Category: Letting Agents

Bank of England proposals could require a third of new landlords to put down larger deposits

  The Bank of England have recently outlined a new proposal to impose stricter lending criteria for buy-to-let investors. If agreed, these extra powers could see new buy-to-let landlords having to put down a 40% deposit in order to secure … Continue reading

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September is Property Live Month!

Let’s talk property! Welcome to Property Live, a month packed full of exclusive incentives, schemes and deals, all designed to help you fulfil your property ambitions.

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Spiralling Rental Costs inhibiting young people from climbing onto Property Ladder

There is growing public clamour for the government to tackle the overpriced rental sector, as fresh figures have shown that housing costs for tenants are eating up the majority of their incomes. As such, they are toiling in their efforts … Continue reading

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95% increase in buy to let lending reported by major lender

Specialist buy to let mortgage lender, Paragon mortgages, has reported that between Oct 2013 and June 2014 it experienced a massive 95% year on year increase in the volume of buy to let mortgage advances it administered.

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London Living: Zone 2 for less than £850 per month!

We all know that living in London isn’t cheap but finding an affordable home isn’t impossible, it may just require a degree of compromise….

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Countrywide Residential Lettings have done it again, scooping their third top award in six months

Countrywide Residential Lettings, the UK’s largest lettings agency, has won the award for ‘Lettings Agency of the Year’ at the RESI Awards 2014, held in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

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Countrywide scoops Best Lettings Award

It was high fives and joyful laughter all round at the ESTAS 2014 Awards in London as Countrywide secured the award for Best Lettings Agent, presented by TV Property expert Phil Spencer.

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Learning about location

The term location, location, location has little more relevance than when you are trying to secure a school place for your child. Although the current school system claims you can choose which educational facility you would like your little Einstein … Continue reading

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