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WEST MIDLANDS LANDLORDS & LETTINGS CONFERENCE 2017

11 August, 20170 Comments
A full days conference for Landlords and Letting Agents. DATE AND TIME: Fri 6 October 2017, 09:00 – 16:30. This conference is free to attend with free parking, beverages all day and lunch. LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE! BOOK NOW! > https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/west-midlands-landlords-lettings-conference-2017-tickets-35724898132 AGENDA 9.00 REGISTRATION, NETWORKING AND TEA & COFFEE 9.45 Introduction and welcome opening address Update on
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Are there enough Commercial Property Developments in the East Midlands?

09 November, 20160 Comments
The property development market here in the UK is alive and well, and there are a number of regions around the country that appear to be thriving more than others. While domestic and housing developments are always in the headlines, in order for the economy to continue growing, it is essential that there are commercial
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Howells Legal Named Best Conveyancing Firm of the Year for the Second Time

19 September, 20160 Comments
Last Wednesday, the Howells Legal Team swept the board winning three UK conveyancing industry awards including ‘Best Overall Conveyancing Firm of the Year’ at the Law Firm Services Awards in Birmingham. It is the second consecutive year they have won the title, a first for any UK law firm and one that they are proud
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Which student town offers the highest buy-to-let returns?

26 August, 20161 Comments
New research has revealed that buy to let landlords seeking high rental yields should consider buying properties to let to students in the North of England. The analysis, undertaken by property crowdfunding platform Property Partner, has also identified that: Sunderland University offers the best rental yields of all the universities in England, with low house
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6 year anti-social behaviour campaign finally curbed

07 May, 20140 Comments
Yesterday nightmare neighbours from hell, in the Kings Norton area of Birmingham, were issued with Anti-social Behaviour Injunctions. Eugene Bird, 54, Sean Bird, 21, and Michael Bird, 19, from the Hawkesley Estate have had their council house re-possessed and each have received a 2 year Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction. Since 2008 the family have made the
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‘Lost decade’ of building means England now 1 million homes short

26 March, 20140 Comments
An average of just 115,000 new homes have been built since a major housing report warned a decade ago that at least 210,000 new homes a year would need to be built in England, to prevent a worsening housing crisis. According to the author of the original government-commissioned report, Kate Barker, it means that the country
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New LHA rates published for 2014/15

24 February, 20140 Comments
The DWP have published the 2014/15 Local Housing Allowance rates (LHA) which will take effect from April this year and are set out below. These rates will not appear on LHA-Direct before 18 March 2014. Any policy enquiries should be directed to the Department for Work and Pensions.   BRMA Room 1 Bed 2 Bed
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[EXCLUSIVE] Council agree major re-structure of HMO licence fees

30 April, 20130 Comments
Birmingham City Council have sent a strong message to landlords who let in the city. “We support good landlords” Senior officers of the city council have been in discussions with the West Midlands Regional Representative of the National Landlords Association (NLA) since 2011 when HMO licences were about to come up for renewal but it
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