More landlords now let to families with children than any other household type

21 June, 20160 Comments
Families are the most common household type in the private rented sector (PRS) for the first time, according to the latest research from the National Landlords Association (NLA). The findings show that more landlords now let to families with children (48%) than any other household type, overtaking young couples (47%). This represents a shift compared
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Let Your Property For Just £45 Until Monday 30th!

25 May, 20160 Comments
As higher property prices and a lack of affordable homes continue to push would-be buyers into the UK rental sector, the need for a cost effective, proactive and professional service to let your property has increased tenfold. FOR JUST £45 (INC VAT): Your property will be on the market with the best advertising portals in
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Surge in lettings as generation rent numbers rise

23 May, 20160 Comments
The UK’s largest estate agency board specialist has released data that shows a massive spike in activity in the market over the last month. Driven by the surge in buy to let properties purchased by landlords beating the stamp duty surcharge deadline, Agency Express’ national figures for April show us that: New ‘To Let’ listings rose
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Jonny Bucknell, councillor, rogue landlords, prosecuted

Tory Landlord prosecuted by his own council

20 January, 20160 Comments
Just a week after MP’s reject legislation to force landlords to ensure rented accommodation are ‘fit for human habitation’  a Tory Councillor has admitted to being a rouge landlord after his own council prosecuted him. Jonny Bucknell, 58, pleaded guilty to failing to carry out necessary improvements on a run-down home he lets following action
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Will the BTL investor still be around 2034?

29 May, 20140 Comments
As anyone in any way concerned with the PRS or housing is aware, the most recent English Housing Survey Report showed that 18% of English homes are rented from private landlords which is unprecedented within the last 50 years. However, at the same time, there are many challenges facing private landlords, not least of all
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Labour Party write open letter to letting agents

08 May, 20140 Comments
An open letter to letting agents, calling on them to end charging fees to tenants, is now live on the Labour party website. The letter, written by shadow minister for housing Emma Reynolds, says: Private renting is now the norm for 9 million people, including 1.3 million families. Many face unstable short-term lets and high letting
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Should You Use A Letting Agent?

23 April, 20140 Comments
Do you consider yourself a professional landlord? If you let any kind of property, you should; even if you let just one house, you are subject to the same legal requirements as property developers with a whole string of property under their belts. Of course, career landlords will have trusted agents or employees to take
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