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Letting Agent Fee Discount – Limited Offer

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Posted on 13th May 2014

We are offering a Spring Sale on our Full Management Service with our letting agent fee Discount! Letting Agent Fee Discount Our normal letting agent fee for our Full Management Serive is 10% of ...

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Tenant Discrimination – Immigration Act

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Posted on 12th December 2014

The new immigration act now under trial in the Midlands (and nationwide next year), could lead to letting agents accidentally taking part in migrant tenant discrimination. The tenant immigration ...

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Tenant Eviction Bill is Back

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Posted on 9th December 2014

A revenge tenant eviction bill was defeated last Friday in the Commons. However four members of the House of Lords are bringing it back, perhaps with a better chance of it becoming law. Liberal ...

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Criminal Letting Agent Jailed

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Posted on 17th November 2014

Criminal letting agent Roy Jackson defrauded customers to the tune of £68,000. It appears that despite being barely able to read or write he was said in court to have passed his Association of ...

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HMO Landlord Fined £12,000

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Posted on 14th November 2014

An HMO landlord has been fined a total of £12,000. The fine was for seven fire safety and cleanliness offences at a property he was letting in Oxfordshire. Oxford City Council prosecuted HMO ...

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Rental Income Tax Update

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Posted on 13th November 2014

Do landlords need to pay National Insurance Contributions (NIC’s) on their residential rental income? This is the question addressed by a recent article by Cambridge accountants Stanes Rand. ...

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Landlord Licensing Row

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Posted on 12th November 2014

A proposed landlord licensing scheme has led an MP to become embroiled in a row with his local authority in Crawley. Henry Smith, MP for Crawley, has joined forces with the National Landlords ...

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Cambridge Green Belt at Risk?

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Posted on 10th November 2014

A hint that our beloved Cambridge green belt may be at risk from development has resulted in some fierce criticism. The suggestion was made in a report by Sir Michael Lyons for the labour party. ...

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Tenant Deposit Victory

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Posted on 7th November 2014

The Country Landowners’ and Business Association (CLA) have successfully lobbied the government to relax tenant deposit protection laws under certain circumstances. The CLA, who represent ...

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Cambridge Haunted House – Halloween Special

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Posted on 31st October 2014

We would like to wish a very happy Halloween to our friends renting old Old Abbey House – the most haunted house in Cambridge! The Old Abbey house had been variously reported as the most ...

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Cambridge Student Rooms Cause Anger

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Posted on 31st October 2014

Plans to build more that 300 student rooms on Cambridge’s Mill Road is being met with anger by local residents. The plans detail four residential blocks providing 301 student rooms for Anglia ...

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Tenant Deposits – Unfair Deductions

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Posted on 28th October 2014

Tenant deposits are being unfairly claimed against according the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks. Landlords and letting agents are unreasonably pushing for ‘new for old’ at the ...

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Letting Agents Cambridge – Cannabis Warning

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Posted on 17th October 2014

Letting agents and landlords have been warned about the growing number of cannabis factories being established in rental homes across the UK. In Northern Ireland alone, figures show police are ...

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Letting Agent Registration

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Posted on 5th October 2014

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has joined with other industry bodies in welcoming the new mandatory letting agent registration. Since yesterday letting agent were required ...

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Cambridge Lettings – Deposits Enough?

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Posted on 25th September 2014

Cambridge Lettings agency New View Residential report on a article by the AIIC. The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks claims letting agents and landlords may need to increase their ...

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Letting Agent Fraud – Guilty Verdict Passed

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Posted on 24th September 2014

Cambridge letting agent New View Residential comment on a recent letting agent fraud case. the case resulted in a Crewe letting agent receiving a twelve-month community order. Letting agent, Lara ...

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Letting Agencies deal with one third of Tenants

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Posted on 20th September 2014

Thirty percent of tenants only deal with letting agencies regarding their property. Research conducted by OnePoll for Ocean Finance has revealed nearly one third of renters have never met their ...

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Landlord Advice: Targets for Illegal Immigrants

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Posted on 18th September 2014

Landlord advice has been given over concern about legal changes. These changes will oblige letting agents and landlords to police the immigration status of tenants. This from Landlord Assist, the ...

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Young Tenants Need Guidance

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Posted on 12th September 2014

Young tenants need guidance according to research from Nationwide Building Society. The new report suggests almost one in eight tenants under 25 believe that simply handing back their keys is the ...

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Inexperienced Landlords in Cambridge

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Posted on 29th August 2014

There could be a growth in the number of inexperienced landlords in Cambridge. This is according to the National Landlords Association (NLA). The NLA is issuing guidance to landlords about their ...

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Cambridge Letting Agents – Fraud Warning

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Posted on 16th August 2014

Cambridge letting Agents, New View Residential warn tenants to be on their guard after an alleged fraudster in Derbyshire conned tenants out of £380 by pretending to be a landlord Chesterfield ...

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