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TENANT FEE BAN – June 1st 2019

The biggest change in the letting industry since the housing act of 1988.  In our opinion a ‘CROWD PLEASING’ move by the Conservative government in conjunction with the Labour party who included it within their election manifesto prior to the last two general elections. We say a crowd pleaser!, as in our opinion this is [...]

By | 2019-02-19T18:41:01+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations|0 Comments

M & M Staff News – Tom Smith

Tom joined M & M last September as a Trainee Property Manager and quickly fitted right in with the Lettings Team to become a key member, letting properties from his first week in. A few stats - In November he let 12 houses, December 8 and January 8, and has moved 28 people into their [...]

By | 2019-02-12T17:48:07+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Categories: Lettings Team, Team|0 Comments

New Faces at M & M

Say Hi to Michael and Sarah our new Team Members.  Sarah Bishop joined M & M in January to work in the Maintenance Department with Karen and Angela, where she is kept very busy dealing with landlords and tenants alike resolving the many and varied issues that arise, and with fourteen years’ experience in property management [...]

By | 2019-02-07T17:47:52+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Categories: Lettings Team, Sales Team, Team|0 Comments

GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON ELECTRICAL SAFETY CHECKS

Today, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has announced that mandatory five-year electrical installation checks on private rented housing in England will be introduced in a phased approach.   Whilst the implementation date has not yet been clarified, MHCLG has stated its intention to introduce legislation as soon as parliamentary time allows, [...]

By | 2019-01-29T17:19:10+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations|0 Comments

TENANT FEES BILL UPDATE – ENGLAND

ARLA PRESS RELEASE:   TENANT FEES BILL UPDATE - ENGLAND         “Once again politicians are attacking the industry for their own purposes. Tenancy deposits have worked perfectly well for over a decade, and there is no basis in research that these amendments are necessary.    "This move will do nothing but push the [...]

By | 2018-12-05T14:49:31+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations, Tenants, Uncategorized|0 Comments

NAEA OCTOBER HOUSING MARKET REPORT

HOUSING MARKET SLOWS AMID UNCERTAINTY Key Findings Demand from prospective buyers and supply of available properties both fell by 13 per cent in October The number of sales agreed per branch also dropped On the other hand, sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) increased   Full Report Demand for housing The number of house hunters registered [...]

By | 2018-11-27T15:03:16+00:00 November 27th, 2018|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Emoov for sale, Purplebricks down, Hatched gone – what now for Online?

As reported in today's edition of Estate Agent today: As scary Halloweens go, yesterday was quite a shocker for Britain’s online estate agency sector - and not in a good way. During the day Purplebricks’ share price - which earlier this year was approaching an extraordinary 500p mark - sank another 3.6 per cent and [...]

By | 2018-11-01T16:09:49+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Categories: Buying, Landlord, Lettings, Sales, Selling, Tenants|0 Comments