UK Landlords predict slower annual rent rises

UK Landlords predict slower annual rent rises

🕔11:15, 17.Dec 2014

Landlords estimate UK rents will rise by 1.8% over the next year, below the target rate of inflation Tenant demand is driving new supply – over a fifth of landlords expect to expand portfolios Proportion of landlords finding it harder

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London rent rises will outpace house price growth in 2015

London rent rises will outpace house price growth in 2015

🕔11:11, 17.Dec 2014

London property prices expected to grow by 3-5% in 2015 Strong tenant demand expected to boost rental prices by 10% over next year Election uncertainty will boost corporate lettings sector London property prices will ease into a slower rate of

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Half of Buy to Let investors anticipate an interest rate rise in 2015 yet 2 in 5 plan to expand their portfolio

Half of Buy to Let investors anticipate an interest rate rise in 2015 yet 2 in 5 plan to expand their portfolio

🕔11:08, 17.Dec 2014

Confidence in the health of the buy-to-let (BTL) market will encourage significant investment in the sector by UK property investors in 2015, according to new research from Platinum Property Partners, the specialist buy-to-let business. This comes despite the fact that

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More than 50% of UK Landlords will invest in more properties in the next 12 months

More than 50% of UK Landlords will invest in more properties in the next 12 months

🕔11:05, 17.Dec 2014

Over half of landlords in the UK are looking to buy more property in 2015 and are feeling bullish about the new year, according to a new study. The optimism is fuelled by the growth in demand for rental property,

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UK landlords may end up only renting to white tenants with British names

UK landlords may end up only renting to white tenants with British names

🕔11:02, 17.Dec 2014

The new requirements – which are trialled in the west Midlands from Monday – are part of the Government’s attempts to cut down on migrants coming to the UK. Landlords who let out a second home are likely only to

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London rent rises to outpace house price growth  in 2015

London rent rises to outpace house price growth in 2015

🕔14:08, 12.Dec 2014

London property prices expected to grow by 3-5% in 2015 Strong tenant demand expected to boost rental prices by 10% over next year Election uncertainty will boost corporate lettings sector London property prices will ease into a slower rate of

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Scottish rent rises outpace rest of UK

Scottish rent rises outpace rest of UK

🕔13:31, 5.Dec 2014

Scottish rents climb 2.2% in the past year, faster than 1.5% annual growth across England & Wales  Average residential rent in Scotland now stands at £537 per month, following 0.3% monthly uplift Edinburgh rents reach new record high of £615

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5 must-read tips for private UK landlords this winter

5 must-read tips for private UK landlords this winter

🕔13:28, 5.Dec 2014

British Gas have recently revealed that 49% of people aren’t looking forward to winter, with many worrying about whether their home will hold up to the freezing temperatures, heavy rain, strong winds, and potential snowfall that the coldest season of

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UK Landlords now need to check whether a tenant has the right to be here

UK Landlords now need to check whether a tenant has the right to be here

🕔13:23, 5.Dec 2014

From this week landlords in some areas of the West Midlands could face a fine of up to £3,000 if they rent a property to someone without the legal “right to rent” in the UK. The right-to-rent scheme has been introduced under

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European legislation will make it harder for “accidental landlords” to borrow

European legislation will make it harder for “accidental landlords” to borrow

🕔13:11, 5.Dec 2014

Buy-to-let investors and mortgage lenders remain angered and bemused by EU legislation that could leave some owners of second properties struggling to find a loan. This undefined group could include those home owners unable to sell their property or financing

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UK’s new property tax rules will boost the buy to let market

UK’s new property tax rules will boost the buy to let market

🕔12:28, 5.Dec 2014

, it is claimed. The new rates will give the biggest savings to buyers at the lower and middle end of the market and according to Stephen Ludlow, chairman of lettings age Ludlow Thompson, as buy to let landlords usually

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The top cause of complaint from tenants in the UK is a faulty boiler

The top cause of complaint from tenants in the UK is a faulty boiler

🕔13:14, 4.Dec 2014

Nearly a third of tenants suffering from lack of hot water and/or heating at some time during their tenancy. A new survey conducted by online letting agent PropertyLetByUs, also found that the second most common complaint was a leaking roof

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The Tenancies Reform Bill failure good for landlords

The Tenancies Reform Bill failure good for landlords

🕔13:14, 3.Dec 2014

Despite the sensitivities regarding revenge evictions and the poor publicity they bring on the private rented sector, one landlord organisation claims it is “delighted” at the failure of an MP to secure legislation to try to prevent the problem recurring.

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UK Landlords: More ethical than they are given credit for

UK Landlords: More ethical than they are given credit for

🕔10:34, 3.Dec 2014

Contrary to popular opinion, Britain’s 1.4m landlords are actually an ethical bunch and 77% of tenants rate their current landlords as  “good” or “excellent” Despite being broadly happy, more than half of all tenants want their landlord to do more

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