Stamp Duty changes have caused slowing of the rental market

Stamp Duty changes have caused slowing of the rental market

Calls for the Stamp Duty levy brought into play last year to be ended seem to have some real reason behind them, as new data once again shows that since the change came into effect, there has been a w [...]

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07-April-17 General Lettings News
March sees strong growth in property market

March sees strong growth in property market

The property market in March saw positive results, with it gaining momentum following a slower start to 2017 compared to previous years. According to the latest Property Activity Index from Agency Exp [...]

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07-April-17 General Lettings News
New rules come into force to protect tenants from rogue landlords

New rules come into force to protect tenants from rogue landlords

Tenants in the UK are set to benefit from better security in their tenancies, as new rules come into play that protects them from the practices of rogue landlords that can bring the PRS into disrepute [...]

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07-April-17 General Lettings News
Tax changes likely to affect far more landlords than expected

Tax changes likely to affect far more landlords than expected

More landlords are expected to be affected by this month's changes to taxation laws than had previously been predicted, according to a new study released this week. From April 1st, the govern [...]

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06-April-17 General Lettings News
RLA shares concern about right to rent scheme

RLA shares concern about right to rent scheme

In response to the announcement that there could be possible further sanctions for landlords who knowingly rent to individuals who have no right to live or work in the UK, the Residential Landlords [...]

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01-April-17 General Lettings News
Investment in Scottish social landlords remains strong

Investment in Scottish social landlords remains strong

Lenders have been found to be continuing with investment into the social housing sector in Scotland. Registered social landlords (RSLs) in the country are still able to access good levels of finance, [...]

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31-March-17 General Lettings News
Predictions suggest triggering of Article 50 'will not be negative' for housing market

Predictions suggest triggering of Article 50 'will not be negative' for housing market

Article 50 has now been triggered, beginning the next two years' worth of processes that will result in Britain leaving the EU. Despite the event being historic for the country, leading experts ar [...]

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30-March-17 General Lettings News
New rental sector investigation launched by University of York

New rental sector investigation launched by University of York

A new independent review of the private rental sector in England is set to begin. York University is being funded by the Nationwide Foundation to look at whether the rental sector is currently meeting [...]

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29-March-17 General Lettings News
Fee ban consultation to begin 'in the spring'

Fee ban consultation to begin 'in the spring'

The consultation on the proposed bans on letting agents levied against tenants will start in the spring. Housing minister Gavin Barwell announced the decision to begin planning the ban for England, wh [...]

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28-March-17 General Lettings News
London rental prices rising at slower rate than rest of UK

London rental prices rising at slower rate than rest of UK

London is seeing rent prices increasing at a rate that is slower than the rest of the country, according to new research. The latest report from ARLA Propertymark shows that supply is continuing to fa [...]

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27-March-17 General Lettings News