Build to rent could support increased demand in the rental sector

Build to rent could support increased demand in the rental sector

Build to rent properties could be the answer to addressing Britain's property supply, according to a new report. The British Property Federation (BPF) and Savills, in conjunction with the London S [...]

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13-March-17 General Lettings News
Low-income households being “priced out of rental market”

Low-income households being “priced out of rental market”

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has suggested that rents are not in-line with household incomes, which could be problematic for landlords looking for new tenants. According to RICS [...]

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10-March-17 General Lettings News
Could renting to pet owners be the best option?

Could renting to pet owners be the best option?

When it comes to pets, a lot of landlords don't want to consider the hassle of renting to tenants who have them. Many letting agents will also advise landlords not to accept pets due to the possib [...]

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10-March-17 Property Management
North East rental initiative could improve renters' credit scores

North East rental initiative could improve renters' credit scores

A new initiative from Experian is set to help private tenants improve their credit histories. Galley Properties is set to be the first estate and letting agent in the North East to provide this new se [...]

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09-March-17 General Lettings News
Rental prices see rise across Scotland

Rental prices see rise across Scotland

The Scottish rental market has seen a surge, starting the year off on a good footing, with average properties being let for £571 per month, reports the Property Reporter. New data from Your Move [...]

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08-March-17 General Lettings News
London boroughs pricing families out of renting

London boroughs pricing families out of renting

London rental costs have increased so much that a family of four looking for a property in Hammersmith and Fulham will require a six figure income to afford a basic living space. According to new rese [...]

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07-March-17 General Lettings News
Mayor of London calls for short-term lets to be limited at 90 days

Mayor of London calls for short-term lets to be limited at 90 days

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has called for short-term lettings to have a set limit on the maximum duration someone can rent for in the city, it has been reported. Recently, Airbnb, which allow [...]

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06-March-17 General Lettings News
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