Liverpool sees ‘upturn in home sales’

Home sales in Merseyside are said to have increased markedly in the first quarter of 2016, in line with new nationwide figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).City Residential director Phil Hartley-Chambers (pictured above) believes the trend is partly the result of investors and purchasers of second homes ... Read More...

Property perspectives: Industry insight

Property Perspectives Views and expertise from industry insiders 5 Minute masterclass: Serving a Section 21 notice With... Helen Griffin-Booth, director, Bluerow Lettings Prior to 1 October 2015, landlords looking to regain possession of their properties at the end of a contract just needed to issue a date specific Section 21 notice. With new changes for landlords ... Read More...

Changing churches: Residential conversions

Changing churches Historic church buildings are positioned across Liverpool, primarily providing places of worship as well as hubs for communities. But as costly maintenance poses a challenge for church groups, conversions to residential property are proving a popular option for alternative use. As converted church buildings and potential redevelopment opportunities are being ... Read More...

Rental schemes worth £150m are in the pipeline for Liverpool, say experts

New private rented sector (PRS) developments totalling £150 million are expected to be announced for Liverpool in the coming months, as property experts call for more "proper residential stock".City Residential’s managing director, Alan Bevan and Adam Challis from JLL revealed the plans and discussed changes needed to improve Liverpool’s property future at ... Read More...

Merseyside Landlord & Property Show 2015

Merseyside Landlord and Property Show returns Both experienced landlords and new property owners and investors headed to the Merseyside Landlord and Property Show for a wealth of free information. Sponsored by Paul Crowley & Co Solicitors, the region’s only dedicated landlord event returned to Liverpool’s BT Convention Centre to provide up-to-date ... Read More...

Landlord licensing: The debate

From 1 April 2015 all privately rented properties in Liverpool will be required to have a license. The controversial landlord licensing scheme was given the go-ahead by Liverpool City Council in October, prompting criticism from a number of the city’s landlords and letting agents.Initial proposals price the licenses at ... Read More...