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Check out the latest Oxford property market news here. We'll scour the press and make sure the most relevant news stories appear here for you to digest. This is our way of helping you to stay on top of recent trends without having to look too far - we've done the hard work for you!

Proposals for Licensing Passed....?

Oxford City Council's proposals for extending the licensing of HMOs (Houses of Multiple Occupation) have now been put to elected members in a 135 page document There is now some clarity about fees (table 4,5 and 6) and a proposed commencement date of 25th October 2010.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Posted in: Landlords

Successful Appeal Against New HMO Legislation

A recent planning appeal decision has, according to some commentators, further reduced the impact of the HMO planning instrument of 6th April.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Council Tax Register

As a Tenant you are responsible for setting up an account with the Council Tax section of your local council (Oxford City, Vale of White Horse, Cherwell or South Oxon in this area).

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Posted in: Tenants

Top Agent Award Goes to College and County

College and County have been have been honoured at the prestigious Estate & Letting Agent Awards 2010 The Oxford based agency was recognised for its excellent customer service as voted for by their clients during the course of 2009.

Monday, April 19, 2010
Posted in: Landlords Tenants

Landlord Accreditation Scheme

An accreditation scheme has been launched by Oxford City Council  for Oxford landlords and letting agents.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Posted in: Landlords

Further Pressure Towards Register of Landlords?

There are strong forces at work in both Northern Ireland and Wales to introduce a range of control mechanisms for the private rented sector.

Monday, April 12, 2010
Posted in: Landlords

Planning Permission for HMOs

Oxford City council has released an initial response to the new instrument involving a further class of residential unit (let to more than 3 and less than 6 sharers) C4.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Posted in: Landlords

Revision of the threshold for Assured Shorthold Agreements

The Assured Tenancies (Amendment) (England) Order 2010 will come into force on October 1st 2010.

Thursday, April 01, 2010
Posted in: Landlords

Lettings: room for an ethical approach

Fairness and transparency are terms much in prominence in the world of business at the moment.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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