Tagged: letting agents

Green Deal Legal Framework is in place

Green Deal Legal Framework is in place

Since 1 October 2012 authorised Green Deal assessors and providers can offer ‘whole house’ property assessments and discuss packages of improvements with householders. From 28 January 2013 Green Deal finance plans may be agreed....




Shelter’s 5-year tenancies – what other research says

Shelter’s 5-year tenancies – what other research says

Housing charity Shelter is stirring up a fuss in the private rental sector with a call for five-year tenancies for buy to let properties. At the nub of the debate is Shelter wants more...




The Montague Report: Addressing Issues in the UK Housing Market

The Montague Report: Addressing Issues in the UK Housing Market

Last month, Sir Adrian Montague published his long-awaited review of the investment market in the private rented sector (PRS) in the UK. The report assessed the barriers to investment and made recommendations to help improve...




Landlords positive about student lets

Landlords positive about student lets

As thousands of students prepare to fly the nest this autumn and head to university, private landlords are preparing for one of their busiest periods. A recent survey by specialist buy-to-let lender, Paragon Mortgages,...




Top 5 things most undervalued by Landlords.

Top 5 things most undervalued by Landlords.

Found this article on PropertyTribes and just had to share it here: Vanessa has put together a list of the 5 things that she believe’s are most under-valued by Landlords: 1.  The inventory. To my...




Rental arrears don’t have to be terminal for landlords

Rental arrears don’t have to be terminal for landlords

As any brokers who specialise in buy-to-let know, tenant arrears can be a financial fly in the ointment for landlords. At best, they hinder a landlord’s cash flow in the short-term. At worst, they...




RentPro partners with Property Place

RentPro partners with Property Place

RentPro has now partnered with Property Place and are happy to now include as part of our offering free access to this innovative property website and for 3 months free access to their new...




Labour launches review into private rented sector

Labour launches review into private rented sector

Labour is launching a policy review into the private rented sector focusing on letting agents and landlords. It says the aim of the consultation is to stop irresponsible agents operating and end the scandal...




THE UK NEEDS A BIG BOOST IN NUMBER OF RENTAL PROPERTIES TO COVER DEMAND

THE UK NEEDS A BIG BOOST IN NUMBER OF RENTAL PROPERTIES TO COVER DEMAND

If the private rented sector is to meet the increasing challenges being placed on it to satisfy ever increasing demand, maintain standards and prevent rents from rocketing, there needs to be urgent reform of...




Landlords Must Minimise Risk of Tenants Falling Into Rental Arrears

Landlords Must Minimise Risk of Tenants Falling Into Rental Arrears

As research reveals that the number of tenants seeking help with rent arrears, affordable property developer FreshStart Living reveal 10 steps for landlords and buy to let property investors to take to lower the risks involved with late...