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Hinchingbrooke Park in Huntingdon – the place to buy a buy to let?

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What type of property in St. Ives and Huntingdon sells the best?

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20/08/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


Hinchingbrooke Park in Huntingdon – the place to buy a buy to let?

A couple of weeks ago I had a couple pop their head through the doors of my offices on Station Road in St. Ives (opposite Waitrose). They live in Brampton, near the Gol...

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07/08/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


What type of property in St. Ives and Huntingdon sells the best?

Knowing how saleable a property is is half the battle when deciding what (or not) to buy for your next property investment. Why?  Well because one day, you may need to se...

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05/08/2014

European Standards for Safety of Internal Window Blinds


The British Standards Institution published new standards in February 2014 based upon the European Standards on safety requirements to address certain risks posed to children by internal blinds, corded window coverings and safety devices. Thes...

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31/07/2014

Maxine's thought for the week


South Audrey Lane area – good area to buy?

I was talking to a couple last week, who are considering becoming landlords for the first time and they were looking for advice as to which area would make a better Buy to Let investment. In p...

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31/07/2014

Landlord's £1,000 bill for leaving tenant cold


A landlord must pay almost £1,000 after leaving his tenant without heating last winter.

Vivender Nath Blaggan, 47, of Stockton, allegedly left a rental property in the town with a faulty boiler for three months during the coldest part of the ...

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31/07/2014

Demand up nine times over supply: Sequence


The typical rent in London now accounts for 60 per cent of the average wage according to Sequence - but even so, the increase in demand over the past year is nine times the increase in supply.

The latest Sequence survey of the market shows th...

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15/07/2014

Council considers capping private rents


A local authority has hired a housing consultant to look at ways of capping private sector rents - thought to be the first council in the country to consider this.

 

Camden Council has hired Christine Whitehead, professor of housing e...

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11/07/2014

Photo competition deadline now 8 August!


The original closing date for our competitor meant many possible entrants were busy with exams – silly us! 
We have had some great entries, and we are certain there are even more great photographers out there. 
To give them a chance we have extend...

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10/07/2014

JUNGLEdrum news - Buy-to-leave foreign investors a "myth"


The volume of overseas nationals investing in London’s housing market has been overestimated, according to research conducted by Savills.

It is well accepted that the property boom witnessed in the capital in recent years has been fuelled par...

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10/07/2014

JUNGLEdrum News – Rents outstripping incomes


The average cost of renting a residential property in the UK has increased more than four times as quickly as national average incomes, according to the latest findings from the HomeLet Rental Index for May.

According to the data, the average...

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