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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.


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A suggestion of articles which may interest our clients

Property Intelligence 2016 Speaker Spotlight: David Burrows

David Burrows, Invest in Oxfordshire Manager, OxLEP David heads up the Invest in Oxfordshire team at The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, having previously spent time at Northamptonshire Enterprise Partnership and has worked internationally for UKTI in Sao Paulo.

Students: Protecting yourself from rental fraud

New advice from Action Fraud serves as a reminder to students to be wary of potential fraud when searching for a home.

Damage caused by tenants

Have you ever seen a tenant completely ruin a property? A worrying question most landlords have initially.

Wear and tear at the end of a tenancy

Can I expect to receive my property back in the same condition?

Replacing damaged or missing items in a rental property

At the end of a tenancy, landlords may deduct money from the returnable deposit to cover damaged or missing items. But remember that you must stick to the strict rules laid down by the Government-backed deposit protection schemes. By law …
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Selling a rental property – Considerations for landlords

If you want to sell your rental property, then you should start by asking yourself two questions.

Landlord insurance, compliance and reputation.

How would a fire or accident affect my liability or reputation? Our corporate and institutional clients ask about these issues a lot. Most letting markets are quite small ecosystems and landlords are aware that they carry certain responsibilities. Landlords want …
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