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What does the Budget mean for property?

13 March, 20170 Comments
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has delivered his first and last Spring Budget. If you’re a landlord, a homeowner, you’re saving to get on the property ladder, or you’re renting in London, read Portico London estate agent’s summary of how the Budget will affect you… I’m a landlord – how am I affected?
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Government reveal lettings fee ban unlikely until 2018, as online petition suggests a cap on fees instead

01 December, 20160 Comments
One of our landlord subscribers has alerted us to this latest development with regards to the proposed lettings fee ban, announced in this months Autumn Statement. Chancellor Philip Hammond said in his Autumn Statement that a ban on letting agents fees will be introduced as soon as possible. However, the Department for Communities and Local
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Autumn Statement 2016: New era for Landlords as Lettings agent fees to be banned

23 November, 20160 Comments
Lettings agents are set to be banned from charging fees to tenants under plans to be announced by the chancellor in his Autumn Statement, from 12:30pm today. Tenants can be charged fees for a range of administration, including reference, credit and immigration checks. Philip Hammond is expected to say that shifting the cost to landlords will save
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