New property listings nearly double in 27% of locations

New property listings nearly double in 27% of locations

More than 27 per cent of UK towns and cities saw their new property listings increase by more than double the value in January compared to December. This is according to research from HouseSimple [...]

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17-February-17 General Lettings News
Unite purchases largest student accommodation

Unite purchases largest student accommodation

Unite has purchased the largest student accommodation property to ever become available on the UK market. The development, which is named Aston Student Village, was purchased for £227 milli [...]

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16-February-17 General Lettings News
Rent-only property set to arrive in Wembley

Rent-only property set to arrive in Wembley

A new property developed exclusively for renting has been announced for the Wembley area of London. Thousands of tenants are expected to move into the UK’s largest “build-to-rent&rdqu [...]

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15-February-17 General Lettings News
UK rents rise 2.6%, study shows

UK rents rise 2.6%, study shows

New rents in the UK jumped in value by 2.6 per cent in January year-on-year, marking the quickest rise for the month in two years. According to the latest Countrywide Index, January saw 36 per ce [...]

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14-February-17 General Lettings News
Rics: Shortage of rent supply leads to higher prices

Rics: Shortage of rent supply leads to higher prices

Shortage of rental properties in the lettings and sales segments present a massive challenge for the housing industry, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Suppliers (Rics).Research found tha [...]

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13-February-17 General Lettings News
How to deal with properties between tenants

How to deal with properties between tenants

Void periods are one of the downsides of operating in the rental market. Any time when there is not a tenant in a property, it means losing out on money for both the letting agent and the landlord. Th [...]

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10-February-17 General Lettings News
UK rents outside London on the up

UK rents outside London on the up

Rents throughout the UK outside of the capital are rising in value, with some increasing as much as three per cent, findings show. According to the Landbay rental index, residential prices are co [...]

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10-February-17 General Lettings News
Nearly one-third of UK homes record price cuts

Nearly one-third of UK homes record price cuts

Almost a third of properties for sale in major towns and cities in the UK have been reduced in price, a new study has shown. Around 17 of the top 20 locations for price cuts are in the North of E [...]

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09-February-17 General Lettings News
Government announces new regulations for the private rented sector

Government announces new regulations for the private rented sector

The government has announced a raft of new policies for the private rented sector as a part of its new Housing White Paper. The plans have largely been welcomed by the industry, but some uncertainty s [...]

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08-February-17 General Lettings News
2016 was another strong year for the construction sector

2016 was another strong year for the construction sector

The financial crisis that struck the economy in 2008 had many effects on the property market, from falling house prices and a severe drop in demand and homeowner numbers, to more positive impacts, suc [...]

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07-February-17 General Lettings News