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Articles posted in April 2019

Bright prospects for overseas student housing

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Demand for student housing in the UK is set to remain high from overseas undergraduates despite fears that Brexit would lead to a downturn, a new report reveals.

Landlords are coming back to buy-to-let

Tuesday 30 April 2019

There has been a significant rise in the number of landlords re-entering the buy-to-let market after coming to terms with the ‘additional costs’ imposed by the government, according to haart.

Always check the credentials of gas engineers

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Landlords are reminded to check if the engineer working on their property’s gas appliances is doing so legally, after new research found a third of adults do not.

Calls for a short-term let register

Thursday 25 April 2019

The Mayor of London and local authorities in the capital are calling for the Government to introduce a registration system for short-let landlords.

Survey to shape the future of buy-to-let

Tuesday 23 April 2019

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has launched a major new survey designed to help landlords shape the future direction of the sector.

New support to crack down on rogue landlords

Monday 15 April 2019

Local authorities across the country are to receive new online support in what the Government has said is the latest step in its crackdown on criminal landlords.

UK rents rise as fees ban looms

Friday 12 April 2019

UK rents have started to increase at a rate not seen in the market for more than two years, new figures from HomeLet’s Rental Index shows.

New guidance on inventories ahead of tenant fees ban

Tuesday 09 April 2019

Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) has released new guidance on inventory reports to help landlords in the private rented sector in England ahead of the introduction of the Tenant Fees Act on June 1.

Landlords are turning professional

Thursday 04 April 2019

More than half (58 per cent) of landlords are consulting accountants when making key property decisions, new research from Kent Reliance for Intermediaries reveals.

40% of landlords plan to expand portfolios

Monday 01 April 2019

Four in ten buy-to-let landlords are planning to expand their portfolio this year, according to new research from a UK property investment specialist.

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