Investment in Scottish social landlords remains strong

Investment in Scottish social landlords remains strong

Lenders have been found to be continuing with investment into the social housing sector in Scotland. Registered social landlords (RSLs) in the country are still able to access good levels of finance, [...]

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31-March-17 General Lettings News
What to do when you can't contact a tenant

What to do when you can't contact a tenant

Whether a tenant has been given notice, needs to agree to a date of an inspection or is late with their rent, not getting a response to your calls, emails or texts can be incredibly frustrating and ma [...]

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31-March-17 Legal News
Predictions suggest triggering of Article 50 'will not be negative' for housing market

Predictions suggest triggering of Article 50 'will not be negative' for housing market

Article 50 has now been triggered, beginning the next two years' worth of processes that will result in Britain leaving the EU. Despite the event being historic for the country, leading experts ar [...]

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30-March-17 General Lettings News
New rental sector investigation launched by University of York

New rental sector investigation launched by University of York

A new independent review of the private rental sector in England is set to begin. York University is being funded by the Nationwide Foundation to look at whether the rental sector is currently meeting [...]

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29-March-17 General Lettings News
Fee ban consultation to begin 'in the spring'

Fee ban consultation to begin 'in the spring'

The consultation on the proposed bans on letting agents levied against tenants will start in the spring. Housing minister Gavin Barwell announced the decision to begin planning the ban for England, wh [...]

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28-March-17 General Lettings News
London rental prices rising at slower rate than rest of UK

London rental prices rising at slower rate than rest of UK

London is seeing rent prices increasing at a rate that is slower than the rest of the country, according to new research. The latest report from ARLA Propertymark shows that supply is continuing to fa [...]

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27-March-17 General Lettings News
Landlords should allow tenants to personalise property, suggests new research

Landlords should allow tenants to personalise property, suggests new research

Landlords should allow tenants to make changes to their properties as it could provide them with benefits in the long-term, according to a new report. The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks ( [...]

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24-March-17 Property Management
What should you be including in property listings?

What should you be including in property listings?

Before potential tenants have even seen a property, they'll be looking at listings online to find their best options. The information included in the listings can encourage them to arrange a viewi [...]

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24-March-17 Property Management
Ealing approves UK's largest build-to-rent project

Ealing approves UK's largest build-to-rent project

A new build-to-rent project has been approved by Ealing Borough Council, reports Construction News. Almost 2,000 homes will be constructed as part of the scheme, along with retail and business units a [...]

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23-March-17 General Lettings News
First official figures show house prices rose in January

First official figures show house prices rose in January

The first official house price statistics for 2017 have just been released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Land Registry. Figures show that the average house price in the UK in Jan [...]

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22-March-17 General Lettings News