How can you improve a relationship with a tenant?

How can you improve a relationship with a tenant?

There are a number of things that can affect the relationship between a private property tenant and their letting agent, some of which can be hard to rectify. While the intent will be to ensure the re [...]

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18-May-17 Property Management
Mortgage lenders calling on government to support SME builders

Mortgage lenders calling on government to support SME builders

Mortgage lenders are urging the government to support smaller house builders in a bid to better address the current shortfall in supply. The industry is asking the government to promote lending to sma [...]

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18-May-17 General Lettings News
Nearly 3 million Brits feel their mortgage payments are too high

Nearly 3 million Brits feel their mortgage payments are too high

Over the last few years, an increasing number of people in the UK have been able to get themselves mortgages, as the financial situation has eased and lenders have seen more buyers as viable borrowers [...]

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17-May-17 General Lettings News
Legal&General secures latest build-to-rent site in Leeds

Legal&General secures latest build-to-rent site in Leeds

A new build-to-rent project will soon be launched in Leeds by Legal and General. The firm has gained permission for its fifth such site, which will see 250 purpose-built homes constructed at Mustard W [...]

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17-May-17 General Lettings News
More adults in the UK will live with parents as house prices climb

More adults in the UK will live with parents as house prices climb

Continued rises in house prices over the last few years has made it more difficult for people in the UK to get onto the property ladder than it has ever been before. And if price increases are set to [...]

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16-May-17 General Lettings News
Rental rates see slowdown in April

Rental rates see slowdown in April

April saw the average rent of new lets across Britain increased by 0.5 per cent to £936 per calendar month. However, the month also saw rents decrease in a number of locations across the country [...]

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16-May-17 General Lettings News
Landlords 'spend a third of rental income on running properties'

Landlords 'spend a third of rental income on running properties'

Up to a third of landlords' rental income is now being lost in order to meet the costs of buy-to-let property, according to new research from Kent Reliance. A survey found that around 34 per cent [...]

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15-May-17 General Lettings News
UK buyers need to borrow 6 times the average salary to get a home

UK buyers need to borrow 6 times the average salary to get a home

Buyers across the UK are being hit by higher affordability barriers than they have been at any time in the last few years, with the average person now having to borrow more than six times their salary [...]

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15-May-17 General Lettings News
London rental market stronger than first glance suggests

London rental market stronger than first glance suggests

The London rental market has already seen a tough time this year and many predictions are suggesting this is set to continue. However, research from Benham and Reeves Residential Lettings has found th [...]

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12-May-17 General Lettings News
Landlords cutting costs 'could affect the wider industry' say new warnings

Landlords cutting costs 'could affect the wider industry' say new warnings

Landlords have had a hard time of it over the last couple of years, with the government repeatedly increasing what by-to-let owners have to pay in taxes. And now, there are fears that these higher cos [...]

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12-May-17 General Lettings News