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Linley & Simpson marks 10th anniversary in York by acquiring city centre rivals

LINLEY & Simpson has accelerated its expansion programme with the acquisition of a well-known York letting agency, the York Property Company. read more
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Research of 15,000 Rentals Gives Linley & Simpson Unique Window into Market Strength

More than 15,000 properties have been analysed by a Yorkshire residential letting specialist to gain an inside track on the pace of rent rises across the county.

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Yorkshire In Throes of Rental Boom As Agency Posts Record 18 Year High

September saw the busiest month in our 18-year history in another strong signal that demand for rented property shows no sign of abating.

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Rare Chance to Rent a Piece of Yorkshire History

FEW driveways are as imposing or steeped in Yorkshire history as the breathtaking route which leads visitors to the latest property on the books of residential sales and letting agents Linley & Simpson.

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The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Regulations 2015

The Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015 have been approved by parliament and came into force as planned on 1 October 2015. Private sector landlords are required from 1 October 2015 to have at least one smoke alarm installed on every storey of their properties and a carbon monoxide alarm in any room containing a solid fuel burning appliance (e.g. a coal fire, wood burning stove).

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Right to Rent in England

The government has announced that from 1 February 2016, all private landlords in England will have to check new tenants have the right to be in the UK before renting out their property.

Under the new rules, landlords who fail to check a potential tenant's 'Right to Rent' will face penalties of up to £3,000 per tenant.

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Yorkshire: The Place to Be

If you've been looking at the news over the past few days, you'd have noticed the rave reports about Yorkshire. Firstly the Indepenent had announced Leeds  was ranked as the 2nd best city to live,  in their UK City Guide. The famous Vicorian Arcades got a mention, being described as 'beautiful', which can't be argued with. They also announced that Leeds has the second largest economy in the UK, which is music to our ears.

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House Sales Surge Marks the Demise of Harrogate's Accidental Landlords

The upsurge in house sales across Harrogate has been so strong that the district has become one of the first in the country to bid farewell to “accidental landlords”.

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Linley & Simpson Welcome Twin Housing Boost For City Centre

LINLEY & Simpson has welcomed a double boost for the increasing number of people eying up York as the place to make their new home.

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Early signs would suggest that 2015 is going to be another busy year in the rental sector

Early signs would suggest that 2015 is going to be another busy year in the rental sector. We carried out a record number of market appraisals in January, the highest number ever conducted in the first month of a year, along with an even higher number of new instructions. The demand for rental properties continues to outstrip supply and with properties achieving higher rentals within a quicker timescales, it’s safe to say the rental market is as buoyant as ever. The flexibility of the rental market, along with the continued difficulty in saving that all important deposit to purchase, remains a key factor contributing to the volume of enquires from prospective Tenants.

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