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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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Cambridge Tenants – Guide to Moving Home

Cambridge tenants and landlords will be pleased to hear about a new Home Movers Guide. Image of young tenants
Posted on 26th July 2014

Cambridge tenants will be pleased to know that those nice people at Sainsbury’s Bank have produced a very straightforward and helpful guide for those of us about to move home. The guide is ...

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Cambridge Letting Agency welcomes new Housing Minister

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Posted on 24th July 2014

Cambridge Letting Agency New View Residential welcomes the appointment of new Housing Minister Brandon Lewis. You do not need to be landlord to be a good housing minister, but it helps. If this ...

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Cambridge Landlords Get Energy Efficiency Funding

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Posted on 19th July 2014

Cambridge landlords will be very pleased to hear that Cambridge City Council has secured significant Government funding. The funding is to help landlords to improve the energy efficiency of ...

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Property Rental Arrears Are Falling

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Posted on 17th July 2014

Property Rental arrears are falling according to a survey by LSL Property Services. According to the survey there are 67,000 tenants with property rental arrears of more than two months. This is ...

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Rogue Letting Agents Targeted by Bill

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Posted on 11th July 2014

Rogue letting agents and landlords are targeted by a proposed bill to stop ‘retaliatory evictions’ in the private rented sector (PRS). The regulation has been proposed by Liberal ...

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Cambridge Letting Agents Warn Eviction Notices Incorrect

Cambridge letting agents warn that many legal notices are served incorrectly - image of letting agent signing document
Posted on 9th July 2014

“It’s hard to believe, but apparently up to 62% of legal notices served by landlords and letting agents are served incorrectly” commented Victor Jameson of Cambridge Letting Agents, New ...

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Cambridge Letting Agents – Immigration Law too Complex

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Posted on 26th June 2014

Victor Jameson of Cambridge Letting Agents New View Residential comments on the new Immigration Act: “There is a real concern among Cambridge Letting Agents and landlords that they will not be ...

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Fire Risk for Letting Agents

Cambridge tenants and landlords will be pleased to hear about a new Home Movers Guide. Image of young tenants
Posted on 24th June 2014

The BBC TV show ‘Fake Britain’ has recently warned of a fire risk for letting agents and landlords. Accoring to the report soft furnishing being sold by many of the UK’s best known ...

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Rogue Landlords Need Tougher Fines

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Posted on 20th June 2014

Local authorities say they want tougher fines for rogue landlords. They are also seeking a quicker, harsher prosecution system “to tackle rogue landlords who are putting tenants’ lives at ...

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Rental Growth is Sluggish

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Posted on 14th June 2014

Rental growth is sluggish according to the latest Buy-to-let index from LSL Property Services. Annual residential rental growth across the UK has fallen to 0.6%, less than half the current rate ...

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Renting Guide gets Letting Sector Backing

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Posted on 12th June 2014

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has thrown its weight behind a renting guide. The renting guide is from the Department for Communities and Local Government renting guide ...

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Landlord Tax Clampdown

Cambridge letting agents warn that many legal notices are served incorrectly - image of letting agent signing document
Posted on 29th May 2014

Just one week after an HMRC announcement that it was going to be clamping down on landlord tax evasion. Four landlords have been “named and shamed”. They now appear on the HMRC’s ...

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Start a Letting Agency – Too Easy

Cambridge letting agency welcomes new Housing Minister - letting agent holds up keys
Posted on 20th May 2014

It is too easy to start a letting agency according to letting agent Century 21. Letting Agency Today reports the agency as saying the government should create “more significant barriers to ...

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Ethical Letting Agent Donates to India

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Posted on 16th May 2014

The Karuna Trust is one of six charities currently supported by ethical letting agent New View Residential. The Cambridge letting agent recently donated £1037 to support Karuna’s work in South ...

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Generation Rent

Cambridge tenants and landlords will be pleased to hear about a new Home Movers Guide. Image of young tenants
Posted on 14th May 2014

Are we starting to see a shift towards renting becoming the norm from Generation Rent? A recent report from the National Centre for Social Research entitled ‘Generation Rent 2014: Accepting ...

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Letting Agent Fees – Commons Vote

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Posted on 8th May 2014

Labour is to try to legislate on letting agent fees . They intend to force a vote in the Commons next Tuesday. This could ban all letting agent fees to tenants and could be in place within ...

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Labour: Letting Sector Reforms

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Posted on 1st May 2014

Today Labour is announcing the letting sector reforms they would put into place if they win the election in 2015. These may be the most far-reaching letting sector reforms the industry has ever ...

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Tenant Rents Increase Significantly

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Posted on 29th April 2014

High levels of demand have seen tenant rents increase significantly in the UK. This is according to a survey by Sequence letting agents. They report the typical tenant rents increase in March ...

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Buy-to-Let Finance Increases

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Posted on 22nd April 2014

According to new research, landlords are increasingly confident about the availability of buy-to-let finance. The survey from Paragon Mortgages shows rental property owners are now more ...

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