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Market trends, transactions and news stories from across the business.

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The Road to Debt Recovery for Lenders and Borrowers

Lenders ought to be aware of and start thinking about their potential steps to recover a loan.

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Residential Eviction Restrictions Extended Until 31st May

For the most part, landlords and managing agents now must serve 6 months' notice before gaining possession of a residential property.

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Commercial Agency Transactions & Trends - Industrial, Office & Retail


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For Us, It's Business As Usual


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Extension of Stay to Existing and New Possession

On Friday 21 August, it was announced that the ban on possession proceedings has been extended to 20 September 2020.

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Summer Economic Update - Stamp Duty Holiday

As was widely expected, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced changes to stamp duty in Wednesday’s summer economic update, to help cut the costs of anyone buying a home in addition to...

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A reminder of the management and occupiers’ liability of empty properties

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many properties have become partially or fully unoccupied, which presents a number of challenges for landlords, making it essential to ensure that assets are protected during this time.

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New Code of Practice for commercial property relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic

On 19th June 2020, the government introduced a new code of practice designed to provide clarity and reassurance to help support landlords and tenants affected by the crisis with the...

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27 May Property Auction Results

Overall, the sale raised in excess of £8.33m with a 92% success rate, our best results so far this year.

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Valuation Services & Planning for Next Steps

In uncertain times, property owners need professional advice more than ever to ensure the value of their investment is maintained, and where possible, enhanced.

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Development Consultancy & Affordable Housing Inspection Protocols

In uncertain times, property owners need professional advice more than ever to ensure the value of their investment is maintained, and where possible, enhanced.

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Development Consultancy: Post-Lockdown & the New Build Residential Market

Two frequent questions we have had since lockdown started are, "Are you able to help, and how is the market?"

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How to reopen your building after lockdown - brief guide for Landlords

Managing the process of reopening a building is a new experience for many, including landlords and occupiers. So we have prepared a short guide to help consider what needs to be done before welcoming tenants or staff back to their buildings and workplaces.

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London Retail Agency Trends

Our retail agents have summarised their most prominent findings as London has entered lockdown. Here are some of the top takeaways from the last few weeks, and we will keep you updated as things begin to shift further and what it is translating to for retail properties currently on the market.

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Receivership: Open Market Sale Not Required?

In brief, a Judge was found able to order a sale of trust land at a price that he fixed, without testing the price by exposure to the market.

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Commercial Agency - Open for Viewings

You will have seen in the press that the Government has announced estate agents are allowed back to work with immediate effect.

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London Office Agency Lockdown Trends

A few trends have emerged over the last seven weeks, and our office agency team summarise below some of the key trends from the enquiries and feedback we have received...

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Commercial Agency Activity & Post-Lockdown Planning

As with the rush into lockdown during late March, we are aware that returning to the workplace and conducting some aspects of our business will have its challenges but we are well placed to tackle this, looking forward to ‘being back’ and to continuing to work with you.

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Industrial & Logistics Agency Trends

A few trends have emerged over the last seven weeks and our industrial agents have summarised their most prominent findings since the UK has entered lockdown.


7th April Property Auction Results

As a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the auction took place remotely, Strettons first-ever auction to be solely live-streamed on the internet with online, proxy and telephone bids taking place.

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Steps Lenders Can Take During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a testing time for the property and lending industry and one of Strettons Registered Property Receivers, Paul Joseph has set out a few thoughts.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Service Continuity Plans

In response to recent events, we want to let our clients and community know that we have business continuity measures in place to ensure our services are uninterrupted as our...