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How to minimise disputes

ARLA has this week issued advice which aims to minimise disputes.

It said maintainin... Read More +

Government proposals for a "Tenants Charter" are expected in the coming weeks - along with a model tenancy agreement.

The idea is to make life easier for both landlords and tenants.

But the Association ... Read More +


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10/03/2014

How to minimise disputes


ARLA has this week issued advice which aims to minimise disputes.

It said maintaining an accurate inventory held the key to renters receiving their deposit back at the end of their tenancy.

ARLA President Susan Fitz-Gibbon said: "A detai...

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10/03/2014

Government proposals for a "Tenants Charter" are expected in the coming weeks - along with a model tenancy agreement.


The idea is to make life easier for both landlords and tenants.

But the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks has warned that longer tenancies will cause a significant rise in the number of deposit disputes over wear and tear and other is...

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10/03/2014

More and more people are choosing equity release to provide them with much-needed financial support, according to the Equity Release Council.


Its Equity Release Market Report examines the profile, property wealth and product choices of more than 37,000 customers who have taken out new equity release plans since 2011. The total annual value of plans agreed has grown by 36% in that ti...

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10/03/2014

Protect your assets


Property fraud can happen in many ways. For example, fraudsters may attempt to acquire ownership of a property by using forged documents, or by impersonating the registered owner. The fraudsters may then raise money by mortgaging the property without...

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10/03/2014

Property Market Update from Michael Day


Unbelievably, we are already over two months into 2014 and time just seems to be racing by.

The national news has been dominated by the extreme wet weather and subsequent damage and flooding that has resulted. 

Despite the worst weather f...

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03/03/2014

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ESTAS


Maxine Lester Residential Lettings

 MAKES THE SHORTLIST

FOR THIS YEARS’ ESTAS

Maxine Lester Residential Lettings has been shortlisted as a top 10

Letting Agent  

in the East of England Region of the biggest estate &am...

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03/03/2014

MAGPAS - Our chosen Charity


Our Charity of the Year MAGPAS

After asking our customers who they would like us to support this year. We received a resounding 61% in favour of MAGPAS and the team are meeting with them soon to thrash out what we can do to raise money for the ...

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03/03/2014

Rental Demographics Feb 2014


Major demographic changes are underway in the private rented sector in England, Scotland and Wales according to analysis from Countrywide Residential Lettings.

 The number of people aged over 30 living in rented accommodation last month increa...

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03/03/2014

Property Fraud on the Increase


 What would you gamble?

 

Would you park somewhere and not buy a ticket?  Possibly.  Would you ride a bike without a helmet?  Maybe.   Would you put your house on red 21 on the roulette wheel?  Unlikely!

 

But, if you’r...

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12/02/2014

Simply ideas with fabulous outcomes


Our aim is always to reduce your void periods between tenants and one thing that we found was a problem was the time taken to clean properties after tenants leave.

When we check how outgoing tenants leave your property 57% don’t clean it well e...

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