The D + J Lettings Conference was a huge success as more landlords and buy-to-let investors arrived than registered! They left informed and up-to-date with what is happening in the lettings market and in Hitchin for renting properties. Key industry speakers from ARLA Propertymark and Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) spoke about the latest legislation, Right to Rent requirements and best practice for property protection. Local speakers from Base52, Newman Knight & Co and D + J Lettings...

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What will the changes mean for landlords and tenants? Lively debates were centre stage at the ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents) Propertymark conference last week about supply and demand, taxation and legislation changes and the world post-letting agent fees ban. As Hitchin’s local lettings expert and ARLA Propertymark member, Dharmesh Patadia, Director and Co-Founder of D + J Lettings, attended the conference and reports back giving his comments. “First let’s talk about local lettings, which continues...

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2017: What to expect in the local buy-to-let market

Posted 22nd January 2017 at 21:59

Is it doom and gloom or considered a sound investment? If we look back at 2016 with the stamp duty hike on purchasing a buy-to-let property, the reduction in the mortgage interest rate relief, and finally the government’s announcement that tenant fees should be banned, you would think so, and we haven’t seen what the full impact that Brexit and the US presidential election will have on the money markets yet!  We sought out...

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