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Blake Welcoming Blake Millie Oliver

Last month we said goodbye to Penny who was going on maternity leave… And we now have some very exciting news! Penny gave birth to the beautiful Blake Millie Oliver on 3rd April 2014 weighing 6lbs 15oz. Both Mummy and baby are doing incredibly well. We were all extremely excited when Penny and Blake popped…

section 21 Activists call for a ban on section 21

Housing campaigners from London were protesting last week over evictions and insecurity of tenure. The aim was to “highlight how being evicted by a private landlord has become the leading cause of homelessness”. This protest came after the DCLG (Department of Communities and Local Government) were reported to have held a workshop making it easier…

Oxford letting agent forced to pay back money after tricking students

A rogue letting agent who tricked students into paying to rent a house they could not live in has been forced to pay back all of the money he swindled from them. Zulfiqar Hussain took a deposit and a month’s rent from seven students so they could live in a house in East Oxford but…

3d business merge concept Changing tenant demographics

Throughout England, Scotland and Wales we are starting to see a change in the demographics of private renters, according to Countrywide Residential Lettings. Since January 2013, the amount of over 30s privately renting has increased by over 5%, now making up over 59% of all tenants. We have also seen a growth of 2.2% of…

penny baby bump Welcoming Baby Berrington to the world, Sarah to the office, and Goodbye Penny! (Until November)

As many of you may know, our Lettings Negotiator Penny is due to have her 1st baby on 22nd March! Unfortunately this does mean we’ll be saying good bye to her for a few months, but she’ll be back in November! Today is Penny’s final day in the office, and we wish her all the…