is the back bone of the sales team, as well as providing support for the Lettings Team, everyones' go to person, a brilliant administrator who keeps the systems, and all of us in order!

By | 2019-07-19T15:42:28+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Team|0 Comments

Labour report calls for a stop on renters paying Council Tax

A Labour-commissioned report calls on the party to make radical change to the housing market if it wins power. The report proposes to replace the Council Tax with a “progressive property tax” that would see landlords forking the bill. One of the authors of the report, George Monbiot, stated that since 1995 land values have [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:20:14+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Buying, Landlord, Lettings, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Demand for clear information on new Deposit Cap legislation

In April, the UK’s largest tenancy deposit protection scheme (by the value of deposits protected) launched DepositCap.com, an online resource to provide information to those who will be affected by the new legislation, and it has already seen over 17,000 unique visits. The resource centre offers examples of how the Tenant Fees Ban could affect [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:16:32+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Regulations|0 Comments

Landlord confidence key to possession reforms

Section 21 repossessions should be retained in the private rented sector unless and until a new system is in place that provides landlords with the same level of confidence about repossessing properties in legitimate circumstances. Groups representing landlords and letting agents forming a ‘Fair Possessions Coalition’ have united in warning that plans to abolish Section [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:13:40+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations|0 Comments