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Stable rents show that buy to let is still sound, says leading agent

Marc von Grundherr, director of London lettings agency Benham & Reeves, says the figures suggest that despite the fiscal and legislative war waged on buy to let landlords by the government, the sector remains a lucrative investment with yields in many areas of the UK holding firm.

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Private sector rental prices paid by tenants stagnates: ONS

Benham and Reeves director Marc von Grundherr adds: “Despite the war waged on buy-to-let landlords by the government of late, the sector remains a lucrative investment with yields in many areas of the UK holding firm.

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UK house price growth slows to lowest level since 2013 as uncertainty rattles market

Marc von Grundherr, director of estate agent Benham and Reeves, said the slowing market has been largely impacted by the decline in the value of flats.

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Shortage in the market…

Rental demand in Highgate is good and we are receiving a higher number of enquiries from applicants looking for a new home than we would usually expect at this time of year, says Ivan Hrissimov, Branch Manager, Benham and Reeves, Highgate branch.

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We're working to replenish stock

Our five City and East London branches have been seeing good demand from tenants and it is already clear that applicant numbers are up on the same period in 2018, says Mark Wellington, Area Manager, Benham and Reeves.

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Lets with Pets for long-term tenants - should I agree?

Many landlords are reluctant to rent to a tenant with a pet, usually because they are concerned about damage or additional wear and tear. But lanlords who are willing to consider it will find it opens up the market for their property considerably…

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Dickens Yard gets Terence Conran seal of approval

Dickens Yard now comprises of 700 homes, public spaces and recent openings have included Tonkotsu, No.17 bar and restaurant, Pasta Remoli, Gail’s Bakery, Triyoga, Blo Bar, The Kumon Centre, and Benham & Reeves.

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January is getting off to a good start

Our five City and East London branches had a very strong third quarter in 2018 and the last few weeks of the year continued to see good demand and plentiful enquiries from applicants, before the usual Christmas seasonal slowdown, says Mark Wellington, Area Manager, Benham and Reeves.

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My rented apartment has been burgled. Who is responsible for the damage caused to the property - me or my landlord?

If, like most tenants, you have an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, this should outline the tenant's and landlord's responsibilities. Typically, the landlord is responsible for ensuring the property is safe, secure and in good repaire.

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A renewed confidence in the market…

Our Hampstead branch ended 2018 on a high, with a very strong final quarter, business brisk for all types of property and good stocks to meet demand, says Mark Winship, Branch Manager, Benham and Reeves, Hampstead branch.

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