How GDPR will affect landlords and agents

How GDPR will affect landlords and agents

Nobody who uses the internet and email to any significant extent will not have heard of the General Data Protection Regulation - or GDPR - which has been drawn up to regulate how personal data is stor [...]

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18-May-18 General Lettings News
Grenfell report raises issues for landlords

Grenfell report raises issues for landlords

The official report on the Grenfell Tower tragedy has been released, with its details containing numerous implications for landlords.Former chair of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Dame Judith H [...]

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18-May-18 General Lettings News
Meeting the challenge of older renters

Meeting the challenge of older renters

In recent years, landlords and letting agencies have been heavily focused on young people, and for good reasons, with demand for rental accommodation rising sharply among millennials. This situat [...]

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18-May-18 General Lettings News
RLA objects to minimum room size impact assessment

RLA objects to minimum room size impact assessment

The Residential Landlords' Association (RLA) has criticised the government's impact assessment into plans to introduce minimum room sizes, claiming it is "fundamentally flawed".  [...]

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16-May-18 General Lettings News
Landlords 'set to offload 380,000 properties'

Landlords 'set to offload 380,000 properties'

The next year could see a bonanza for first-time buyers as landlords divest up to 380,000 properties, according to the National Landlords' Association (NLA).New polling data from the organisation [...]

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16-May-18 General Lettings News
Renting 'shows new north-south divide'

Renting 'shows new north-south divide'

The UK rental market is now showing distinct signs of a north-south divide, according to the latest research from Hamptons International.According to the Hamptons International Monthly Lettings Index, [...]

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15-May-18 General Lettings News
Benefits system blamed for 'unaffordable' Scottish rental sector

Benefits system blamed for 'unaffordable' Scottish rental sector

The cost of renting a home privately in much of Scotland has become unaffordable for benefit claimants, according to a new Scottish government report.Ministers in the SNP administration at Holyrood cl [...]

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14-May-18 General Lettings News
Smaller landlords 'need more help in dealing with challenging tenants'

Smaller landlords 'need more help in dealing with challenging tenants'

Smaller landlords are often having difficulty in dealing with issues posed by challenging tenants, and require more support from the government to address the problem.This is according to a new report [...]

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11-May-18 General Lettings News
Is the buy-to-let market shifting towards longer-term returns on investment?

Is the buy-to-let market shifting towards longer-term returns on investment?

Achieving sustainable success in the buy-to-let sector can often feel like a challenge due to the unpredictable nature of short-term market trends. Fluctuating property prices, economic downturns and [...]

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11-May-18 General Lettings News
Landlords 'remain optimistic about buy-to-let despite current challenges'

Landlords 'remain optimistic about buy-to-let despite current challenges'

UK landlords remain broadly optimistic about their prospects in the buy-to-let (BTL) market, despite the current challenges facing the industry.This is according to the latest BTL Barometer report fro [...]

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10-May-18 General Lettings News