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Welcome to the Hawes & Co blog. Here we share property news, and informative articles as well as the latest community news from our branches.

Lettings agent signing documents
September 30th 2021
Section 21 notice periods are changing on 1st October. Find out more 
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Meet the team - Miranda Verschoyle - Head of Accounts & Property Management
June 14th 2021
Miranda has been with Hawes & Co. since 1991 and now heads up the Property Management and Lettings side of Hawes & Co. Find out a little more about Mrianda and her role in this introductory meet-the-team feature.
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Focus on legislation - changes impacting landlords in 2021
May 27th 2021
There are numerous changes affecting landlords in 2021. Our helpful guide focuses on some key legislation updates that landlords need to be aware of.
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Renters' Reform Bill - how will it affect landlords?
May 27th 2021
The Queen's Speech on 11th May confirmed that the Renters' Reform Bill is back on the agenda for 2021, with the response to the 2019 proposals now expected in the autumn, when the government will outline its reform package for the PRS. Read on to find out more about some of the fairly significant proposed changes.
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Financial Focus for landlords in 2021
May 27th 2021
There are numerous changes affecting landlords in 2021. Our helpful guide focuses on five key financial pointers that landlords need to be aware of.
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Buyers to benefit from 5% deposit scheme
March 4th 2021
Great news for buyers with the introduction of a 5% mortgage deposit scheme, offering a 95% mortgage loan on properties valued up to £600,000.
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Highest level of sales in January
February 28th 2021
One in eight households (12%) in Great Britain had no access to a private or shared garden during the coronavirus lockdown.    
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Lady with a cat and dog
February 8th 2021
Good news for tenants renting in England with pets
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First time buyers
October 14th 2020
Thinking of buying your first home? Check out our blog for a step-by-step guide of what to expect throughout the process. 
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5 year electrical testing
July 1st 2020
New 5 yearly electrical checks come into force in England today - 1st July. Read more about what that means for Landlords.
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Kingston 'Street champs'
June 1st 2020
Hawes & Co are delighted to be able to help Kingston ‘Street Champs' foodbank Find out more about this great scheme and how you can help. 
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Dog and cat in a pet-friendly home
May 27th 2020
Under the new Government Model Tenancy Agreement announced in January 2021, landlords will no longer be able to issue blanket bans on pets, with objections made only where there is good reason...
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