Pictures, amenities and cleanliness: Top tips for marketing properties to rent this summer

Pictures, amenities and cleanliness: Top tips for marketing properties to rent this summer

The rental market already houses more than five million tenants in the private sector. And at the rate it's growing, it's expected that within the next few years, this will have expanded by a [...]

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16-June-17 Property Management
New housing minister urged to make inroads on white paper promises

New housing minister urged to make inroads on white paper promises

The new housing and planning minister will have little time to settle into his role, with pressure coming immediately for the newcomer to the cabinet to make good on the government's promise to pr [...]

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15-June-17 General Lettings News
Mortgage lending fell in April, but remains higher year-on-year

Mortgage lending fell in April, but remains higher year-on-year

The mortgage market is still performing stronger in 2017 than it did last year, but monthly lending has slipped in the months ahead of the general election, continuing to do so in April, according to [...]

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14-June-17 General Lettings News
Rental sector set to swell as more than two-thirds expect to still be renting in 3 years

Rental sector set to swell as more than two-thirds expect to still be renting in 3 years

The rental sector in the UK property market has been growing for some time now, with around five million households across the UK now choosing to live as tenants rather than buying their own propertie [...]

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13-June-17 General Lettings News
Average UK rents have risen just 0.1% in the last 12 months

Average UK rents have risen just 0.1% in the last 12 months

The average tenant in the UK property market is not paying much more for their home in 2017 than they did at the same time in 2016, according to new data. It shows that over the course of the past 12 [...]

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12-June-17 General Lettings News
UK property owners warned of high SVR mortgage interest costs

UK property owners warned of high SVR mortgage interest costs

Mortgage borrowers have been warned that if they fail to renew their house purchase loans, they could face paying thousands of pounds more in mortgage interest than they might otherwise do.  &nbs [...]

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09-June-17 General Lettings News
Housing market expected to be slow for three months before picking up pace

Housing market expected to be slow for three months before picking up pace

Prices in the UK property market have been stuttering ever since the start of this year, and this is a trend that is likely to continue into the summer, with the latest data suggesting that declines i [...]

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09-June-17 General Lettings News
What does the election result mean for the property market?

What does the election result mean for the property market?

On Thursday (June 8th) Brits headed to the polling stations across the country to vote for who they wanted to lead the country in a surprising snap election called just weeks ago by a confident Theres [...]

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09-June-17 General Lettings News
The power of connectivity: House hunters want better broadband and mobile signal

The power of connectivity: House hunters want better broadband and mobile signal

For many years, the most prominent desires among those looking for a new home were space, proximity to strong transport links and the ability to send their kids to a good nearby school. However, the w [...]

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08-June-17 General Lettings News
Calls for those who flout letting agent fee bans to be fined £30,000

Calls for those who flout letting agent fee bans to be fined £30,000

Letting agents who choose to flout incoming laws regarding the banning of fees should face large fines as a way to drive home the new regulations and ensure widespread compliance, it has been claimed. [...]

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07-June-17 General Lettings News