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North East hit with £19m council house repair bill

According to a new report, 10,000 Tyne and Wear council houses which became vacant last year required £19m of improvements before they were in a fit state to rent again – with only £350,000 of costs recovered from the tenants who caused the damage.

How much does it cost to live in Winterfell?

With the seventh season of Game of Thrones kicking off, eMoov’s latest research highlights the cost of getting on the ladder across some of the most iconic areas featured in the show.

Thousands admit to not getting permission for building work

According to a new study released by Co-op Insurance, 57% of UK homeowners say they’ve had extensive work done on their properties and of these, almost a fifth are unsure if they got the correct permissions when doing so.

Khan speeds up planning to combat London housing crisis

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today set out new planning rules to speed up the building of more affordable housing, alongside plans for how an investment of £3.15bn will support 90,000 new affordable homes in the capital.

Majority of tenants believe their landlord has kept their deposit

According to a new report, as many as 70% of tenants are concerned that their deposit has not been placed in a protection scheme and believe their landlord or letting agent has kept the deposit.

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Scott Garnet
Scott Garnet 06 Nov 2017

If you have a patio or a porch it is important to make sure that any connecting doors are secured. Good advice for sliding glass doors is replacing the panels with storm resistant glass and getting heavier...

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richardrawlings
richardrawlings 01 Nov 2017

What has not been mentioned here is the effect of not only higher interest payments, but also that these payments are less likely to be offsettable as a business cost due to the scaling back of mortgage...

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Kelvin Lloyd
Kelvin Lloyd 09 Oct 2017

IT is up, to the Planners. If they will only give permission for bungalows on certain (suitable) sites, they will be built.

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maggie swift
maggie swift 09 Oct 2017

It's just the beginning of the shocking rise.

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maggie swift
maggie swift 09 Oct 2017

I have recently read that the bungalows can provide social housing for elderly residents in London.

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zoe glover
zoe glover 05 Oct 2017

Update! Worst company I have ever dealt with. Undervalued a Cambridge property by over 100k, wont take on any evidence of valuation including a RICS valuation done 3 years ago for the very same value...

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Paul Edwards
Paul Edwards 27 Sep 2017

Its nonsense articles such as this that make it harder to get clients to realise just how difficult the market is out there. When you see Rightmove and there are more 'price reduced' then 'new' most days...

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Tom Allen
Tom Allen 20 Sep 2017

Absolutely agree with you!

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RyanGeo
RyanGeo 18 Sep 2017

A sharp correction would be a less dramatic expression to use. That is already underway in certain sectors in Reading where I practice as Chartered Surveyor

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sean benton
sean benton 01 Sep 2017

Identity theft is a thread for any profession. So,people should stay alarmed. I once take help from a letting agent and came to know that letting agents are taking every precaution to prevent fraudulent...

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Mark N.
Mark N. 30 Aug 2017

We have seen a surge in instructions over August and that should continue into September too.

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Chris
Chris 30 Aug 2017

Unfortunately, all the legislation bears its force on Landlords and ignores, naively, the effect of Rogue Tenants on the ability of landlords to keep houses in repair and offer properties for rent at reasonable...

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