All Posts in Category: Housing Market

Kit Malthouse – Responsibilities of the New Housing Minister

Yesterday saw the Housing Minister Dominic Rabb being promoted to Brexit Secretary, and Kit Malthouse being placed as the new housing minister.  We also were advised that the ‘How to Rent’ booklet issued by Ministry for Housing Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) on 26 June 2018 is now being superceded by a more ‘comprehensive’ version….  NALS…

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OnThe Market.com and Stuarts Property Services

On The Market.com is a major advertising portal for rented property. Stuarts Property Services are delighted to join forces with this advertising portal and are now advertising their properties to let, not only on their own website but with On The Market.com and with Rightmove.co.uk as well.  The internet has seen the lettings market change…

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Manchester is the place to buy to let

Manchester Buy to Let – A spokesman for the agency says investors are being lured to the north from “the overheated market in London and the south” and can benefit from capital appreciation which in percentage terms is forecast to be higher in Manchester than in the capital.  Manchester has seen a 100 per cent…

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BUY TO LET CHAT

Letting Agent Today’s Conor Shilling was in the audience of The Great Buy To Let Chat – always one of the key industry events of the year. It was hosted by Paragon Mortgages and held in Westminster yesterday with John Wriglesworth, managing partner at Instinctif Partners, chairing a Question Time style panel. The panel consisted of many names…

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Location Location Location

The latest survey from a specialist landlord insurance firm confirms what many in the industry will have known for a long time – cost and location are the two key factors that influence property choices for more than four out of five tenants.  – 86 per cent of respondents feel cost is the determining factor when…

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Right To Rent

A report out today claims foreigners and Britons without passports, particularly from ethnic minorities, are being discriminated against in the lettings sector because of Right to Rent.  The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants says 51 per cent of agents and landlords surveyed say the scheme makes them less likely to consider letting to…

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The White Paper

If you work in lettings, I’ll already have a pretty good idea on how you feel about the current Conservative Government and the recent White Paper  The ruling party, however, recently had a chance to win back the affections of the property industry. And failed. This February saw Communities Secretary Sajid Javid deliver the much-awaited…

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