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Off The Record: A Lifeline For Young People In Bath

As a proudly independent Bath business, Reside has always endeavoured to engage and give back to the local community through a variety of different initiatives. One such commitment is made through our membership of the Bath Percent Club, whose members pledge to contribute a percentage of their profits to local causes. Each year, we ask

5 Reasons To Be Positive About The Rental Market In 2021

 Despite the current lockdown restrictions, we are all eager to find reasons for optimism in the year ahead. The cloud that engulfed 2020 has certainly not given way, but it has perhaps been lanced by some stray rays of sun thanks to the vaccine rollout. Given the current need for positivity, what reasons are

Evictions Ban Extended in England

 UPDATE: On the 14th February, just a week before the revised deadline mentioned in the blog below, Robert Jenrick MP announced a further extension to the evictions ban – until 31st March 2021. All other details in the below post remain accurate at time of writing. The government has announced a further extension to the ban

January 2021 Lockdown: What You Need To Know

January 2021 Lockdown: What You Need To Know

A very happy new year to everyone reading this. Whilst we still hope that 2021 will bring brighter and better times, sadly we find ourselves under national lockdown again. As was the case with the lockdown in November 2020, the government has confirmed that the property market will remain open and that we can continue

How Many Legal Obligations Do Landlords Have?

Do you know how many different laws a landlord must comply with? A recent study by the Residential Landlords Association has revealed the number of different laws that create an obligation on landlords in the private rental sector. Back in 2010, this figure stood at 118, but has since shot up by a staggering 32%

November Lockdown: What You Need To Know

Updated: 4th November 2020 We have received many enquiries over the last few days from landlords and tenants wondering exactly how they will be affected by the second national lockdown in England, which passed through Parliament today. The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) (No. 4) Regulations 2020 specifically states that activities relating to our sector

Covid-19: Landlord Legislation Update

Extended Section 21 Notice Periods The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) has confirmed that it is to extend the evictions ban in England until the 20th of September 2020, and will also introduce six-month long notice periods that will run until the 31st of March 2021. The ban, which was announced in

New Bath Apartments Offer Premier City Centre Living

Space Available in Recently Completed John Street Development Space is now available at a prime location in Bath city centre, offering the conveniences of modern living nestled within the splendour of Georgian architecture. Kingsgate Apartments, 7 John Street, a development by Longacre, contains six apartments, a mixture of one and two bed. The new homes

COVID-19 Update: Back To Work

The New Normal On Wednesday 13th of May, the government removed restrictions on residential lettings and issued strict guidelines, specifying how we can return to work. Safety remains paramount and we have had to radically adapt our methods to ensure that our staff and our customers are safe. The peak of the epidemic may have

Bath in Lockdown

Film maker Jack Fisher’s daily dog walks in Bath have given him the opportunity to capture the city in unrecognisable fashion – deserted pavements, with an almost eerie silence where once there was a familiar bustle. We were bowled over by Jack’s film, which he kindly gave us permission to share on this blog. Bath