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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...




Most inventories ‘would not stand up in court’

Most inventories ‘would not stand up in court’

Always insure a comprehensive inventory is carried out with dated photos and insure the tenant signs such and is given a copy to aid any potential disputes on check out. The majority of the...




Not all parts of the UK likely to see surge in rents, index reveals

Not all parts of the UK likely to see surge in rents, index reveals

A realistic approach to rents will encourage good tenants to stay or reduce the void period between tenants. A realistic approach to rents is vital in the year ahead in the UK market as...




Rent rises in most areas ‘not living up to the hype’

Rent rises in most areas ‘not living up to the hype’

Good news for tenants Despite much hype, rental levels in many regions are still not back up to those of 2008. The claim has come from Belvoir managing director Dorian Gonsalves, whose firm has...