March 'brought most rent hikes in six months'

March 'brought most rent hikes in six months'

March 2018 saw rent increases for 23 per cent of private rental sector tenants, the highest figure since September last year, according to figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (A [...]

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25-April-18 General Lettings News
Manchester and Liverpool growth highlighted ahead of landlords' conference

Manchester and Liverpool growth highlighted ahead of landlords' conference

The growth of the private rental sector in Manchester and Liverpool has been highlighted ahead of the Future Renting North conference in Manchester tomorrow (April 24th). As the event looms, the [...]

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23-April-18 General Lettings News
Tax changes prompt major shift in landlord portfolio sizes

Tax changes prompt major shift in landlord portfolio sizes

The size of landlord portfolios has shown significant change in the wake of a series of tax and regulatory changes imposed by the government over the past couple of years. Paragon Bank's late [...]

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20-April-18 General Lettings News
Resolution Foundations proposes new protections for lifetime millennial renters

Resolution Foundations proposes new protections for lifetime millennial renters

Millennials are perennially identified as the new 'have-nots' in society, a group born between 1980 and 1996 who, unlike their predecessors in Generation X (born 1965-80), have not seen their [...]

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20-April-18 General Lettings News
Millennials 'not lacking options'

Millennials 'not lacking options'

The Generation Rent report out this week by the Resolution Foundation suggested as many as a third of millennials may end up renting their whole life, but Leeds Building Society has said this will not [...]

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19-April-18 General Lettings News
Build-to-rent helps London housebuilder enjoy increased profits

Build-to-rent helps London housebuilder enjoy increased profits

London-based housebuilder Telford Homes is expecting this year's pre-tax profits to increase by almost a third, partly thanks to the boom in build-to-let.The company issued a trading statement not [...]

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19-April-18 General Lettings News
Grenfell safety breaches found - but will changes be enough?

Grenfell safety breaches found - but will changes be enough?

No less than five factors contributed to the Grenfell Tower tragedy last year, according to a new report, which may help inform the drawing up of new and tighter regulations to help ensure buildings - [...]

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18-April-18 General Lettings News
Derby set for build-to-rent tower

Derby set for build-to-rent tower

Derby is set for a prestige build-to-rent scheme that will see 200 apartments being established in what will be the tallest building in the city.Developer Godwin is proposing the 17-storey development [...]

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16-April-18 General Lettings News
Build-to-rent pipeline increases by 30%

Build-to-rent pipeline increases by 30%

The growth of the build-to-rent sector has been dramatic in the last year, with a 30 per cent rise in the number of homes in the pipeline.A survey by the British Property Federation and Savills reveal [...]

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13-April-18 General Lettings News
Universal credit to provide extra two weeks of rental support

Universal credit to provide extra two weeks of rental support

Renters who get housing benefit are set to receive an extra two weeks' support when they move on to universal credit, the government announced this week. The measure came into effect yesterda [...]

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12-April-18 General Lettings News