Is the buy-to-let market shifting towards longer-term returns on investment?

Is the buy-to-let market shifting towards longer-term returns on investment?

Achieving sustainable success in the buy-to-let sector can often feel like a challenge due to the unpredictable nature of short-term market trends. Fluctuating property prices, economic downturns and [...]

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11-May-18 General Lettings News
Landlords 'remain optimistic about buy-to-let despite current challenges'

Landlords 'remain optimistic about buy-to-let despite current challenges'

UK landlords remain broadly optimistic about their prospects in the buy-to-let (BTL) market, despite the current challenges facing the industry.This is according to the latest BTL Barometer report fro [...]

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10-May-18 General Lettings News
Manchester set for yet more rental apartments

Manchester set for yet more rental apartments

Manchester's apartment boom is set to continue after developer Renaker Build revealed plans for two more towers connected by a podium that would provide more than 650 new rental units.The towers w [...]

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09-May-18 General Lettings News
Resolution Foundation report backs indeterminate tenancies

Resolution Foundation report backs indeterminate tenancies

Indeterminate tenancies should become the only form of rental contract allowed in England and Wales, a new Resolution Foundation report has argued. The report, titled A New Generational Contract, [...]

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08-May-18 General Lettings News
Victory for NLA as letting fees abolition bill published

Victory for NLA as letting fees abolition bill published

The government has just published its long-awaited bill to abolish letting fees, with the proposed new law also suggesting that deposits should be limited to no more than six weeks' rent, rather t [...]

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04-May-18 General Lettings News
NLA presses new home secretary over Right to Rent

NLA presses new home secretary over Right to Rent

The National Landlords' Association (NLA) has written to the new home secretary Sajid Javid to urge him to change government policy over the Right to Rent rules. Under this system, the onus h [...]

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04-May-18 Legal News
Landlords in the east of England most upbeat about prospects

Landlords in the east of England most upbeat about prospects

The east of England is the best region of Britain to be a landlord, if a new survey by Paragon Bank is any guide. According to the study, 53 per cent of landlords in the region felt positive abou [...]

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03-May-18 General Lettings News
TSB system failure 'left people unable to pay the rent'

TSB system failure 'left people unable to pay the rent'

Failure of tenants to pay the rent is a bane of landlords' and letting agents' lives, but sometimes there are unavoidable causes. A case in point for many will have been last month's [...]

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02-May-18 General Lettings News
Give renting a boost, new housing secretary urged

Give renting a boost, new housing secretary urged

The new secretary of state for housing, communities and local government James Brokenshire has been urged to give the rental sector a high priority, by helping to make this option a viable and popular [...]

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02-May-18 General Lettings News