News Archive for August 2018

Sunshine is the best gesture

Property appraisal and valuation September 2018

We will undoubtedly miss the many hot and sunny days we've been spoiled with this year until summer returns in 2019.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Leasehold Enfranchisement an overview

‘Leasehold Enfranchisement’ is a topical legal term we hear with increasing frequency and we explore it further in this article.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Are rents in the UK set to continue rising

There is no doubt that the lettings industry has felt the knock-on effects of the mortgage tax relief changes introduced in April.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents


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