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Why Section 3 and 48 Notices Matter

As a landlord or tenant in the UK, navigating the legalities of your tenancy can sometimes feel like wading through a sea of paperwork. Two particularly important notices you might encounter are the Section 3 Notice and the Section 48 Notice. We explain what these are, why they are so important and how we can help you with them.
Published by on 10 Jun 2024 11:45

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Pets and Lets Under the Renters Reform Bill

The Renters Reform Bill in the UK, currently making its way through parliament, aims to make things easier for tenants with pets. We take a look at what this means for responsible pet owners and landlords alike.
Published by on 22 Feb 2024 09:40

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Living in the Baltic: 49 Hurst Street

49 Hurst Street is one of the most-sought after addresses in the Baltic Triangle. From townhouses to apartments with views, we explore this development a little more!
Published by on 22 Jan 2024 12:15

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The Baltic Triangle: A Cool Neighbourhood

According to Time Out magazine, the Baltic Triangle is one of the 11th coolest neighbourhoods to live in the world. We take a look at why people are falling over themselves to live here.
Published by on 22 Jan 2024 11:11

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Long Term Rentals v Holiday Lets

Holiday rentals are very on trend right now, but they may not be the safest option for landlords. We take a look at the benefits of the long-term rental rather than the holiday let.
Published by on 16 Jan 2024 09:27

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Review of the 2023 Property Market

2023 has been a year of ups and downs for property investors and landlords, but thankfully as the year draws to a close, the economic backdrop is slowly and steadily uplifting. Read our overview of 2023.
Published by on 20 Dec 2023 11:16

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Sending hope instead of cards

This Christmas, at LPS, we have decided to send hope instead of Christmas Cards, spreading love across our City with An Hour for Others.
Published by on 18 Dec 2023 11:41

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Read our Latest Lifestyle Magazine

Read the final edition of our Lifestyle Magazine for 2023, featuring the winter trends and tips for saving money on your bills this winter.
Published by on 15 Dec 2023 13:12

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Christmas Opening Hours

Find out what days we will be open over the Christmas holidays and how we' will be ensuring repairs continue to be carried out.
Published by on 15 Dec 2023 12:28

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LPS Supports Local Sports Team

LPS was delighted to support local sports team Liverpool John Mitchels GAA for their underage presentation ceremony for the 2023 season
Published by on 13 Nov 2023 13:04

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EPC Upgrade Deadline Scrapped

With the news that Rishi Sunak has scrapped the deadline for EPC upgrade, we give our opinion on what that could mean for the rental industry.
Published by on 21 Sep 2023 13:39

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Autumn Market Overview

A growing realism in the sales market is seeing house prices starting to come down, but there is little change in the rental market with a continuing inbalance in supply and demand and high rental prices.
Published by on 20 Sep 2023 11:27

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Landlord Licencing Completed

As we completed the Landlord Licensing applications, the inspections get underway!
Published by on 19 Sep 2023 12:53

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Working with Landlords at Parliament Residence

We have recently taken on the management of a number of properties in Baltic Triangle residential development Parliament Residence, thanks to a referral from a happy client. Read how we are getting on.
Published by on 19 Sep 2023 11:35

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Joining forces with Wagamamas

Our ‘Welcome to Your New Home" Boxes have gone down a storm with tenants and buyers and they’re about to receive even more love thanks to our brand new collaboration with Wagamama Liverpool One! Find out more....
Published by on 09 Aug 2023 11:08

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A changing trend in Property Searches

With the demand for rental property so high, we’ve noticed changes in the trends for how people are searching and applying for properties. Our marketing lead Jane Gervin looks at what is happening in the market.
Published by on 09 Jun 2023 11:03

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Fancy reducing your Management Fee?

The sun is shining, we're feeling happy and we're offering discounted management fees to any landlords that give us a referall.
Published by on 08 Jun 2023 09:53

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The Fall of the Online Agent

The sale of Purplebricks for just £1 has been a major blow to the online estate agency sector. In our opinion piece, we look at what went wrong with the online agency and what the future could hold.
Published by on 06 Jun 2023 11:48

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The latest on Landlord Licensing

We are well underway with stage 2 of Project Landlord Licensing and wanted to give you a quick update.
Published by on 23 May 2023 10:44

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The New Renters Reform Bill

We give you the facts and our thoughts on the long-awaited Renters Reform Bill and what it could mean for our landlords and tenants.
Published by on 23 May 2023 09:34

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Speculating to Accumulate in PRS

The standard of homes in the Private Rental Sector has improved significantly over the past 15 years, with landlords realising the better quality homes are renting out for more money and attracting considerate tenants. Find out what the latest information shows us.
Published by on 22 Mar 2023 11:00

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Womens Day Awesome Foursome

To celebrate International Womens Day, we're giving a shout out to the awesome foursome - the amazing women who work at LPS!
Published by on 08 Mar 2023 13:31

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Welcome Packs for Movers

We are a kind bunch here at LPS which is why we are giving handy Welcome Packs to anyone who rents or buys a property from us. Find out more.
Published by on 09 Feb 2023 12:57

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Winter Housing Market Update now available

Our Winter Housing Update is now available and it reveals house prices in Liverpool are up 13.7%. Read it to find out what else is happening in the National and Local Housing Market.
Published by on 13 Dec 2022 11:44

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LPS partner with Gallagher for Landlord Insurance

LPS has partnered with the UK's leading insurance firm Gallagher to offer peace of mind and protection for landlords. Find out more....
Published by on 07 Dec 2022 10:31

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Aladdin Winner Announced

We recently ran a competition for one lucky family to win tickets to watch Aladdin at the M&S Bank Arena. The results are in....
Published by on 07 Dec 2022 09:56

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Win tickets to watch Aladdin at M&S Arena

Enter our competition to be in with a chance of winning tickets to watch Aladdin at the Echo Arena this Christmas
Published by on 15 Nov 2022 11:34

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Update on Right to Rent

The way that Right to Rent checks are conducted has changed, but at LPS we have got you covered.
Published by on 06 Oct 2022 12:23

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Landlord legislation is changing again

There has been a revision to the smoke and carbon monoxide alarm regulations in England that will take effect from October 1st which all landlords will need to comply with. Here is what you need to know....
Published by on 14 Sep 2022 14:04

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Update on our Landlord Licence Journey

Here is a quick update on where we are up to with the landlord licence applications.
Published by on 20 Jul 2022 16:02

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You have helped support our Community

For the last eighteen months, with your help, we’ve been supporting the amazing local charity An Hour for Others and we wanted to give you a quick update on what we have achieved together.
Published by on 20 Jul 2022 14:27

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Rents at an all time high

Inbalance between supply and demand of rental properties has seen average asking rents in Liverpool hit another record. We bring you the latest figures.
Published by on 20 Jul 2022 11:05

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Working our way through Landlord Licensing

Our team is currently working its way through the landlord licensing applications so we can ensure all landlords get the early bird discount. Get the latest here....
Published by on 25 May 2022 13:51

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Why Investors are flocking to Liverpool

Liverpool has fast become the hot spot city for property investors and homebuyers alike. Property price growth over the last year is higher in Liverpool than any other UK City and rental growth is also on the up with some reports saying rents in the city are rising at double the rate of the UK average.
Published by on 04 May 2022 11:12

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Sales and Lettings Negotiator Position

We’re looking for a sales and lettings negotiator to join our busy team in our lovely new office in Liverpool City Centre. Click to find out how to apply.
Published by on 23 Mar 2022 10:25

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Update on Liverpool Landlord Licensing

Whether we like it or not, the Landlord Licensing Scheme is returning to Liverpool on 1 April 2022. The Council have this week revealed the plan behind the scheme, including the costs, areas affected and licence conditions. LPS Director Joe Gervin has put together a quick video to provide further detail and give his input on the scheme.
Published by on 10 Mar 2022 15:35

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Discount for Tenants Using Eco-Firm Refill Cycle

Want to save yourself time whilst saving the planet? We have teamed up with eco-company The Refill Cycle so anyone renting with LPS can get money-off their first order of refillable Beauty and Home Care products!
Published by on 08 Mar 2022 09:56

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Celebrating an Award Win with our Guild Colleagues

We are proud members of The Guild of Property Professionals and at the end of last year we were voted the Best Agency Network. Find out what this means for us and for our clients.
Published by on 16 Feb 2022 11:45

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Green landlords racing ahead in the rental game

The EPC rating of a property is high on the agenda of todays eco-minded tenants which means some landlords are having to think about ways they can make their rental properties greener. We look at actions landlords can take to climb the EPC ladder.
Published by on 27 Jan 2022 13:09

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Faster Repairs with FixFlo

FixFlo, our fantastic digital system for reporting repairs and managing maintenance, has been given an upgrade and is working better than ever for our occupiers, contractors and landlords. Read all about it here.
Published by on 20 Jan 2022 11:50

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Liverpool Landlord Licensing Scheme gets approval

Last Friday, the Government approved a Landlord Licensing scheme. It will cover around 80 per cent of privately rented properties in Liverpool and will be implemented in April 2022. You can read more about the scheme here and find out our opinion.
Published by on 06 Dec 2021 10:17

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Our Winter Market Report is Now Out!

Our Winter Market Report is now out! Our Winter Market Report is out! With sales volumes in 2021 on the cusp of eclipsing 2007, it’s been a busy year for home buyers and home movers in the UK. The year has seen the average price of a property in Liverpool rise by 14.7%, compared to a UK average of 11.6%. Read the full story.
Published by on 03 Dec 2021 09:52

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Rents rise by 6.1pc but remain affordable

Rents in Liverpool have risen by 6.1% over the past year, according to Zoopla, but thankfully the city remains one of the most affordable places to rent in the UK. We spoke to our Director Joe Gervin to get his thoughts on what is happening in the rental market.
Published by on 19 Nov 2021 11:48

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LPS Real Estate Acquires Maison Lettings

LPS has beaten off the corporates to acquire Maison Lettings in a strategic move that will support the growth of its lettings and management operation. Read the full story.
Published by on 19 Oct 2021 13:38

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Tenant Guide to Winter-Proofing

Autumn is here and there is a chill in the air which means it is time to start getting your home ready for the winter ahead. Even if you are living in a rental property, there are still a few checks that you can do now that could save you have to deal with unexpected problems.
Published by on 29 Sep 2021 16:04

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24/7 MyArea making life easier for clients

Being a client of LPS means you get 24/7 access to real-time information about your properties. Find out more about how it works and how it is benefiting our clients.
Published by on 15 Sep 2021 12:46

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LPS Property Market Report_Autumn 2021

Read the Autumn Property Market Report to discover the key trends in the National and Local Housing Market.
Published by on 14 Sep 2021 14:43

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Read the September Edition of our Life Magazine

The September edition of our Life Magazine is now ready to read online. Featuring some of the UKs best foodie subscription boxes and tips on how to get your home to flow.
Published by on 14 Sep 2021 13:04

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360 Virtual Tours Added to our Offering

Our Virtual Videos proved to be so successful during the pandemic that we will be continuing to use them and have even improved the service with the addition of 360 Degree Virtual Tours.
Published by on 04 Aug 2021 12:53

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Read the July Edition of our LPS Life Magazine

The July edition of our Life Magazine is now ready to read online. Featuring the UKs hottest glamping spots, the best vintage furniture finds and what your interior colour scheme says about you!
Published by on 30 Jun 2021 13:44

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LPS Property Market Report_Summer 2021

We will be compiling a Property Market Report each Quarter which will review the key findings in the National and Local Property Market at that time! Introducing our first report for Summer 2021....
Published by on 23 Jun 2021 12:20

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One of the busiest Sales Markets in history

A year ago, the housing market was closed for business, however, now house price growth across the UK is at its strongest level in over 13 years. Our MD Joe Gervin gave us his insight into the property market.
Published by on 23 Jun 2021 11:10

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Which bills will I have to pay as a tenant?

A lot of tenants ask us about bills! They know they are expected to pay their rent each month, but what other bills will they face?
Published by on 02 Jun 2021 12:22

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LPS catch up with An Hour for Others

Our marketing manager Jane Gervin recently caught up with Gill Watkins and Kev Moreland from An Hour For Others to chat about the charity and how businesses like ours are helping make a difference.
Published by on 27 Apr 2021 09:39

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Joe Gervin features in The Liverpool Echo

The Liverpool Echo contacted our MD to get his views on Liverpool’s property market in light of the pandemic. Click to read the article.
Published by on 30 Mar 2021 14:03

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How an increase in CGT could impact the market

LPS MD Joe Gervin spoke to the Property Reporter about the impact a Capital Gains Tax increase could have on the property market. Click to read the article.
Published by on 30 Mar 2021 13:54

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Liverpool voted one of best places to live in NW

Liverpool has been named one of best places to live in the North West of England
Published by on 30 Mar 2021 11:49

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Celebrating our Brand New Website

We have just launched our new website. It is fresh, modern and simple, which is exactly what we wanted!
Published by on 16 Mar 2021 11:24

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LPS Real Estate Gets a New Home

We moved into our new office just over a month ago and we are loving it!
Published by on 09 Mar 2021 15:52

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Reasons why landlords choose LPS

Landlords with portfolios of all different sizes have been choosing us to let and manage their properties for over 15 years now.
Published by on 18 Feb 2021 13:39

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