Tagged: buy-to-let

Don’t leave generation rent behind warns CBI

Don’t leave generation rent behind warns CBI

A generation of renters could be left behind as the housing debate focuses on home ownership warned the CBI, as it called for action to boost investment in the rental sector. By 2018, 1...




Landlords Slammed For Failing On Repairs

Landlords Slammed For Failing On Repairs

A trade body claims a quarter of a million private tenants are withholding rent from landlords who fail to make essential repairs to their properties. The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks claims research shows...




Landlords confident for year ahead

Landlords confident for year ahead

Confidence among landlords remains at a record high, with research from Paragon Mortgages finding that 33% expect the value of their portfolios to increase in 2014 while over a fifth plan to buy more buy-to-let...




Renters Make New Years Resolution to Buy

Renters Make New Years Resolution to Buy

As the clock struck midnight on December 31st, many renters in the UK will have made a resolution to enter the property market this year. Indeed, in a move that could see rental prices stay...




Overseas Buyers Pour Cash Into UK Buy To Let

Overseas Buyers Pour Cash Into UK Buy To Let

Expats and foreign investors are pouring cash into UK property investments, according to a new survey. The number of expat and overseas investors has topped 2 million and reflects a 40% increase over the...




Landlords expect rise in tenant demand in 2014

Landlords expect rise in tenant demand in 2014

Almost 60 per cent of landlords expect to see a rise in demand for rental properties in the next 12 months, according to a landlord sentiment survey conducted by LSL Property Services. While 41...




Lack of supply will push prices up next year, warns BTL specialist

Lack of supply will push prices up next year, warns BTL specialist

Buy-to-let specialists Assetz examined the outlook for the UK housing market next year and predict that house prices will grow 10% in 2014, driven by a continued lack of property supply. They also noted...