Category: Landlord News

News round up

Posted: 9th Apr 2019

For all the uncertainty and instability in other sectors, the property market and prospects for buy to let landlords remain as buoyant as ever. Bearing this out, here is our latest round-up of some of the latest property and landlord news stories. Which cities are best for young renters? Just ten years ago, 73% of Read the full article…

News round up

Posted: 25th Mar 2019

It’s rarely a quiet period for new developments and issues likely to affect buy to let landlords. If you want to stay abreast of some of the latest news affecting your business and keep one step ahead of your rival landlords, just read on … The new Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 – Read the full article…

Latest landlords’ news

Posted: 19th Mar 2019

For those landlords wanting to stay abreast of the latest developments in the private rental sector, running a business means staying in full possession of the facts shaping the buy to let environment. So, here are some snippets of news about those latest developments. FTB’s make up the biggest part of the UK property market Read the full article…

How long does it take to sell a property … and other news

Posted: 20th Feb 2019

Landlords want to keep abreast of developments in the increasingly fast moving world of the private rental sector – so here are some titbits of the latest news. Demand for rental properties boosted by political and economic uncertainty Average rents in the UK have risen by some 2.5% during the past 12 months, largely as Read the full article…

Scrapping of agent’s fees may push up rents

Posted: 12th Dec 2016

The government’s relatively recent proposal to abolish the right of property agencies to charge tenants fees for their services, has led to some consternation in the letting industry. The backdrop Certainly this was a populist move in terms of public perceptions. Nobody enjoys paying fees of any sort and some are more unpopular than others. Read the full article…

Landlords and Brexit

Posted: 26th Jul 2016

The shouting’s over now and the people of Britain have voted by referendum to cut the country’s ties with – and membership of – the European Union. The dust has by no means settled yet – the formal Brexit process will take two years even after the UK has formally applied to leave the EU Read the full article…

Let property news round up

Posted: 10th May 2015

Latest statistics To judge by the number and value of mortgages that continue to be granted, the purchase of buy to let property continues to ride high. Statistics published by the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML), for example, show that in February 2015 there was growth in practically every indicator compared to the same month Read the full article…