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    Shared Ownership

    We are receiving an increasing numbers of enquiries about shared ownership of accessible property. We are finding these difficult to respond to because we don’t have information. Does anyone have knowledge of useful sources of information about shared ownership schemes? Or even better, information about current schemes anywhere in the country with property available? If […]

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    Gone in 60 seconds!

    †Well, not quite but our featured property in Milton Keynes this week has had to be taken down after two days because it is already under offer. Our featured property last week in Eltham, North London is also under offer. Both properties have features in common – both are relatively small terraced houses (one Victorian, […]

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    Estate agents learn about access

    We were invited this week to give a presentation to National Homes Network members what APR does and how estate agents can work with us. There were about 70 estate agents present and what we had to say was very positively received. NHN member agents are certainly becoming better informed about accessible property. Equally importantly, […]

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    New Website Planned

    Plans are in hand to build a completely new Accessible Property Register website. The new site will offer all our current services but should be much simpler and easier to use. The big plus will be the facility to automatically upload adverts to a much larger mainstream property website, and through them to the biggest […]

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    Credit and debit cards – Chip and Pin or Chip and Sign?

    February 14 is the final date when retailers will stop automatically letting customers sign for purchases. However, if you or any member of your family have difficulty using Chip and pin, a Chip and signature cards are still legal and can be obtained by requesting this from your card provider.

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    Pension credit – are you owed money by the government?

    Many people over 60 who are entitled to claim a pension tax credit are not doing so and therefore losing money to which they are entitled. Is this you? You can find out more (and obtain an estimate online) at http://www.thepensionservice.gov.uk/pensioncredit/calculator/home.asp or telephone their freephone number 0800 99 1234.

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    Better access a reality!

    From January 25 th accessible and adapted property for rent will be a lot easier to find in Sheffield when Sheffield Property Shop launches a new advertising section in the weekly property paper (Sheffield Admag). The new initiative uses Accessible Property Register criteria to identify suitable properties. To receive a PDF copy of this first […]

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    Better access a reality!

    From January 25 th accessible and adapted property for rent will be a lot easier to find in Sheffield when Sheffield Property Shop launches a new advertising section in the weekly property paper (Sheffield Admag). The new initiative uses Accessible Property Register criteria to identify suitable properties. To receive a PDF copy of this first […]

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    Estate agents say ‘YES’ to access

    The Accessible Property Register has teamed up with National Homes Network to establish the first national network of estate agents committed to promoting accessible and adapted property. These agencies will form the backbone of our ‘Approved Partner’ network “We are delighted,” said APR director Conrad Hodgkinson. “The service provided by our website has been very […]

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    Accessible overseas developments checklist now online

    The advice sheet and checklist that we have prepared to support our overseas development partners in identifying and promoting accessible developments is now available online. To view, please click on the following link: Overseas developments checklist We hope progressively to introduce further advice sheets and checklists which will be available on this website. †

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    Make your ad our ‘Featured property’

    You can now choose to display your ad as our ‘Featured property’ on the APR home page. Between 500 and 1000 people per day visit the APR website and all of them will see your advert first. There is more information via the following link: Featured property option

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