ON THIS DAY…..

December 20th 1979, Margaret Thatcher’s Government published a Bill that gave council tenants the right to buy their homes! Do you think this was a good thing for people?

PROPERTY INDUSTRY REACTS TO ELECTION RESULT

As millions wake up on this Fri 13th morning to the general election result, ‘Property Reporter’ takes a look to see how the property industry has reacted. So, the votes are all in. They have been counted and the UK has spoken. As usual, the property industry was quick to react to the result. Here’s what they are saying: Saul…

PLANNING OBJECTIONS RISE TO AN AVERAGE OF 37 PER HOUR

Since 2017, 870,000 planning applications have been made across the UK; prompting nearly two million objections. According to Churchill Home Insurance, as homeowners opt to expand their homes, and towns and cities develop amenities to cope with ever changing needs, planning departments across the country are being inundated with 893 application forms every day, which is 37 per hour! These…

WHERE IN THE UK HAVE PROPERTY PRICES BEEN BATTERED BY BREXIT?

We could be leaving the EU at the end of the month. I say ‘could’ because let’s face it, anything is possible on the Brexit merry-go-round. However, one thing is certain; there has been a negative effect on the property market. Estate agent comparison site, GetAgent.co.uk, has looked at where UK home sellers have been forced to take the biggest property…

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOUR TENANT DIES?

As a responsible landlord, it’s important to know how to handle the difficult process of a tenant passing away. Background As it stands the 20.25% of the population in England are private renters, amounting to 11.26 million out of a population of 55.62 million. Given that there are an estimated 499,000 registered deaths per year, having a tenant pass away…