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Tenancy deposit deadline day

Letting agents and property managers are being encouraged to urge landlords to check that their tenants’ deposits have been stored in a Government-protected scheme by the close of play today (Tuesday 23rd…

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Don’t let property investments go to pot

Letting agents and property managers are being reminded to remain attentive when viewing or inspecting rental properties in order to weed out tenants that may be growing cannabis in properties belong to…

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Stamp duty changes save homebuyers £701m

The Stamp Duty Land Tax reforms that were introduced in December last year have saved UK homeowners £701million in the six months since the changes came into force, according to myhomemove. The…

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Bad week for online agent

Online estate agent eMoov is under pressure for making unsubstantiated and misleading claims to home sellers over fees and asking prices, while their lodged complaint with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)…

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Zoopla share prices dip after Ofgem probe

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Shares in The Zoopla Property Group (ZPG), which recently acquired energy provider comparison site uSwitch, dropped by 15.9p to 258.7p at the tail end of last week, following an Ofgem investigation into…

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Town planning expert slams Right to Buy scheme

Giving housing association tenants the right to purchase their homes will do nothing to solve the UK housing crisis but instead is aimed at targeting new Tory voters, a Birmingham City University…

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New protection for tenants and landlords

Letting agents are now required to publish full details of the fees they charge. In addition, agents are also obliged to state whether or not they are a member of a client…

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