Tagged: letting agents

Top 10 UK Property Portals

Top 10 UK Property Portals

Great news for Rightmove dominating across the board as the number 1 property portal website; however as mentioned earlier in the week by Glenn Ackroyd in his post on Property118 The letting portals providing...




National consumer awareness week planned for SAFE

National consumer awareness week planned for SAFE

Making tenants and landlords aware of the SAFEagent will hopefully encourage them to use a registered letting agent thus reducing their risk of using a bad letting agent. A national SAFEagent awareness week is...




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...




Zoopla’s Record Traffic in 1st Half of January

Zoopla’s Record Traffic in 1st Half of January

More evidence that people are looking for property Property search website Zoopla.co.uk has reported record high levels of visits to its website, along with sky-high downloads and usage of its mobile apps during the first half...




Buy to Let Arrears up – But ‘Experts’ Disagree on Why

Buy to Let Arrears up – But ‘Experts’ Disagree on Why

ARLA suggests the market may be softening due to a drop in demand for rental property, whilst LSL Property Service suggest the demand is still there and will not go anywhere soon due to...




New Traffic Records for RightMove

New Traffic Records for RightMove

According to Rightmove the demand for property is there … Website traffic on Rightmove is hitting new all-time highs as New Year home-hunters turn their attention to the property market in record numbers. One of the...




Longer-term tenancies make for a better private rented sector

Longer-term tenancies make for a better private rented sector

The option to avail of a long-term tenancy should be made available particularly for families The private rented sector (PRS) is in the news regularly these days, partly because of its growing size and partly thanks to rising...




Tenant demand set to increase further in 2012

Tenant demand set to increase further in 2012

We should look to 2012 with optimism as it is sure to bring further opportunities Research by specialist buy-to-let lender, Paragon Group, has revealed that landlords are expecting tenant demand to continue to remain...




Buy to let market in 2012-a bit of a mixed bag

Buy to let market in 2012-a bit of a mixed bag

A cautious approach to 2012 may be required to survive in the long term. Opinions on the prospects for the 2012 buy-to-let market in the UK differ quite markedly.