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  • What are the top reasons that tenants lose their deposit

    9th November 2017

    Tenancy deposits are there to protect landlords in the event of unpaid rent or damage to their property. Most tenants will get their full deposits back, but there are instances where the landlord may need to keep part or all of it to cover various costs. ARLA Propertymark asked its members fo...

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  • Online vs offline marketing

    5th October 2017

    Is online marketing the best way to sell a property? In today s competitive housing market, estate agents are using more and more innovative ways of attracting viewings and finalising sales. Over the past few years, the role of online marketing has become an integral element of any effective mar...

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  • Blu-tack facts - Tips for tenants

    2nd October 2017

    Blu-tack can pull the paint and even the wallpaper off the walls. It can also leave grease marks and in some cases the tack dries so hard, it can t easily be removed without causing some damage. You don t want a deduction from your deposit for redecoration at the end of the tenancy because of the...

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  • ‘Pension pot’ landlords urged to use caution

    22nd September 2017

    A leading figure in the buy-to-let broker industry has called for would-be pension pot landlords to seek advice before committing pension funds to property. Andrew Turner, chief executive at leading buy-to-let mortgage broker firm Commercial Trust Limited, said: There has been renewed discuss...

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  • Could Junior ISAs spark an First Time Buyer boom?

    20th September 2017

    New research has revealed that if savings into Junior ISA s continues at the current rate young people s worries about saving a large enough deposit for their first home could be solved. Data from Office for National Statistics reveals the average annual savings into Junior ISA s between Novembe...

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