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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!

House prices in the UK currently sky rocketing

According to the Nationwide building society, house prices have recently surged taking the average price for a home in the UK to £170,514.

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Posted in: Other

Letting agents' fees... Out of control?

You’re bound to have seen recent reports of letting agents’ fees being “out of control” James Naughtie, Campbell Robb, chief executive of Shelter, said that he was calling for a "transparent" relationship between the person who pays that fee, the letting agency, and the tenant.

Friday, August 09, 2013
Posted in: Other

Renting: A long term solution

We’ve recently seen a dip in the amount of people who are choosing to buy property.

Monday, July 22, 2013
Posted in: Other

High fees high expectations

With tuition fees having soared recently, expectations of young people going to university are higher than ever.

Thursday, July 04, 2013
Posted in: Landlords Other

Buy to let mortgages

We’ve recently been reviewing the best buy to let mortgages and have come across The Mortgage Works (part of Nationwide Building Society) who are offering their lowest ever fixed buy to let mortgage rate at 2.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Important changes to Council Tax Discounts and Exemptions

Due to changes in legislation, certain tax discounts and exemptions will be cancelled with effect from the 1st April 2013.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Changes to HMRC Landlord Tax Allowances

Changes in the way HMRC will view expenditure on rental properties for Tax purposes is likely to make the 10% wear and tear route more attractive.

Friday, March 01, 2013
Posted in: Landlords

EPC Changes and the Green Deal...Is it time to get Energy efficient?

Since 1st October 2008 all properties on the market for sale or to let will require an Energy Performance Certificate by law in England and Wales.

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Three Good Reasons to Buy in Oxford

To stay in up to date with issues affecting the property world and with news in general, I keep an eye on a couple of useful websites where landlords discuss ideas and issues that are pertinent.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Good Time to Buy?

A number or recent articles indicating that conditions in the market and the increase in BTL products available from lenders are conspiring to entice investment landlords back into buying hard.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

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