The chronic shortage of rental homes suffers a further blow by the creeping advance of short-term lets, explained a story by ARLA Propertymark on the 31st of January.
It is the time of year when many of your tenants are likely to be using gas-fired room or water heaters. A potential by-product of combustion is carbon monoxide (CO) – and carbon monoxide is potential
If you are about to buy to let or thinking about expanding your rental portfolio, you are probably aware of the strong demand for accommodation in the private rented sector.
Home Information Packs – which were abandoned by the government in 2010 – will enjoy a reincarnation by estate agents as an optional way to help speed up the property transactions, reported a story in
The government has confirmed that it is to introduce obligatory inspections of electrical installations in all privately rented homes in England, Landlord Today announced on the 15th of January.
Proposals by the Law Commission for the reform of the law on leaseholds do not go far enough and have been slammed as mere “tinkering”, say press groups for leaseholders.
There is a glimmer of hope for the many tenants in the private sector who would like to own a pet, according to a story appearing in Property Investor Today on the 10th of January.
A surge in the number of first-time buyers put more people on the housing ladder in 2019 than at any time since 2007, reveals a report by the Independent newspaper on the 2nd of January.
The first half of 2019 saw a surge in the number of homes bought for £1million or more, according to a story published by the Consumer Association’s Which? magazine recently.
The shortage of private rental accommodation has reached crisis proportions, warns the Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA) in an article posted on the 12th of December.
A major amendment has been made to the regulations requiring landlords in Wales to provide prospective tenants with written details about their proposed rental “contract” or tenancy agreement.
In the course of the next five years, house prices in the northwest of England are likely to outstrip increases in London, according to a report in Property Industry Eye on the 14th of November...