Government Support Available to Tenants Through Winter

In September, the government confirmed various measures that will be in place over the winter months to support renters. While much of what was announced was simply extending or amending existing measures, the announcement will still have provided some relief for nervous tenants. 

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Ways to Accommodate Deaf Tenants in Rental Properties

As a Landlord or Estate Agent it is important that you try and accommodate tenants with a whole host of different needs. Not only does this apply to whether the tenants will be an individual, couple, family but also their ages as previously discussed. However, those who have a specific disability may also need alterations made. In this case we are discussing ways to accommodate deaf tenants in rental properties.

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What does the Job Support Scheme Mean for the Property Sector?

The chancellor, Rishi Sunak, recently set out the particulars of the government’s new ‘Job Support Scheme’. This is the successor to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, where people who were unable to work because of the COVID-19 crisis could be furloughed with government grants covering 80% of their wages.

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Periodic Tenancies: Pros and Cons

As defined online., a periodic tenancy is one that rolls on a weekly or monthly basis with no end date. These usually occur after the end of a fixed term contract. This type of tenancy is one that some prefer dependent on their circumstances and whether they are the Landlord or the tenant. In this blog we will discuss the positives and negatives of a periodic tenancy from both a Tenant and Landlord point of view.

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September Property News Round Up

September has been a busy month for everyone. Children returned to school, some people returned to work and the property market continued to thrive making everything start to feel a bit more normal. Here’s a summary of the property news we have covered in September:

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Sellers Unwilling to Budge on Price after Lockdown

Recent research suggests that while nearly half of house-buyers are offering under asking price on properties, only about a quarter of sellers are willing to consider a lower offer – and roughly a third of sellers say they will refuse to budge on price. But why are they being so firm about this? And is it wise?

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