Category Archive: Residential Lettings

Is Your Letting Agent Regulated?


With effect from 1st April 2019 all letting agents must be in a regulated Client Money Protection (CMP) scheme. We at Sheldon Bosley Knight have been regulated and in a CMP for many… Continue reading

Lettings Market Looking Strong


The latest findings from ARLA paint a positive picture for renters nationwide.  The supply of rental stock has risen over the past 10 months, which suggests that reports of landlords pulling out of… Continue reading



THREE new faces have joined our lettings team – scoring a century by taking the team’s combined years of industry experience over the 100 mark. Marc Martin joins the company to become the new… Continue reading

We are recruiting


We are seeking a full-time Residential Lettings Co-Ordinator for our busy and friendly office in Shipston-on-Stour. ARLA qualified applicants are preferred although training will be offered to the right applicant. Clean driving licence and own… Continue reading

Stamp Duty and Leasehold Property


It is often forgotten that Stamp Duty is payable on the grant of a lease. This is based on the net present value as calculated by HM Revenue and Customs.  So for a… Continue reading

Warming the Planet vs Warming Your Home


Given that oil prices have halved in the last 12 months an argument could be made that the pressure for introducing energy saving measures into your home has relaxed somewhat. However heating cost is not… Continue reading

Property Investment Still in Favour


How will the new increased stamp duty levels affect demand for property investment? The recent changes in Stamp Duty Land Tax have the potential to affect the buy to let market with a further… Continue reading

New Deadlines for Lettings Sector Energy Efficient Compliance


New dates for energy efficiency compliance in rental properties have been announced by the Government. These are as follows: April 2016: From this time, tenants living in private sector rented properties with F or G… Continue reading

Insurance Valuations


Huge parts of North West England suffered substantial damage as a result of the recent severe storms and the subsequent flooding which has been called the ‘worst in our lifetime’. Whilst the Cotswolds… Continue reading

Stamp Duty Changes for Landlords


In a controversial move, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbourne, announced in last autumn’s budget statement that buy-to-let landlords and purchasers of second homes will be forced to pay an extra 3% in stamp… Continue reading

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