According to the new data, the numbers of landlords re-mortgaging to release funds for improvements to their properties has reached a record high.
Stamp duty land tax figures show a massive reliance on buy to let purchases reports the LettingAgentToday website, with 43% of all stamp duty coming from buy to let investors and holiday home purchase
New research shows that despite challenges in the buy to let (BTL) sector over the last few years (e.g increased stamp duty land tax; tax relief for landlords limited to a 20% basic rate; and, changes
Data from international property adviser, Savills reveals that the over 50s age group hold 75% of UK housing wealth – totalling a cool £2,800,000,000 (£2.8 trillion).
In research conducted a few years ago by the Police Federation, it was discovered that rates of crime including burglaries are higher amongst tenants in the private rented sector than elsewhere.
Home insurance is a subject often likely to be overlooked by tenants. The landlord, after all, is responsible for safeguarding the property you rent and for repairing or fixing most of the things that
Two Sheffield landlords who harassed and illegally evicted their tenant have received suspended sentences. LandlordToday reports that Mark Cashin received an 18-week in prison sentence, suspended for
Want your dog walked at 2am? Or never have to worry about housekeeping again? Then why not buy a home in a five-star hotel?
Many of us have probably dreamed of living a life where we can have 24 hour room service, whatever we fancy to eat and at whatever time, our laundry done and home cleaned – plus the little things like
The LettingAgentToday website reports that specialist buy to let (BTL) lender OneSavings Bank will require that residential and commercial borrowers prove they conform with the new MEES standards.
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) says that plans to cap security deposits for private rented housing to six weeks rent risk creating a charter for rent cheats.
Landlords already have a fundamental responsibility for ensuring that accommodation provided for tenants is safe and free of hazards to health.
While research suggests urban green space makes humans happier and healthier, a shortage of housing and pressure on land for development means finding it is harder than ever.