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Barnard Marcus Property Auction – National held in London

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Barnard Marcus Property Auction – National held in London Barnard Marcus auction house is the only prominent London auctioneer supported by over 600 group offices. Barnard Marcus auction house is a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Skipton Building Society. Barnard Marcus is one of the leading London based national auctioneers with hundreds of lots for property sale.  Barnard Marcus and the …

Letting agents obligations to Landlords & Tenants

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What are letting agents obligations to Landlords & Tenants Letting agents’ obligations for the service they provide are towards landlords and tenants in equal measure. Although this article refers to letting agents much of it is relevant to real estate agents too. Rent arrears, faulty legal advice, failure to properly process prospective tenants, failing in legal responsibilities, incorrect tenant credit …

Widesearch Property Portal challenge to Zoopla & Rightmove


With the dawn of the internet, information technology has transformed our lives with very few exceptions. Things can be done quicker, more efficiently and usually a lot cheaper. The property rental sector has seen a massive change, including HM land registry search to E-conveyancing. Widesearch, Rightmove and Zoopla whats the diffidence? One of the most significant changes has come about …

Can I build my own home?


Can I build my own home? One in three of us are interested in the thought of building our own home—life’s most significant financial asset built from our thoughts, ideas, and designs. With around 11,000 of us taking the plunge and reaping the benefits every year, the opportunity must be considered strategically. But what’s involved? Step one – Sourcing land …

Government Housing Possession Mediation Service 2021


About the mediation service In February 2021, a new mediation pilot was introduced by the government as part of the current court process for housing possession cases. The mediation pilot scheme is for landlords & tenants. It is free to use and helps resolve matters without the need for a court hearing. The parties work with a neutral mediator who …

Landlords to face stricter fire regulations in HMOs and blocks


2021 marks four years since the dreadful fire at Grenfell Tower in London that killed 72 people. It should not have taken a dreadful disaster of that scale, to prompt a change. As well as the anniversary, 2021 will mark the beginning of long-overdue regulatory reform, where we expect to see some significant changes to building safety regulations since 40 …

Dangers of Radon Gas – Guide for Landlords for 2021


Radon Gas & Landlord’s responsibilities  The landlord does have a responsibility towards the level of Radon Gas that may be present in a building.  According to research, the potential risk of lung cancer increases by about 16% per 100 Bq/m3 when exposed to Radon over a long period. Radon Gas Information for Landlords and Tenants Landlords need to ensure that there are …

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