New analysis from buy-to-let broker Commercial Trust has highlighted the appeal of London and the South East for investors aged 50 and over.
A majority of buy-to-let landlords see the UK’s vote to leave the EU as a threat to their property business, with some reviewing their plans to invest further in the industry, according to a new survey.
Quarter of a million households in the private rented sector in England put up with shoddy or unsafe homes and don’t complain as they fear eviction, new research suggests.
A significant number of portfolio landlords in Britain plan to buy more properties over the next 12 months despite challenges and changes in the sector.
Both Theresa May and Philip Hammond have rented out their London homes while living at Number 10 and 11 Downing Street respectively.
Tax and regulation changes are prompting many buy to let landlords in the UK to diversify with over half indicating they are looking to move into the houses with multiple occupants sector, new research shows.
The number of buy-to-let investors in the UK reached a record high of 2.5 million in the latest tax year, up 5% in 12 months, new research by ludlowthompson has revealed.
New figures show a 30 per cent rise in the past year in the number of Build To Rent units planned, under construction or completed.
Private sector rents across the UK recorded a modest rise in the first quarter of 2018 and growth of 0.9% in the last 12 months, the latest index shows.
The buy to let market in Scotland is seeing a surge in landlords from other parts of the UK, most notably England, investing in property, new research has found.
Despite the changes to the buy-to-let sector in recent years, there still remains a desire among many to become a landlord, new research shows.
The UK Association of Letting Agents has revealed where voids are at their worst in the rental sector – and where they are less of a problem.
Some 54% of buy-to-let landlords said they are selling all or some of their buy-to-let properties as a result of the buy-to-let changes, Property Partner found.
More landlords with property in the North of England experienced a void period in the past three months than in any other UK region according to new research.
Some 43 per cent of all stamp duty comes from buy to let investors and holiday home purchasers – and almost half of that is accounted for by the three per cent stamp duty surcharge on additional homes, introduced two years ago.
The government has announced further measures which will, in its words, “professionalise” house buying and the estate agency business.
A survey suggests that the advent of deposit-free renting in parts of the private rental sector may tempt tenants away from social housing.
Rogue landlords will be added to a database and face banning orders after fresh government legislation went live today.
Buy-to-let (BTL) investors remain largely optimistic about the market in spite of Brexit uncertainty and increasing tax burdens for landlords, according to a survey conducted by Shawbrook Bank.
Rents increased 3% annually in February to £857 per month on average helping to offset recent tax hikes for landlords, new figures show.