Luton named Britain's best buy-to-let location

Luton named Britain's best buy-to-let location

Luton is still Britain's best location for buy-to-let investors thanks to favourable yields and rental growth.   This is according to new research from LendInvest, which studied the investmen [...]

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28-September-17 General Lettings News
What to do with tenants who don't pay rent

What to do with tenants who don't pay rent

Landlords and letting agents will all have to deal with it sometimes: a tenant that won't pay their rent. This is an unfortunate situation that nobody wants to be in. However, no matter how unplea [...]

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28-September-17 Property Management
Average rents rise as tenants return to the market

Average rents rise as tenants return to the market

Average monthly rents across England and Wales climbed to £904 during August, according to new figures.Data from Your Move's latest House Price Index shows rents increased from £874, p [...]

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28-September-17 General Lettings News
Vince Cable calls for new tax on overseas investors

Vince Cable calls for new tax on overseas investors

Vince Cable, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, has called for a new "fierce tax" on UK property investments made by overseas buyers, in a bid to stem the flow of money from other countrie [...]

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26-September-17 General Lettings News
Property developer to allow innovative cryptocurrency rent payments

Property developer to allow innovative cryptocurrency rent payments

Rental payments are normally made by tenants by the medium of direct debit, but one property developer is taking a new innovative approach to payments, and will allow its residents to pay by bitcoin f [...]

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25-September-17 General Lettings News
Cost of moving home increases by 6% in just 12 months

Cost of moving home increases by 6% in just 12 months

Buyers who are moving home in the UK property market are facing increasingly high costs when they do so, according to new data, which shows that the last 12 months have seen a marked rise. Analys [...]

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24-September-17 General Lettings News
The biggest challenges to overcome as a letting agent

The biggest challenges to overcome as a letting agent

With both stock and demand in the rental sector higher than they have ever been before, letting agents are some of the busiest people in the world of property. Having to play the role of middle man be [...]

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21-September-17 Property Management
Changes to policy in the private rented sector has left landlords out of pocket

Changes to policy in the private rented sector has left landlords out of pocket

Landlords in the UK's private rented sector have faced widespread policy changes over the last few years, including a three per cent levy on Stamp Duty for investments and a change in mortgage rel [...]

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21-September-17 General Lettings News
Buyers pay 45% more for a house near a top performing school

Buyers pay 45% more for a house near a top performing school

People across England are spending more on houses than they otherwise might in order to secure their kids a place at a top performing state school, it has been revealed. According to a report rel [...]

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20-September-17 General Lettings News
UK rental prices rise 2.4% in the year to the end of August

UK rental prices rise 2.4% in the year to the end of August

The average price paid by tenants in the UK has continued to grow in summer 2017, with the rate of increase now hitting its fastest recorded level since November last year, according to new data.  [...]

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19-September-17 General Lettings News