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How can you find a good property deal in Huntingdon and St. Ives?

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17/12/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


How can you find a good property deal in Huntingdon and St. Ives?

The subject of a lack of Huntingdon and St. Ives property bargains over the last couple of years has always been near the top of most local landlord’s thoughts. I have b...

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10/12/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


A Fabulous note from one of our customers. So Fabulous, we thought we would share it!

 

“I wanted to give you some feedback about Maxine Lester and our experiences with them and their employees.

 

We were very p...

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05/12/2014

AS 2014: Making Sense of SDLT


At last, this outdated and bizarre “slab” tax structure has been overhauled by the Chancellor in yesterday’s Autumn Statement.

Before….

Previously,when you purchased a residential property you would have been subjec...

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03/12/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


St. Ives .. good time to buy property?

Following last week’s article in the Hunts Post, I had an interesting chat with a chap who lives in Needingworth who popped into our offices whilst his better half was shopping at Waitrose....

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26/11/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


Oxmoor Estate outperforms the Hartford housing market by 45%

Following a discussion with a local landlord who lives in Houghton, we got chatting about his two buy to let properties in Huntingdon and how property in the Oxmoor Estate, w...

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19/11/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


Property values rise by £201 per week in St. Ives

Last week, a landlord who lives in Hemingford Grey near the River, came in to our office to discuss the rising property values in the A14 corridor. He owns a varied portfolio of rental ...

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14/11/2014

How much is average UK room rental? £546 pcm apparently


“An interesting article from spare room which for once fits in with what we find locally - over the last year we have found rates for rooms in the PE 27/29 area increase by 7% and now average £430.   Cambridge however is still in its own little bubbl...

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12/11/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


Huntingdon/St Ives Versus Peterborough – What Has Happened to Their Property Markets Over the Last 20 Years?

 

I had an interesting conversation with a landlord from Ramsey when he popped into our offices on Station Road in St ...

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11/11/2014

Huge surge in size of private rental sector predicted


The will be an additional 1.2 million households in England & Wales in the private rented sector by 2019 meaning that 24 per cent of all homes will be privately rented.

 

That is the forecast from Savills, which says that within f...

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10/11/2014

And now for some good news ...


Tenant fees are down

 

Not a story you hear that often about a letting agent, but Maxine Lester Residential lettings have just reduced the fee they charge to their tenants to renew tenancies by 29%.
 

“We have been looki...

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