A but-to-let landlord in south east London has been penalised for allowing his elderly tenants to live in a property that was found to be in an “appalling” state with insufficient heating and significant mould.
With 65,000 affordable new homes planned to be built in London per year, it would appear that the capital is offering new opportunities when it comes to house buying.
Buy-to-let landlords looking for an impressive return on investment in the capital through Airbnb stays should look to invest in East London, new research suggests.
The number of buy to let properties in arrears has risen again according to figures released by UK Finance, formerly the Council of Mortgage Lenders.
First-time buyers are having to put down deposits of over £100,000 in an increasing number of areas, Which? found using deposit data from Halifax.
The UK housing market has started the new year off in a similar fashion to the closing stages of 2017 with enquiries, sales and instructions remaining negative, according to the latest monthly market survey.
Landlords in the UK still want to invest in buy to let property with a new survey showing that 44% are looking to expand their portfolios before the middle of 2018.
Home owners with mortgages in the UK need to be ready for the cost of their loans rising as the Bank of England has signalled two interest rates rises are likely this year.
There has been a rise in the number of people wanting to step off the housing ladder and rent in retirement because of the various benefits it offers, according to retirement rentals specialist Girlings Retirement Rentals.
With savers continuing to receive poor returns from banks and building societies, thousands of people unsurprisingly continue to turn to residential property as a means of supplementing their income
Specialist buy to let lender Commercial Trust claims at least two other regions of the UK are now vying with London in terms of applications from investment landlords.
Prices in the three months to the end of January were 2.2 per cent, indicating a further slowing from the previous figure of 2.7 per cent released for the three months to the end of December.
Consumers risk losing £99.98bn because their life insurance policies aren’t written into a trust, Legal & General found.
Rents increased in every region in the UK in January, the first nationwide rise for almost two year, with forecasts suggesting 2018 will be a year of rental growth.
Property prices in the UK fell marginally in the first month of 2018 by 0.6% but are still 2.2% above a year ago, according to the latest lender index to be published.
The buy to let property sector in the UK is under increasing pressure with a slump in investment caused by regulatory and policy changes, a new report suggests.
This year is going to be “challenging” for the housing market according to the influential Ernst & Young ITEM Club, a forecasting group.
Building Societies are offering cheaper fixed rates than mainstream banks, moneyfacts claims.
Rents in the private rented sector are becoming more affordable in many parts of London at a time when demand has been falling, new research shows.
Home owners in cities in the UK where there is a shortage of family housing could get planning permission to build upwards provided the change is in keeping with the location’s rooflines.