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What does the latest restrictions mean for you?

When you can leave home (UK Government) You must not leave or be outside of your home except where you have a ‘reasonable excuse’. This will be put in law. The police can take action against you if you leave home without a ‘reasonable excuse’, and issue you with a fine (Fixed Penalty Notice). Moving home You can still move home. People outside your household or support...

Landlords and Agents The Risk Of Virtual Viewings and Face To Face Viewings

Landlords and Letting Agents have all agreed that face to face viewings are still a high risk of spreading the infection unwarily. Some landlords and agents have gone as far as they will not conduct viewings during the Covid lockdown at rental properties. As a UK property portal we here mixed news from landlords and agents nationwide. The messages are mixed from devolved Government’s and this can be...

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Tenancy notice periods and rules update 2020 – 2021

From Saturday 29th August 2020, UK agents and landlords must now give tenants a minimum six months’ notice before they can evict any tenant. There are some exceptions, and they are in the most serious of cases, such as incidents of anti-social behaviour and domestic abuse. On Friday the UK Government made the announcement and the new rules came into effect the next day, Saturday. From August 2020...

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Property Market July 2020

Property Market July 2020 As we start to see a “new normal” upon us. It is great to see the property market back up and running effectively. With lock down effecting the market for a few months due to tenants not being able to move from properties, we can see a few knock on effects for tenants and agents. Feedback from our agents is they expect the next couple of months to be a busier than normal...

Viewing Property during COVID-19

Things may seem strange but we are starting to see a new normal fall into place for the time being. Face mask's are mandatory in some countries and the good news is the property market has reopened. We have created a list of helpful tips for you to follow along with the government advise whilst thinking of renting out or viewing a property during COVID-19. If you have any of the below symptoms DO...

The UK property sector post COVID

How will the UK property sector look post COVID? I think we can all agree we are getting tired of Lockdown, COVID-19 and all things related!. It is still very much the main focal point in everything we do and i think this will be the case for a while to come. For the property market, sales and lettings there has been some major changes and also going forward i think these changes will stay. The...

Government Guidelines On Property Moves – COVID-19

Today seen the government issue some clear guidelines on all property moves – buy, sell, let and even removal firms, it’s all covered within the link below.For those who don’t fancy the lengthy read, I have added some of the basic measures which have been implemented: all pending mortgage applications will be extended for 3 months and reviewed frequently.all property sales are to be postponedall...

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 – Company-Update

CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 20 March 2020 It is challenging times for everyone employed, self-employed and letting agents who are predominantly small businesses, sometimes family businesses and a lot of the time are a small three or four person team. Property advertising is a vital part of letting a property for landlords and agents and the number one place potential tenants will go to on searching for...

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