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Short term leases Versus long term leases

Thu 10 Aug 2017

We ask the question - what is better for you as a Landlord. A short term or long term lease?

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Pets in lets

Wed 09 Aug 2017

Daryl Tomlinson offers his view on allowing tenants to move in with pets.

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UK Government remains committed to new home buying scheme until 2021

Wed 09 Aug 2017

The Help to Buy equity loan scheme in the UK, which has helped tens of thousands of people to buy a new home, will continue until 2021 it has been confirmed.

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Demand for UK property at a five-year high, says Strutt & Parker

Tue 08 Aug 2017

Strutt & Parker, one of the UK’s largest independent estate agents, has seen demand for property in the UK increase significantly in recent months

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Top tips for first-time buyers moving home

Mon 07 Aug 2017

Katie Cullen from Compare My Move shares her removal tips for first-time buyers to help make the move a more positive experience.

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How to ensure your property transaction doesn't fall through

Fri 04 Aug 2017

Some fall through's are avoidable, though some are preventable, says Sally Fraser of Stacks Property Search

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Coping with base rate rise

Fri 04 Aug 2017

When Bank of England base rate eventually goes up, how will those mortgage borrowers affected cope with higher monthly payments? Bernard Clarke of UK Finance has been looking at the data

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11 million people to downsize their homes within 20 years

Thu 03 Aug 2017

Half of all pensioners are considering moving to smaller properties in a mass ‘exodus’

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Regional house price still on the up

Thu 03 Aug 2017

The UK’s regional cities are continuing to see significant rises in house prices...

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Compromise is key when you're a FTB

Thu 03 Aug 2017

A new report looks at how first-time buyers are increasingly on the move as they seek to get a foothold on the property ladder.

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Online estate agents - pro's and cons

Mon 31 Jul 2017

Useful summary from the Mail Online on the pro's and cons of using an online estate agent.

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House sales UK: The market has 'bounced back' after election-slump claims property expert

Tue 25 Jul 2017

HOUSE SALES in the UK have increased despite Brexit wavering and the General Election bringing uncertainty to the property market. House prices are on the rise, and house prices are increasing in 2017 across the UK.

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Remortgaging most active sector of mortgage market in June

Mon 24 Jul 2017

A third of property valuations came from owner occupiers or landlords remortgaging in June, research from Connells Survey & Valuation has shown.

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Forget the lattes and avocado on toast – millennials are saving for their futures

Fri 21 Jul 2017

Six in 10 18-34 year olds believe their financial prospects are better or the same as their parents.

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Average house price 'set to jump by almost half to £300,000 by 2025' says new report that defies suggestions of a prost-Brexit slump

Tue 18 Jul 2017

Value of typical home in the UK set to jump from £212,000 to £302,000 by 2025

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Mortgage rates: Home buyers urged to switch to record low loans 'before it's too late'

Wed 12 Jul 2017

Home buyers have been urged to take advantage of new lowest ever mortgage rates amid increased expectations that the Bank of England could soon hike the cost of borrowing.

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Millennials look to be smart with their mortgages

Wed 05 Jul 2017

92% of 18-34 year olds have a repayment mortgage deal, according to research from L&C Mortgages.

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Rents stable despite election

Fri 30 Jun 2017

Average rent across England and Wales stood at £814 in May with yields stable 4.4%, according to the Your Move England & Wales Buy to Let Index.

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Buy-to-let mortgage rates and fees falling

Wed 28 Jun 2017

Buy to let mortgage rates and fees seem to be falling, as two of the larger high street banks launch new ranges with lower mortgage rates or fees on both buy to let and residential loans.

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Buying property is best investment most of us can ever make - just ask retirees

Fri 23 Jun 2017

If you want to build your wealth in the short-term, the easiest way to do so is by saving more money.

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Over a quarter of a million new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Over 285,000 homeowners, including 240,000 first time buyers, have been supported by the government's Help to Buy schemes.

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One year on: Buyers and sellers undeterred by 'Brexit scaremongering'

Fri 23 Jun 2017

It has been exactly one year since Britain voted to leave the European Union by 52% to 48%, and while the government now gets on with negotiating Brexit, many purchasers and vendors are pressing ahead with buying and selling property, according to...

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Save on tax: 10 ways to potentially cut what you pay to HMRC

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Very few of us enjoy filling in a tax return. But here are a few suggestions put forward by London based estate agents Portico and seasoned landlord Richard Blanco on ways that you could potentially reduce what you owe the tax man.

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Life after Help to Buy

Fri 23 Jun 2017

Mark Gee, director of Premier Choice Mortgages, explains how first-time buyers can get on the property ladder with just a 5% deposit, even though the government’s Help to Buy Mortgage Guarantee scheme has ended.

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May sees upturn in rental market

Thu 22 Jun 2017

There was an improvement in rental market activity during May, putting an end to concerns regarding a slowdown in the buy to let sector.

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North of England offers best efficiency for buy to let landlords

Mon 19 Jun 2017

New research confirms that the Northern half of England offers the best investment for buy to let landlords due to a combination of affordable prices and rental return.

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Great news for first-time buyers as choice of 95% mortgage deals soars

Fri 16 Jun 2017

First-time buyers now have the largest choice of mortgages for them for over ten years...

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Mortgage approvals have INCREASED...especially for first time buyers

Mon 05 Jun 2017

Successful mortgage applications are on the up as approvals have increased, with first-time buyer approvals getting them on the housing ladder.

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First-time buyer completion rate up to 67%

Fri 02 Jun 2017

Two thirds (67%) of first-time buyer applications reached completion in the first quarter of 2017, Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association research has revealed.

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Sharp rise in the number of first time buy-to-let investors

Thu 01 Jun 2017

There has been a significant increase in the number of people investing in the buy-to-let sector for the first time over the past year, despite various tax changes, tougher mortgage lending conditions, as well as political and economic uncertainty...

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Would be UK first time buyers seriously underestimate their mortgage costs

Tue 30 May 2017

Aspiring first time buyers in the UK expect to spend between £100,000 and £150,000 on their first home but they seriously underestimate how much their mortgage repayments will be, new research has found.

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First-time buyer and remortgage lending set to 'maintain momentum'

Thu 25 May 2017

The recent rise in the level of both first-time buyer and remortgage lending is expected to ‘maintain momentum’ thanks to the ‘very attractive deals’ currently available, according to a leading mortgage expert.

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UK house prices: Housing market remains steady ahead of the General Election

Thu 25 May 2017

The UK housing market remained steady in April despite the news of a snap election in June and "ongoing uncertainty around Brexit", according to data from the Mortgage Advice Bureau.

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Don't put off house sale until after the election: Estate agents insist spring is still the best time to sell

Wed 24 May 2017

Sellers should not delay putting their homes on the market until after the General Election, experts say.

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Buy-to-let investment tips

Wed 24 May 2017

Daryl Tomlinson, our Head of Lettings, gives his top five tips on buy-to-let

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Are you an overseas landlord?

Fri 28 Apr 2017

Are you an overseas landlord based overseas? Then you should read this.

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Permissions for new homes rising in UK, but they won’t be built for three to four years

Wed 26 Apr 2017

The number of permissions granted for new homes in the UK is increasing which should translate into more homes being completed in three to four years’ time but the number of sites is falling, the latest analysis shows.

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UK rental rates rising slowly

Mon 24 Apr 2017

Rental rates in the UK continued to rise in March on a year to year basis, reaching a UK average rental rate of £904 per month.

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Britain's property market booming as house prices hit record highs

Mon 24 Apr 2017

Britain's property market is booming with house prices hitting a record high – and sales at their highest level for a decade, figures show today.

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Win a £50 Homebase voucher with our bank holiday giveaway

Fri 21 Apr 2017

Enter our bank holiday giveaway to be in with a chance of winning a £50 Homebase voucher!

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DIY tips to make buyers take notice of your home

Fri 21 Apr 2017

If you are trying to sell, follow our low cost, easy DIY tips that will make buyers take notice of your home.

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Annual house prices up just 3.3% in England and Wales says agency

Tue 18 Apr 2017

Your Move’s latest house price index shows that the average house price in England and Wales is now £301,278 after a slowing 3.3 per cent increase in 12 months.

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What do you do if you want to get out of Help to Buy?

Tue 18 Apr 2017

What do you do if you want to get out of Help to Buy? If you got a leg-up to buy a brand new home, here's how to sell or remortgage

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Official figures show house prices have risen by 6% in Wirral

Thu 13 Apr 2017

Wirral house prices have risen by 6% in the last year adding around £9,000 to the cost of buying a home.

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Agency says buy to let returns at record high, despite tax changes

Thu 13 Apr 2017

Private landlords’ net income has risen 39 per cent in the last five years, jumping from £10.8 billion to £15 billion calculates the letting agency ludlowthompson.

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Easter opening hours 2017

Wed 12 Apr 2017

Take a look at our opening hours over the Easter holiday break.

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UK home owners are ‘losing’ millions by not checking their mortgage deal

Wed 22 Mar 2017

Some £2.78 billion is wasted each year in the UK by 1.1million households sitting on the wrong mortgage deal, new research suggests.

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Generosity of Wirral people helping to make sure Thurstaston Common can be enjoyed by everyone

Tue 21 Mar 2017

Read about the improvements made to Thurstaston Common thanks to the generosity of Wirral people with our National Trust bag for life campaign

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UK home asking prices rise 1.3% on-month in March, says Rightmove

Mon 20 Mar 2017

Prices sought by sellers of UK homes rose 1.3% month-on-month in March 2017, according to the latest house price index published on Monday (20 March) by Rightmove, the UK online real estate portal and property website.

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You could win a FREE National Trust family prize package

Fri 17 Mar 2017

Enjoy spring with our National Trust family prize package.

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2017 equity release to eclipse previous year?

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Latest data compiled by Responsible Equity Release indicates that more homeowners than ever are taking advantage of the equity in their properties according to figures.

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Buyer surge sees 11 house hunters per property

Mon 27 Feb 2017

According to the latest data from the National Association of Estate Agents, the number of properties available to buy in January was the lowest since July last year.

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Increase in long-term rentals

Tue 21 Feb 2017

Four in 10 people who rent a home expect to be renting a property for up to a decade; an attractive proposition for buy-to-let landlords.

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It's still a great time to invest!

Tue 21 Feb 2017

Daryl tackles a few questions we are often asked about investing in a buy-to-let property.

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Crisis? What crisis? Mortgage arrears plunge to 35-year low

Fri 10 Feb 2017

The number of properties taken into possession last year declined by almost 25 per cent and has hit the lowest level in 35 years.

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Good news on BTL mortgages - some now at record low cost

Fri 10 Feb 2017

Despite the challenges faced by the buy to let sector, mortgage companies are fighting hard for business - and two and three year fixed rate products are now at record low costs.

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Why buy to let is still the best form of investment

Mon 30 Jan 2017

2016 was quite a year for the property market. Despite some uncertainty, the market has proven to be resilient with sales figures and house prices still on the rise.

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Cost of home insurance falls over the last year

Wed 25 Jan 2017

While family bills for fuel, car insurance and train fares are busting inflation, the cost of home insurance has fallen over the past year according to the AA.

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Record numbers acquiring their first home

Wed 25 Jan 2017

There has been a surge in the number of first-time buyers cashing in on low cost mortgages and stalling property price growth to get a foot on the housing ladder, according to the latest monthly report from the National Association of Estate Agent...

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UK average house prices hit £218,000

Thu 19 Jan 2017

House prices in the UK have continued to rise steadily, increasing annually by 6.7% in the year to November 2016, with the average house now costing £217,928.

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First-time buyer market surges 26% in 2016

Tue 17 Jan 2017

Housing market activity in December rose by 8% on an annual basis and has surged by 40% compared to December 2014, according to Connells Survey & Valuation data.

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Want to win a one month family pass for Total Fitness Prenton?

Fri 06 Jan 2017

Get you and your family fit and active this year with our fantastic competition.

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Introducing our new look lettings team!

Wed 21 Dec 2016

We are delighted to announce the merger of our Heswall and West Kirby Lettings teams into one central hub.

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Children's toy appeal reaches record donations

Wed 21 Dec 2016

Once again Karl Tatler branches have been inundated with presents donated by members of the public and staff for the Mission Christmas charity appeal.

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Karl Tatler retains gold title at national awards

Fri 16 Dec 2016

Karl Tatler Estate Agents has been honoured with a trio of awards, including a coveted gold title for the third year running.

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Read the judges comments from our Estate Agency of the Year awards 2016 success

Wed 07 Dec 2016

We achieved great success at the Estate Agency of the Year awards 2016. Read what the judges think of us here.

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Frequently asked questions for Lettings

Tue 06 Dec 2016

Our West Kirby Branch Manager, Daryl Tomlinson, answers some of your Lettings based FAQs.

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Costs to consider when selling your home

Tue 06 Dec 2016

This overview will help you know what to expect when it comes to costs involved with selling your home for the first time.

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See our opening hours for this Christmas

Tue 15 Nov 2016

It's that time of year again! See what dates and times are offices are open over Christmas.

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Christmas present mission for Karl Tatler & Radio City's Cash for Kids

Fri 11 Nov 2016

Radio City’s Cash for Kids have launched their annual Christmas present appeal and once again Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings is getting involved.

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Buy-to-let still booming

Thu 03 Nov 2016

New tax changes have not curbed buy to let spending, with a quarter of properties purchased over the summer as a buy to let investment or second home.

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What is an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?

Tue 01 Nov 2016

An Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement is the most frequently used tenancy agreement in the letting of residential properties. This type of agreement is also referred to as an "AST" or "Shorthold Tenancy".

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The importance of an inventory

Tue 01 Nov 2016

There is a common misconception with inventories, where most landlords think they only need to be carried out on furnished properties.

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Business as usual for post Brexit landlords

Mon 24 Oct 2016

A new survey conducted by Simple Landlords Insurance has found that despite the recent raft of political changes, it's business as usual for the majority of UK landlords.

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Buy-to-let activity surges in UK

Tue 13 Sep 2016

Buy-to-let activity surged in the UK at the end of the summer.

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A quarter of parents have moved house to be in their desired school catchment area

Mon 12 Sep 2016

More than one in four parents have bought or rented a property in a new area to help secure a school place for their child, new research has revealed.

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UK housing market settles down post-Brexit, says Rics

Thu 08 Sep 2016

Activity in the UK housing market has "settled down" after a Brexit surprise, surveyors say, with sales and prices expected to rise in the coming months.

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Consumer equality for Merseyside renters championed by Experian

Tue 30 Aug 2016

Hundreds of people renting in Merseyside could receive a welcome boost to their credit report, thanks to an Experian initiative implemented by leading lettings agency Karl Tatler.

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82% of Brits delay DIY jobs

Fri 26 Aug 2016

With the August Bank Holiday upon us – a traditional time for many to carry out DIY jobs – a new report has revealed that more than three quarters of us will delay home maintenance jobs for as long as possible.

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Stamp Duty aftershock sparks Q2 completions surge

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Completed conveyancing activity rose by almost a quarter (24%) year-on-year in Q2 as completions were registered following the rush to beat the Stamp Duty changes for buy-to-let properties.

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Mortgage enquiries soar 55% after base rate cut

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Week on week mortgage enquiries have increased by an average of 55% since the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.25% earlier this month, according to deVere Mortgages.

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Industry groups firmly behind call for mandatory Client Money Protection

Fri 26 Aug 2016

Several influential industry bodies have thrown their weight behind a review into whether Client Money Protection should be mandatory for letting agents.

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Are you protected against loss of rent?

Tue 23 Aug 2016

While many private and commercial landlords have ensured they are protected against the risk of void periods, rent arrears and property damage, they may not be covered for ‘loss of rent’...

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Is Brexit turning the UK into a buyers' market?

Thu 18 Aug 2016

With sellers lowering prices to secure deals and agents still reporting strong demand, has the Brexit vote turned the UK into a buyers’ property market?

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UK house price index shows 8.7% increase

Tue 16 Aug 2016

Month-on-month house prices in June rose by 1% compared to May.

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Confidence in the property market remains strong post-Brexit

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Both buyers and sellers are still confident they will be able to negotiate a good deal and that Brexit has not dampened plans to enter the property market

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Number of homeowners moving at highest level in nearly a decade

Mon 15 Aug 2016

The number of people moving house reached its highest level in nearly a decade this year thanks to rising prices and cheap mortgages.

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Base rate cut leads to cheaper variable-rate mortgages

Fri 12 Aug 2016

Following last week's base rate cut from 0.5% to 0.25%, most banks are planning to lower their standard variable mortgage rates.

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Confidence in property market beginning to return after ‘Brexit wobble’ as estate agents report rising prices

Fri 12 Aug 2016

The growth in UK house prices slowed to its lowest level in three years in July, according to the latest survey of estate agents.

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Mortgage arrears drop to record low level

Thu 11 Aug 2016

Low mortgage rates and lender forbearance are helping borrowers stay out of debt and in their homes

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UK home prices fall despite pick-up in sales momentum

Wed 10 Aug 2016

Residential property prices in the UK dipped by 0.9% in July compared with a month earlier, despite a healthy rise in the volume of homes changing hands, fresh data shows.

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UK rental market sees no Brexit effect so far

Tue 26 Jul 2016

The decision by the UK to leave the European Union has not yet affected the country’s private rental market with rents, supply and demand not changing significantly after the vote in June.

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Number of first-time buyers jumps 10%

Mon 25 Jul 2016

The number of first-time buyers jumped 10% in the first six months of the year compared to the same period last year, new figures show.

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Is a 35-year mortgage right for you?

Fri 22 Jul 2016

Michelle Niziol, founder and managing director of Independent Mortgage Solutions, explains why a longer-term mortgage could get you onto the property ladder.

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Local primary school launches safety initiative supported by Karl Tatler

Fri 22 Jul 2016

Brookdale Primary School has launched the kIDpack safety initiative for over 300 pupils, following sponsorship of the scheme by Karl Tatler.

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Taxes and the future of the private rental sector

Thu 21 Jul 2016

With stamp duty increases and further proposed tax hikes, we look at the financial implications for landlords and how the rental market could react.

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Housing market holds steady post referendum

Mon 18 Jul 2016

Initial signs post-Brexit are promising for the housing market.

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Landmark case about tenants' human rights - what does it mean?

Thu 14 Jul 2016

A landmark case has just been decided that tested the boundaries of tenants’ human rights. But what does this mean to landlords?

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Valuation totals grew in June despite market referendum jitters

Tue 12 Jul 2016

The pace of property valuations conducted last month grew on both an annual basis and since the previous month, despite jitters before and after the EU referendum.

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Fifth year exhibiting for Karl Tatler Lettings at the Landlord & Property Show 2016

Wed 06 Jul 2016

The multi award-winning lettings team at Karl Tatler will return to the popular event for the fifth year running.

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The Wirral property market one week post-Brexit

Fri 01 Jul 2016

One week after the UK voted to leave the EU and the Wirral property market is being keenly scrutinised.

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Money expert Martin Lewis on what Brexit means for your personal finances

Mon 27 Jun 2016

Money saving expert Martin Lewis said the EU referendum result would lead to a “very different Britain” but urged people to “work together to ensure it’s for the better.”

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How has the Wirral property market reacted post-Brexit?

Fri 24 Jun 2016

After months of speculation, the votes have been counted and Britain is to leave the EU. But how has the Wirral property market reacted?

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Karl Tatler triumphs as Overall Winner at National Lettings Awards

Wed 15 Jun 2016

Karl Tatler Lettings is celebrating its most successful awards win after being crowned best lettings agency in the UK at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards.

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Read the judges comments from our Lettings Agency of the Year awards success

Mon 13 Jun 2016

The Lettings' Agency of the Year awards 2016 saw us achieve our most successful Lettings awards haul to date. Read why the judges selected us as the best in the UK here.

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World renowned customer service accreditation for Karl Tatler

Wed 08 Jun 2016

Independently owned Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings has achieved 'A Recognised Business of Customer Service Excellence' accreditation.

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Karl Tatler joins forces with National Trust for iconic local landscape

Fri 03 Jun 2016

Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings is joining forces with the National Trust to help protect one of Wirral’s most iconic wild places, Thurstaston Common.

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Want to win a FREE National Trust family prize package?

Fri 03 Jun 2016

Read on for details on how YOU could win this fabulous prize.

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Agent of change reaps rewards

Tue 17 May 2016

We were proud to be “Small Business of the Week” in the Liverpool Echo recently. Read Karl’s interview with Neil Hodgson here.

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Where do we get our data?

Tue 10 May 2016

Karl Tatler sell more properties in Wirral than any other estate agent, but where do we get this data from?

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Download your Wirral Residential Property Market Report here

Tue 03 May 2016

Our Data Analyst Andrew Spink has compiled an exceptional property market report to give you a helpful insight into the market.

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Estate agents report surge in buy-to-let activity

Tue 29 Mar 2016

Estate agents have reported an increase in the number of buy-to-let investors trying to push sales through before the April stamp duty deadline.

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2015 records show Karl Tatler are leading Heswall estate agent

Tue 22 Mar 2016

2015 was an outstanding year for Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings, however, recent figures go some way to explaining just how well we are performing.

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Big rise in mortgage lending on back of more jobs and higher wages

Fri 18 Mar 2016

Data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders shows that gross mortgage lending reached £17.6 billion last month.

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Budget: Stamp duty surcharge confirmed, no buy-to-let bombshells

Thu 17 Mar 2016

In yesterday's budget, the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced a number of measures which will impact the property industry.

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Karl Tatler recruitment drive of top talent

Wed 24 Feb 2016

Award-winning Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings has welcomed three talented professionals to its expanding sales and lettings teams.

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Win a £50 voucher for Gusto restaurant with our Valentine's weekend giveaway

Fri 12 Feb 2016

Don't miss your chance to win a Valentine's treat on us!

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How we supported charities in 2015

Fri 22 Jan 2016

Read our review of the charity work we oversaw in 2015.

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Would you like to win a £50 Cheshire Oaks voucher

Fri 22 Jan 2016

Blow away those January blues with a trip to Cheshire Oaks

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Karl Tatler put their heart & soul into selling your home

Fri 22 Jan 2016

Read a nice insight into why Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings had such a successful 2015.

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Check us out in this week's Wirral News

Wed 13 Jan 2016

Make sure you see us in this week's Wirral News

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Thank you from Mission Christmas

Mon 11 Jan 2016

The team at Mission Christmas were delighted with the efforts of Karl Tatler with the 2015 Mission Christmas campaign.

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Karl Tatler feature in this week's Wirral News

Wed 06 Jan 2016

On the back of our outstanding awards success, we have featured an advertisement in this weeks' Wirral News.

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Our Christmas opening hours

Mon 21 Dec 2015

Our offices are open over Christmas so you know when to find us over the Festive period.

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Read the judges comments from our Estate Agency of the Year awards success

Mon 14 Dec 2015

We achieved phenomenal success at the recent Estate Agency of the Year awards. Read why the judges selected us as the best in the UK.

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Win a Whitmore & White champagne hamper with our celebration giveaway

Fri 11 Dec 2015

Celebrate with us! We are very proud to have been voted as the ‘Overall Winner of the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2015’ – and here’s your chance to join in the celebrations by winning a luxury, champagne hamper.

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Karl Tatler on a Christmas Mission with Radio City's Cash for Kids

Wed 09 Dec 2015

Radio City’s Cash for Kids launched this year’s Mission Christmas toy appeal (17th November) and Wirral-based Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings got involved.

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Karl Tatler crowned overall winner at national awards

Mon 07 Dec 2015

Wirral-based Karl Tatler Estate Agents has been crowned as the best estate agency in the UK at the national Estate Agency of the Year awards.

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Win a Whitmore & White luxury hamper with our Bag for Life giveaway

Fri 02 Oct 2015

To celebrate the launch of our Karl Tatler Bag for Life we are giving away a Whitmore & White luxury hamper.

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Karl Tatler has it in the bag!

Fri 02 Oct 2015

Wirral based Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings are launching their own bag for life in a bid to help people protect the local environment by reducing their use of plastic bags...

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Our Easter opening hours

Wed 01 Apr 2015

Here's our Easter opening hours and details of our Easter giveaway...

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Want to win a £50 B&Q voucher?

Mon 30 Mar 2015

Enter our prize draw to be in with a chance of winning...

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Optimism returns to UK housing market after mid 2014 dip, says Building Societies Association

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Regardless of potential uncertainties such as the forthcoming general election, optimism has returned to the UK property market after a dip in the middle of 2014, a new survey shows...

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Thinking of selling?

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Follow our low cost, easy DIY tips that will make buyers take notice of your home.

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Not registering to vote could endanger your mortgage approval

Wed 25 Mar 2015

Being on the electoral register gives you more than just the right to vote and it is important for people to know that, Callcredit Information Group says...

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Wirral launches housing licensing scheme

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A scheme to raise standards for privately rented properties in Wirral is to be introduced in parts of Birkenhead and Wallasey...

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Recruitment drive at Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings

Fri 20 Mar 2015

We are now recruiting Property Managers to join our expanding sales and lettings teams.

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Karl Tatler donates computers to African Women's Aid Network

Thu 19 Mar 2015

We made good use of our old I.T. equipment by donating to the African Women's Aid Network...

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Relax...as the Karl Tatler team move quickly to sell your home

Thu 12 Mar 2015

90% of our customers would recommend Karl Tatler to their family and friends

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Buy-to-let market share grows

Wed 11 Mar 2015

New figures publishes by the Bank of England have revealed that lending in the buy-to-let sector is on the up...

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Home Builders Federation urges chancellor to accelerate increase in housing output

Tue 10 Mar 2015

The Home Builders Federation has used its submission to next week’s Budget to request measures to help boost the delivery of much needed housing...

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20pc discount on your first home announced by Prime Minister

Mon 02 Mar 2015

A new scheme offering 100,000 first-time buyers new homes with a 20% discount was announced by the Prime Minister David Cameron today.

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Warm welcome to new recruits in Lettings team

Mon 16 Feb 2015

Two new faces have joined our Lettings department, and they received a surprise welcome to the Karl Tatler family...

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Buy-to-let rates hit lowest ever level

Tue 10 Feb 2015

Buy-to-let rates are following homeowner mortgage trends to their lowest level ever recorded...

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Base rate held at 0.5%

Thu 05 Feb 2015

The Monetary Policy Committee has voted to hold the Bank of England base rate at 0.5% for the 71st consecutive month...

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'Extreme nesting' - would you move house to prepare for your first newborn?

Wed 04 Feb 2015

New research reveals almost a third of mums-to-be redecorate, renovate or even move to get ready for their little arrivals.

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Detached housing makes a comeback

Fri 30 Jan 2015

More detached homes are being built now than at the height of the property boom in 2007, an industry body has reported...

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Good news on mortgage deals for first-time buyers

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Despite rising house prices, the mortgage market has improved considerably over the past 12 months even for those with very small deposits...

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New scheme launched to boost self build in UK

Thu 22 Jan 2015

A new scheme that will enable more people to build or customise their own homes in the UK while also helping local authorities with land to develop has been launched...

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We've made all the right moves to win GOLD

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Karl Tatler Estate Agents beat off stiff competition to win Gold at the national Estate Agency of the Year awards yet again.

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Improved maintenance and repair contact at Karl Tatler Lettings

Fri 09 Jan 2015

We now have a new telephone line for urgent maintenance enquiries

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Help to Buy scheme boosts number of first time buyers

Thu 08 Jan 2015

More than 73,000 borrowers given a helping hand with Government scheme..

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Number of first time buyers in UK rises for third successive year

Tue 06 Jan 2015

The number of first time buyers in the UK increased by more than a fifth in 2014, the third successive annual rise, new data shows...

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Low-cost mortgages available as lenders embark on new price war for 2015

Fri 02 Jan 2015

House hunters will be encouraged by the news that lenders are expected to embark on a mortgage price war as we enter 2015...

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Small minority of UK landlords experienced disputes in 2014

Thu 18 Dec 2014

Over the last 12 months under 10% of UK landlords have experienced a tenant dispute...

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Your monthly Karl Tatler newsletter

Wed 17 Dec 2014

December 2014 edition

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The Council of Mortgage Lenders welcome stamp duty reform

Wed 10 Dec 2014

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has welcomed the reform of stamp duty land tax...

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Karl Tatler scoop gold at 2014 Estate Agency of the Year awards

Mon 08 Dec 2014

Gold award for Karl Tatler Estate Agents...

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Stamp duty - what it means for you and the Wirral property market

Fri 05 Dec 2014

Karl Tatler comments on the Stamp Duty changes and what this really means for Wirral buyers and sellers...

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Government plan to boost affordable house building

Wed 03 Dec 2014

The Government has set out new measures to bring fresh impetus to affordable house building.

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Government to introduce cuts to stamp duty for nearly all home buyers

Wed 03 Dec 2014

Chancellor George Osborne said on Wednesday that he would introduce sweeping cuts to stamp duty for nearly all property purchases...

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National Landlords Association welcomes stamp duty reform

Wed 03 Dec 2014

The National Landlords Association has expressed their support of the stamp duty reform...

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We're open during the Christmas & New Year break

Thu 27 Nov 2014

Here's our opening hours, come in and join us for a mince pie whilst we help with your property needs...

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Karl Tatler property in the Liverpool Echo

Tue 25 Nov 2014

We had a property listing in the Liverpool Echo over the weekend...

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Don't wait until the new year to sell your home

Tue 25 Nov 2014

Have you had your home on the market for a while? There is still a great chance to sell your home before the year draws to a close...

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UK homes worth £5.06 trillion

Mon 24 Nov 2014

The UK's private housing stock is worth £5.06 trillion in total after its value increased by 14% in the last year alone, Halifax has estimated...

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New legislation could cost landlords £3,000

Fri 21 Nov 2014

Landlords are being urged to prepare for the new immigration checks which will affect them from next year...

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Karl Tatler Children in Need fundraising a success

Mon 17 Nov 2014

Our West Kirby sales branch hosted a cake sale for Children in Need and made an excellent contribution for Children in Need...

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Children in Need fundraising at West Kirby sales

Thu 13 Nov 2014

It's that time of year again...and our excellent staff at West Kirby sales are fundraising for Children in Need

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Renewable heating boost for social landlords

Wed 12 Nov 2014

More social landlords and tenants could soon benefit from renewable heating following changes to the government’s support scheme.

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A third of landlords feeling more optimistic

Thu 06 Nov 2014

Landlords are still experiencing high levels of demand during the third quarter.

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Help to buy 'boosting property sales among first time buyers'

Tue 04 Nov 2014

Help to Buy schemes in the UK are attracting strong support, according to new findings.

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Most landlords still unaware of right to rent legislation

Mon 03 Nov 2014

As of December 1st the UK government will introduce legislation that will require all landlords to conduct immigration status checks on all prospective tenants to ensure that they have the right to rent in the UK.

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Homeowners urged to consider insulation

Wed 29 Oct 2014

Homeowners looking for ways to make their properties more efficient and lower their energy costs before winter have been encouraged to consider installing insulation.

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House prices in biggest monthly fall in a year

Tue 28 Oct 2014

House prices in England and Wales fell by 0.2% in September - the biggest monthly fall in nearly a year, according to the Land Registry.

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Paws for thought before moving home with your pet

Tue 21 Oct 2014

For pets, routine is everything so moving home can be as traumatic for them as it can be for you. But there are ways to avoid a critter crisis

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HSBC slashes mortgage rates to 0.99pc

Mon 20 Oct 2014

One of the biggest banks in Britain will cut mortgage rates to an astonishing 0.99 per cent, a record low, igniting a price war that will reduce the cost of home loans by thousands of pounds.

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200,000 new affordable homes provided since April 2010

Fri 17 Oct 2014

More than 200,000 new affordable homes have been provided in England since April 2010, according to new Government figures published yesterday...

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Modern design to our new Prenton office

Thu 16 Oct 2014

Our team is in place at our Prenton estate agents office and are on-hand and ready to help you with buying and selling of East Wirral property...

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Prenton office now open

Mon 13 Oct 2014

Our Prenton estate agents sales office is now open for business

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Householders offered £100m fund for energy saving

Tue 07 Oct 2014

Householders across the UK are to be offered an additional £100 million to fund energy-saving home improvements...

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Prenton office open Monday 13th October

Mon 06 Oct 2014

We are delighted to announce that our latest office in Prenton will open its doors on Monday 13 October...

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Sales team in place for new Prenton office

Mon 22 Sep 2014

Karl Tatler Estate Agents are pleased to announce a brand new sales team ready to move into our new Prenton office...

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Lloyds Bank Makes Mortgage Rate Cuts

Fri 19 Sep 2014

Lloyds Bank has cut rates on a number of mortgages for home movers, first time buyers and remortgage customers.

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CAB Backs 'Long Overdue' Tenant Eviction Bill

Tue 16 Sep 2014

Citizens Advice Bureau welcomes Government support of private members bill giving private tenants greater protection from eviction.

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Government to streamline housebuilding

Mon 15 Sep 2014

Government pledges to save housebuilders and councils £114m per year by streamlining Britain's housebuilding process...

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Employee Promotions at Karl Tatler Estate Agents

Thu 11 Sep 2014

Karl Tatler delighted with the progress and development of his outstanding workforce...

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Recruitment Drive at Karl Tatler Estate Agents

Wed 10 Sep 2014

Opportunity to work with us at our Prenton Estate Agents Branch

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Elements of buy-to-let lending to be regulated with new EU rules

Tue 09 Sep 2014

Surprising Treasury announcement explains part of buy-to-let mortgage market to be regulated to meet EU rules.

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Property Alert service popular in battle against property fraud

Tue 09 Sep 2014

12,000 sign up to Land Registry's Property Alert service...

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Manifesto published by Council of Mortgage Lenders

Mon 08 Sep 2014

Manifesto published by Council of Mortgage Lenders

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NEW Prenton Sales Office Opening Soon…

Tue 26 Aug 2014

We are opening another new Sales Office, this time in Prenton. Read all about it here...

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Tatler goes pink for Race for Life

Sun 27 Jul 2014

A team of ladies from Karl Tatler's sales and lettings offices took part in Wirral's Race for Life in Birkenhead Park, raising an excellent total for Cancer Research UK...

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Easter opening hours

Thu 17 Apr 2014

Here's our Easter opening hours for sales and lettings...

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Karl Tatler team are top of the class

Thu 06 Mar 2014

Wirral based Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings is celebrating once again after 12 members of staff successfully passed a series of industry exams.

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National awards success for Karl Tatler 8 years running

Mon 06 Jan 2014

Top award win once again at the national Estate Agency of the Year Awards for Karl Tatler...

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Christmas & New Year Opening Times

Fri 13 Dec 2013

Here's our opening hours and contact details for the festive break...

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Do you want to work for an award winning company?

Wed 30 Oct 2013

Moreton Branch Manager position

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Landlord & Property Show coming to Liverpool

Mon 16 Sep 2013

The annual show is shaping up to be the biggest yet, with experts providing property management and financial advice to visitors.

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Top title retained for Karl Tatler at national awards

Mon 27 May 2013

Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings has retained their crown of Best Small Northern Lettings Agency for the second year running.

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Recruiting now

Wed 13 Mar 2013

Are you obsessed with customer service? If that's you, then read on....

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Karl Tatler is recruiting

Fri 15 Feb 2013

Are you obsessed with customer service? If that's you, then read on....

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Open later and longer

Mon 14 Jan 2013

Our exceptional sales and lettings teams are here when you need them. We are open seven days a week, later and longer....

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Landlords wanted

Mon 07 Jan 2013

Landlords, we have five times the number of tenants than properties....

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New Year resolution

Tue 01 Jan 2013

Is your New Year's resolution to move house?....

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We sell more houses

Thu 20 Dec 2012

We sell more houses than any other Wirral agent....

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Gold award 6th year running for Karl Tatler

Sat 08 Dec 2012

Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings has once again won a top award at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2012....

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Awards win 2012

Fri 07 Dec 2012

Karl Tatler and his team have demonstrated once again that they are at the top of their game.....

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Christmas opening hours

Sat 01 Dec 2012

Here's our Christmas opening hours and contact details....

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Heswall office rennovation unveiled

Fri 30 Nov 2012

Transformation for Karl Tatler Heswall complete! The Pensby Road sales office as undergone a full renovation....

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Heswall sales office exciting renovation

Thu 01 Nov 2012

The transformation is well under way at our Pensby Road sales office...

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Another dedicated lettings office for Karl Tatler

Wed 10 Oct 2012

Multi-award winning Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings is continuing to grow with the recent opening of a new lettings office in West Kirby....

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Karl Tatler Lettings now open in West Kirby

Fri 10 Aug 2012

Open today! Karl Tatler has opened another dedicated lettings office, 16 Banks Road....

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West Kirby lettings office opening soon

Fri 27 Jul 2012

We are delighted to announce that we are opening a lettings office in West Kirby very soon. Renovation is currently underway of 16 Banks Road....

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Karl Tatler opens the doors to new West Kirby office

Sat 21 Jul 2012

Multi-award winning Karl Tatler Estate Agents & Lettings has celebrated the launch of a new sales office in West Kirby.....

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New West Kirby sales office now open

Tue 03 Jul 2012

We are now open! The new Karl Tatler West Kirby sales office is officially open today, Friday 20th July.....

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Rory to win ITVs Superstar

Mon 25 Jun 2012

We're backing Heswall's Rory Taylor in ITV's latest show, Superstar.....

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Official open date for new West Kirby sales office

Wed 20 Jun 2012

Karl Tatler’s new West Kirby sales office will be officially opening on Friday 20th July.....

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West Kirby is on the move

Thu 14 Jun 2012

Karl Tatler’s West Kirby branch will be moving to a new office in the next few weeks. .....

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Karl Tatler Takes Gold at National Awards

Fri 25 May 2012

Karl Tatler Estate Agents and Lettings has won three top titles at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards.....

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Heswall sales office later opening times

Fri 27 Apr 2012

Karl Tatler Estate Agents is introducing late night opening hours for the Heswall branch as from Monday 30th April. .....

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Are you out of touch with your mortgage?

Wed 01 Feb 2012

As today marks the third anniversary of the 0.5% base rate, new research shows almost half of borrowers haven't reviewed their mortgage during this time.....

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'My First Home' - Karl Tatler

Sat 14 Jan 2012

The Liverpool Echo asks Karl about the house he grew up in and the first property he bought.....

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National Awards Triumph for Karl Tatler Estate Agents and Lettings

Sun 01 Jan 2012

Karl Tatler Estate Agents and Lettings has won five top titles at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards.....

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'Ask the Agent' - Clare Goodwin

Sat 19 Nov 2011

Clare talks to the Liverpool Echo about getting your home ready to sell and not taking criticism from viewers too personally.....

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'Ask the Agent' - Karl Tatler

Sat 22 Oct 2011

Karl talks to the Liverpool Echo about selling houses to high profile names and what to remember when buying and selling.....

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Karl Tatler Lettings Opens Its Doors For Longer

Sun 26 Jun 2011

Karl Tatler Lettings Opens Its Doors For Longer

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As leading Wirral estate agents and lettings agents we have plenty to talk about and like to give our opinions on a few things too! Read about what we have to say, our latest news and industry news.