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News on the block

28/05/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/News on the Block

Service charges set to increase as flat owners have to pay for fire door inspections

Following the recent parliamentary wrangling over who should pay for cladding remediation, it may have escaped leaseholders’ notice that the new Fire Safety Act includes new rules on front doors. In the past, flat front doors were “demised” to the resident. Or in...

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Propertynotify

27/05/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Notify

Fire Safety Law – What’s Next for Leaseholders?

As the Grenfell Tower Inquiry continues through its second phase of hearings examining the causes of the fire, leaseholders in unsafe homes can take little comfort in the Fire Safety Act 2021 made law last month. In the midst of a crisis in building safety standar...

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Property wire

19/05/2021
Author : Verka Hammond/Property Wire

How We Can Raise Mental Health Awareness in the Property Industry

With millions having spent lockdown grappling with feelings of isolation and loneliness, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week had a special poignance, as Britain comes to terms with the continuing fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Having long been quietly...

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Estates gazette

13/05/2021
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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Property funds world

13/05/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Funds World

Ringley Group appoints new Managing Director

Ringley Group has appointed a new managing director to its build-to-rent (BTR) division, as the company aims to keep growing its exposure to the rapidly-expanding sector. Ian Barber has been working within the prop...

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Propertyinvestortoday

07/05/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Investor Today

Cladding roundup – leaseholders still at risk, but developer leads the way…

Following the recent vote in parliament to reject the latest amendment to the Fire Safety Bill, Mary-Anne Bowring of Ringley has outlined what this means for leaseholders. The amendment to the bill aimed to protect leaseholders from costs to make their homes safe ...

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Development finance today

29/04/2021
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Development Finance Today

MPs reject amendment to protect leaseholders from remedial fire safety costs

The latest amendment to the Fire Safety Bill, aimed at protecting leaseholders from remedial fire safety costs, has been rejected in parliament. The amendment requested by the House of Lords stated that the owner of a building would not be able to pass the costs o...

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04/11/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Property Reporter

PlanetRent agrees partnership with LegalforLandlords

Automated lettings platform, PlanetRent, has announced that it has partnered with legal firm, LegalforLandlords, to help support landlords as the UK enters another lockdown. The new partnership will support landlords with their legal requirements and comes shortly...

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Mortgageintroducer
Mabringley

04/11/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Mortgage Introducer

PlanetRent launches partnership with LegalforLandlords - Mortgage Introducer

Automated lettings platform PlanetRent has partnered with legal firm LegalforLandlords, to help support landlords with their legal requirements. The Warrington-based legal service has an in-house legal team, but also offers services from a selection of partners, w...

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Mabringley

04/11/2020
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring/Mortgage Introducer

PlanetRent launches partnership with LegalforLandlords

Automated lettings platform PlanetRent has partnered with legal firm LegalforLandlords, to help support landlords with their legal requirements. The Warrington-based legal service has an in-house legal team, but also offers services from a selection of partners, w...

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