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July 2016

NAEA Housing Market Report June 2016

NAEA Housing Market

THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT FOR POST-BREXIT MARKET Buyers were unfazed in the lead up to the EU Referendum as sales to first time buyers were up in June, and demand for housing increased. However, agents reported uncertainty from sellers, and…

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Buying by comparison

Buying by comparison

Typically, most people look at about half a dozen homes before making a decision as to which one they should buy. Some people look at just a couple, and others spend months considering each and every one of the dozens…

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What is section 20 consultation

What is section 20 consultation

Section 20 (S20) is a clause in the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 intended to protect leaseholders from paying unnecessarily large sums for work carried out to their building. In summary it says that a leaseholder’s contribution to the cost…

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Why use an ARMA Agent?

Why use an ARMA Agent?

It is worth remembering that residential leasehold sector is unregulated. Anyone can set up as a managing agent and start collecting service charges without the relevant qualifications and experience. That is why ARMA introduced a new self-regulatory regime called ARMA-Q…

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