News from Peter Martin (London) Ltd

Below is our latest news

Debt Respite Scheme

Tenant debt and Landlord expenses have been a heavy talking point, even more so now that legislation is being drafted to come into effect on the 4th of May 2021 which will completely tie the hands of landlords who are facing the issue of non paying tenants.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Happy New Year

From all the team here at Peter Martin we give thanks to everyone that has supported us over the last year.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Holiday Season

This will be a winter like none of us have experienced before, a time to be with your family is on hold during the pandemic. So while we may be more restricted during the holidays and winter, there are still some good things we can do to stay safe and see in the new year.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Financial Support

The government has committed billions of pounds towards keeping people financially stable through these tough quarantine conditions. In case you were not aware here are some of the things that might be available to you.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Brent Cross & Cricklewood Redevelopment Programme

Part of a £4 Billion plan will see more than £40 million pounds committed to changing the face of Brent Cross & Cricklewood

Written by: Toby Dawson

Lock Down Ends

The 2nd of December marks the day that the current lock down restrictions will be replaced with a 3 tier system.

Written by: Toby Dawson

£3BN Green Home Grant

The progress towards a greener United Kingdom and a 2050 net-zero emission target has brought the attention of ministers towards the efficiency of UK homes and generated investment of £3 billion pounds towards improving them.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Covid Scam

A warning to all that during this hard time of social restrictions there are those taking advantage of the pandemi.

Written by: Toby Dawson

COVID Lockdown

A second lock down proposed for 4 weeks starting this Thursday is hoped to flatten the curve curve of infection and reduce the strain on the NHS.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Electrical Safety Standards

New electrical safety regulations coming into force on the 1st of June are already required for new tenancies.

Written by: Toby Dawson

Featured Properties

Fees

TENANT FEES - NEW ASSURED SHORTHOLD TENANCIES (AST's) SIGNED ON OR AFTER 1 JUNE 2019

Reservation Fee - One week's rent.

Security Deposit - Five weeks rent if rent per annum below £50,000, six weeks rent if above £50,000

Unpaid Rent - Interest at 3% above the Bank of England Base Rate. Interest will not be applied until the rent is 14 days in arrears.

Lost Keys -  Tenants are liable for the cost of replacing any lost keys and/or security device including the costs of replacing any locks and/or security device if required. 

Changes to the tenancy agreement (Tenant's Request) - £50 inc. VAT (or reasonable costs if higher). 

Early Surrender of tenancy (Tenant's Request) - Should a tenant require an early surrender of their tenancy and should the landlord agree, the tenant will remain liable for the rent due under the tenancy until the date a new tenant takes up occupation of the property. The tenant will be required to cover the landlord's costs in connection with the  surrender of the tenancy and the re-letting the property