Famous buy to let landlord Judith Wilson has been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay almost £15,000 costs for failing to comply with an enforcement notice ordering her to supply hot water to a disabled tenant.
The UK’s student accommodation sector is still booming according to Knight Frank, despite Brexit creating uncertainty over the future of foreign students in the country.
Houses with three bedrooms or more result in higher yields of landlords in the private rented sector in the UK, research suggests.
Rental growth in key cities outside of London are significantly outperforming the UK average which has seen rents rise just 0.97% in the 12 months to November and remain flat month on month.
There has been sharp slowdown in rental market activity as we draw closer to the festive period, the latest data from the Agency Express Property Activity Index has revealed.
A Private Members’ Bill which will allow private rental sector tenants to sue over the conditions of their properties is just a few days away from completing its passage through Parliament.
Rent costs in the UK’s private rented sector will rise in line with increased demand from prospective tenants and the impacts of the tenant fees ban in 2019, according to letting agents.
Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 1.5% in the 12 months to November, taking the average to £918 per month, but down month on month in most regions, the latest rental index shows.
At least 19 landlords and tenants have been left £105,000 out of pocket by unscrupulous letting agents who ran London-based letting agency Crestons.
Some 79 per cent of landlords are only servicing the interest on their mortgages, not paying down their loans, according to the National Landlords Association.
The number of tenants saying they are using letting agents to find a place to live has increased 12 per cent in the past year claims Zoopla.
Tenants know very little about their rights and responsibilities as renters according to a new survey produced by TotallyMoney.
A couple from east London who illegally converted a town centre office block into 14 flats have been ordered to pay back more than £150,000.
Some 20% of prospective tenants could not rent a property without a guarantor, according to proptech firm Goodlord.
Government plans to protect tenants from poor living conditions through the expansion of mandatory HMO licensing looks set be less successful than hoped as councils are struggling to enforce the rules.
As winter approaches, landlords and other property owners need to take the right measures to prepare their properties against the cold weather and avoid potential disruption.
The deposit paid by tenants in the private rented sector as a security is to be reduced from six weeks to five weeks for tenancies rented out for under £50,000 a year, it has been announced.
Private landlords in London earned £7bn from their residential property investments in the year from 5 April 2017 to 2018, making up 20% of the UK’s buy-to-let income, estate agent ludlowthompson has found.
Almost one in nine tenants in the private rented sector have had to move home due to a change in the ownership of the property, new research has found.
A fresh survey of more than 1,000 people involved in the UK private rental sector has found a staggering and worrying lack of knowledge when it comes to deposit laws and tenants’ rights.