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At CGT Lettings we believe in keeping you informed about what is going on in the property market. Please read one of many blogs written below and please feel free to get in touch with us if you have any queries!

10 February 2017

Revenge Evictions - A Letting Agents View

Yesterday, on the 9 th February 2017, I noticed several news sites, radio shows and websites declaring various headlines about ‘Revenge Evictions’ with comments from prominent MPs,...


24 October 2016

Buy To Let Enquiries Soar As Market Returns

Buyer enquiries from potential landlords and investors are now up 30 per cent since May according to Rightmove, suggesting that the damage to demand caused by the stamp duty surcharge may be...


24 October 2016

Airbnb Short Lets: New Warning That Owners May Breach Leases

Legal firm Mishcon de Reya is the latest voice warning of problems which can be caused when apartment owners let out their properties ‘privately’ through short-let platforms such as...


23 September 2016

Landlords Benefit From Favourable Buy-To-Let Mortgage Deals

Buy-to-let (BTL) investors continue to benefit from falls in mortgage rates, particularly those looking for longer-term agreements. Analysis by Moneyfacts.co.uk shows that the average five-year...


16 September 2016

Rental Market Remains Robust After Summer Slowdown

The UK rental market remains resilient, despite an expected summer slowdown in activity. This is the message from the latest Agency Express Property Activity Index. The study of...


29 July 2016

New Bill In Commons Aims To Curb ‘Over-Extended’ Student Lets

A Birmingham MP is to put a Bill to the House of Commons after the summer in his bid to stop what he calls “ugly and badly designed extensions” of homes, created with the purpose of...


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