Tagged: buy-to-let

Half of Britain ‘will be renting within 30 years’

Half of Britain ‘will be renting within 30 years’

Half of Great Britain could be renting within 30 years, according to a report published today. The report by non-profit company Million Homes, Million Lives, finds on current trends the proportion of householders who...




Osborne urged to offer tax relief for property pensions

Osborne urged to offer tax relief for property pensions

Property professionals and financial firms are campaigning for Chancellor George Osborne to allow buy to let homes as property pension investments. Osborne has faced a barrage of demands from pension providers, financial advisers and...




Rental Yields Showed Strong Growth in the Last 12 Months

Rental Yields Showed Strong Growth in the Last 12 Months

The level of rental yields enjoyed by landlords across the UK showed strong growth in the past year to remain at a high point that shows how much of an investment option it remains for...




Rents up to £758 a month

Rents up to £758 a month

Buy-to-let mortgage applications have rocketed over the past year fuelled by a healthy increase in UK rents, new figures show. The average UK rent has increased 8% since January 2013 to an average of...




Private rental sector to play a crucial role in providing much needed homes in the UK

Private rental sector to play a crucial role in providing much needed homes in the UK

The private rented sector will be crucial in the UK’s recovery from the housing crisis and the build to rent sector is growing at a time when more rental properties are needed, a property...




Govt seeks views on how it can drive out rogue landlords

Govt seeks views on how it can drive out rogue landlords

The Government has called for suggestions on how it can drive out rogue landlords and improve the quality of the private rented sector for tenants. In October the Government launched a package of measures...




Councils urged to build homes for private rent

Councils urged to build homes for private rent

Local councils should set targets for building homes for the private rented sector, says new report Local councils should focus on building homes for the private rented sector instead of favouring homeownership, according to...




Rental yields for buy to let landlords in England and Wales remain high

Rental yields for buy to let landlords in England and Wales remain high

Landlords across England and Wales have seen returns eclipsed by those in London which have seen total annual returns of 14.6% in the 12 months to January 2014, up from 11.4% in the previous...




NLA launches social media campaign against Selective Licensing

NLA launches social media campaign against Selective Licensing

A social media campaign against the introduction of Selective Licensing in certain parts of England has been launched by the National Landlords Association. The NLA said more councils were bringing forward Selective Licensing schemes...