Category: Industry News

A third of new lets are agreed before the existing tenant moves out

Research by the Countrywide plc, the UK’s largest property services group, has found that increasing numbers of landlords are able to re-let their property before the existing tenant moves out.

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Only 1 week to go until the UK’s largest viewing weekend

If you’re keen to buy a new home or sell your current property, join us for our Time to Shine event and discover how working with an agent, who is part of the award winning Countrywide group* can deliver results.

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Mortgage rates continue to fall

Record low interest rates have already been seen in two and five year fixed rate mortgage plans, but recent figures show that it is four year fixed rate plans that have seen the starkest drop – with Chelsea Building Society’s … Continue reading

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Should the newly formed government take a more flexible approach to the Greenbelt?

The Greenbelt has been a long protected element of the British countryside, but with the current housing shortage is it time to consider relaxing the rules?

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Economy, House Prices, Industry News, Latest News, New Builds, Property Market, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , 6 Comments

Countrywide call for transparency and stability for landlords and tenants

As we are all aware when housing is in short supply, the private rental sector is extremely important. Countrywide’s Tonic for Tomorrow paper has called for measures to protect the private rental sector and make improvements to benefit both landlords and … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 8 Comments

No mansion tax – the perfect time to buy ‘Prestige’

With the prospect of a mansion tax now firmly off of the political agenda, greater activity could be on the horizon for the £2 million plus housing market.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Buying, For Sale, Industry News, Interesting Properties, Uncategorized Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Reform proposals could impact the Private Rental Sector in Scotland

Scottish landlords could give up their portfolios or reduce the amount of properties they hold if new proposals come into force north of the boarder.

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Homes for Britain Rally

The ‘Homes for Britain’ campaign is calling on all political parties to commit to end the housing crisis within a generation.

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