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2012 Could Prove to be a Challenging Year for the PRS

2012 Could Prove to be a Challenging Year for the PRS

Fantastic article from Sally Lawson on what lies ahead for this year, it may just be the year to change the Private Rented Sector for the better. The Supply and demand over the last...




Helping agents make the grade

Helping agents make the grade

RentPro rental property management software can assist you with your obligations for protecting clients money, handling tenants deposits, ensuring legal obligations in regards to safety checks are valid, as well as allowing you to keep in...




Signs of resistance to rent rises?

Signs of resistance to rent rises?

Once the Stamp Duty holiday expires at the end of March it will be a true reflection then if rents are really beginning to level out. Rental prices are still rising, but at a...




Demand for rented property remains solid

Demand for rented property remains solid

Almost half of the landlords (44%) surveyed in Paragon’s Private Rented Sector Trends survey for the first quarter of 2012 said that tenant demand was continuing to grow. The results of the quarterly survey...




Experian to include rental payments in credit files

Experian to include rental payments in credit files

This scheme is certainly welcome for those looking to improve their credit rating especially if they are looking to move onto the property ladder in the future.  However for those with missed and late...




Lettings agent complaints up 26%

Lettings agent complaints up 26%

Following another year in which lettings complaints increased, property ombudsman, Christopher Hamer, is renewing his call for standards to be raised across the lettings industry. In 2011, the ombudsman’s office dealt with 7,641 letting...




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...