Hanover Homes – Office Re Opening

We will be looking to open the office from Monday 18th May 2020. Following government guidelines, there will be changes to the way we work. Our office will not be open to the public, as it is not safe to do so in consideration of the size of our premises. However once additional measures are…

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Covid Brighton and Hove – Help Directory

Coronavirus help directory Community Works have now launched Covid Brighton & Hove, a coronavirus help directory. It details the support available for residents in the city with everything from food and shopping, to money advice and loneliness. It lists helpful links and phone numbers for all residents, and connects those who are most in need to…

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Guide for Buyers and Sellers during Coronavirus

It is a very difficult and frustrating time at the moment especially as the property market has pretty much ground to a halt.  As of 26 March, Government issued advice specifically for those involved in residential property transactions. The advice states that there is no need for anyone to pull out of any transactions however…

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Landlord information during Covid – 19

ARLA Propertymark’s Chief Executive Mark Cox has recorded a series of videos on a range of topics that will be useful for all Landlords during the Covid-19 outbreak. The topics cover everything from maintenance and repairs to the ban on evictions. If you would like to view these videos, please got to: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXoQvbYfv4ImnlRSCGjkigsP-7S2OWpB6    

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Changes to Eviction Laws

On 25th March 2020 the Govenrment passed the Coronavirus Act providing additional powers during the coronavirus outbreak.  One of these new measures included the suspension of new evictions from private rented accommodation while the national crisis is taking place. If you would like more information on this please go to: https://www.arla.co.uk/news/march-2020/coronavirus-act-changes-eviction-rules/  

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FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR RENTERS DURING COVID-19

During these difficult times the government has made extra provisions for renters who may be finding it hard because they cannot work during the lockdown. If you would like more information on the support you can obtain please go to https://www.propertymark.co.uk/advice-and-guides/coronavirus-covid-19/financial-support-for-renters/  

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Coronavirus – Hanover Homes update

Due to current circumstances and following Government guidelines, we have taken the informed decision to close the office and work from home until further notice.  We believe that this is in the best interest of our clients, employees and families.   We are still available to discuss any matters that you may have, so please…

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The Ban on Tenant Fees

The Tenant Fees Act came into force on 1 June 2019, banning all tenant fees charged by agents and landlords except ‘permitted’ fees including rent, security deposits, holding deposits, early termination and some default fees. TENANT FEES ACT The Tenant Fees Act sets out the Government’s approach to banning letting fees for tenants. The key measures…

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