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Selling your property in Spring

Spring is historically a season when aspirational homeowners enter the market, are you thinking about selling your home?

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Christmas Opening Hours 2020

To assist with your moving plans over the festive period, we detail our Christmas opening hours for 2020.

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The allAgents 2020 Award Winners

2020 becomes the third consecutive year that we have been awarded gold as the allAgents “Best Small Chain Estate Agent in the UK”

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Alex Neil Coronavirus response update

Housing Market will remain open during lockdown

The Government confirms that the Housing Market will remain open during the November/December lockdown.

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Rising London prices, stamp duty, low interest rates

Couple the fastest average time to sell a home, rising London prices, stamp duty savings, low interest rates and you create a potent set of ingredients.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Beating the Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline

The Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline is 31st March 2021 and action taken now will maximise your chances of beating it, time is running out.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Landlord Guide Smoke & CO Alarms

The law relating to Smoke & CO Alarms is one of a substantial number of laws and regulations that private sector landlords must adhere to when letting a property.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Upton Gardens E13 Buyer Incentives

Buyer incentives are available on selected apartments in Upton Gardens, E13. Some offers are only available until the 31st August so it's time to act!

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The market is moving, isn’t it time you did?

The key is in the title, ‘The market is moving, isn’t it time you did?’. Contrary to a variety of media reports, sections of the market are on the move!

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Stamp Duty Holiday for Purchasers

A headline measure amongst another wave of economic stimulus packages by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of The Exchequer is a stamp duty holiday for purchasers.

Written by: Alex Neil Estate Agents

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Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

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Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.