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Compulsory Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR)

There have been a number of different regulatory changes related to the rental sector and landlords
These new Regulations require landlords to have the electrical installations in their properties inspected and tested by a person who is qualified and competent, at least every 5 years. Landlords have to provide a copy of an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR). This is a formal document that is produced following an assessment of the electrical installation within a property. It must be carried out by an experienced qualified electrician or approved contractor.

Life after Lock-down for a letting agency

Having been working from home for three months, the Carrick Johnson Lettings team in Newton Abbot are now back in our office, having built screens etc, to keep our staff and our visitors safe. “There has also been a big surge in the number of landlords looking to get new purchases onto the letting market in the aftermath of the lock down and new research shows these are key qualities being looked for by house buyers, eager for a change of scenery. More..

OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Carrick Johnson is open for Business After the troubling times of Lockdown, we know that there must a huge number of people looking to either move home, or explore the opportunity of putting their property on the rental market.  With this in mind and along with...

What our Landlords need to know..

The Government is asking everyone to do all they can to help stop coronavirus spreading and has published advice on maintaining strict separation from others wherever possible during this unprecedented time. You can see the latest Government guidance on Coronavirus here https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus .. read more

What our tenants need to know…

We are currently living through an unprecedented time of uncertainty and at Carrick Johnson Letting & Property Mangement, we want our tenants to know that we are doing our very best to stay on top of developments.. Read more Questions & Answers

Estate agents must close their branches warns Ministry of Housing

Estate agents ‘are not an essential service’ and must close their branches warns Ministry of Housing
View is from senior civil servant but letting agents say they need to keep their businesses open to organise emergency repairs to properties and look after elderly and vulnerable tenants.

NEWSFLASH: Details begin to emerge on £1bn cladding fund

Government is starting to give details on the new fund for removal of unsafe non-ACM cladding while turning up the heat on the private sector to “get it done”. 
Criteria carried over from Brokenshire’s £200m ACM include the fund being for buildings over 18m and the requirement for building owners to pursue warranty claims and appropriate action against those responsible for putting unsafe cladding on these buildings, which will be repaid to government once recouped… read more..

Christmas & New Year Opening Times

Wishing you all a wonderful festive time Saturday 21st December 9:30 -12:00 Monday 23rd December  Tuesday 24th December 9:30 -12:00 Wednesday 25th December CLOSED Thursday 26th December CLOSED Friday 27th December 9:30 -12:00 Saturday 28th December CLOSED Monday 30th...

Referral scheme

Designed to thank our industry partners       We currently offer an industry partner referral scheme. If a referral from you then becomes a fully managed tenanted property, we will pay you £100 as a thank you!This offer applies to current or past...