Rents fall across UK, especially London

Rents fall across UK, especially London

The average rent across the UK has fallen, according to the latest data from estate agents Your Move. The company released its latest information on the amount people across Britain are paying for hou [...]

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28-April-17 General Lettings News
Brits will be 'priced out of housing for years'

Brits will be 'priced out of housing for years'

Problems relating to the affordability of housing for young people are likely to continue for years, according to a new report. The Public Accounts Committee said that the government doesn't curre [...]

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28-April-17 General Lettings News
Build to rent investors sign pledge for longer tenancies

Build to rent investors sign pledge for longer tenancies

Key players in the build-to-rent sector have agreed to offer renters the option of three-year leases for their properties in a bid to encourage long-term tenancies. The British Property Federation put [...]

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27-April-17 General Lettings News
Can tenants switch energy suppliers?

Can tenants switch energy suppliers?

If you don't include the price of gas and electricity in the price of rent, it is up to your tenants to cover the cost. This means they need to be the ones to deal with energy suppliers, pay all b [...]

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27-April-17 Property Management
Leaders and Romans plan to acquire more lettings agents

Leaders and Romans plan to acquire more lettings agents

Residential property group Leaders, along with its sister company Romans, has announced plans to acquire more lettings agents in 2017. The merged businesses have bought up a large number of firms over [...]

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26-April-17 General Lettings News
ARLA calls for extension on fees ban consultation

ARLA calls for extension on fees ban consultation

The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) Propertymark, the UK’s largest professional body for the lettings industry with over 9,000 members, has called on the government to either ex [...]

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26-April-17 General Lettings News
200,000 homes left empty in England

200,000 homes left empty in England

Over 200,000 homes across England were found to have been empty for at least six months last year. Figures from the latest Department for Communities and Local Government figures show that 200,145 of [...]

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26-April-17 General Lettings News
Housing asking prices reach record high

Housing asking prices reach record high

Asking prices for houses reached a record high of £313,655 this month, on average. According to the latest figures from Rightmove, April saw a 1.1 per cent increase in asking prices compared to [...]

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25-April-17 General Lettings News
South-east most positive about house price growth

South-east most positive about house price growth

Knight Frank and IHS Markit have released their latest House Price Sentiment Index (HPSI), showing how the UK public feel about the value of their homes over the last month. This is a vital early sign [...]

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24-April-17 General Lettings News
March shows slow growth in rental prices

March shows slow growth in rental prices

The UK's rental price growth hasn't seen much movement so far this year, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. Figures in March saw a small increase, which was the second month in a ro [...]

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24-April-17 General Lettings News