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Estates gazette

Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Estates Gazette

BTR advisor Ringley appoints new MD

Residential consultancy Ringley has hired Ian Barber as managing director of its build-to-rent division. Barber will lead Life by Ringley as it expands its BTR offering and will support development and operations in the North of England and the Midlands. He previo...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

Buy-to-let investors face extinction? What will the world look like?

Why do we continue to criticize house builders for selling to buy-to-let investors? Is that not PRS (private rented sector)? Apart from trophy properties in Zone 1 the overwhelming majority of buy-to-let properties are bought to be occupied, lived in by someone,...

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Author : The Negotiator

The ultimate awards guide

The Negotiator Awards 2011 have launched with a bang, boasting another esteemed judging panel and a wide range of categories to ensure we recognise agency excellence at every level. Here, we outline the benefits of being involved. It's easy for the general to pub...

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Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

8 Questions to ask before buying a flat

Before we exchange contracts on our dream flat, Mary-Anne Bowring, founder of, reminds us of those extra questions we need to answer to. What are you buying? Find out whether the flat has a share of freehold or not, and how long is lef...

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Maryanne bowring

Author : Mary-Anne Bowring

Around the houses - We look at the problems encountered when trying to sell a flat

When trying to sell a property, the neighbours can make a big impression, good or bad, on your potential buyers. This is never more true than when marketing a flat in a shared block, as the actions of neighbours can make or break a sale. Mary-Anne Bowring, founder d...

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