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UK Government sets out plans to improve energy efficiency

On 30 September 2020, the UK Government opened a consultation seeking views on a suite of policy proposals, setting out how they intend to achieve their commitment to upgrade private rented sector homes in England and Wales to Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Band C by 2030. The consultation The UK Government claim that the proposals [...]

By | 2020-10-08T16:09:57+00:00 October 8th, 2020|Categories: Landlord, Lettings|0 Comments

We are delighted to announce that M & M have linked up with Harriet Fleming Surveyors

We are delighted to announce that M & M have linked up with Harriet Fleming Surveyors who specialise in the field of residential enfranchisement. We have worked with Harriet Fleming many times, and think that their services will be of great use to some of our Landlords and Home owners. Harriet Fleming Assoc RICS Surveyor [...]

By | 2020-08-03T14:34:49+00:00 August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Sales|0 Comments

NAEA June Housing Market Report for UK

Key Findings One in 10 properties sold for more than the original asking price, the highest recorded since February 2016 The number of sales agreed has soared with an average of 10 sales per branch in June Housing demand was 10 per cent higher in June compared to May   Full Report What properties sold [...]

By | 2020-07-27T12:02:57+00:00 July 27th, 2020|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Facts & Figures!!

The office was shut for 50 days but we did not stop working on the absolute essentials , and since re-opening both the Sales & Lettings Office have gathered amazing momentum.   The following figures are taken to the period ending 3rd July, are fact and speak for themselves confirming just how hard our team work, [...]

By | 2020-07-14T09:10:31+00:00 July 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chancellor promises vouchers for landlords and home owners to fund energy efficiency improvements

Landlords and home owners will be able to fund energy efficiency improvements on their properties after a Green Homes Grant was unveiled by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak last week. Sunak’s economic update in the House of Commons last week included a £2bn grant scheme that promised landlords and home owners vouchers worth up to £5,000 [...]

By | 2020-07-13T17:13:28+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Categories: Landlord, Lettings|0 Comments


News of the temporary suspension of SDLT for property transactions up to £500,000 caused a tsunami of comment; most of it positive but some with words of caution. In the first half hour after the announcement traffic to Rightmove jumped by 22%. Rightmove’s property expert Miles Shipside: “This move will help to keep the nation [...]

By | 2020-07-13T17:04:50+00:00 July 13th, 2020|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments


Here at M & M we are constantly striving to achieve the highest standards in our profession, and ensure that every client whether they are a buying, selling, letting or renting through us are given the highest standard of customer service. This has been more important than ever during the last three months. With the [...]

By | 2020-06-26T10:34:39+00:00 June 26th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Electrical Regulations Latest Update

ARLA have been in dialogue with the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) since the guidance on the Electrical Regulations was issued late on Thursday afternoon.  In trying to make different parts of the guidance clear and easy to use, the revisions inadvertently brought many more properties into scope.  ARLA have stressed throughout, the importance of allowing [...]

By | 2020-06-22T12:29:28+00:00 June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations|0 Comments


  CHANGES TO ELECTRICAL REGULATIONS     Late yesterday afternoon, the Government published amended Electrical Regulations Guidance covering private rented properties in England. The new guidance states: The Regulations apply from 1 July 2020 to new tenancies that began on or after 1 June 2020 and to existing tenancies from 1 April 2021. This contradicts [...]

By | 2020-06-19T09:11:29+00:00 June 19th, 2020|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations|0 Comments