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Articles posted in April 2018

​Regulatory changes a headache for UK landlords

Thursday 26 April 2018

More than 78% of landlords have revealed that they find it difficult to impossible to keep up with the onslaught of regulatory and legislative changes affecting the private rental sector – according to new research. 

​More young people abandon dream of home ownership

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Growing numbers of young people are abandoning the idea of ever owning their own property as a result of high house prices and years without real-terms wages growth, a new report claims. 

​Sharp rise in build-to-rent properties

Monday 23 April 2018

The number of build-to-rent homes complete, under construction and in planning across the UK, has increased by 30 per cent in the past year, according to the British Property Federation (BPF).

Build-to-rent: the saviour of UK housing?

Monday 23 April 2018

Build-to-rent, an approach that has worked on the continent for years (at least France and Germany), looks set to revolutionise Britain’s housing sector. Predicting a shortfall of 1.8million rental homes by 2025, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), announced last year that the UK was on the verge of a rental crisis.  

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