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November, 2016

#Otley Landlords and Tenants : What does the Tenant Fee Banning order mean for you?

Otley Landlords and Tenants : What does the Tenant Fee Banning order mean for you?

  • Tenant Fees set to banned within 12 to 18 months
  • Rents due to rise as those fees passed to Landlords
  • Landlords won’t be worse off – and neither will tenants or agents
With our new Chancellor of the Exchequer revealing a ban on tenant fees...

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November, 2016

Making an entrance in #Ilkley – Property of the month #Yorkshire

It's allowed to say 'Uber' and not call a cab! Now I must say first impressions count and this is so true in the photo I have led with for this property. I see many houses day to day and I really do enjoy a fine entrance, after all I believe this gives us a hint about the home owner, if it's a shocking pink Duke of Wellington painting then I'm getting excited about seeing the rest of the house, please show me more and quickly! Homes...

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November, 2016

An #Otley apartment that’s for keeps

Own a piece of history in this Grade II one bedroom apartment, the shell looks good but some thought needs to be given internally. Often in older buildings you will find wasted spaces, areas that aren't used to the fullest. I haven't been to this property but on the first view of the floorplan I would be looking at adding an en suite or could even an extra bedroom be added?, this of course will add further value for sale and for...

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November, 2016

#Otley Housing Crisis? Only 1.1% of Otley Homes Are For Sale

The Otley Property Market continues to disregard the end of the world prophecies of a post Brexit fallout with a return to business as usual after the summer break. The challenge every Otley property buyer has faced over the last few years is a lack of choice – there simply hasn't been much to choose from when buying (be it for investment or owner occupation). Levels are still well down on what would be considered healthy levels from...

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