Stamp duty exemption 'set to benefit a million buyers'

Stamp duty exemption 'set to benefit a million buyers'

Just about every landlord and agent will be aware of the demographic and economic factors that have been driving the rise in the number of young renters. The difficulties faced by 'generation [...]

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27-April-18 General Lettings News
A capitalist argument for a capital's problems

A capitalist argument for a capital's problems

The challenges of the UK's housing market are well-documented, with London representing a magnified version of them. While the country as a whole suffers from shortages of homes to buy and rent an [...]

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27-April-18 General Lettings News
Lack of Scottish build-to-rent 'set to change'

Lack of Scottish build-to-rent 'set to change'

New figures have indicated that build-to-rent (BTR) in Scotland is lagging way behind the English regions, a trend that could make it much harder for Scots to find the right kind of housing.The Scotti [...]

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26-April-18 General Lettings News
UK rents down after six years of increases

UK rents down after six years of increases

The cost of renting a home has fallen on average for the first time in six years, according to a survey carried out on behalf of the Deposit Protection Service (DPS).During the first quarter of 2018, [...]

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26-April-18 General Lettings News
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