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Nottingham announced as one of the best University cities for buy to let yields

Posted by Joe Hammond 30 January 2019 at 10:36

A recent analysis by TotallyMoney has found Nottingham to have two postcodes (NG1 & NG7) placing in the top 5 positions for best average yields in the country.

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Amendments Made To Tenant Fees Bill

Posted by Joe Hammond 04 December 2018 at 10:21

In another attack on the sector the Government has announced an amendment to the Tenant Fees Bill, that will see security deposits capped at the equivalent of five weeks’ rent.

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Private Sector Housing Announcements

Posted by Joe Hammond 13 November 2018 at 10:56

On Friday 26th October Government announced it would be undertaking a wide-ranging review of health and safety regulations in the private rental sector.

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Lenton Pub Restoration

Posted by Joe Hammond 17 October 2018 at 10:59

A derelict pub in Lenton located at the Castle Boulevard round about could be brought back to life. They are also looking to build student flats above and behind totalling 38 rooms.

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New Additional Licensing Scheme Confirmed

Posted by Joe Hammond 01 October 2018 at 11:02

Nottingham has had a scheme of Additional Licensing for HMOs since 2014.

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Labour Seeks Law Change To Reduce Maximum Deposit Landlords Can Charge Renters

Posted by Joe Hammond 22 August 2018 at 11:07

Labour is seeking to change the law in order to significantly reduce the amount that Landlords are allowed to charge renters as a deposit.

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Charity hike set for 6th October 2018

Posted by Joe Hammond 07 August 2018 at 11:06

We have set the date for our charity hike up Scafell Pike and have began raising money through our Just Giving page.

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November Budget - implications for landlords

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 30 November 2017 at 13:18

Key Points for Landlords from the November Budget Stamp Duty has been axed for first time buyers on purchases up to £300,000 - economists say this is likely to cause a slight increase in house prices Local Authorities have been granted powers to charge 100% Council Tax Premium on empty properties (up from 50% currently) - potentially impacting landlords with void periods

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Update on Selective Licensing

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 03 October 2017 at 09:25

In May's Newsletter we outlined Nottingham City Council's proposals to require every single rented property in the city to be licensed at an approximate cost of £500 per property for a 5 year license.

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Interpreting the national decline in student applications

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 12 September 2017 at 09:17

Latest UCAS figures have revealed the first drop in university applications since 2012, with applications down 4% on last year.

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Corbyn promises rent controls from a Labour Government

Posted by Tomlinson Estates 03 August 2017 at 09:11

Jeremy Corbyn used his address at the Labour Party Conference this week to pledge the introduction of rent controls in the event of Labour coming to power.

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