Category: Property Industry News

How to make sure your property stays tenanted

How to make sure your property stays tenanted

New research shows that the average length of time a rental property is unoccupied in the UK rental property is three weeks, the longest period since the beginning of 2011. The figures come from...




BTL loans are set to escape EU regulations

BTL loans are set to escape EU regulations

The buy-to-let sector is set to escape new regulations after a committee scrutinising the European Commission’s mortgage credit directive voted to allow the UK to exclude these types of loans from the new rules....




Landlords increase portfolio size – Paragon

Landlords increase portfolio size – Paragon

The average UK landlord has increased the size of his or her portfolio in the past three months, according to a report by Paragon Mortgages. Investors in UK property now hold an average of...




Recession could push 22% of population into private rented sector

Recession could push 22% of population into private rented sector

Only one quarter of households will be home owners with a mortgage by 2025 if the economy continues to stagnate, while record numbers – 22% of the population – will be living in the...




The Current Buy To Let Market

The Current Buy To Let Market

There is no denying that, the buy to let market has suffered since the global economic collapse of the banking and financial sectors in 2008. Things have remained stagnant for the past four years,...




Buy-to-let set to avoid European regulation

Buy-to-let set to avoid European regulation

Buy-to-let is likely to avoid regulation from the European mortgage directive after a key vote allowed the UK to be exempt. The powerful European Parliament group, the European Monetary and Economic Affairs committee –...




With All the Financial Uncertainty, Is it Wise to Invest in Property?

With All the Financial Uncertainty, Is it Wise to Invest in Property?

The banking world is in tatters and one thing that global property needs to get back on its feet – if not to flourish – is the cooperation and support of the banks. So, the...




Call for tax relief to solve rental shortage

Call for tax relief to solve rental shortage

UK-WIDE tenant eviction and referencing firm, Landlord Assist, is calling for the Government to offer greater tax incentives to landlords to stimulate investment in private rented homes and help solve the current housing shortage....




Average UK rent at £745.97 per month

Average UK rent at £745.97 per month

The average rent in the UK is £745.97 and 63% of tenants reported that their rent remained the same as this time last year, research from the National Landlord Association reveals. The research also...




Firm backing for a new law on squatters…

Firm backing for a new law on squatters…

LANDLORD Assist, the nationwide tenant eviction and rent collection firm, is backing plans to make squatting in residential properties a criminal offence. At present, squatters are allowed to enter an empty property if it...