PrimeChoice - Property Management and Lettings

News

PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN21

Criminal Behaviour Order bans landlord, 84, from instructing agent

29 August 2017

Another stark reminder of the importance of using a professional letting agent - and taking the advice that you're given!

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN20

How much do you have to earn per hour to buy a house in every UK postcode?

23 August 2017

The postcode TS2 in Middlesbrough is the most affordable place in the UK to buy a home, while SW7 in London is the least, new research has found.

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN19

Banned! Online firm claimed High Street agents "charge 1.5% to 4%"

16 August 2017

The Advertising Standards Authority has banned online agency HouseSimple from claiming that High Street agents charge “1.5% to 4% (plus 20% VAT)” after upholding two complaints about a TV advertisement and website content.

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN18

Property Natter - a short history of estate agency

7 August 2017

Property has been changing hands for centuries, but when did estate agents as we know them today – with their branches, boards, window displays, logos and armies of staff – start in earnest?

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN17

Purplebricks share price dips after agency slated on BBC show

2 August 2017

Purplebricks’ share price this afternoon dropped to a recent low of 406.50p following a slating given to the company on BBC Radio 4 - a taster of what promises to be a substantial discussion about the firm’s performance on BBC One this evening.

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN16

Why the new build leasehold ban is a big moment for our industry

2 August 2017

Without wishing to blow our own trumpet at this time, we did say at the start of the year that 2017 would be the year of leasehold change and reform, and given the cross-party support this issue has in Parliament, it’s been no surprise to see the government acting swiftly in this area post-election.

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN15

Council clocks up 101 private rental criminal prosecutions

26 July 2017

The below really highlights the importance of using a professional Estate Agent. With the regular changes in legislation, not knowing your obligations can prove costly...

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN14

Letting fees ban: over 4,700 official consultation responses

12 July 2017

The government has revealed that it has received over 4,700 responses to its official consultation over the proposed ban on letting agents’ fees levied on tenants in England. 

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN13

Forget stamp duty reform - There’s a new tax on the horizon

5 July 2017

When it comes to provoking anger in property professionals, taxation takes some beating. Press releases are still arriving berating the December 2014 reform on stamp duty and its effect on the top end of the market.

Read the full post


PRIME CHOICE DOOR RUSHDEN12

UK weather: 10 ways to keep your home cool in the heatwave

26 June 2017

Interesting article considering the recent hot weather!

Read the full post