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Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (R0PA) report to Government

The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has released a report on the recommendations of the Regulation of Property Agents Working Group (RoPA) proposing a new regulatory framework to cover estate agents across the UK and letting and managing agents in England only. The report comes as part of work to raise professional [...]

By | 2019-07-19T15:10:26+00:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Lettings, Regulations, Sales|0 Comments

Bedfordshire Young Farmers Country Show & Rally

This Saturday 18th May 10 - 4  at Walducks Farm, Stewkley, LU7 0DL.  A fantastic family day out.  Animals, tractors and machinery.  Young Farmers' competitions, Tug of War Finals, Children's' rides and attractions, Displays, Heavy Horses, Refreshments.  Hosted by Leighton Buzzard Young Farmers, come and support them and enjoy a day out in the Country.

By | 2019-05-15T20:13:27+00:00 May 15th, 2019|Categories: Community|0 Comments

Rise in stay-at-home sons and daughters

Research from Civitas, Institute for the Study of Civil Society, shows a million more young adults in the UK are living with their parents than there were two decades ago. The report states that a quarter of 20 to 34-year-olds live at home and since 1998 this has risen by 41% in London, where housing is [...]

By | 2019-05-02T15:53:10+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments


LOWEST MARCH ON RECORD FOR SUPPLY OF PROPERTIES AVAILABLE TO BUY Key Findings Demand for housing fell to a six-year low Sales to first-time buyers (FTBs) hit a seven-month high   Supply of available properties Despite a month-on-month increase, housing supply hit the lowest level on record for the month of March An average of [...]

By | 2019-05-02T15:49:44+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Buying, Sales, Selling|0 Comments

Well done Chris Hollins

Christopher Hollins is studying to become ARLA qualified and has today passed the first of four exams - Level 3 Health and Safety, Security & General Law. At M & M we take staff training very seriously and encourage all our front line sales and lettings staff to become NAEA or ARLA qualified, assisting and financing their [...]

By | 2019-05-02T15:29:24+00:00 May 2nd, 2019|Categories: Lettings Team, Team|0 Comments

Government consult on extending AML rules to lettings

The Government have launched a consultation on extending the anti-money laundering rules to cover letting agents as set out in the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD). Under 5MLD, the scope of obliged entities within the property sector is expanded to include the letting agency sector for high value transactions with a monthly rent of 10,000 Euros or [...]

By | 2019-04-24T17:19:28+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations, Tenants|0 Comments

Government plans to abolish Section 21

The UK Government has announced plans to consult on new legislation to abolish Section 21 evictions – so called ‘no-fault’ evictions in England. This will effectively create open-ended tenancies, and lead to what the Government believe will be more effective means of getting their property back when they genuinely need to do so. Under the [...]

By | 2019-04-24T17:15:37+00:00 April 24th, 2019|Categories: Landlord, Lettings, Regulations, Tenants|0 Comments


Mike & Steve are pleased to announce that Tim Cornes is the winner of this Quarter's Employee of the Quarter – Well done Tim.  Brexit is casting a large shadow over the UK housing market and this is being felt by all in the market. Tim has been in the industry for over 30 years, and despite [...]

By | 2019-04-08T12:03:28+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Categories: Team|0 Comments