Flats now cost more than a semi-detached house

Flats now cost more than a semi-detached house

Are landlords investing in the PRS helping to push up the price of flats in the UK? According to new reports, the average flat nationwide now costs more than the average semi-detached home, and this c [...]

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29-March-16 Marketing News
More positive household sentiment on prices in March

More positive household sentiment on prices in March

Positive sentiment in the property market that has typified 2016 has continued this month, according to the latest report released by Markit and Knight Frank, which shows over a quarter of people feel [...]

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21-March-16 Marketing News
Rents rise in England and Wales for first time since autumn last year

Rents rise in England and Wales for first time since autumn last year

There may be many reasons for pessimism among investors in the rental market at the present time with the chancellor seemingly having a real downer on the PRS. However, it seems that the sector in gen [...]

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18-March-16 Marketing News
Landlords now receive almost 100% of rental asking price

Landlords now receive almost 100% of rental asking price

Landlords across the UK are now seeing very positive financial performance in their investments, according to a new survey that shows the majority are able to get 100 per cent of their rental asking p [...]

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15-March-16 Marketing News
Surge in buy-to-let purchases sees price growth double in February

Surge in buy-to-let purchases sees price growth double in February

Towards the end of 2015 and into early 2016, there was a reported rush from buy-to-let investors to get themselves property before the April deadline, when a three per cent tax levy will be added to a [...]

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11-March-16 Marketing News
Why now is a great time to rent

Why now is a great time to rent

Letting agents are reporting "extraordinary demand" for rental properties around the UK, with a growing number of tenants opting to rent rather than buy.This is according to Rightmove, [...]

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23-October-15 Marketing News
Census shows more people renting than ever before

Census shows more people renting than ever before

Data collected during the 2011 census has shown that more and more people are turning to the rental market as they struggle to get their foot on the property ladder.The figures indicate that the numbe [...]

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12-December-12 Marketing News
Reading council sends warning to rogue letting agents

Reading council sends warning to rogue letting agents

Rogue letting agents in one part of the UK have been warned that local authorities are not afraid to prosecute those found to be charging unreasonable fees.Speaking to the Reading Post, lead councillo [...]

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11-October-12 Marketing News
Professional images 'help attract tenants'

Professional images 'help attract tenants'

Professional pictures taken by a letting agency's photographer are far more likely to attract interest from potential tenants, the results of a new survey reveal.Letting agency Upad conducted a st [...]

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02-October-12 Marketing News
Landlords 'pricing buyers out of the property market'

Landlords 'pricing buyers out of the property market'

Buy-to-let landlords have been accused of pricing first-time buyers out of the property market by taking advantage of mortgage tax relief.Rental home owners are legally allowed to deduct their mortgag [...]

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19-September-12 Marketing News