Tagged: buy-to-let

What a kick start to the new year?

What a kick start to the new year?

2013 has got off to some start with already new regulations coming into effect regarding EPC’s; the Green Deal finance being officially launched as well as Parliament having debated the legal recognition of letting...




Landlord are Key Market for Green Deal

Landlord are Key Market for Green Deal

Landlords are key market for ECO stallers under Green Deal, experts say: — Energy Saving Trust research shows high private rented sector demand for green measures upgrades — — Solid wall insulation is key...




Landlords smarten up over EPC ratings

Landlords smarten up over EPC ratings

Landlords have smartened up their act over energy inefficient properties as fewer homes were reported as receiving an EPC rating of F or G, research from the Association of Residential Letting Agents shows. In...




Baroness ‘could still win her fight to get letting agents recognised in law’

Baroness ‘could still win her fight to get letting agents recognised in law’

Leading figures in the lettings industry remain confident that Baroness Hayter will continue her fight to get letting agents recognised in law as estate agents. Last week, the Government made plain that it would...




Homeowners see finances improve as tenants in the private rental sector saw a sharp deterioration in their budgets

Homeowners see finances improve as tenants in the private rental sector saw a sharp deterioration in their budgets

Homeowners reported improvements to their finances in January – as tenants in the private rental sector saw a sharp deterioration in their budgets, research found. Nearly four in 10 (39%) Britons believe their finances...




No let up for Northern renters – prices up

No let up for Northern renters – prices up

The gap between North and South is closing – but only in terms of rent, as prices rise in the North. Yorkshire and Humber had the highest rental price increase last year, jumping 12...




What Should You Look For When Buying A Buy To Let Property

What Should You Look For When Buying A Buy To Let Property

The buy-to-let phenomenon was highly profitable for many British property-owners until the credit crunch of 2007. Almost overnight, sound investments became millstones around the neck of over-ambitious investors, and many were forced to part...




Buy to Let booming in London and South East

Buy to Let booming in London and South East

The buy to let market has been identified by experts to be a booming market, with up to 40% of purchases in the South-East being buy to let. Lee Watts, KFH’s Managing Director: “The buy...




New rules start for advertising private rented homes

New rules start for advertising private rented homes

Private landlords and letting agents must follow new rules about publishing energy ratings on advertising for rented homes. From January 9, 2013, all advertising in online or print should include the rented home’s rating...




Buy to let market in 2012-a bit of a mixed bag

Buy to let market in 2012-a bit of a mixed bag

A cautious approach to 2012 may be required to survive in the long term. Opinions on the prospects for the 2012 buy-to-let market in the UK differ quite markedly.