UK's private rented sector remains larger than social renting

UK's private rented sector remains larger than social renting

For decades, private rentals in the property market were few and far between, with councils and housing associations dealing with the vast majority of the rental market. However, the rise of the priva [...]

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03-March-17 General Lettings News
Top 5 most common rental property repairs and issues

Top 5 most common rental property repairs and issues

The rental market, and rental property, is unpredictable by nature. Landlords and letting agents have many things that they will need to sort out throughout the course of any tenancy, not least of whi [...]

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03-March-17 Property Management
UK property prices continued to rise in February

UK property prices continued to rise in February

Heading into this year, there would have been little surprise to anyone if the property market had experienced something of a more difficult time than it has endured over the past few years, as the im [...]

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02-March-17 General Lettings News
Building society calls for the government to reform Stamp Duty

Building society calls for the government to reform Stamp Duty

Stamp Duty has been criticised for a number of reasons over the past few years. Whether it's the fact that it was increased to try to stop the flow of property into the hands of landlords, or beca [...]

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02-March-17 General Lettings News
London buyers carrying out 'postcode research' could save themselves thousands

London buyers carrying out 'postcode research' could save themselves thousands

Buyers in London have long been looking for ways to make their property purchases even just that little bit cheaper, with house hunters looking at moving to commuter towns around the capital's sur [...]

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01-March-17 General Lettings News
Entry level properties have increased in price by 20% in 10 years

Entry level properties have increased in price by 20% in 10 years

More people in the UK now rent rather than becoming homeowners for the first time because they are being priced out of the market in the area where they live, with the latest data showing that many pe [...]

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28-February-17 General Lettings News
As many as 11 prospective buyers viewing every available home

As many as 11 prospective buyers viewing every available home

The UK's property market could face a surge in prices over the coming months and years as continued demand from buyers means an imbalance in the market, with the available stock falling at the sam [...]

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28-February-17 General Lettings News
Rent rises expected due to high demand

Rent rises expected due to high demand

The numbers of people searching for a home to rent in Britain is significantly higher than the rental supply available, a new study shows. Research from Propertymark shows that there were 34 pros [...]

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28-February-17 General Lettings News
Average UK city house prices rise by 32%

Average UK city house prices rise by 32%

Average house prices in UK cities have risen by 32 per cent, new findings show. Research from Lloyds Bank found the price went up from £169,966 in 2012 to £224,926 this year. However, [...]

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27-February-17 General Lettings News
How to provide your tenants with the perfect move in process

How to provide your tenants with the perfect move in process

Not all letting agents and tenants will see eye to eye all the time, but a good relationship between the two parties can make the entire rental process somewhat easier for everyone to deal with. Of co [...]

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24-February-17 Property Management