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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!

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

Green Deal or No Deal?

As the kick off for the Green Deal initiatives get closer the rhetoric is hotting up.

Monday, February 18, 2013

Purpose Built Student Investment?

We often receive information about student developments promising guaranteed yields for three or five years, but most are in weak locations and do not look particularly attractive.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Rental price growth may ease as Private Landlords step in

Rental price growth is likely to slow in 2013 as new and existing private landlords look to invest: One in eight (12%) ‘accidental landlords’ expects to buy an additional investment property this year, completing the transformation from ‘credit-crunch casualty’ to active buy-to-let investor.

Monday, February 04, 2013

College and County - Named as one of Britan's 20 best small agents by the Telegraph!

College and County have been named by the Telegraph as one of the top 20 small agents in the UK; this came as a complete surprise and has been a great boost for the team.

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Posted in: Landlords Awards

Council Tax Exemption News

From 1st April 2013 there will no longer be an exemption from Council Tax on unfurnished properties.

Thursday, January 10, 2013
Posted in: Landlords

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.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

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