On the 14th of February, Estate Agent Today commented on the evident slowing of the annual growth in average house prices across the country.
While some industry commentators believe that the slowing down of buy to let mortgage activity suggests a slump in the market, there were still over 5,000 buy to let mortgages taken out...
The government has announced that the Tenants’ Fees Bill received Royal Assent on the 12th of February and will come into effect on the 1st of June, reports Letting Agent Today.
Many readers are likely to be well and truly fed up with yet more Brexit-related news, but one of the positive effects perhaps is an apparent re-balancing of rent differentials between London and the
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has joined the fray in widespread calls for reforms of the system of Universal Credit, according to a posting dated the 6th of February 2019.
Amidst widespread reports that the shortage of private rental accommodation is pushing up rents, recent studies show that renting is, in fact, becoming more affordable for the average tenant.
A new study has shown that affordability is still the key driver for renters of all ages when looking for private rented accommodation.
New measures are being introduced in the private rented sector to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors.
As many as one in five buy to let landlords are thinking of selling up, said a report in the Express newspaper on the 2nd of September 2018.
If proposed legislation runs its course, with effect from the 1st of June this year, landlords will be able to charge a limited and strictly defined range of fees to their tenants.
Following a lengthy campaign by the Residential Landlords Association (RLA), a new online system is in development by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) that will allow rent payments to be paid
The latest figures from the Landbay Rental Index reveals that London landlords are potentially over £1,800 out of pocket since the June 2016 vote to leave the EU.