Strong price growth across a number of West London boroughs has been reported by rental brand Residently.
Research by TotallyMoney has revealed that buy-to-let landlords facing increased taxation and diminishing profits could find better yields in UK towns and cities with a high student population.
One of the lettings industry’s senior figures has welcomed the introduction of mandatory five yearly inspections of electrical installations in private rental sector properties.
Speculation is growing that three year tenancies for private renters – long favoured by the government – could be announced as soon as next week.
Hundreds of landlords are moving from long to short-term lets on Airbnb and other online outlets to counter falling yields, according to DJ Alexander Ltd.
Rent rises in the private rental sector have merely tracked inflation and the Retail Price Index over the past five years – and not outstripped these measures, as some may have thought.
A buy to let investor has been fined £20,000 after a kitchen fire that occurred in May last year at a private rental property in Worthing.
Compulsory bills now absorb nearly two thirds (62%) of all income for millennial households, OneFamily has found.
The courts have set a precedent that could result in HMO landlords saving hundreds of pounds a year.
Thousands of extra homes, specially designed for people with disabilities, mental health issues and older people who need extra support, will be created over the next three years with an additional £76m a year, the government announced.
The average cost of a new let in Britain increased to £964 per calendar month in July but the pace of rental growth continued to slow to 0.2%, the latest lettings index shows.
The government is coming under growing pressure from landlords to be more ambitious when it comes to the energy efficiency of rented housing.
Bootle in Merseyside has been named the best place to currently be a buy-to-let landlord, based on a number of key metrics.
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is calling on the government to issue guidance as a matter of urgency on the rights that EU nationals will have to rent property both before and after the UK leaves the EU, including under a no deal Brexit.
A landlord who burnt his tenant’s possessions has been ordered to pay £12,000 compensation.
Rents are expected to surge 15 per cent over the next five years thanks to increasing demand and limited supply following government tax assaults on buy to let investors.
The average rent in the UK increased by 1.3% in the 12 months to July while in London alone they were up by 3.3%, surpassing £1,600 a month for the first time, the latest index shows.
Rents in the UK, excluding London, increased by 1.18% in the 12 months to July 2018, the slowest annual rental increase in five years, according to the latest index to be published.
A new piece of research reveals that landlords are embracing the culture of Airbnb in London rather than letting out properties on more traditional longer term tenancies.
The government has announced that the Report Stage for the Tenants’ Fees Bill will be held on September 5, the day after the House of Commons returns from its summer recess.