NLA backs new 'fit for habitation' bill

NLA backs new 'fit for habitation' bill

A private member's bill that sets out minimum standards for rental accomodation and provides new legal rights of redress for tenants has been backed by the National Landlords' Association.Spon [...]

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16-January-18 General Lettings News
Warning over cost rise for tenants as landlords sell

Warning over cost rise for tenants as landlords sell

 A National Landlords' Association (NLA) survey showing many buy to let investors plan to sell up has prompted a warning about rent rises that could price many tenants out of buying homes.The [...]

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15-January-18 General Lettings News
Letting agent association offers new benefit for members

Letting agent association offers new benefit for members

Members of the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA) are now able to access a new benefit, which is being delivered via a partnership between UKALA and Let Alliance.The organisations have announced [...]

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12-January-18 General Lettings News
Educating the next generation

Educating the next generation

The term 'generation rent' is a familiar one, highlighting the struggles that millennials, and indeed many who are older than them, have had getting on the property ladder in recent years. How [...]

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12-January-18 Property Management
NLA: 1 in 5 landlords have plans to sell

NLA: 1 in 5 landlords have plans to sell

Recent changes in government policy have resulted in an increasing number of landlords considering selling some of their properties, research has shown.The National Landlords Association (NLA) release [...]

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11-January-18 General Lettings News
Tenants air concerns about rent increases

Tenants air concerns about rent increases

One of the issues letting agents could find themselves dealing with this year is tenant concern about higher rents, with recent research suggesting that this is a big issue for many people renting pri [...]

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10-January-18 Property Management
Govt adopts 'renewed focus' on housing

Govt adopts 'renewed focus' on housing

The government has claimed that it is renewing its focus on the housing market, with a new minister appointed as part of prime minister Theresa May's cabinet reshuffle.Sajid Javid has been appoint [...]

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09-January-18 General Lettings News
House price growth slows at end of 2017

House price growth slows at end of 2017

?UK house prices ended 2017 with a slight slowdown in growth, the latest figures have shown.Halifax said the year-on-year increase in prices during the final quarter of the year was 2.7 per cent. Howe [...]

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08-January-18 General Lettings News
Average rents up 0.56% in 2017

Average rents up 0.56% in 2017

The UK witnessed a marginal increase to average monthly rents in 2017, which rose by 0.56 per cent to £1,196, according to the latest rental price index by Landbay.In terms of individual countri [...]

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05-January-18 General Lettings News
Adapting homes for older people 'could be positive for landlords'

Adapting homes for older people 'could be positive for landlords'

Making private sector accommodation suitable for older people could be very positive for landlords, the housing minister has suggested.According to Alok Sharma, more older people than ever are living [...]

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05-January-18 General Lettings News