Busy, maxi boom market

As we head for late summer, Lynne Lancaster, Head of Estate Agency assesses the property market.Covid19 hasn’t been the only outbreak this year. There...
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Changes to Construction Working Hours

Changes to Construction Working Hours The Business and Planning Act 2020 temporarily modifies the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 to introduce a ne...
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Solar in Cumbria?

As most will be aware, the continued growth of the renewable sector and its effect on the agricultural community continues to expand, providing furthe...
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Carlisle Southern Link Road

On 23 July 2020, Cumbria County Council's Cabinet agreed to enter in to a new and important funding agreement with Homes England to deliver the new Ca...
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BPS 2021 Rule Changes

The RPA have announced that for BPS claims in England as from 2021, claimants will not have to comply with Greening requirements.This means that there...
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Adoption of Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2)

Allerdale Borough Council has formally adopted the Allerdale Local Plan (Part 2) at a virtual meeting of their Full Council on 22 July 2020. The Aller...
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New Housing Approved in Kirkby Stephen

Full planning approval has been granted for the construction of two new dwellings in the historic market town of Kirkby Stephen. The scheme will provi...
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Make Hay While The Sun Shines 

Lynne Lancaster, head of estate agency, assesses the Chancellor’s stamp duty changes, designed to stimulate the property market.With demand for proper...
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Make Hay While The Sun Shines 

Lynne Lancaster, head of estate agency, assesses the Chancellor’s stamp duty changes, designed to stimulate the property market.With demand for proper...
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Build, Build, Build..... Government Announces New Planning Reforms

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set out new regulations that will see buildings and land changing use without planning permission, with a policy pape...
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Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rental Sector (England) Regulations 2020

Many Landlords already arrange for a qualified electrician to carry out regular inspections of the electrical installations in their let property. How...
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Countryside Stewardship Scheme - Act Now

Jo Edwards discusses why now is the best time to take advantage of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme. Now that we have passed the Basic Payment Schem...
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The Dairy Response Fund 2020

The Dairy Response Fund 2020 is now open for applications.This fund has been set up by DEFRA to help dairy farmers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.T...
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Our Local Property Market

Lynne Lancaster, Head of Estate Agency, looks at the current impact of our local property market.The relaxation of the Covid lockdown rules has taken ...
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PFK Carlisle - Helping our customers move during Covid 19

The Covid 19 lockdown was a challenging time for everyone and the buying and selling of houses has been no different. Home moving was initially classe...
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A66 Trans-Pennine Road Project

Following recent announcements relating to the A66 Trans-Pennine Project, David Stout discusses the implications of the scheme.As many will be aware, ...
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New Funding to Help Dairy Farmers

This week the Government have announced new funding to help dairy farmers who have been affected during the Covid 19 outbreak.The fund will allow farm...
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Moving Forward...

As the UK lifts out of lockdown, Harriet Simpson of PFK Estate Agency, Penrith suggests a chat to consider your next move.Estate agents move people fr...
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PFK Open The Doors

PFK are pleased to be re-opening to the public their Estate Agency offices in Carlisle, Penrith and Cockermouth from 10 am Monday 1st June, strictly a...
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Mortgage Lending Tips – FAQ’s

PFK refer customers to Pollard Scott for mortgage advice and they have answered some of the frequently asked questions below.  If you would like to sp...
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