Are you a buy-to-let investor and want to know why sitting tenants are becoming popular?

Are you a buy-to-let investor and want to know why sitting tenants are becoming popular?

🕔11:00, 30.Jun 2015

WHAT IS A SITTING TENANT? In the UK property market a sitting tenant is a person who rents with the legal right to occupy that specific property for life. Their rights are set out by the Rent Act of 1977

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The next 5 years will see ‘Alternative Investment’ growth boom

The next 5 years will see ‘Alternative Investment’ growth boom

🕔10:56, 30.Jun 2015

The alternative investment industry, which includes hedge funds, private equity and real assets, is expected to grow fivefold to at least $13.6 trillion (£8.65 trillion) in the next half decade, professional services firm PwC said in a report released on

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UK landlords should be forced to give tenants the ‘Right to Buy’ says Labours Jeremy Corbyn

UK landlords should be forced to give tenants the ‘Right to Buy’ says Labours Jeremy Corbyn

🕔10:53, 30.Jun 2015

The ‘Right To Buy’ policy that lets council tenants buy their homes at a big discount should be extended to the tenants of private landlords, a Labour leadership contender has said. Jeremy Corbyn said Labour needed to go further in

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Buy-to-let returns will plunge by 60% in the next 12 months, according to a new index

Buy-to-let returns will plunge by 60% in the next 12 months, according to a new index

🕔10:47, 30.Jun 2015

Buy-to-let returns will plunge 62pc in the next 12 months, according to Britain’s biggest network of letting agents and property valuers. LSL Property Services predicts that by April 2016 total returns on buy-to-let, taking into account a combination of both

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UK landlords profits through buy-to-let puts £112bn in their pockets

UK landlords profits through buy-to-let puts £112bn in their pockets

🕔14:21, 23.Jun 2015

British landlords earned £112bn from capital gains and rental income last year, in the latest example of the booming buy-to-let market. As would-be first-time buyers struggle to get a toehold on the housing ladder amid rising property prices and tougher

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Property price discounts hit five-year low

Property price discounts hit five-year low

🕔13:15, 23.Jun 2015

Average property for sale now only discounted by 6.05%, lowest figure since 2010 Rotherham has most properties (43.6%) where asking price has been reduced Largest price discounts found in Blackpool, with prices slashed 9.8% on average Homebuyers are finding haggling

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Where’s the best UK town to invest in buy to let?

Where’s the best UK town to invest in buy to let?

🕔12:38, 19.Jun 2015

Latest data on rental returns highlights the best UK cities and towns for landlord investment Buy-to-let is booming, with growing numbers of professional and amateur investors seeking to pour yet more cash into a market worth £1 trillion. But where

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But to let in the UK responsible for the lowest number of properties on sale since the 70’s!

But to let in the UK responsible for the lowest number of properties on sale since the 70’s!

🕔12:31, 19.Jun 2015

Figures mark significant drop from 60 properties per branch one year ago One in seven outstanding UK mortgages are now on buy-to-let properties Rise of overseas investors is also believed to have fuelled buy-to-let boom The number of homes for

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North East rents rising at fastest rate outside of London – but slower than wages

North East rents rising at fastest rate outside of London – but slower than wages

🕔13:09, 15.Jun 2015

Regional rents remain £50 cheaper than second most affordable area – the equivalent of a rent-free weekend every month for North East tenant. North East rents rose at the fastest rate in England outside of London over the past three

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What Students Want: High-speed internet, inclusive bills and double beds

What Students Want: High-speed internet, inclusive bills and double beds

🕔12:55, 11.Jun 2015

Student top priorities revealed as fast internet, inclusive bills and double beds (Glide Utilities) The continued ‘flight to quality’ is set to continue (Savills) Collegiate AC provides all of aspects highlighted by report and undertake own tenant surveys Mel Gibson’s

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UK rents on the rise and London rents top £1500 pcm for the first time.

UK rents on the rise and London rents top £1500 pcm for the first time.

🕔12:48, 9.Jun 2015

Rents have risen in all 12 UK regions in the three months to May 2015 compared to last year The average rent in the UK for new tenancies in three months to May 2015 was £935 per month (£738 excluding

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Professional tenants living in Houses in Multiple Occupation are able to save over £1,600 more a year that those renting alone

Professional tenants living in Houses in Multiple Occupation are able to save over £1,600 more a year that those renting alone

🕔12:40, 4.Jun 2015

Professional sharers in HMOs save 77% more a month than those who rent alone (£308 a month compared to £174) HMO tenants spend an average of £556 a month on rent (including bills) versus an average cost of £975 for

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Buy-to-let surges as first time buyer activity retreats

Buy-to-let surges as first time buyer activity retreats

🕔12:25, 1.Jun 2015

May has witnessed a stand-out acceleration in property valuations for buy-to-let landlords, while first time buyer activity has retreated, according to the latest research from Connells Survey and Valuation. There were 33% more buy-to-let valuations conducted in May than at

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