Monthly Archives: February 2014

Only landlords can stop rogue lettings agents

News that a Portsmouth lettings agency has closed, possibly owing thousands of pounds to landlords and tenants, is really sad. It’s especially so for landlords because not only have they lost rental income but also they are liable for the … Continue reading

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Join the property space race

The space race may have ended between world superpowers but it’s still very much a feature of life for both Richard Branson with his Virgin Gallactic sheme and home buyers who like some comfort. Among the latter who haven’t got … Continue reading

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Tenants get faster fix for problems

Tenants who experience problems with their homes will be able to fast track solutions with new software launching at a Portsmouth lettings agency. Sarah Banks, lettings manager at Fine and Country Southern Hampshire in Havant Road, Drayton, says the agency’s … Continue reading

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POWERFUL REASONS TO LOVE THIS WOODLAND HOME

There are powerful reasons to love a new home that’s been built in the woodland at Catherington Lith, to the north of Portsmouth. The house has already been registered on a fixed 25 year contract for the off-grid feed-in tariff … Continue reading

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Pearl of a Portsmouth property

A pearl that has been developing in Portsmouth for 70 years has finally reached the property market. Oyster Cottage in Bath Square has been in the same family ownership for the last 70 years. During that time it has served … Continue reading

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Property party went with a swing

It may have been the chilli flavour crisps, possibly the red and white wine, the soft drinks, or maybe even the sandwiches, but what is certain is that the latest open evening at Fine and Country Southern Hampshire had a … Continue reading

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Freeholders could be in freefall towards £20,000 penalty

Property investors who hold residential freeholds but never inspect their assets could face fines of up to £20,000. If the property is let to three or more occupiers, forming two or more households as a result, the property needs a … Continue reading

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