Tagged: landlords

MPs and peers to examine private rented sector

MPs and peers to examine private rented sector

MPs and Peers will hear about the impact of the recent changes to housing benefit for claimants under the age of 35 along with how local authorities are using new powers to restrict the growth...




The New Green Deal from April 2012

The New Green Deal from April 2012

Every property in the UK is entitled to an interest FREE finance grant to improve the energy efficiency of their property, up to the maximum value of £10,000. From 1st April 2012, a new...




Long-distance lettings dominate private rental sector, says ARLA

Long-distance lettings dominate private rental sector, says ARLA

StockMarketWire.com – A new survey of landlords shows that long-distance lettings dominate parts of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) in the UK. Research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) suggests that in Central...




Landlord login accounts

Landlord login accounts

Whether you’re a buy-to-let landlord managing your own properties, or a letting agent managing properties on behalf of multiple landlords, the landlord sits in the centre of the management picture. The property belongs to...




Cuts prompt landlords to shun benefit claimants

Cuts prompt landlords to shun benefit claimants

Private landlords are becoming less willing to let properties to people on benefits as a result of welfare reforms, England’s first Green Party council leader has said. Bill Randall, leader of Brighton Council, today...




Drop in rental voids ‘good news’ for BTL

Drop in rental voids ‘good news’ for BTL

The drop in rental voids is another clear indication in the increased demand for rental property Landlords who took part in Paragon Mortgages’ quarterly Private Rental Sector Trends survey reported a decrease in void...




Long term property renting set to rise in the UK

Long term property renting set to rise in the UK

Long term renting becoming more the norm for a variety of reasons Millions of Britons are resigning themselves to the possibility of never owning their own home as they become more comfortable with the prospect of...




Advice needs to get more sophisticated

Advice needs to get more sophisticated

Both amateur and professional landlords are keen to grow their portfolios and are taking a longer-term view in regards to yields rather than buying property for capital appreciation.  With this trend it is expected...




UK landlords feeling the pinch despite rent increases, research shows

UK landlords feeling the pinch despite rent increases, research shows

Rental yields may be at their lowest level but landlords remain positive about the market Rents may have risen in the private rented property sector in the UK over the last year, but professional...