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Christmas 2018 is Coming to Southport!

While the nights draw in, the weather turns cold and white, Southport takes Christmas into its heart with an array of Winter events this December. From Friday 7th December the much- loved Christmas Ice Rink opens in Southport. Set under the 60 ft digital tree in the Town Hall Gardens in Lord Street, the rink […]

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How to change your letting agent. Landlord advice

If you are a landlord and have wondered how to change your letting agent – you may be surprised at how easy it actually is. There are a number of reasons a landlord becomes dis-satisfied with his or her property management. Regularly late rental payments; Not being kept in the loop; Not conducting regular property […]

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Southport Estate agent wins national award

Southport Estate Agent Wins National Award

A Southport estate agent has been named as the “Most Trusted Letting Agent in the North West of England, 2018” in an award made by ‘Build Magazine’. Penny Joseph Lettings, Property Management & Auctions, a Southport estate agent based in Shakespeare House, have picked up this award due to their unique business model that maximises […]

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Study finds 62% of Landlords find renting an ideal situation

Landlord News by: Madalena Penny In a recent survey carried out by Hilary’s, research suggests that it’s not all doom and gloom for landlords in the private rented sector. In a study conducted with 2302 landlords, 62 per cent were happy with letting their property and found it ideal as the rental income covered the […]

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Landlords take the hit again under new tenant fee ban

With current tax hikes placed on landlord income, and the tenant fee ban coming into force next year, many landlords will now be wondering if having a letting agent is a false economy. Landlord News: by Madalena Penny Of course there are many pros and cons to using a property management company to look after […]

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Finding a good home on Housing Benefit

Finding a decent home is more difficult when you receive housing benefit Landlord News by: Madalena Penny With rental caps being placed on housing benefit, more landlords than ever are reluctant to offer tenants in receipt of LHA (Local Housing Allowance) a home. Strangely enough, in this day and age, it’s not any stigma attached […]

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homelessness uk 2018

Homelessness on the increase reveals new statistics

Is Homelessness on the rise? Landlord news by: Madalena Penny New statistics published by the government this week reveal an 18% increase on homelessness from last year. A staggering 4,751 people were seen to be sleeping rough in any one night. However, the figure can only be seen as a rough estimate, reports homeless group […]

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Will new landlord legislation worsen the housing crisis?

Studies suggest Housing Crisis may get worse Landlord news by Madalena Penny In the wake of Government changes being applied to the private rented sector, many landlords are probably wondering how these changes will affect them.  It appears all well and good that the Government want to balance out the sector, but has anyone thought […]

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renting out your home

Renting out your home

If you are considering renting out your home and what it involves, you may want to read on. They are known as the ‘accidental landlords’ – recent trend of homeowners that have struggled selling their homes amid a housing crisis. Instead, these savvy homeowners have adapted to the economic downturn and its effect on mortgage […]

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