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Could you save more than £500 on gas and electricity in a year?

03 October, 20170 Comments
The latest research by consumer group Which? reveals that people in Yorkshire and North West England are more likely to have switched energy supplier than in any other region in Great Britain. Just 9% of people surveyed in both regions told Which they have never taken the plunge and changed gas and electricity company. But in the region
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Court injunction issued against nightmare tenant in the North West

22 September, 20161 Comments
A nightmare tenant has received a five-year County Court injunction after causing utter misery for their neighbours in a Crewe cul-de-sac. Wulvern Housing secured the injunction for threatening, violent and abusive behaviour, drug and alcohol misuse, noise nuisance and damage to property in Eadie Grove. This behaviour had a huge impact on residents living in the
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HMOs outperforming BTL

19 August, 20150 Comments
According to The Mistoria Group, North West HMO’s are now outperforming single occupancy buy to let investments; which is driving more investment in student HMOs. Between the four year period between 2010-14 analysis has found that HMOs were the best performing asset class when comparing HMOs rented to young professionals against standard single occupancy buy-to-let
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How to make money in property and the mistakes to avoid

30 April, 20140 Comments
With all of the T.V programmes and newspaper articles taking about how people are getting rich in property every day, it’s easy to get drawn in to the glitz and glamour and the view that property is a short term ride to quick riches. But is it really the case? When I started in property
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How Safe Is Your Area?

21 February, 20140 Comments
Whether you have lived in the same place for a number of years and intend to stay put, or are looking to up sticks to somewhere new it is always a good idea to get informed about the area in question. Making yourself aware of the crime rates could determine future decisions or simply give
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£140 million wasted on welfare reform IT systems that don’t work!

07 November, 20130 Comments
The DWP has been slammed by a cross-party committee regarding a ‘shocking lack of financial control’ over the governments ‘flagship’ Universal Credit programme. Universal Credit, which aims to roll several benefits into one single payment made direct to the claimant, has been scrutinised by The Public Accounts Committee – saying that any deadlines for the
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UC pilot begins | London landlords protect yourself today!

28 October, 20130 Comments
The Government is launching its next phase of its new benefits system ( Universal Credit ) in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham today. It seeks to simplify the existing system by combining 6 benefits into 1, but opponents say it is misleading and will increase debt, mass evictions and homelessness. Many landlords within
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Problems persuading DWP to switch UC housing cost payments to the landlord

23 October, 20130 Comments
Landlords in the North West are complaining about poor communication from the Department for Work and Pensions, via the “flagship” welfare reform trials. Welfare reform, via Universal Credit, is currently being trialled in Ashton-under-Lyne, Wigan, Warrington and Oldham – where benefits are merged into a single payment made direct to the claimant. Many landlords within
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