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12314369_1072732596084088_2500841444126428236_o Merry Christmas from College and County

It has been another busy December for College and County, and all the staff team are looking forward to some well-deserved rest over the Christmas period. Looking forward into 2016 we want to encourage suggestions and feedback on your experiences dealing with College and County, Please do contact any member of the team to discuss…

Have Your Say

The government are “consulting” on what to do about rogue landlords. I do think that there is political will from all sides to continue to add further legislation to an all ready highly regulated Private Rented Sector. It seems to me that there are plenty of sanctions available for Local Authorities to take action against…

Consultation on Licensing Scheme

Can you believe it is coming up to five years since the city introduced the additional licensing scheme?  They are holding a consultation at the Kassam stadium in July (see image) If you are thinking of going, I would be very happy to discuss a co-ordinated approach to some of the issues experienced by clients…

capital-gains-tax Overseas Landlords get your property valued now! Capital Gains tax Loophole closed as of 6th April 2015

The British government is closing a tax loophole for overseas residents who will pay capital gains tax for the first from April 6, 2015 when they sell a home in the UK. Until that date, many buy to let portfolio owners had an exit strategy from their business by moving abroad to release the cash…

tds_logo_2 Continued Increase In Deposit Disputes

The 2014 TDS Review showed that cleaning was yet again the most common cause of deposit dispute for the fourth year running with damages coming in at a close second. The report also shows that there has been a big increase in the number of disputes adjudicated which was an all-time high of over 9000…