news

From 01 01 2007 To 01 01 2008

  • A Load of Hot AIR?

    23rd Nov 2007

    Whilst most of us in the property profession were assuming that the Government would delay implementing the next stage of the Home Information Packs (HIPS) Ms Yvette Cooper, Housing Minister, took us all by surprise by announcing on Thursday that as from the 14th December 1 & 2 bedroom properties would require a HIP.

  • Taxing Times Ahead

    16th Oct 2007

    Some say it was in response to his opposite numbers announcement in the Tory Party conference others say he had it planned all along.

  • A Cautionary Tale

    18th Sep 2007

    One of the “stealth taxes” legacies left by our previous Chancellor Mr Gordon Brown prior to moving to higher office is the forthcoming change to the system of Empty Property Rate Relief in England and Wales.

  • And so it Comes to Pass

    5th Aug 2007

    I was talking last week to an acquaintance who had since the 1930s been keeping records of the weather in his area.

  • Careers Talk to Ludlow College Sixth Form Pupils

    4th Jul 2007

    Following on from the launch of the McCartneys Apprentice Scheme McCartneys have held a series of talks to both School and Sixth Form Pupils outlining the type of work undertaken as an Estate Agent and Chartered Surveyor and what McCartneys can offer to the young school leavers.

  • Hip Replacement

    27th Jun 2007

    It’s all stop on the HIP front due to the Government’s recent announcement delaying its implementation until 1st August 2007 and then only for properties with four bedrooms or more.

  • McCartneys LLP Appoint a New Manager at Their Cleobury Mortimer and Tenbury Wells Offices.

    15th Jun 2007

    Julie Rickards (Member of the National Association of Estate Agents) brings with her 22 years experience in the estate agency and property sectors.

  • Shrewsbury Town's Gay Meadow Mementos go Under the Hammer

    5th Jun 2007

    The heritage of Gay Meadow will go under the hammer on the 17th of June, when Shrewsbury Town Football Club together with McCartneys auction items from the old ground.

  • Unusual Signed Postcards Discovered

    25th Jan 2007

     McCartneys recent fine art and antique sale at their Ludlow showroom, included a collection of signed antique postcards bearing the signatures of Houdini, Groucho Marx, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy and Buster Keaton.