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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: January 2014

Capital Gains Tax for Landlords – FAQs

Critchleys is an accounting, financial planning and human resource consultancy firm in Oxfordshire. Here, Liz Higgins answers some frequently asked questions about Capital Gains Tax: What is Capital Gains Tax? Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is a tax on the chargeable …
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We let residential property of all shapes and sizes

We are lucky to work in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties, which has a diverse mixture of traditional and modern architecture. This marries well with the long-term and transient population and we often find the ‘perfect’ tenants for a property. …
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A week in the life of a Property Manager

Property Management can be complicated, unglamorous and dirty, and that’s why clients pay us to do it. We have the experience and the contacts to deal with the difficult scenarios, but we also have the human touch because we get …
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Finders Keepers Inspired Investment

2013 was a phenomenally busy year for Finders Keeper’s search and acquisition service, with many investors contacting us with a view to making their money work harder for them. Inspired Investment’s Frank Webster looks back at the past year: “We …
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The invisible source of an unsightly problem

Condensation is a real issue between October and April in Oxford as the external air temperature falls and water from the air forms as condensation on cold surfaces such as windows and external walls. Everyone has heard the horror stories …
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Letting effectively come hell or high water

Despite the recent torrential rainfall and rising water levels the team at Finders Keepers persisted in helping our clients find ideal tenants for their properties around Oxfordshire. 32 properties were let last week alone, with 11 of these going on …
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The forecast for 2014

Predictions, trends, crystal balls – isn’t it funny how we all turn into visionaries at the start of the year? Not wanting to feel left out, here are some of our 2014 predictions and trends for the rental sector and …
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