Orchard & Shipman is a long-established private and social sector Housing Manager with a UK-wide property management team. We are a Registered Provider eligible to manage affordable housing provided under Section 106 agreements made with local authorities. Section 106 affordable homes require a Registered Provider to manage the property, but not necessarily to own it. […]
What is the Guaranteed Rental Scheme? The Guaranteed Rental Scheme from Orchard & Shipman guarantees fixed rental income for landlords. Our local authority clients will nominate a suitable tenant to occupy your rental property, with a skilled team of property managers to oversee the entire lettings and management process. How does the scheme work? The […]
Are you selling your affordable homes at a loss? There is a better option! Planning obligations under Section 106 (S106) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 are often used to secure affordable housing and/or financial contributions to provide affordable housing or infrastructure. In most circumstances, developers sell their S106 properties at substantial discounts […]
Stamp duty land tax relief for first-time buyer’s information and useful links to government websites provided below. Important Dates Since 22 November 2017, if you are purchasing a residential property that costs £500,000 or less, you may be entitled to stamp duty relief. If you purchased a property that completed before this date, unfortunately the […]
Orchard & Shipman is a leading residential property management company with over 30 years’ experience in handling the assets of private landlords, residential portfolio owners and large corporate and institutional investors.
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