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Regulation & Law

Agent expelled by TPO

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After failing to comply with several elements of The Property Ombudsman’s (TPO) Code of Practice for residential letting agents and subsequently failing to pay an Ombudsman’s award made of £1,600 to the…

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Housing Market

One in three letting agents report rent increases

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A higher number of letting agents witnessed rents increase between May and June, newly released figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has shown. According to the data, 36 per…

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Housing Market

Residential property transactions hit 18-month high

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The volume of residential property transactions reached an 18 month high last month, the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs has revealed, with 104,590 transactions recorded in June, up 3.2 per…

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Housing Market

Annual property price growth set to hit 10%

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With demand from buyers continuing to heavily outweigh the supply of homes coming on to the market, residential property prices in Britain’s 20 biggest cities is expected to be increasing by 10…

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Regulation & Law

Zero carbon homes plan scrapped

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The Government will no longer be introducing requirements for zero carbon homes in 2016 and zero carbon non-domestic buildings in 2019, the Treasury announced last week, as part of plans to boost…

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Agencies & People

Connells Group acquires another lettings firm

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Connells Group has successfully completed yet another lettings business acquisition – Selective Lets in Dunstable, Bedfordshire. The purchase of the independent family-run residential lettings and property management business follows on from the…

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Housing Market

This is Generation Rent

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Almost half of UK renters believe that they will never be in a position to buy their own home and that may be because so much of their income is now going…

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