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KEYWORD "Letting" - 206 RESULTS
Green shoots of recovery in London despite Brexit

Soaring rents are tempting investors back into the capital's lettings market, according to September’s Home.co.uk Asking Price Index. A revitalisation of the...

18 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Moda Living’s flagship BTR scheme in Manchester generates strong demand

The first release of homes at Moda Living’s flagship Build to Rent Angels Gardens scheme in the heart of Manchester have...

13 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Average property scam costs victims £107,669, research finds

With all property titles in England and Wales published online, and scammers potentially able to access this information to commit property...

06 September 2019

From: Breaking News

Part-time property rentals in the capital are thriving – a good thing or damaging?

An Airbnb management company has claimed that part-time property rentals are booming in London. Airsorted, which was founded in February 2015 by...

30 August 2019

From: Breaking News

London regeneration – a home at the home of British television?

In the latest part of our series on London’s regeneration hotspots, Property Investor Today checks in on the transformation of Television...

28 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Trouble for tenants? Rent costs accelerate to record high

Rent prices rose to a new record high for the third consecutive month in July, according to ARLA Propertymark’s July Private...

28 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Activity increases in UK lettings market over summer

There was a rise in activity across the UK lettings market in July, according to the latest data from the Agency...

23 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the UK’s hottest rental market

Stockton-on-Tees’ lettings market is seeing a significant spike in activity, according to the latest analysis from Zoopla. The property portal delivered 75%...

21 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Boris Johnson’s stamp duty plans – what do landlords need to know?

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or an experienced one, there are frequent regulatory changes in the buy-to-let sector that you will...

19 August 2019

From: Sponsored Content

London regeneration – the transformation of the capital’s final industrial quarter

Following our piece on the ongoing works at Battersea Power Station and its environs, Property Investor Today this time explores the...

14 August 2019

From: Breaking News

New events offer top tips on how to be a holiday let landlord

Mulberry Cottages has announced the expansion this autumn of its free ‘Holiday Let Masterclasses’ for prospective buyers across the South of...

14 August 2019

From: Breaking News

New property portfolio investment service launched by agent

Sales and letting agency Portico has announced the launch of Portico Portfolio, a service that will enable landlords to invest smartly...

02 August 2019

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let property investment: is it still worth it in 2019?

You can earn good money from buy-to-let property. Over the last few decades, people have been investing in property to supplement...

26 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Landlords - protect your home while tenants are away this summer

The children are off school, which means the summer break has officially begun and people are gearing up for the holidays....

25 July 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Replacing leasehold with commonhold - government finally responds

While we wouldn’t be so bold as to say the government gets its daily fix of property news from the Today...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Universities bring the UK’s highest rental yields

Research has revealed that 17 of the UK’s top 20 best postcodes for buy-to-let rental yields are located within close proximity...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Average UK rent rose sharply in Q2 2019, DPS report finds

The latest edition of The Deposit Protection Service Rent Index has revealed that the UK experienced a sharp rise in average...

19 July 2019

From: Breaking News

New AI assistant to ‘automate the lettings process’ for agents

Roby.ai, an Articificial Intelligence (AI) assistant, has been launched in the UK property market. Thought to be an industry first, Roby.ai works...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Property investors to receive annual rent upfront in one lump sum

Buy-to-let landlords and property investors are being offered the opportunity to receive their year's rent in advance in one lump sum. Known...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Technology crucial in assisting compliance with PRS regulation - Gas Tag

The increasing amount of lettings regulations is making it difficult for letting agents and landlords to remain compliant and protect the safety of...

17 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Glasgow’s first major Build to Rent development completes construction

Glasgow’s first major city Build-to-Rent (BTR) housing development has been successfully delivered following a multi-million-pound redevelopment. This development comes with the introduction...

05 July 2019

From: Breaking News

BTL investors stand by the sector despite ‘detrimental’ changes

Some 73% of buy-to-let investors considered property as the best, least volatile long-term investment when compared to all other asset classes,...

03 July 2019

From: Breaking News

European cities join together to demand EU help for dealing with short-let boom

Ten cities in Europe have asked for more help from the EU in their battle against Airbnb and other short-let holiday rental websites....

26 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Firms suggests holiday letting is on the increase

The number of holiday lets are on the rise, according to Bournecoast Holiday Agents and financial consultants Elite Financial. The firms say...

21 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Claim: agents and landlords using holiday lettings are breaking the law

Agents and landlords in Scotland who are letting property and declaring them to be holiday lets to avoid long-term tenancy rights...

14 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Second homeowners take advantage of predicted growth in staycations

Holiday lettings business cottages.com has seen a 23% growth in portfolio recruitment over the last six months, compared to the same...

12 June 2019

From: Breaking News

BTL rates begin to shift upwards, says online broker

New research from online mortgage broker Property Master has revealed that the cost of the majority of fixed-rate buy-to-let mortgages appear...

12 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Property growth on the rise in Coventry and Warwickshire, says Loveitts

Despite some recent reports suggesting that the UK property market is plummeting, a recent auction hosted by Loveitss, an estate and...

07 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Industry coalition calls for section 21 to be retained

Groups representing landlords and letting agents have called for section 21 repossessions to be retained in the private rented sector unless...

05 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Spike in landlords exiting rental market amidst Fees Ban, ARLA reports

UK letting agents reported a rise in the number of landlords selling up in April, according to ARLA Propertymark’s April Private...

05 June 2019

From: Breaking News

Student housing app to feature in national final for tech entrepreneurs

A startup housing app which aims to provide a safe haven for international students recently won the North West regional final...

31 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters in South West London feeling the pinch despite tenant fee ban

Rent rises in South West London have significantly outpaced the rest of the capital, despite the imminent ban on tenant fees,...

29 May 2019

From: Breaking News

What do landlords need to know about the deposit cap?

The Tenant Fees Act, better known simply as the tenant fees ban, is coming into force from June 1 2019. It...

24 May 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Mayor urged to ban Tube adverts encouraging people to break short-let laws

The Mayor of London has been urged to ban adverts on the Tube that encourage the breaking of short-term lettings law. Tom...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Could the tenant fees ban leave tenants worse off?

The government’s tenant fee ban has been widely championed in the consumer press as a big win for renters – but...

24 May 2019

From: Breaking News

New app which matches compatible student housemates is launched

A PropTech startup has launched a mobile app to make student house hunting easier. Polygon, which launched in August 2018 to help...

10 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Gas Tag claims new technology can improve gas safety accountability

Gas safety accountability in the private rented sector can be improved by cutting-edge technology, a leading gas safety compliance tool has...

08 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Daniel Gibson, director at Daniel Craig Residential

Who are you and what does it say on your business card?  My name is Daniel and I’m a director at...

30 April 2019

From: 60 Second Interview

Asking rents in London hit record high

London's average asking rents are at an all-time high of £2,093 per month following a record year-on-year price increase, new Rightmove...

26 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Holiday lettings set to benefit from ongoing Brexit uncertainty

A Brexit-inspired holiday letting boom is expected to hit the South West this year, according to local holiday letting agency Bournecoast. The...

17 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Lavish London mansion up for raffle for just £13.50

A north London couple are raffling their Grade II listed sprawling English estate, worth a whopping £5.25 million, for just £13.50,...

10 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Mandatory Client Money Protection – what do landlords need to know?

On April 1 2019, the rental sector shifted into a new era of even greater professionalisation with the introduction of mandatory...

09 April 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Two events for prospective holiday let landlords this spring

Boutique lettings agency Mulberry Cottages has announced two new events this spring for those considering letting their property out as a...

03 April 2019

From: Breaking News

Lettings market hits the buffers in February after strong start to the year

The UK lettings market experienced a slowdown in February after a buoyant start to the year, according to the latest findings...

29 March 2019

From: Breaking News

The best buy-to-let investment postcodes revealed

Recent research by London sales and letting agent Benham and Reeves has highlighted which areas across London and the UK offer...

27 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Liverpool landlords could achieve short-term yields of 30%

Airbnb hosts and landlords of short-term let properties in Walton, Liverpool are achieving the best yields of any location in the...

22 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Soon-to-launch online platform pays tenants to find their replacements

A new landlord management platform which pays tenants to find replacements is launching soon. Online lettings community Mashroom is aiming to change...

20 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Renters want parking and pets, Zoopla study reveals

Parking is the most desired feature of rental homes across England, Wales and Scotland, according to new research by Zoopla. The study...

13 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Four common landlord mistakes and how to avoid them

For landlords, buying a property, making a few renovations and renting it out may sound like a simple feat, but it...

12 March 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Five tips for reducing void periods

For landlords, experiencing occasional void periods is inevitable and often out of your control. If a tenant’s circumstances change, they could...

11 March 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Edinburgh’s most sought-after apartment now available to rent

One of Scotland’s most talked-about properties, located in Edinburgh’s famed New Town, is now available to rent. The rental apartment, the only...

08 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Build to Rent – is it the answer to the country’s housing crisis?

With Build to Rent the fastest-growing trend in the rental sector, Property Investor Today took the opportunity to visit one of...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Could you be a more ethical landlord?

Private sector buy-to-let landlords sometimes get a bad rap from renters, who blame property investors for fuelling a housing boom which...

01 March 2019

From: Breaking News

Small number of landlords offer short-term lets, NLA finds

Only 3% of landlords are currently active in the informal short-term lettings market, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA). Of those...

27 February 2019

From: Breaking News

Lee Dahill, Director of Sales for the Today publications and The ValPal Network

Who are you? I’m the Director of Sales for both the well-known industry leading Today publications and The ValPal Network. Leading publications: Estate Agent Today,...

12 February 2019

From: 60 Second Interview

Majority of older renters fear that they will never afford own home

The number of 35 to 54-year-olds renting a home has risen by 15% in the least three years, according to new...

16 January 2019

From: Breaking News

2019 preview – what landlords need to look out for this year

With a new year now upon us, it’s time to look forward to what might happen (and what is definitely happening)...

15 January 2019

From: Sponsored Content

No Letting Go backs property MOTs to raise standards in the PRS

Inventory services provider No Letting Go has claimed that property MOTs are the next logical step for rental sector regulation. The proposal...

11 January 2019

From: Breaking News

Paul Staley, Director of PRS at SDL Property Management

Who are you? Paul Staley What does it say on your business card? Director of PRS at SDL Property Management. What is SDL Property Management? As...

09 January 2019

From: 60 Second Interview

Majority of Brits unaware of tenancy deposit law

Some 98% of tenants are not fully aware of the correct rights of the tenancy deposit law, according to a recent...

04 January 2019

From: Breaking News

‘Tis the season to let property…says Nottingham lettings agency

December is the best month for landlords to find new tenants, according to lettings agency Kingswood Residential Investment Management. The Nottingham-based firm...

14 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Could transforming ex-retail premises into homes boost flagging high street?

Former retail premises could be the biggest untapped resource for new residential development, according to property software company MRI Software. The firm’s...

12 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Battersea Power Station sees rents on the rise

Battersea Power Station continues to attract high-end professionals, resulting in healthy buy-to-let rentals, rising rents and low void periods. This is according...

07 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Top tips for first-time landlords

Letting a home can be an intimidating task if you’re doing it for the first time. You may have deliberately entered...

06 December 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Propertymark’s analysis offers overview of 2018 property market

Propertymark has studied its sales and lettings data to reveal trends from the year, with the findings revealing that first-time buyer...

05 December 2018

From: Breaking News

Why it’s crucial to work with a reputable letting agent

Even though the most recent Budget offered some welcome relief for landlords and the buy-to-let sector as a whole, there are...

23 November 2018

From: Sponsored Content

On the first lot of Christmas, Clive Emson gave to me…

Clive Emson Land and Property Auctioneers is preparing for its final auction of the year, where it will offer a host...

23 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Majority of agents expect revenues in 2019 to grow or stay the same

Some 81% of estate agents expect revenues to grow or stay the same next year despite growing concerns over the UK’s...

16 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Entire football ground up for sale in Greater Manchester

An estate agency is offering a ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’ to buy the former ground of Flixton Football Club. The six...

07 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Number of tenants experiencing rent hikes continues to increase

The number of tenants experiencing rent increases continued to rise in September, according to ARLA Propertymark’s latest Private Rented Sector (PRS)...

02 November 2018

From: Breaking News

Why is guaranteed rent crucial for landlords and property investors?

As a landlord, you'll want the reassurance of knowing that you’re going to receive your rent on time each month. This...

25 October 2018

From: Sponsored Content

Nearly half of UK landlords in BTL are ‘Pension Pot’ landlords

Recent research from Your Move has revealed that nearly half of all UK buy-to-let landlords are ‘Pension Pot’ landlords. ‘Pension Pot’ landlords...

17 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Joint report suggests activity in lettings market is robust, but rental supply falls

A joint report by Reapit and Dataloft has revealed that the letting market is witnessing significant activity, with viewings up 13.3%...

12 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Investor tips – letting to student tenants

Being a student landlord can be very lucrative, especially if you choose a densely populated investment location. Student properties are always...

05 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlords are increasing rents to compensate for interest rate rise

Government measures are among the top causes for landlords increasing rents, according to research from Property Partner. The government is increasing its...

03 October 2018

From: Breaking News

Importance of Section 21 changes outlined by ARLA Propertymark

ARLA Propertymark has outlined advice to landlords and letting agents on the changes to Section 21 notices, coming into force from...

28 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Berlin property market shows strong price growth

Berlin, which next year marks its 30th anniversary as a re-unified city, has witnessed strong price growth over the last five...

21 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Birmingham revealed as the top university buy-to-let location

The UK’s second largest city is home to the nation’s highest rental yields surrounding a university, making it the top choice...

07 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Revealed: the best value countries for overseas buyers

Currency expert FairFx has revealed the best and worst destinations to purchase a second home overseas. With Brexit approaching, a second home...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Overseas property: Where to invest, what to buy and how to manage your assets

UK investors have recently taken a greater interest in opportunities abroad which promise cheaper entry prices and higher rental returns on...

05 September 2018

From: Breaking News

Expert panel reveals the factors that could knock value off a home

DIY disasters and cluttered bedrooms could knock £10,000 off the price of an average home in the UK, a panel of...

29 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rental prices boom in West London’s development hotspots

Strong price growth across a number of West London boroughs has been reported by rental brand Residently. W12, which covers the thriving...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

How to get the best ROI on your holiday let

For years, buy-to-let has been heralded as the most lucrative form of property investment. For those with money to invest, the...

17 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Landlords shifting from long to short-term lending on Airbnb

Hundreds of landlords are moving from long to short-term lets on Airbnb and other online outlets to counter falling yields, according...

15 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rents in private rental sector increase in line with RPI

Residential rent rises in the private rental sector (PRS) have been closely tied to the rate of inflation and retail price...

10 August 2018

From: Breaking News

Rising rents in UK hit 10-month high

The number of tenants experiencing rent hikes rose to 35% in June, up from 28% in May – the highest figure...

01 August 2018

From: Breaking News

London the region with the highest rent rises for the first time in four years

London was the region with the highest annual rent rises for the first time since the fourth quarter of 2014, according...

27 July 2018

From: Breaking News

The National LIS Awards urges companies to enter

The National LIS Awards, which aims to celebrate excellence in the private rented sector, is set to take place on Thursday...

20 July 2018

From: Breaking News

UK lettings market remains buoyant, latest figures show

The UK lettings market performed steadily in June, according to the latest Agency Express Property Activity Index. The number of properties with...

18 July 2018

From: Breaking News

World Cup 2018: Russia’s best rental cities revealed

With the World Cup finally here, online lettings platform Urban.co.uk looks at which host city offers the best mix of affordable...

15 June 2018

From: Breaking News

UK rents on the rise, figures show

The average rent in the UK reached £919 in May, up by 2% on the same time last year, according to...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

RentalStep asks whether long-term tenants need to be referenced

PropTech startup RentalStep has questioned whether long-term lifestyle tenants should have to go through the traditional referencing process when moving between...

08 June 2018

From: Breaking News

Long-term owners are reconsidering their Prime Central London options

Economic and political uncertainty appears to be dimming the light of the property market recently, with some long-time owners reconsidering their...

01 June 2018

From: Breaking News

The Landlord Expo returns for 2018

One of the biggest landlord exhibitions returns to Bristol on June 13. Taking place at the University of the West of England,...

25 May 2018

From: Breaking News

East of England landlords remain confident about business prospects

Landlord confidence across a range of measures remained stable or increased in the first quarter of 2018 compared with the end...

09 May 2018

From: Breaking News

Expert warns investors to plan their investments with care

A property expert from Finchley-based Richard Anthony Chartered Accountants has warned potential investors to plan their investment with care. This comes...

11 April 2018

From: Breaking News

Bed and breakfast chateau brought to the market in France

An unusual 19th century chateau is being offered to the market by French estate agents Leggett Immobilier at a massively reduced...

11 April 2018

From: Breaking News

London rental supply reaches critical point, says ARLA

ARLA Propertymark has issued a stark warning regarding London’s rental supply, with the number of properties available to rent in the...

02 March 2018

From: Breaking News

Why buy-to-let investors should consider furnished holiday lettings

Investors in the buy-to-let (BTL) market have recently faced significant challenges, primarily increased taxes on capital gains, and the restriction of...

02 March 2018

From: Breaking News

‘A bleak outlook for renters in 2018’ says trade body

The supply of rental properties fell by 8% from December to January, painting a bleak picture for renters this year, according...

23 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Crosslane secures planning permission on Coventry student development

Crosslane Student Developments has secured planning consent for a 266-bed, purpose-built student accommodation development in Coventry. The scheme, which is set to...

21 February 2018

From: Breaking News

Government encourages responses on rent-a-room relief

The government is awaiting responses from anyone with evidence on rent-a-room relief following its announcement to better target it towards longer-term...

18 January 2018

From: Breaking News

Rent prices to rise while rental stock falls, predict NAEA and ARLA

NAEA Propertymark and ARLA Propertmark have shared their forecasts for the rental and buying market in 2018, with rental prices set...

13 December 2017

From: Breaking News

Millennials are becoming landlords for steady income

Millennials are making a career out of being a landlord, according to a new survey by Intus Lettings. Surprisingly, almost half of...

03 November 2017

From: Breaking News

Together provides over £800k for block development

Specialist lender Together is granting over £800,000 to buy and develop an idle office block, enabling a development company to expand...

01 November 2017

From: Breaking News

How you can Transform your Property for New Tenants this Autumn

With the lettings market traditionally heating up in autumn, property investors will be looking at ways to make their rental homes...

25 October 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Average prime home counties rents on the rise

The latest data from Knight Frank has revealed that the number of agreed tenancies for prime home counties properties has increased...

20 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Prime Central London rental market dominated by overseas students

Students from overseas made up approximately 75% of applicants in Prime Central London (PCL) over the past few months, according to...

13 October 2017

From: Breaking News

Deposit cap could lead to more disputes in PRS

Government proposals announced in the Queen’s Speech in June to cap tenancy deposits at no more than one month’s rent could...

24 August 2017

From: Breaking News

Calum Brannan, CEO of No Agent

Q: What is No Agent?   No Agent is a complete property management service. We have combined the experience of property experts with...

02 August 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Fed up with lettings agents?​ No Agent​ brings a fair service for both landlords and tenants

No Agent’s innovative technology and in-house property experts offers landlords a simpler, flexible and low-fee way to manage everything from start...

02 August 2017

From: Sponsored Content

How to reference check potential tenants

As a landlord, you should know exactly who a potential tenant is before you hand over the keys to your property...

26 July 2017

From: Sponsored Content

The Positives of Property Investment in 2017

You would have had to have been living under a rock to not know about the Government’s recent tax attacks on...

26 July 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Adam Joseph, The Happy Tenant Company

What does it say on your business card? Adam Joseph, CEO of The Happy Tenant Company.  What is the Happy Tenant Company? We are...

26 July 2017

From: 60 Second Interview

Online property portal for landlords eyes IPO

Ezylet, a property portal aimed at private landlords, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor, seeking fresh funds to grow...

24 July 2017

From: Breaking News

No sign of landlords exiting PRS despite ‘catalogue of challenges’

Various reports have suggested that a number of private landlords plan to sell up and quit the PRS as a consequence...

07 July 2017

From: Breaking News

The rental market is ‘strong and stable’ despite election uncertainty

Most parts of England and Wales saw rents rise in the run-up to the recent general election with yields stable at...

03 July 2017

From: Breaking News

Leeds is an ‘increasingly desirable location’

Economically vibrant and at the heart of the Northern Powerhouse, Leeds is a magnet for businesses, which partly explains why office...

19 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Conservative councils more likely to allow ‘Nimbyism to get out of control’

A new report suggests that a decisive general election victory for the Conservative party this week will empower NIMBYs (Not in...

05 June 2017

From: Breaking News

Caridon Calls for Coherent Housing Policies from Politicians

The policy focus of the upcoming election will be on Brexit, but political parties will do well to remember that housing...

11 May 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Fraudster built £10m buy-to-let property empire in Manchester

A man described as a ‘fraudster on a grand scale’ has been jailed for more than three and a half years...

08 May 2017

From: Breaking News

One issue must dominate the UK general election campaign... housing

Announcing her decision to hold a snap general election on 8 June, Theresa May yesterday made it clear that Brexit would...

19 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Housing market activity ‘will pick up again’ despite ‘gloomy’ housing report

Despite new figures from the RICS Residential Market Survey showing a rather ‘gloomy’ outlook about the state of the residential property...

18 April 2017

From: Breaking News

What’s better for funding retirement, pensions or property?

The debate between property or pensions has been discussed for many years, with the changes to mortgage interest and finance costs...

11 April 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Q&A with Tim Morgan, owner of ERE

AIPP CEO, Peter Robinson, talks to Tim Morgan (below right), owner of ERE Property, a UK based company selling UK investment...

07 April 2017

From: Breaking News

Strong demand from property investors for ‘well-let assets across all sectors’

High demand from national and international investors for strong performing assets across all property sectors helped Allsop raise more than £87m...

30 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Are illegal gas fitters putting your property investments at risk?

A number of property investors across the UK are potentially putting their property investments at risk of major gas incidents, such...

28 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Estate agent claims 10 buyers are now chasing each property for sale

There are currently 10 buyers chasing every property on the market across England and Wales, according to a leading estate agency firm. haart,...

21 March 2017

From: Breaking News

Record demand for warehouse space in Leicestershire

The number of industrial and warehousing deals in Leicestershire hit an all-time high in 2016 as property investors looked to capitalise...

14 February 2017

From: Breaking News

Interior design trends to expect in 2017: Back to Green

Kicking off 2017, we’ve predicted stabilisation in the property market with sustainable growth and high demand. Whether you’re looking to take...

27 January 2017

From: Sponsored Content

Rental home shortage pushes up letting prices in Spain

Rental prices are rising in most Spanish cities, led by gains in Barcelona, new figures show.   Average rental prices in Barcelona...

19 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let investors offered online tax training

With just over two weeks remaining until the January 31 Self Assessment deadline, buy-to-let investors are being reminded that there are tax tutorials...

16 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices up 6.5% in December

Residential property prices in the UK rose by 1.7% in December compared with the previous month to reach an average of...

09 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Here are some key UK property market trends to look out for in 2017

Despite ongoing uncertainty around Brexit, the UK property market is expected to return to relative calm and renewed prosperity in 2017,...

05 January 2017

From: Breaking News

Richard Barber – what to expect in 2017

Richard Barber, director at Prime Central London estate agency W.A.Ellis, part of the JLL Group, offers his thoughts on what property market...

03 January 2017

From: Breaking News

UK house prices set to remain flat in 2017 amid Brexit uncertainty

UK property prices are expected to remain largely unchanged in 2017, owed largely to uncertainty over Brexit negotiations, according to the...

29 December 2016

From: Breaking News

7 tips to help protect your rental property over the Christmas period

As we enter into the holiday season, there is a good chance that your tenants may be planning an extended break...

22 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Top tips for investing in property abroad

Many Britons often think about the idea of jetting off overseas to invest in property. Well, if you are planning to make...

20 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Digital property firm turns to crowdfunding to raise money

An online property service has launched a major crowdfunding campaign to fuel expansion plans. No Agent, launched three months ago, claims to...

05 December 2016

From: Breaking News

Strong demand for property in the central belt of Scotland

The central belt of Scotland has continued to attract high demand from buyers and renters, reports Scottish property consultancy, CKD Galbraith.   The...

17 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Buy-to-let mortgage arrears expected to increase in Ireland

With many landlords in Ireland coming to the end of their 10-year interest-only mortgage period, buy-to-let arrears look set to escalate...

10 November 2016

From: Breaking News

How will Brexit affect house prices?

House prices were at the forefront of the EU debate in the run-up to the EU referendum with the now former...

09 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Cardiff sees office property revival as take up hits best Q3 on record

The Cardiff office market has recorded its best ever third quarter on record, with take up levels reaching 183,992 sq ft,...

03 November 2016

From: Breaking News

Housing market in Nine Elms ‘remains robust’

The Nine Elms’ borough of Southwark has experienced a boom in residential property prices over the past 12 months, but with...

28 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Around 2 million Brits use property to finance retirement

There are approximately 2 million people in the UK who have used their property to finance retirement, new research suggests.   A fresh...

22 October 2016

From: Breaking News

London office leasing continued to increase in Q3

Take-up of central London office space increased in the third quarter of this year as the market in the heart of...

21 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Agency claims August was record month for new tenancies

Letting agency Knight Frank reports that the number of new tenancies it agreed in August was the highest it has ever...

10 October 2016

From: Breaking News

Free landlord and property investor event comes to London this October

Investors, landlords and property enthusiasts will descend on London's ExCel on October 7 and 8 for the annual Property Investor &...

23 September 2016

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Pokémon GO could 'add real value' to your home’, says online agent

Forget good schools, low crime rates and having a decent gym near your property, it would appear that Pokemon Go is...

15 September 2016

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Industry welcomes Berlin's latest Airbnb ruling

A recent court ruling in Berlin has been welcomed by landlords and letting agents with properties in the German capital. Last week,...

17 August 2016

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Hong Kong investor acquires London hotel for £42m

YT Realty Group Ltd, the Hong Kong-based investment company, has purchased the Travelodge Hotel close to Liverpool Street Station in London...

12 August 2016

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Allsop launch online service to manage investment grade blocks

Allsop has launched a new online lettings agency service to help improve and further enhance and support the management of investment...

08 July 2016

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UK property remains a ‘safe investment’, says Romans

Global markets have plunged, David Cameron has announced that he is to step down as Prime Minister later this year, sterling...

06 July 2016

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Calls for private landlord licensing in Northern Ireland

With a growing number of people living in the private rented sector in Northern Ireland, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)...

24 June 2016

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Major portfolio for sale in Fife

One of the largest ever portfolios of farms has been launched onto the market by Scottish property consultancy, CKD Galbraith. Located in...

20 June 2016

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Brexit could help first-time-buyers onto the property ladder

Significantly more first-time-buyers would have a chance of getting a foot on the property ladder if Britain votes to leave the...

19 May 2016

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Which property website should your agent use when selling your home?

With more house-hunters than ever now starting their property search online, it is crucial that your property has a good website...

18 May 2016

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Who will fix London’s housing crisis?

With just hours to go until voting for the London mayoral election closes, housing remains a key issue with all the leading...

05 May 2016

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Berlin bans Airbnb rentals

Fresh caps on private property rentals through Airbnb and similar online platforms have been introduced in Berlin, Germany, in a bid...

03 May 2016

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Caridon Property voted best in the UK

ONE of the fastest growing property companies in London has been voted the best letting agency in the UK after its...

27 April 2016

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Investor interest in buy-to-let nosedives

There has been a sharp fall in buy-to-let acquisitions following the hike in stamp duty for investment properties and second homes...

19 April 2016

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Prime London rental market cools

The rental market in prime central London is starting to slow following a year of record breaking growth with rents either...

18 April 2016

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Incorporation: Investors must be cautious

In response to recent calls for landlords and property investors to incorporate, one letting agency is urging people to take a...

14 April 2016

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Rents set to increase as landlords exit the market

Tenants will bear the cost of recent buy-to-let tax hikes for landlords as they will almost inevitably result in a fall...

05 April 2016

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PRS cleaning bill hits £5 million per year

An estimated £5 million is wasted in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) each year as rental properties are not cleaned to...

23 March 2016

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Third of landlords stressed by 'troublesome tenants'

Landlords are finding the full-time nature of letting property to be more stressful than they initially thought, according to new research. The...

02 March 2016

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Supply of rental properties reaches record low, says ARLA

The Association of Residential Letting Agents latest research has revealed that the supply of rental accommodation is at its lowest levels...

02 March 2016

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One in six renters sublet their home

New research has revealed that 17% of UK tenants have admitted to renting out all or part of their property to...

24 February 2016

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Utilities firm first to introduce risk free bills package for landlords

Student utilities service provider Glide has launched a Risk Free Bills Inclusive Package, the first of its kind in the industry. Inclusive...

19 February 2016

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Immigration solicitor criticises government over Right to Rent

An immigration law solicitor has warned that almost three-quarters of private residential landlords in the UK don't understand the implications of the...

12 February 2016

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Investment in buy-to-let will be discouraged by tax changes, research warns

Research carried out by Orchard & Shipman Group has revealed that a significant proportion of landlords (86%) believe that the government’s...

05 February 2016

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Right to Rent scheme faces fresh criticism

It has been revealed that the government’s Right to Rent pilot scheme issued just nine civil penalties to landlords between 1st...

03 February 2016

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ARLA reveals seasonal supply and demand drop in PRS

Supply and demand of rental property dipped in December, according to the December Private Rental Sector (PRS) report from the Association...

27 January 2016

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Government calls for blacklist against the worst PRS offenders

A government consultation has proposed that a blacklist should be created for persistent rogue landlords and letting agents. However, Paul Shamplina,...

08 January 2016

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New Year to kick-start 2016 lettings market

This January is set to be the strongest month outside of the summer for lettings activity, fuelled by Christmas divorces and...

05 January 2016

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Students becoming more picky with rental accommodation

Students are expecting much more from their rental property, with a third of students requesting an en suite bathroom or shower...

22 December 2015

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Reinventing Renting launched by NLA

Reinventing Renting, which identifies opportunities for landlords to enhance their lettings businesses, has been launched by the National Landlords Association (NLA). The...

17 December 2015

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Taxing times for residential landlords and investors

Residential property investors are facing a number of tax reforms that will fundamentally change the profitability of their portfolios.  The changes will...

08 December 2015

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Voting opens for Inventory Clerk of the Year Awards

The vote for the seventh annual Inventory Clerk of the Year Awards has been opened by the Association of Independent Inventory...

27 November 2015

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Awareness of Rent Smart Wales very low, research finds

According to new findings from the National Landlords Association (NLA), nearly two thirds (65%) of tenants in Wales are unaware of...

24 November 2015

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Reduced tax relief is top landlord worry

The Government’s decision to reduce landlords' buy-to-let tax relief to the basic rate of 20% is a major factor for half...

20 November 2015

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Expedia acquires holiday lets website

Global travel firm Expedia announced this week that it has acquired HomeAway Inc – a website specialising in holiday lets.  The acquisition...

20 November 2015

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Corrie cobbles best value for money in soap rent war

Coronation Street has been revealed as the soap with the best value for money property-wise, in research by online letting agency...

20 October 2015

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Average rents retreating as yields remain steady

Average monthly rents in England and Wales have fallen on a monthly basis for the first time since March, according to...

18 September 2015

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Berlin rent controls will work, says investment firm

Despite a recently introduced rent cap, the rental sector in Berlin will remain profitable for landlords and investors, according to Property Frontiers.  Berlin...

18 September 2015

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Software giant announces PRS software solution

Qube Global Software has announced that it has developed a unified management tool for the Private Rented Sector (PRS) model.  The tool...

18 September 2015

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Rental supply on the up, say letting agents

The supply of rental properties is increasing, according to the latest report from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), with...

09 September 2015

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Queen’s properties have a rental worth of over £1bn

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest reigning monarch, would have racked up a cool £1bn in rental income had she rented...

09 September 2015

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How to choose a letting agent to manage your property portfolio

One of the key ingredients of successful property investment is ensuring you have a network of good people and reliable suppliers...

03 September 2015

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Many flatsharers experience deposit disputes with their landlords, research claims

60% of UK flatsharers have been involved in a dispute with a landlord over their tenancy deposit, new research has found....

03 September 2015

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AIIC urges landlords to encourage tenants to attend Check Outs

The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) has called on UK landlords to encourage their tenants to attend a Check Out...

29 August 2015

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Younger generation keen to join the 'buy-to-let party'

Almost half of 18-39 year-olds believe that purchasing a buy-to-let property is the best investment opportunity available at the moment, according...

21 August 2015

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More evidence that landlords will increase rents in light of Summer Budget

More than half of landlords say they are likely to increase rents to cover the cutting of mortgage interest relief announced...

28 July 2015

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Assess and evaluate existing portfolios to identify new opportunities

Obtaining expert sale, purchase and letting support is imperative for landlords investing in a property portfolio. A key element is to identify...

28 July 2015

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Missing inventory items could be costing tenants, AIIC warns

Tenants across Britain could be losing thousands of pounds due to incomplete inventories, the Association of Independent Inventory Clerks (AIIC) has...

21 July 2015

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Know your building’s always in safe hands with HomeLet

As a landlord, you know the risks associated with owning a property, and you therefore know that it’s essential to make...

03 July 2015

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Student property portal for agents and private landlords launches

An online property letting portal that aims to help landlords and letting agents reach students seeking private accommodation in university cities...

19 June 2015

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Strong pound encourages property investors to look abroad

Property investors are becoming increasingly interested in expanding their portfolios outside of the UK.   Some 46% of property investors surveyed by FXcompared...

19 June 2015

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How A Letting Agent Can Help Landlords Find The Best Tenants

A letting agency can charge between 10% and 15% of the total rental income that you receive from a property, but...

15 June 2015

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Jonathan Werth. Joint Managing Director of LIFE Residential

I recently visited Life Residential at their bright and modern West London headquarters. I carried out a quick interview with Joint Managing...

04 June 2015

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Man’s best friend? Tips on letting to tenants with pets.

WHILE, statistically speaking, pet owners are likely to be happier than their animal-free alter-egos, letting a property to a tenant with...

28 May 2015

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Regular inspections

They may live there, but it's your responsibility to provide a safe environment. If you don't see, you don't know. Repairs and...

21 May 2015

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 Prime rents soar in the Home Counties

Prime rents in the Home Counties grew by 3.5% in the first quarter of 2015, the highest rate of quarterly growth...

20 May 2015

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Help your tenants to help you (and themselves!)

IT’S universally acknowledged that being a landlord has its fair share of headaches. No matter how nice your tenants are; you’re...

13 May 2015

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Survey reveals the top pet hates of landlords and tenants

A new study conducted by Endsleigh, the landlord and tenant insurance provider, has highlighted the top frustrations of tenants and landlords. The...

30 April 2015

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Rents still on the rise for newly let properties

Average rents for newly let properties rose by 4.5% in Q1 2015 to £894pcm, according to new findings from Countrywide’s Quarterly...

30 April 2015

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