Propertymark, Estate and Letting agent trade body has warned

Propertymark, Estate and Letting agent trade body has warned the government to tackle Covid-induced tenant debt and reform the court system. They say that landlords could leave the sector in droves.  A recent survey by The Mortgage Works has found that 20% of...

Allotments could provide land to build much needed houses on

Now that’s a controversial statement!  Should it ever happen it is estimated that England’s allotments could provide space for more than 600,000 new homes.  Not that this is ever likely to happen. Research found that there are an estimated 4,554 allotments...

Right to Rent checks

Due to the extension of the emergency measures due to Covid-19 until the end of August, the Government has confirmed that letting agents can continue to carry these checks out by video call.   These changes were a temporary measure to make it easier for...

Stamp Duty ending has not deterred property buyers

Over 700,000 property sales currently going through conveyancing across Great Britain which is the highest number in the past ten years.  The start of the year saw the sales at over 600,000 but then the market went crazy and houses were marked as sale agreed at a...