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By Carole C | 23rd August 2019

Opal Lettings Property News round up brings you up to date with what has been happening in Property this summer. Huntingdon House Prices: The average property price in Huntingdon is £296,016 now in August 2019, according to latest figures from Zoopla. Since May this year, it has fallen 0.93% and since August 2018, it has…


Opal Lettings Guide to Tenant Fees Ban

By Carole C | 5th June 2019

Opal Lettings Guide to Tenant Fees Ban Since last Saturday, 1st June, the Tenant Fees Ban has become law.  In most respects it is a good thing, as some Letting Agents and Landlords have been charging inflated prices for credit checks and inventories. And under the new laws, there is also a limit to the…


Huntingdon and Peterborough Landlords – Section 21 No Fault Evictions are actually Yes Fault Evictions!

By Carole C | 15th May 2019

Huntingdon and Peterborough Landlords – Why did You Serve Your last S21? It is of vital importance that all Huntingdonshire and Peterborough Landlords ask themselves this question and share their answers with!  And sooner rather than later! On 15th April 2019, the Government announced that it was abolishing Section 21, the so-called  ‘no fault’…


A Story of Bargain Hunting in Huntingdon

By Carole C | 12th April 2019

As you may well know, I specialise in managing HMO’s in the Huntingdon to Peterborough corridor. I spotted a house in Huntingdon last September and have followed its progress all the way through since then.  I first viewed it when I attempted to buy it, as I have a Single Let of my own around…


Landlords: High Court Says Right to Rent Scheme Breaches Human Rights

By manager | 6th March 2019

I normally write about the Huntingdon and Peterborough property market, but this issue is a nationwide problem that affects us all. Not exactly breaking news, as it was announced on 1st March. But the best news I have heard all week!  The Right to Rent scheme was introduced in England in 2016 and forces Landlords…


Landlords: Can you Prove It?

By manager | 10th February 2019

If you have never experienced rent arrears, verbally abusive, violent or lying tenants, then you have been incredibly lucky.  Thankfully, the vast majority of tenants are excellent customers and a good working relationship is enjoyed by Landlords and tenants alike. Most of us Landlords have experienced all of the above – and more than once. …


Opal Lettings asks, How Safe is Your Rented House?

By manager | 10th January 2019

As it’s Spring clean time of year, Opal Lettings have listed a few areas of compliance that you need to address if you have a rented property or are considering renting out a property. Not only do you need an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate), it now needs to be above the E rating since April…


Huntingdonshire Housing 2019 Trends?

By Carole C | 14th December 2018

  What does 2019 hold for Huntingdonshire Housing?  Are prices likely to rise or fall?  What is in store for the local rental market?  Will Brexit have much of an effect? At Opal Lettings Ltd, we would like to start by wishing all of our Tenants, Landlords and Clients a Merry Christmas and Prosperous New…



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