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Right To Rent changes from 30th June 2021

Right To Rent changes from 30th June 2021

Right To Rent changes from 30th June 2021 Changes to Right to Rent legislation in the UK come into effect from 1st July 2021, ending the grace period put into place following the country’s exit from the EU. The change means that letting agents will move from...

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End of Stamp Duty Holiday: first deadline fast approaching

End of Stamp Duty Holiday: first deadline fast approaching

End of Stamp Duty Holiday: first deadline fast approaching The Stamp Duty holiday in England will end on 30th June 2021, lowering the nil rate band from £500,000 to £250,000 for all but first-time buyers, who have a threshold of £300,000 before stamp duty is due. The...

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Mistoria Estate Agents expands with new Cheadle branch

Mistoria Estate Agents expands with new Cheadle branch

Mistoria Estate Agents expands with new Cheadle branch Our sister company, Mistoria Estate Agents, is opening its 6th North West based office, this time in the suburbs of Cheadle. The new branch joins the already successful Mistoria Estate Agents outlets in...

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Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK

Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK

Two Views on the Ending of the Evictions Ban in the UK For the pandemic period, a “new normal” has been in place. This new normal has included an unprecedented financial package from the government to help individuals who have lost their incomes to support...

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VIDEO: Top Tips in Social Housing HMOs

VIDEO: Top Tips in Social Housing HMOs

VIDEO: Top Tips in Social Housing HMOs Our CEO Mish Liyanage presented at the National Landlord Show’s Nationwide Online Super-show on 26th May 2021, for which The Mistoria Group (our parent company) were a Sponsor. If you didn’t manage to see the...

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PRESS ARTICLE: Why Landlords Should Embrace Social Tenants

PRESS ARTICLE: Why Landlords Should Embrace Social Tenants

PRESS ARTICLE: Why Landlords Should Embrace Social Tenants The pandemic, job losses and rising rent prices has meant that in some areas 40% of tenants need benefits help to pay their monthly housing bills. Affordable social housing has become scarcer, leaving many...

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Preventing Deposit Disputes with your Lettings

Preventing Deposit Disputes with your Lettings

Preventing Deposit Disputes with your Lettings Deposit disputes can be difficult and time-consuming for tenants, landlords and letting agents alike. Fortunately, with proper planning and preparation, most can be avoided altogether. Here are some things our Walkden...

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Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline?

Landlords: are you prepared for the EICR deadline? In July 2020, the Government introduced new Regulations on electrical safety standards in the private rented sector. They require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested...

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The rise of virtual property viewings

The rise of virtual property viewings

The rise of virtual property viewings Virtual property viewings can take various forms, but the most common is for the seller to show interested renters or buyers around the property via a video app such as WhatsApp, Facetime or Zoom. Their popularity has grown...

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