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3rd July 2019
Scottish Letting Agent Registration figures update
The number of letting agents in Scotland who have now been issued with a Letting Agent Registration Number (LARN) now stands at 687 from the 938 applications received by the Scottish Government.Those which remain outstanding are currently having their applications processed and have been asked to deliver the required documentation to the registration team.
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3rd July 2019
Confidence returns to North East Construction
Posted by Glenigan
Confidence is slowly returning to the construction industry in the North East, but contractors working there will need to be selective.Glenigan’s market analysis shows that the underlying value of starts in the North East rose 20% last year. This has helped transform a regional industry that was rated the most unstable in the whole of the UK by insolvency body R3 back in 2016.
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3rd July 2019
House price growth falls to four-month low
Posted by The Oracle Group
A daily roundup of all the key property news.UK house price growth slowed to 0.5% year-on-year in June, according to Nationwide’s latest house price index, lower than May’s 0.6% growth and the worst since February’s 0.4% increase 
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2nd July 2019
We’re Only 6 Months Old, But…
Posted by Properganda
Warning – This is a gratuitous, self-congratulatory article. We’re going to gush for a few minutes… Bear with us.When James and I set up Properganda as a PR agency we had high hopes for the business. We wanted to achieve for other property businesses that which we had achieved for Emoov in gaining huge coverage, raised awareness, increased credibility and trust and, importantly, higher domain authority from Google in order to increase website visits and revenue whilst lowering customer acquisition costs by ranking well for search terms naturally.
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2nd July 2019
Global Design Solutions Ltd-The Courthouse
Opening in the heart of the financial district in Douglas in 2009, The Courthouse quickly became one of the Isle of Man’s premier entertainment venues, but after 10 years space desperately needed to be updated. The clientwanted a bar and nightclub that would also be attractive to corporate clients to use as a conference and meeting venue during the day.
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2nd July 2019
Outstanding residential site sold
Land and planning experts Greenslade Taylor Hunt acted on behalf of the vendor in the sale of part of Capitol Farm, West Street, Bishops Nympton, near South Molton to Mazzard Investments Limited. The site is an attractive residential development opportunity in the sought-after North Devon village.  it enjoys an attractive setting fronting the road with a village green and St Mary’s Church to the East and a children’s play area on the other side of the road.
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2nd July 2019
Boost for modular housing construction
Posted by Glenigan
Modular housing work is gaining pace with a series of new deals that are providing a boost for offsite manufacturing in the residential sector.Ilke Homes has won what is believed to be the biggest single modular housing contract with a £100 million deal to supply 750 modular homes for social housing giant, Places for People (Glenigan Project ID: 19181842).
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2nd July 2019
Deals for first-time landlords at record high
Posted by The Oracle Group
A daily roundup of all the key property news and views.New figures from Moneyfacts reveal that the number of mortgage deals available to first-time landlords has reached a record high. The number of buy-to-let products on offer for landlords seeking to buy their first investment property has more than doubled deals in 2014 from 645 to 1,405 in 2019.
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1st July 2019
Smart Pillar Pilot Scheme Launches on Ebury Street, London
Posted by Scotscape
The Scotscape Group has been part of the vertical greening industry since it first gained traction in the UK in 2007.  Our installations of living walls for both exterior and interior projects are extensive and knowledge garnered through constant research and development has led our thought-leading team to develop the Smart Pillar.
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1st July 2019
Pure Town Planning-Approved: seven houses on backland site in Holbury, New Forest
Posted by Pure Town Planning
New Forest District Council: Pure Town Planning, acting as agents alongside Aspire Architects, are pleased to have secured planning consent for a scheme of seven houses on a backland site in Holbury, Hampshire.The application was a particularly complex one involving numerous planning issues including ecology, garden sizes and agreeing a suitable landscape scheme with the Council’s landscape and urban design officers.
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1st July 2019
How To Avoid Breach Of Contract (Or Minimise Its Impact)
Posted by Coles Miller
As a commercial litigation solicitor, the three words I hear most from clients phoning for help are ‘breach of contract’.Either they haven’t been paid on time (if at all). Or the goods and/or services they were promised haven’t materialised. And the problem needs sorting quickly and cost effectively.
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1st July 2019
​Expo Reaches Four Year Milestone
​The Big Sustainability Expo, formerly The Big Green Event, is set to open its doors for the fourth year running on the 8th October at its home the Hilton Ageas Bowl Southampton. Organisers, The Southern Sustainability Partnership, mark this year as a strategic milestone from which they planned the event would either sink or sail.
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