Landlords call for rent payments to be included in credit ratings

Landlords call for rent payments to be included in credit ratings

Landlords operating in the UK property market are increasingly calling for rental payment history to be included when it comes to calculating people's credit scores. At the moment, it is the one m [...]

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21-August-17 General Lettings News
Why should you let property to students?

Why should you let property to students?

Students often get a bad reputation when it comes to the way they live. TV shows, bad word of mouth and various stereotypes would suggest that the average student is bad news for landlords. Most are p [...]

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18-August-17 Property Management
St Andrews named as top UK university town for buy-to-let yields

St Andrews named as top UK university town for buy-to-let yields

Landlords investing in the student property market are always on the lookout for towns and cities where they can find the best yields and returns. And now, it's been revealed that some of the very [...]

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18-August-17 General Lettings News
Over half of UK landlords remain confident about the buy-to-let sector

Over half of UK landlords remain confident about the buy-to-let sector

The majority of landlords operating in the UK property market remain confident about its ability to deliver them good yields and a strong return on their investment, in spite of changes that have affe [...]

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17-August-17 General Lettings News
Growing number of landlords looking to sell rather than buy

Growing number of landlords looking to sell rather than buy

An increasing number of landlords in the UK property market are looking to sell some of their rental stock rather than buy more, according to the latest reports. However, while this number is growing, [...]

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16-August-17 General Lettings News
Fewer first-time buyers around in the UK property market

Fewer first-time buyers around in the UK property market

First-time buyers in the UK are getting older, and there are now far fewer people getting onto the property ladder than there were in previous years, it has been reported. According to the latest [...]

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15-August-17 General Lettings News
Rental growth rate doubles between June and July, new data shows

Rental growth rate doubles between June and July, new data shows

The rental market experienced a difficult first half of the year as political uncertainty meant fewer people than in recent years choosing to move home, keeping growth levels subdued. However, ac [...]

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14-August-17 General Lettings News
Many people still rent because they can't afford to buy, new data shows

Many people still rent because they can't afford to buy, new data shows

Over the last few years, the reasons why people rent UK property has been changing somewhat. A rise in career-driven young people looking for somewhere that allows them freedom to move as and when the [...]

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11-August-17 General Lettings News
Private tenants paying more than buyers as market demand pushes up prices

Private tenants paying more than buyers as market demand pushes up prices

People who rent homes in the UK private sector are paying more for their properties on a monthly basis than those who purchase their own houses, as demand in the rental market pushes costs ever higher [...]

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10-August-17 General Lettings News
How to deal with renewals in private rented properties

How to deal with renewals in private rented properties

Tenancy renewals are a regular occurrence for any letting agent, who has to deal with many properties coming to the end of their agreement periods. However, it can be a potentially stressful time, wit [...]

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10-August-17 Property Management