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The Chancellor has announced in the Spending Review and Autumn Statement that buy-to-let landlords and people buying second homes will soon have to pay more in stamp duty.    In a post from Brian Milligan, Personal Finance reporter for the BBC, he looks at the implications of these changes on the housing market.  Read the article here.   James Birt, Director of...
Older homebuyers may soon find it easier to get a mortgage after Britain’s building societies pledged to review maximum age limits for borrowers in response to the ageing population and high house prices.  Rupert Jones of the Guardian newspaper explains more here.   Steve Jevons of Financial Associates assists Naylor Powell's clients with their mortgage, and financial...
The city of Gloucester has undergone huge transformations in the last decade.  A multi million pound investment by developer The Peel Group have transformed the Docks and Quays area from a dilapidated ship yard to a thriving residential, shopping and leisure quarter.  Regeneration has filtered through the city with planning applications also in place to transform the Kings Quarter...
A new guide titled ‘How to rent: The checklist for renting in England’ has been published by the Department for Communities and Local Government.  The purpose of the guide is to fully prepare tenants before they venture into an assured short-hold tenancy.    The guide spells out exactly what your responsibilities and rights are as a tenant and should assist the...
Make sure your garden is ready for winter with the RHS' Top 10 tips for this month:
An article following the success of Naylor Powell's Scrumpty, 'The Tailor'...   The Scrumpty Trail has already proved to be a great success on the streets of Gloucester, but for one sponsor in particular, it would seem greatly successful.   Naylor Powell, the local Gloucester estate agents, embarked on sponsoring ‘The Tailor’ Scrumpty sculpture located outside...
Following on from the popular ‘Celebration Day’ in Stonehouse, the winner of the balloon race has been announced.    Excitement was building in the office as the returned slips came pouring in.  Balloons landed in many local villages including the winning destination from 2014, Malmesbury.   With the closing date drawing in, staff in the...
What is SAFEagent? ‘SAFEagent – Safe Agent Fully Endorsed – is a reliable mark denoting firms that protect landlords and tenants money through Client Money Protection schemes.  Set up ‘by the industry, for the industry’ and recognised by the Government, it is supported by Government, Citizens Advice Bureaux, The Property Ombudsman, Ombudsman...

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