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Rents continue to rise whilst property prices continue to slow

The average rent in the UK is now £941 per month, up by 1.8% (£17) versus the same time last year The region with the largest year-on-year increase is Northern Ireland, showing a 4.7% (£30) increase on the same time last year When London is excluded, the average rent in the UK is now £781 per month, this is up by 1.8% (£14) on last year Average rents in London are now £1,611 ...

Schools Out - Great locations for kids activities

Schools out for Summer! We have picked out some great places to visit over the summer holidays, especially if the heatwave continues.  You may love these places so much you may want to move here?  If so why not book a free property valuation here.  We have picked some top picks for buying and renting in each area which are featured below.     Weston-super-Mare As well as the ...

What changes may be in store for the property market with Boris Johnson as Prime Minister?

The race for the new Conservative leader, and more importantly, Prime Minister came to an end yesterday, with Boris Johnson winning 66% of the vote.  Now the announcements have been made, we take a look at what the possible changes could be for the property market.  Proposed Stamp Duty Reforms Johnson has said in the past that he would like to overhaul the stamp duty system, ...

What is the Tenant Fees Act and what will it mean for lettings

The government have enacted a piece of legislation called the Tenant Fees Act. As of 1 June 2019, this new Act will make significant changes to the private rented sector in England (the legislation for Wales is separate and will come into force on 1st September 2019), but what does it say and what impact is it expected to have on landlords and tenants? What is the Tenant Fees ...

Government announces five-week cap on rental deposits- but haart goes one better

The government has recently confirmed that it will cut the maximum deposit for rentals of less than £50,000 to five weeks, down from six weeks. According to the National Landlords Association and the Residential Landlords Association, the reduction could force landlords out of the market. However, haart partnered with flatfair earlier this year to launch a solution which prot ...

As the New Political term starts – is Housing Policy on the agenda?

As the New Political term starts – is Housing Policy on the agenda?