British rental prices climb 5.75% in just one year

British rental prices climb 5.75% in just one year

The average price of buying a home in the UK property market may have started to see signs of decline in recent months, but according to new data, the rental market is performing far better than its c [...]

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06-June-17 General Lettings News
More successful mortgage applications now than one year ago

More successful mortgage applications now than one year ago

The number of successful applications in the UK mortgage market has risen markedly since the end of 2016, according to the latest reports released this week. It said that the number of first timers wh [...]

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02-June-17 General Lettings News
House price average drops for the third month in a row

House price average drops for the third month in a row

House prices fell in May, according to a new report published this week. Surprisingly, this is the third month in a row that house price growth rates have slowed, and it's the first time since 200 [...]

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02-June-17 General Lettings News
Top tips for attracting new tenants this summer

Top tips for attracting new tenants this summer

For letting agents in the UK, summer will always be a busy time. Between the student lets that are starting to pick up in number and the better weather bringing out more potential tenants, there's [...]

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02-June-17 Property Management
More UK landlords are now making use of letting agents

More UK landlords are now making use of letting agents

More owners of UK buy-to-let property are now making use of letting agents to handle their property management, according to a new report published this week. It suggests that landlords increasingly t [...]

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01-June-17 General Lettings News
Landlords could see tax bills rise by 13%

Landlords could see tax bills rise by 13%

Buy-to-let landlords across Britain could see their tax bills rise by around 13 per cent, according to Upad. The online letting agent suggests that the changes to mortgage tax relief could see taxable [...]

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31-May-17 General Lettings News
Tax changes increasing home insurance costs

Tax changes increasing home insurance costs

Home insurance prices across the UK are increasing due to government tax rises, according to new figures. On average, home insurance costs increased by two per cent during the 12 months to April, stan [...]

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30-May-17 General Lettings News
Home construction is up but still short of target

Home construction is up but still short of target

The number of new homes being constructed in England has increased this year, but there are still concerns that not enough are being built.    In the first quarter of the year, new home star [...]

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26-May-17 General Lettings News
250,000 Brits giving up on dream of buying a house

250,000 Brits giving up on dream of buying a house

Around 250,000 people in the UK who don't currently own property appear to have given up on the likelihood that they will buy a house. New research from the HomeOwners Alliance and BLP Insurance h [...]

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25-May-17 General Lettings News
5 tips if you find it hard to keep tenants

5 tips if you find it hard to keep tenants

Having tenants in a property is always better than it being empty. However, if you find that they aren't renewing their tenancy agreement and you are constantly having to advertise the property, t [...]

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25-May-17 Property Management