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Buy to let changes for 2019

As 2018 draws to an end, there has been much to reflect upon in the buy to let market. There is plenty for landlords to ponder heading into 2019, as Andrew Turner, chief executive at specialist buy to let broker, Commercial Trust, explores. The past couple of years...

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Shared Ownership explained

According to new YouGov data commissioned by Leeds BS, despite being the most likely to benefit from the scheme, 18-24 year olds are the least aware of Shared Ownership as a method of affording a home. The research found that three-quarters of people in the UK have...

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Sell your property in 28 days

Is your agent working for you? If you’re looking to sell your property fast, we can guarantee a sale price to complete in 28 days. Why choose Mistoria? Guaranteed prices on house salesLocal, independent valuationsA range of options to match your needsCustomer...

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Understanding HMOs and HHSRS

Understanding HMOs and HHSRS Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) is a significant area of growth in the private rental sector. Studies suggest that by 2020 a significant percentage of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) will be made up of HMO occupiers and this sector is...

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Legislation changes landlords need to be aware of

Legislation Changes Section 21 form 6a to be used for all tenancies irrespective of start date Councils now need to get involved with rehousing, no need to wait for eviction Retaliatory eviction Minimum EPC grading for all new or renewing properties Gas safety...

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New HMO licensing – are you prepared?

New HMO licensing – are you prepared? On 1st October new HMO rules come into force across the country, as well as new minimum room size requirements, and the extension of the Deregulation Act to apply to all tenancies. Here’s a round up of the changes to ensure...

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Questions to ask when viewing a property for sale

Questions to ask when viewing a property for sale You’ve seen a house you want to view. You’ve made an appointment and you’re now anxiously waiting for the day and the time to roll around when you can go and see what you hope will be your new home....

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