Resolution Foundation report backs indeterminate tenancies

Resolution Foundation report backs indeterminate tenancies

Indeterminate tenancies should become the only form of rental contract allowed in England and Wales, a new Resolution Foundation report has argued. The report, titled A New Generational Contract, [...]

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08-May-18 General Lettings News
Victory for NLA as letting fees abolition bill published

Victory for NLA as letting fees abolition bill published

The government has just published its long-awaited bill to abolish letting fees, with the proposed new law also suggesting that deposits should be limited to no more than six weeks' rent, rather t [...]

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04-May-18 General Lettings News
NLA presses new home secretary over Right to Rent

NLA presses new home secretary over Right to Rent

The National Landlords' Association (NLA) has written to the new home secretary Sajid Javid to urge him to change government policy over the Right to Rent rules. Under this system, the onus h [...]

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04-May-18 Legal News
Landlords in the east of England most upbeat about prospects

Landlords in the east of England most upbeat about prospects

The east of England is the best region of Britain to be a landlord, if a new survey by Paragon Bank is any guide. According to the study, 53 per cent of landlords in the region felt positive abou [...]

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03-May-18 General Lettings News
TSB system failure 'left people unable to pay the rent'

TSB system failure 'left people unable to pay the rent'

Failure of tenants to pay the rent is a bane of landlords' and letting agents' lives, but sometimes there are unavoidable causes. A case in point for many will have been last month's [...]

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02-May-18 General Lettings News
Give renting a boost, new housing secretary urged

Give renting a boost, new housing secretary urged

The new secretary of state for housing, communities and local government James Brokenshire has been urged to give the rental sector a high priority, by helping to make this option a viable and popular [...]

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02-May-18 General Lettings News
Family home supply restricted as empty nesters stay put

Family home supply restricted as empty nesters stay put

The phenomenon of the empty nest is a familiar one: the children grow up and leave home, leaving their parents with the choice of downsizing or carrying on living in a home that is larger than they ne [...]

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01-May-18 Marketing News
PRS firm set for new Birmingham project

PRS firm set for new Birmingham project

A private rental scheme developer is set to start a new project later this year in the centre of Birmingham, after acquiring a plot for 120 million. The High Street Group of Companies has purchas [...]

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30-April-18 General Lettings News
Brokenshire to take on broken housing market

Brokenshire to take on broken housing market

James Brokenshire has been named the new secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, after Sajid Javid left the post to become the new home secretary. Mr Javid was promoted [...]

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30-April-18 General Lettings News
London lags behind in new homes registration

London lags behind in new homes registration

New data showing the tally of new home registrations falling in London is bad news at a time of high demand in the capital.According to the National Home Building Council (NHBC), the overall tally of [...]

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30-April-18 General Lettings News