Thursday 29 March 2018
Proposals to cap deposits paid by tenants at five weeks will play into the hands of rent cheats, the Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has warned.
Wednesday 28 March 2018
Landlords who seek to expand their portfolios should look North as house price growth in British cities continues to be led there.
Tuesday 27 March 2018
The number of over 60s people privately renting has increased from 254,000 in 2007 to 414,000 today, new research from the Centre for Ageing Better has found.
Monday 26 March 2018
The writers of an EastEnders storyline dealing with problems in the private rented sector have been congratulated by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme.
Friday 23 March 2018
We’re tickled pink (or green, to be more on brand) to have won the Best Landlord Insurance Provider in the 2018 Property Wire Awards!
Thursday 22 March 2018
Landlords should consider investing via crowdfunding platforms to avoid greater regulation and higher taxes such as the 3 per cent stamp duty surcharge and the phasing out of mortgage interest relief, a property firm claims.
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Landlords and tenants could benefit from extra protection when handing money over to letting agents if Client Money Protection (CMP) schemes become compulsory in England.
Tuesday 20 March 2018
New research from estate agent Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward’s offers a snapshot of the finances and demographics of London tenants.
Monday 19 March 2018
The National Landlords Association has unveiled a seven-point plan to allow the Welsh Government greater powers over the private rental sector and more support given to solve the housing crisis in the principality.
Friday 16 March 2018
Landlords have invested in and created three in five of all new homes over the last three decades, the Residential Landlords Association's chairman has said
Thursday 15 March 2018
Rents in the UK rose by 1.2 per cent in February compared with the same month a year ago, taking the average monthly rent to £906, the latest national rental index shows.
Wednesday 14 March 2018
From 1 April 2018 new energy efficient rules come into force – and landlords who’s properties aren’t up to standard could face a hefty £4,000 fine.
Tuesday 13 March 2018
Landlords who sold their rental property last year did so for an average £86,651 more than they paid for it, having owned the home for an average of 8.7 years.
Monday 12 March 2018
The East Midlands has seen rents rise the fastest over the last 12 months with an increase of 2.24 per cent to February 2018.
Saturday 10 March 2018
Britain is seeing record breaking investment into the Build to Rent sector with more than £2 billion flowing in for the first time last year.
Friday 09 March 2018
As the bad weather of the last week subsides, landlords are taking stock of the damage, and calls to the Simple Landlords Insurance claims line have gone up by 300%.
Thursday 08 March 2018
The buy-to-let business is increasingly popular in the UK with tax figures suggesting there are over 100,000 new landlords every year.
Tuesday 06 March 2018
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a new guide with updated information on Universal Credit.
Monday 05 March 2018
Landlords have welcomed a government pledge to review selective licensing across the private rental sector once MPs return from their Easter recess next month.
Friday 02 March 2018
This week’s cold snap has provided an icy reminder that landlords have less than one month to make sure their properties comply with new energy efficiency rules.
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