Majority of PRS landlords would not let to someone on Universal Credit

Majority of PRS landlords would not let to someone on Universal Credit

The private rented sector welcomes people from a wider spectrum of backgrounds than ever before at the moment, but the majority of landlords are still unwilling to rent to certain demographics, accord [...]

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19-October-17 General Lettings News
Five questions you need to ask every new landlord

Five questions you need to ask every new landlord

Letting agents act as an important cog in the private rented sector wheel, being the glue that holds tenants and landlords together, and making sure that both parties are not only happy, but also hold [...]

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19-October-17 Property Management
Prime London rental price falls starting to slow

Prime London rental price falls starting to slow

The prime London lettings market has had a difficult year so far, with prices across the sector heading in a different direction to the PRS as a whole. While the rental market nationwide has been expe [...]

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18-October-17 General Lettings News
Landlords earned £54 billion in the year to the end of June

Landlords earned £54 billion in the year to the end of June

A rise in the number of rental properties on the market in the last few years means that landlords are now making more revenue every year from the sector, reaching a record high in mid-2017. Acco [...]

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17-October-17 General Lettings News
London flat sales fall 47% in just one year

London flat sales fall 47% in just one year

The number of people who are looking to rent a flat in London could be on the rise, after it was revealed that sales volumes of these properties, particularly among first-time buyers, has fallen consi [...]

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17-October-17 General Lettings News
UK rental price growth driven by south of England

UK rental price growth driven by south of England

The price paid by tenants has risen on an annual basis nationwide, but much of this private rented sector growth has been driven by improvements for landlords in the south of England, according to new [...]

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16-October-17 General Lettings News
Londoners spending more of their income on rent as nationwide ratio falls

Londoners spending more of their income on rent as nationwide ratio falls

The proportion of people's income that is being spent on rent is falling across the nation, but in London, it continues to rise, a new report has shown. According to the data published by the [...]

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15-October-17 General Lettings News
Little things that can make a difference when showing properties

Little things that can make a difference when showing properties

There are more homes available in the rental market today than there have ever been before. This means that there are thousands of viewings being carried out each day, as tenants look to find the perf [...]

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12-October-17 Property Management
UK mortgage market picks up pace in summer as August proves strong

UK mortgage market picks up pace in summer as August proves strong

Summer is not traditionally one of the best times of the year for the UK property market in terms of purchases, but mortgage activity for summer 2017 seems to suggest this year was different. Acc [...]

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12-October-17 General Lettings News
Young people in the UK increasingly taking on longer mortgages

Young people in the UK increasingly taking on longer mortgages

Young people in the UK are increasingly looking to spread the cost of buying a home in a bid to lower their monthly spend on their mortgage, it has been revealed. But by doing so, buyers have been war [...]

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11-October-17 General Lettings News