Property Market News in Bedford

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Renting Homes (Wales) Act Postponed

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How has the housing market changed so far in 2022

It is a great time to take a look at the housing market and see how it is looking. Herebwe will give the ups and downs of the housing market for 2022.

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How Much Can Rent Increase in Scotland

Rent increases are always a controversial subject and there are different rules in different parts of the UK, in this article we will take a look at the rules around rent increases in Scotland as they are different from England and Wales.

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New Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Legislation

We take a look at what the legislation currently requires and what the consultation is looking at.

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Scottish Home Reports

In this article we will take a closer look at Home Reports and detail what they should include.

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Who is responsible for mould, landlord or tenant?

In the rental sector there are always grey areas that can lead to confusion and potentially tension between a tenant and a landlord. One such area is mould in the property and who is responsible for dealing with it.

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Zero Deposit Schemes

It isnt a regular occurrence, but there are circumstances when a landlord might not want to take a deposit from a tenant for whatever reason. Often this can be because the tenant is not in a position to pay the full deposit.

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A fairer deal for the Private Rented Sector?

The Government has published a white paper around its plans for making a fairer private rented sector. The Government believes that despite the vast majority of landlords being fair and just and offering excellent quality properties, there are too many tenants who live in inadequate rental properties, that section 21 eviction notices are used to remove tenants unfairly and that rents are sometimes raised unfairly.

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Protecting and Preventing Damage to Underground Services

It is pretty much a given that property owners will do all they can to look after and quickly fix, if needed, any issues with the structure of a property such as loose roof tiles or a crack in the wall.

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Spotlight on Southampton

As part of our popular Spotlight on series, this month we are going to take a trip to Southampton perhaps most famous as the place that the Titanic sailed from on her ill-fated maiden voyage as well as being home to the factory that built the spitfire

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