Monday 09 July 2018
Rent increases during proposed new 36-month standard tenancy agreements will have to be agreed and made clear up-front, the government has said.
Friday 06 July 2018
Following some negative reaction to news earlier this week of the longer, 3 year tenancies being proposed by government, there are also proposals to provide landlords with financial incentives .
Thursday 05 July 2018
Government proposals that will give tenants a minimum three year contract – but allow them to walk away earlier if they wish – have provoked fury from landlords.
Monday 02 July 2018
We're delighted to announce our wider customer service team has been accredited a prestigious Gold Award for the 3rd year in a row - from Investors in Customers (IIC).
Friday 29 June 2018
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA ) is calling on the government to scrap the tax on new homes, which is punishing those who need somewhere to rent, it says.
Thursday 28 June 2018
Another organisation has come out to warn landlords they should really think twice before taking the leap into incorporation – and seek specialist tax advice.
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Earlier this month we reported that Liverpool was topping the yield tables for buy-to-let investments, and this week another study has put Manchester in first place.
Tuesday 26 June 2018
The Government has issued an updated version of its How to Rent guide and landlords are reminded they must ensure new tenants, or those renewing, have the correct version.
Monday 25 June 2018
Potential first-time buyers must rent for longer as new figures reveal that it takes, on average, more than 10 years to save for a 15 per cent deposit.
Friday 22 June 2018
Plans to set up a new housing court that will speed up and improve access to justice for good tenants and landlords have moved a step closer.
Thursday 21 June 2018
A review to assess how selective licensing is used and how well it is working in the private rental sector has been announced.
Wednesday 20 June 2018
The amount being paid by private renters in England is approaching parity with mortgage payments, new figures have revealed.
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Three postcodes in Liverpool are among the top 10 most profitable locations for landlords, research by comparison website TotallyMoney , has found .
Monday 18 June 2018
Nearly one third (31 per cent) of landlords are now making a profitable, full-time living from property investment, compared to 26 per cent three years ago, new research has revealed.
Friday 15 June 2018
Landlords could use a new online 'passport' system to find the best tenants who are fully referenced and credit checked, and spare themselves trouble.
Thursday 14 June 2018
Landlords could be missing out on £61 million of rent every month because families in temporary and emergency accommodation may not be able to afford deposits to rent privately.
Wednesday 13 June 2018
Two fifths of landlords plan to raise the rent this year in moves that will affect two million UK tenants, according to new figures from online letting agent MakeUrMove
Monday 11 June 2018
Nearly two fifths of landlords (38 per cent) will use limited companies to buy properties over the next year compared to just over a quarter (28 per cent) as individuals, new research reveals.
Friday 08 June 2018
Three fifths of British landlords have no issues with their tenants - with 62 per cent stating theirs was an 'ideal situation' as the rent covered the monthly mortgage payments and things ran smoothly.
Thursday 07 June 2018
The government’s controversial Right to Rent policy has come under attack twice this week with a cross-party group of MPs writing to the Home Secretary and a judicial review.
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