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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...




Rents rise in January for first time ever

Rents rise in January for first time ever

Rents may have rose, but rental arrears also remained high, and with the forecast of more sever job losses this year more landlords could be see arrears In January, the average rent in England...




UK lettings sector urged to be aware of a rise in fraudulent tenants

UK lettings sector urged to be aware of a rise in fraudulent tenants

Be vigilant when checking prospective tenants the extra time spent could well save you both money and hassle in the future Anecdotal evidence from across the UK shows a rising number of deliberate fraud...




Rented properties ‘see longer tenancies’

Rented properties ‘see longer tenancies’

UK tenants are staying put for record lengths of time, according to new research. The study, carried out by the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA), shows that as of 2012 renters in the...




Home ownership in England continues gradual decline

Home ownership in England continues gradual decline

Gradual decline in home ownership whilst there is rise in both the number renting from private landlords as well as living in council or housing association homes. Home ownership in England continued to decline...




Buy-to-let bounces back as landlords buy 20% more homes in 2011

Buy-to-let bounces back as landlords buy 20% more homes in 2011

Rental demand is still strong with many landlords providing much needed homes Buy-to-let is bouncing back while the rest of the property market struggles, with mortgage figures showing landlords purchasing 20 per cent more...




Expert tips on how to become a buy-to-let landlord

Expert tips on how to become a buy-to-let landlord

Great tips to help any new to the market buy-to-let landlords, especially with using an agent as a “reputable middle man” Buy-to-let investments can prove an atractive way to supplement pension income and make...