Category: Landlord News

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…