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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.


Evicting tenants

Evicting tenants

There has been a lot of publicity in the national and trade media about evictions, they are always a flash point but they are actually quite rare.
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Here comes the sun – Oxfordshire quarterly letting report

Blog header Q1 letting report

As the weather warms up, so will the market. Prospective tenants will have more choice (but also more competition) and landlords may find it easier to achieve asking rents but will need to be flexible in order to secure a good tenant.
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What happens if my tenant sub-lets or has undisclosed pets?

Sub letting and undisclosed pets

Both would be breaches of covenants by the tenant as set out in the agreement. As with any breach, you or your agent should write to the tenant, remind them that they have broken the terms of their tenancy agreement, and ask them to put it right.
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Easter Opening Hours 2016

Easter Opening Hours 2016

Please note that Finders Keepers will close at 5 pm on Thursday 24th March and then re-open on Tuesday 29th March at 9.00am.
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Furnishing that makes money

Furnishing for rental properties

Decorum Interiors is Finders Keepers’ interior design and contract furnishing division. It is also our secret weapon.
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What causes condensation and mould in rental properties?

Stopping condensation and mould

In most cases condensation and mould build up is down to lifestyle rather than a problem with the property – always check if there has been a history of it before moving into a rental property.
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Budget 2016 – How will it affect landlords and the rental sector?

Budget 2016 Inspired Investment

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