UK property sales numbers experience a fall in June

UK property sales numbers experience a fall in June

The number of homes being sold in the UK property market experienced a fall between May and June, according to a new report, which suggests the uncertainty surrounding Brexit continues to discourage p [...]

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24-July-17 General Lettings News
Landlords in the UK more concerned with long-term growth than tax changes

Landlords in the UK more concerned with long-term growth than tax changes

Landlords have been hit hard over the last few years when it comes to the taxation they face for operating in the private rented sector. Whether it was the Stamp Duty surcharge or the change to mortga [...]

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21-July-17 General Lettings News
How to deal with things you might not have known your tenants want

How to deal with things you might not have known your tenants want

When operating in the UK private rented sector, it's easy to fall into the trap of thinking every tenant is the same in terms of their needs and desires. The majority of tenants, for example, want [...]

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21-July-17 Property Management
British rental prices rise by 1.3% annually, but remain flat month on month

British rental prices rise by 1.3% annually, but remain flat month on month

Tenants in the UK property market's private rented sector are enjoying a period of no rent rises, according to the latest data, which shows that prices charged by landlords have been largely flat [...]

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20-July-17 General Lettings News
Buy-to-let mortgage fees hit their lowest point for 12 months

Buy-to-let mortgage fees hit their lowest point for 12 months

The UK private rented sector has been in need of a boost to stock levels for some time now, with tenant demand across the country still outstripping supply of rented properties. However, it has been r [...]

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19-July-17 General Lettings News
June UK asking prices fall for the first time since 2009

June UK asking prices fall for the first time since 2009

Asking prices in the UK property market have fallen for the first time in eight years, according to new data, which shows a surprising early summer dip in the confidence people have in the sector.&nbs [...]

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18-July-17 General Lettings News
Number of UK rental homes has doubled since 1990s

Number of UK rental homes has doubled since 1990s

The number of people owning UK property has been falling for some time now, dropping from more than three-quarters in the 1980s to less than two-thirds as of the middle of this decade, Eurostat data s [...]

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17-July-17 General Lettings News
Tenants 'fear eviction' when pushing for rental property repairs

Tenants 'fear eviction' when pushing for rental property repairs

Letting agents across the UK's private rented sector need to be doing more to allay the fears of tenants who suffer in silence rather than asking for crucial repair works to be carried out. A [...]

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17-July-17 General Lettings News
First-time buyers considerably fewer than 20 years ago

First-time buyers considerably fewer than 20 years ago

The profile of the average first-time buyer in the UK property market is considerably different than it was ten or 20 years ago, according to new data, which also shows that there has been a considera [...]

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14-July-17 General Lettings News
UK landlords now seeking out more affordable properties with higher yields

UK landlords now seeking out more affordable properties with higher yields

The average landlord in the UK property market is now spending less on their property, seeking out the better returns that often come from investing in places where prices are low, but rents are relat [...]

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13-July-17 General Lettings News