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Under the skin of the letting market

Here we share news and views on both the local letting market in & around Oxfordshire and all planned and recent legislation.


Monthly Archives: July 2010

New HMO licence requirements in Oxford

On 22/7/10 Oxford City Council announced that all HMOs in Oxford will require an HMO ‘additional licence’ from 25/10/10 or else face a fine up to £20,000.   This is big news.

All in a day's work

You never know what to expect of the day ahead when you come to work in the morning. Recently one of our Property Managers in North Oxford was returning to his car

Letting agent legislation: only 590 MPs left to convince…

A familiar message emanating from FK Towers is the need to grab the industry and shake it violently so that all the unethical practitioners and landlords are put in bright sunlight. The industry is defined thus: The barriers to entry …
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Zipping around town…

      If you work in an office in a busy city centre, you will know that getting to work can be tricky because, more often than not, there is no parking available.

Quarter 2 — Applicant volition conquers coalition uncertainty

Download our Q2 quarterly report (pdf) The Oxfordshire letting market is busy and landlords should be making hay while the sun shines. The copious noise (General Election, new Prime Minister, new Housing Minister, new Housing policies, Emergency Budget and Bloemfontein …
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The domino effect with our East Oxford office

New tenants of a 4 bedroom family home in Wheatley will be moving into their new home this week. The property was built in 1926 and has been owned by the female members of the same family since new and …
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Finders Keepers Tapeball Tournament 2010

  On Sunday 4th July a very important sporting event took place. Not the Wimbledon final, but the FK Tapeball Tournament 2010, held at Horspath Cricket Club.