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There has been a great deal of media commentary recently on how the bonus payable under the government’s Help to Buy ISA really works.   Savers aged 16 or over can open their ISA with an initial deposit of £1,000, which qualifies for a government bonus of £250.  Savers can then contribute a maximum of £200 each month, with the government contributing a...
As part of our continued growth, we are delighted to announce we have opened a new sales and lettings branch in Cheltenham.   Formerly occupied by Whytes Estate Agents, the office is situated opposite the Co-op in the centre of a busy run of shops, which serves the local community of Warden Hill, Up Hatherley and surrounds.    Significant planning went into the...
The government looks set to press ahead with controversial changes to the tax regime for small landlords that were set in motion last year. This will affect landlords in a number of different ways and in my opinion will have a significant knock on affect to the tenants which was not the government intention. In some parts of the industry Section 24 has been nicknamed The Tenant Tax which I am...
As a long established Gloucestershire firm, we are always proud to support local events and sporting teams.    Highnam FC is a youth football club which is based at the playing fields in Highnam.  The club was established in 1986 and has grown ever since to support teams ranging from the U5s to U18s level.  The club has been a firm part of the village for all this...
September has always been a fantastic time of year to put your house on the market.  Calm descends on households as the children return to school and the busy summer season of holidays is drawing to a close.  It’s a great time of year to evaluate whether it’s time to move; upsizing to a larger family home or downsizing to something more manageable.    This...
Officially the start of autumn, September is a busy month for gardeners.  The RHS suggest “While there's not as much to do in the ornamental garden at this time of the year, if you have a fruit or vegetable patch, you'll be busy reaping the rewards of harvest. It's also time to get out and start planting spring-flowering bulbs for next year and you can collect seeds for next...
After 5 years at Naylor Powell and 12 in the industry, Adam Davis has been promoted to Partner at Naylor Powell Estate Agents.   Adam joined Naylor Powell in 2011 as Branch Manager in Newent.  During this time his local knowledge and industry expertise led the office to become one of the most successful agencies in the area.
A report from Rightmove issued on 18th July looks at the impact of Brexit on the UK housing market and suggests the market has actually stayed in line with trends for this time of year.      James Birt, Director comments “This report is an interesting read and Naylor Powell would certainly echo these findings.  All three of our sales offices are reporting...

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