Property News, Insights & Opinions

Landlord Update: New Legislation to Take Effect Soon. Act Now!

June, 19 2017

Some of you may be aware of the upcoming changes regarding energy efficiency ratings on rental properties. New legislation requires that rental properties meet Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES), whereby the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of rental properties must have a minimum rating of E. There are 2 dates to bear in mind with this, which are as follows:

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4 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Property Valued

May, 9 2017

A property valuation from Jones Robinson will provide you with an expert, qualified opinion on the value of your home. We strongly recommend getting a valuation any time you buy or sell, as it allows you not only to gauge an ideal price, but also to fully understand what’s happening in the current market and where your property stands.

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Pedal power in our office – cycling to raise funds for The Rosemary Appeal

March, 29 2017

Since becoming a major sponsor for The Rosemary Appeal a few weeks ago, our Jones Robinson task force has enjoyed an exciting time of planning and organising a number of fundraising events, the first of which is happening on Friday April 7th. From noon, we will be holding a static cycle challenge in our office, where we aim to cycle 650km (approx. 404 miles) in 24 hours! Most of our staff will be getting involved by taking turns throughout the day and night to ride shifts on the bike.

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Get your garden ship shape before you sell

March, 23 2017

Spring is finally upon us! If you’re thinking of selling your property, now is the time to consider the exteriors of your home and particularly your garden. With the days getting brighter and longer, potential buyers will pay more attention to your garden, so cast your eye around to check for issues caused by Storm Doris or any other adverse weather conditions.

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Join us in helping The Rosemary Appeal for a new dialysis and cancer care centre

February, 20 2017
West Berkshire Hospital

Jones Robinson has announced its main charitable involvement for 2017, becoming a major sponsor of The Rosemary Appeal – a fundraising initiative set up to raise money for a new cancer and dialysis centre at the West Berkshire Community Hospital.

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Going it alone as a landlord? Read on to find out how we can help you save money

January, 5 2017
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A recent survey compiled by insurance firm Endsleigh suggests you can save almost £2,000 a year by working with a letting agent.

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What’s the secret to our success? Our people.

December, 21 2016

When you’ve made the decision to buy, sell, rent, or invest in property, what counts most when choosing a good estate or letting agent?

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Preparing Your Home for Christmas: Simple Home Decor Tips

December, 14 2016

December is upon us and Christmas is rapidly approaching! If you’re yet to dust off your decorations, or better still are looking to give your home a more personal touch this Christmas, we’ve got a selection of ideas to get every room in your house in the festive spirit.

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Christmas Shopping in Newbury

November, 30 2016

Wondering where to Christmas shop this year? If you've recently moved to Newbury and are unsure of where to go,Jones Robinson Estate Agents have put together this handy shopping guide.

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Tougher Penalties for Landlords and Agents Not Following the Right to Rent Legislation

November, 14 2016

Find out about the impending changes to the Right to Rent checks which will come into force in December 2016, bringing in harsher penalties for those flouting the law.

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How Did Brexit Affect the West Berkshire Property Market?

November, 3 2016

Our Sales Director, Charles Robinson provides insight into the West Berkshire property market post-Brexit.

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