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Will your property pass the new MEES energy test?

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Andrew McCausland in Landlord news, News

There are now only six months until the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) are implemented. This sweeping change due in April 2018 will rule out any new or renewed leases on commercial property with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of F or G. Time is running out and landlords with commercial portfolios would […]

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Large property portfolio for sale.

Posted on August 16, 2015 by Andrew McCausland in Landlord news, Local investment opportunities, News, Portfolio investments

We have been asked to market a large portfolio of properties for a commercial client.  These 100+ houses and flats will be hitting our books over the next 2 months, as the finishing touches are completed by the vendors.   I have seen a number of the units and there is a mix of higher […]

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UK Property – Good investment in Wirral

Posted on June 28, 2015 by Andrew McCausland in Local investment opportunities, News

The Smiths auction is on 8th July and I see that the Bedford Rd commercial property I highlighted a few months ago in back on offer.  It was withdrawn prior to the April sale and makes a reappearance here as Lot 16.   Guided still at £30- 35k it is crying out for residential conversion.  […]

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Dodgy dealings in estate agency

Posted on June 18, 2015 by Andrew McCausland in Landlord news, Landlord training, News

There has been lots of press coverage over the past few days about our VERY good friends at Foxton’s in London.  They have been charging tradesmen to go on their books to get referrals for repairs, then also adding a premium on the invoice price, then adding another management charge on top for the time taken to organise […]

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Merseyside and Cheshire HMO management – pitfalls abound!

Posted on June 11, 2015 by Andrew McCausland in Landlord news, Landlord training, Local investment opportunities, News

Hello to everyone, and especially my regular readers (both of you are very welcome!).  Thanks to you all for the feedback I have received – your kind comments are appreciated, as is the constructive criticism.  I hope you have enjoyed my rambling around property matters in Merseyside.  That old saying is true in my case, […]

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New investors website launched

Posted on June 2, 2015 by Andrew McCausland in Landlord news, Local investment opportunities

A new property website has been launched aimed solely at  buy-to-let investors called appropriately enough, buy2let.com.   It claims to be targeted directly at the property investor and on first inspection seems to be a reasonable addition to the plethora of current sites out there.  It has only been launched a few days ago and had 83 […]

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Wirral property news – Selective Licensing for Landlords in the Wirral to be rolled out

Posted on December 4, 2014 by Denise OHanlon in News

Wirral Borough Council are currently in the process of rolling out selective licensing for landlords in certain areas of the Wirral. These licenses have to be purchased and last for 5 years. From Wirral Borough Council’s site: “The Council would also need to determine if the proposed licence holder was a ‘fit and proper’ person […]

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