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More landlords must make energy upgrades

Thursday 08 November 2018

More landlords will be required to improve the energy efficiency rating of rental homes, under government changes announced this week.

Rents rise in London as demand outstrips supply

Tuesday 06 November 2018

Demand for rental property is outstripping supply with rents rising 1.1 per cent in the 12 months to September, according to Knight Frank’s latest prime London lettings report.

Tenants faced highest rent rise in four years

Monday 01 October 2018

The proportion of tenants who faced rent hikes in August reached a four-year peak this summer, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA PropertyMark).

Top tips to keep tenants safe as part of Gas Safety Week

Wednesday 19 September 2018

Gas Safety Week, which runs September 17-23, aims to raise awareness of gas safety and remind landlords to have their gas appliances safety checked annually by a qualified Gas Safe registered engineer.

​Deadline to new HMO licencing approaches

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Agents and landlords are reminded that new rules about the licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) are set to come into force next month.

New training academy to support landlords and agents

Thursday 06 September 2018

A new Training Academy which aims to help landlords, agents and property professionals seeking additional support has been launched by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) 

Nearly one in ten UK adults are would-be landlords

Monday 03 September 2018

Nearly one in ten (9 per cent) of UK adults have shown an interest in taking out a buy-to-let mortgage in 2018, creating the possibility that an extra 4.8 million people could become landlords in 2018. 

Landlords are getting younger!

Wednesday 29 August 2018

The average age of new landlords acquiring property to let has dropped by ten years since 2014, according to yieldit.

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