Coventry Letting Agents of the year 2016

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Congratulations to Matthew James Property Services Letting's department. Independent Estate Agents and Letting Agents review site www.allagents.co.uk have awarded Matthew James Letting Agents best Letting Agents in Coventry 2016 for customer services. Matthew James Property Services dedication to achieving the highest level of customer service is continuing to receive recognition and this is evident by the presentation of this award and the large number of positive reviews from past and present clients. What Matthew James Say Customer satisfaction is of the utmost… Continue Reading

Letting Agents Tenant Fees Banned

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Yesterday Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond announced as part of the Autumn Budget 2016 the intention to ban tenant letting agent fees in England. This came as quite a shock especially considering that this was a Labour policy that was part of their manifesto in 2015 for the last general election, and was something that the Conservatives adamantly opposed. Bringing in this policy must surely come as a slap in the face to anyone who voted Conservative just over… Continue Reading

Council Propose £773 Fee For Landlords

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Coventry City Council are proposing a new mandatory Selective Licence Scheme in some parts of Coventry. If the scheme is passed all landlords within the areas effected will be liable to pay £773 to cover the cost of the scheme. The council are asking for feedback and the public consultation period runs until 6th November 2016. To have your say or to find out if your property is within the scheme's proposed area visit the Coventry Council Website  What Matthew… Continue Reading

Landlords Risking Prison Sentence

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Research on behalf of Saga shows that a quarter of landlords aged 50 and above do not meet the legal requirement of supplying a gas safety certificate on their rental properties. Failure to have a valid gas safety certificate can result in prosecution potentially leading to a £6,000 fine or a prison sentence of around six months. What is a landlords gas safety certificate? A gas safety certificate is a safety check of all gas appliances in a property. A certificate… Continue Reading