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
Arla: Landlords to reduce portfolio reshaping in 2012

Arla: Landlords to reduce portfolio reshaping in 2012

New research has suggested landlords may be less inclined to reshape their portfolios in 2012, with buying and selling set to stagnate.The latest study from the Association of Residential Letting Agen [...]

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31-January-12 Marketing News
North England 'has high buy-to-let yields'

North England 'has high buy-to-let yields'

Landlords looking to purchase property that will bring them a high return on their investment may want to consider housing in the north of England.According to Tanya Powley of FT Money, Burnley has th [...]

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24-January-12 Marketing News
Landlords 'will look to rent per room in 2012'

Landlords 'will look to rent per room in 2012'

Renting out properties per room is set to become increasingly popular with landlords in 2012.This is according to director of SpareRoom Matt Hutchinson, who explained how this may be "more work&q [...]

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05-January-12 Marketing News
Property portal improves mobile app

Property portal improves mobile app

Rightmove.co.uk has announced an upgrade to its popular iPhone app, which allows over 1.2 million properties for buying or renting to be viewed online.Both estate and letting agencies are likely to be [...]

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16-September-11 Marketing News