Tagged: arrears

Rents rise for second consecutive month, while rental arrears where down from April

Rents rise for second consecutive month, while rental arrears where down from April

Rental prices in London rose to record levels during May, according to the latest LSL Buy-to-Let Index. Properties in the capital now command an average monthly rental cost of £1,038, a figure that was...




Landlords have to protect themselves from rent arrears

Landlords have to protect themselves from rent arrears

Brokers have a crucial role to play in educating clients on the options they have to prevent or deal with arrears Buy-to-let landlords and lenders will take heart that tenant arrears have declined since...




First rent rise in 3 months prompts warning to landlords

First rent rise in 3 months prompts warning to landlords

Rents rose for the first time in three months in April, according to LSL Property Services – a measure the housing minister Grant Shapps has been using to demonstrate that rents in the private...




Tenants are struggling to meet their rental payments

Tenants are struggling to meet their rental payments

New research from letting agents shows the UK is feeling the squeeze of the economic slowdown, as more tenants are struggling to pay their rents on time. Four in ten (41.2%) members of the...




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...




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...




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...




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...




Warning over increased rent arrears in UK property market

Warning over increased rent arrears in UK property market

Rising residential property rents in the UK could increase the amount of arrears that private landlords will experience in 2012, it is claimed. Soaring rents in 2011 have pushed up the number of tenants...