In order to solve tenant disputes, landlords will soon be required to register with a redress scheme, helping to improve operating standards within the industry.
The story of falling sale prices in prime central London has become familiar in the past year; now Knight Frank reports that rents are still falling, too.
Fresh research by ARLA Propertymark (formerly the Association of Residential Letting agents) has revealed the truth behind why landlords may not return part – or all – of deposits to tenants, in order to cover costs.
New legislation is needed in England to improve electrical safety in homes in the private rented sector and make a five yearly inspection mandatory, a new report says.
A new campaign is being launched today to tackle mortgage myths and highlight the importance of professional advice when it comes to taking out a home loan.
The Mayor of London is calling from more to be done to support tenants, especially those on lower incomes, with the cost of deposits and other upfront finances.
A young man has been discovered paying £250 a month for a sleeping space in a cupboard under the stairs, measuring just 22 square feet.
Millennials are making a career out of being a landlord, according to a new survey by Intus Lettings.
Research carried out by PwC and thinktank Urban Land Institute has revealed that Birmingham remains a UK property investment hotspot, ranking above both Edinburgh and London.
The Bank of England’s decision to increase interest rates this week could lead to rents rising across the country as some landlords pass on the extra costs to their tenants.
The Nationwide has set out a comprehensive study of how migrstion impacts on housing demand in the UK, especially in the private rental sector.
Rental growth is forecast to exceed house price growth in London, despite a glut of properties on the lettings market in London after investors scrambled to buy before the three per cent stamp duty surcharge on additional homes came in April last year.
More buy to let landlords are applying for mortgages in the Northern regions of England although the highest number still come from London even although rents and yields are falling in the city, new research has found.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has accused the Government of ‘bottling it’ on rental reforms, saying they do not go far enough.
Rents in the UK are set to rise in the next five years and the first interest rate rise in a decade could contribute to that, it is suggested.
The specialist property investment lender Together is diversifying its product range to cater for investors who want to let out their properties on a short-term basis.
A study by the Romans lettings agency group has highlighted common issues cited by agents and landlords deducting funds from a tenant’s deposit
More than a quarter of letting agents saw a rise in rents last month, raising concerns about tenant affordability.
It’s been reported that Theresa May and her husband Philip jointly own a London apartment which is now let out and earns around £10,000 a year in rent.
What is believed to be the first-ever study of Airbnb’s effects on house prices – not just rents – suggests the service has increased home values in some cities.