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.
Most areas of England and Wales have seen rental price growth over the past 12 months, according to the latest Your Move England & Wales Buy to Let Index.
Buy-to-let landlords have welcomed reports that Universal Credit waiting time could be cut from six weeks to a month
Rent payments should be used as part of credit scores to help private renters secure a mortgage to buy a home of their own, MPs have said.
Nearly a quarter of private tenants in the UK are spending more than half their take-home pay on rent, new figures show.
The latest data from Knight Frank has revealed that the number of agreed tenancies for prime home counties properties has increased by 24% year-on-year.
A lettings agency chief who monitors legal action against rogue agencies and landlords says almost £850,000 of deposits have been stolen so far this year.
Agents in the UK are calling for the tougher regulation for residential lettings and property management to be extended to include estate agents.
Mortgage interest tax relief changes, coupled with proposed rent controls, could trigger the next property crash, as landlords rush to sell-off their investments, warns a finance expert.
Just one in five landlords are willing to let to tenants receiving housing benefit or universal credit, research from the National Landlords Association has found
Fresh research carried out by Usurv on behalf of landlord insurance specialists Cover4LetProperty reveals that for 88% of renters, the cost is the most important deciding factor when choosing a rental property.
In most cases, a tenant needs their landlord’s consent before they can sublet their home, otherwise they risk breaking the term of their tenancy agreement and on that basis, a private landlord can take action to evict their tenant.
The BBC says Right To Rent legislation is fuelling a burgeoning market in fake IDs – in some cases creating access to property to the illegal migrants that it was supposed to identify and prevent.
Average rents in the UK increased by 1.1% in the 12 months to September 2017, driven by growth in the south of the country although they were unchanged in Greater London, the only area not to see a rise.
Almost a third of renters in the UK do not have a life-saving carbon monoxide alarm in their property, with four in five unaware that it is their responsibility – and not their landlord’s or agent’s – to provide one.
One of England and Wales’ biggest deposit schemes has admitted it can go on earning interest on money left unclaimed in its custodial pots.
Almost half of landlords in the UK would refuse to let to a new tenant with a poor credit score despite in depth credit checks not forming a part of the usual application process.
Rents in the UK rose by an average of 2.1 per cent during September according to HomeLet.