UK landlords will not relish in a Labour win in the general election

UK landlords will not relish in a Labour win in the general election

🕔21:24, 29.Jan 2015

A Labour victory, or a red-led coalition, could be detrimental to the housing market, reducing the supply of homes and deterring overseas buyers from investing in London, property experts have warned. Two thirds of UK landlords will leave the private

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160 families a day became property millionaires last year as house prices in the UK continued to soar

160 families a day became property millionaires last year as house prices in the UK continued to soar

🕔22:42, 28.Jan 2015

400,000 Britons are now homillionaires (that’s owners of homes worth £1million or more): 160 families a day pass barrier as property prices continue to soar Around 10,000 streets in UK have average property price of £1m or more Now more

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West Bromwich Building Society is accused of ripping off landlords

West Bromwich Building Society is accused of ripping off landlords

🕔22:03, 25.Jan 2015

Lender accused of rip-off over buy-to-let deals: Building society accused of raising rates on a ‘whim’ to boost its coffers Building society illegally ramped up rates for buy-to-let customers West Bromwich Building Society is accused of ripping off landlords The

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UK Landlord avoided guarantee restrictions by opting for a bond

UK Landlord avoided guarantee restrictions by opting for a bond

🕔15:38, 22.Jan 2015

A housing association which secured a record-breaking bond last week snubbed the cheaper government guarantees programme to secure greater flexibility and less restrictive covenants. Paragon Community Housing cashed in on low gilt rates to raise £250m at an all-in cost

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UK buy to let Landlords can save thousands using social media to find tenants

UK buy to let Landlords can save thousands using social media to find tenants

🕔13:57, 22.Jan 2015

A growing number of landlords are avoiding lettings agents’ fees by advertising properties on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn Savvy landlords are saving thousands of pounds by ditching their lettings agent and using social media to find tenants. Facebook, Twitter and

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£4000 fine for UK Landlord who rented out unsafe house to tenant

£4000 fine for UK Landlord who rented out unsafe house to tenant

🕔13:48, 22.Jan 2015

A landlord who rented out a potential death trap has been fined £4,000. Absentee landlord, Liam Kelly, who lives in Ireland, was prosecuted for failing to carry out repairs to a house in Salford. He was convicted at Manchester magistrates

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UK tenants now pay £298 in fees alone

UK tenants now pay £298 in fees alone

🕔13:44, 22.Jan 2015

As well as forking out a typical deposit of £840, plus stumping up the first month’s rent, 43% of renters are also having to pay, on average, £298 each in fees to letting agents and landlords. That’s according to a

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UK buy to let could get a boost from new pension changes

UK buy to let could get a boost from new pension changes

🕔13:15, 9.Jan 2015

Pension regulation changes in the UK could boost the buy to let market as so called silver landlords decide to invest in the sector, it is claimed. Some 32% of people aged 45 to 64 with a pension would consider

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UK tenants should have the right to ‘rent for life’ so some believe

UK tenants should have the right to ‘rent for life’ so some believe

🕔13:09, 9.Jan 2015

Tenants of private landlords should be given new rights to stay in their home as long as they want, along with guarantees that their rent will not increase above inflation, a think tank has argued. Civitas said a new regulatory

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The UK’s safest landlords are apparently in the North East

The UK’s safest landlords are apparently in the North East

🕔11:04, 9.Jan 2015

Agent’s concerns about “revolving door redress schemes” remain as convicted companies appear to be part of letting agent redress schemes. A new database listing the dodgiest landlords and letting agents in the UK contains no entries from the North East.

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