Tagged: tenancies

Greater mobility needed in housing market, say NAEA and ARLA

Greater mobility needed in housing market, say NAEA and ARLA

The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) are calling on the Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne to use next week’s 2014 Budget announcement to focus on...




Private landlords under threat from Build to Rent?

Private landlords under threat from Build to Rent?

Build to Rent is about to kick off after Housing Minister Kris Hopkins announced a short list of projects in London, Manchester, Liverpool and Huddersfield vying for a share in a £1 billion pot...




Calls for quicker evictions to help landlords and good tenants

Calls for quicker evictions to help landlords and good tenants

A swifter and more streamlined eviction process in the buy to let sector would encourage more landlords to enter the market and provide a greater choice of properties for reliable tenants looking for private rental accommodation,...




Government continues push for bigger private rented sector as new Build to Rent shortlist announced

Government continues push for bigger private rented sector as new Build to Rent shortlist announced

Housing Minister Kris Hopkins today published a shortlist of developments in areas including London, Manchester, Liverpool and Kirklees, which could benefit from a share of the £1 billion Build to Rent fund to deliver...




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...




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...




New buyers in the UK rent on average for seven years before buying, new research shows

New buyers in the UK rent on average for seven years before buying, new research shows

Home owners in the UK rent for an average of seven years, spending £41,900 on rental payments before buying their first property, according to new research. Some 15% of new home owners have been...