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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.


Category Archives: Govt policy & legislation

Housing White Paper 2017 Fixing our broken housing market

  Housing White Paper 2017 – “Fixing our broken housing market” a summary by Frank Webster. The Government’s White Paper* was eventually published on 7 February after months of delay. Speculation had been building over what the White Paper would hold. …
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Bank of England base rate drop – helpful to investors and buyers?

The Bank of England has today confirmed the base rate has dropped to 0.25%; a further reduction to the previous 7 year historically-low level of 0.5% set to help the economy following the financial crisis. The new rate follows the …
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Budget 2016 – How will it affect landlords and the rental sector?

Unlike his earlier autumn statement last year, the March 2016 budget yielded fewer property tax surprises.

Oxford Parkway Update

Oxford Parkway – Credit Chiltern Railways The Oxford to London collaboration is well under way with the shell of the new train station building now finished. Oxford Parkway is to be completed at Water Eaton, adjacent to the existing Park & …
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Autumn Statement – Stamp Duty Overhaul

In the most eye-catching move of the autumn statement Chancellor George Osborne has announced a complete shake-up of what he described as a “badly designed tax on aspiration”.

Property Intelligence 2014

Set at the heart of the city at the Saïd Business School, a crowd of more than 150 existing clients and local investors were welcomed yesterday evening to Property Intelligence 2014. Aiming to provide insight, the event took a look …
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Gas Safety Week

With winter fast approaching and Gas Safety Week taking place from the 15th to the 21st of September, we met with Gas Safe registered engineer Steve Sparta to quiz him on his extensive knowledge of gas safety in rental properties.