LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Landlord Today

23/01/2017

Rail strikes could be responsible for rent dips, figures show

The Southern Rail strikes which have caused disruption for commuters have started to have an impact on rental price growth in the South East.

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Letting Agent Today

23/01/2017

Letting fees ban 'will only hit 20% negatively' claims minister

Housing minister Gavin Barwell says the government's proposed ban on letting agents levying fees on tenants will only negatively impact 20 per cent of landlords.

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Estate Agent Today

20/01/2017

Good news - cheap mortgage deals likely to remain in place

A new report from the NatWest Bank nips in the bud any speculation that rising inflation may end the current cheap mortgage deals being snapped up by many house buyers. 

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Estate Agent Today

20/01/2017

Government deadlines slip on agents' fees and new-build targets

The government appears to have slipped back on two deadlines concerning measures key to the property industry.

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Estate Agent Today

20/01/2017

Hometrack's latest index shows more cities beating London

The latest assessment of major UK cities' housing markets by property consultancy Hometrack shows more locations overhauling London in terms of price growth. 

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Letting Agent Today

20/01/2017

Trade group warns politicians over new tax powers

The Residential Landlords Association says new tax powers devolving to the Welsh Assembly should involve exemptions when it comes to the three per cent stamp duty surcharge.

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Letting Agent Today

20/01/2017

Fees ban - timetable suggests it won't be in place until 2018

The government says the formal consultation on the proposed introduction of a ban on letting agent fees levied on tenants in England will be held in the spring.

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Letting Agent Today

20/01/2017

Tenant demand slides in London

The central London rental market is beginning to show signs of topping out as tenant demand slides and landlords look to higher yielding investments in other areas of the UK.

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Landlord Today

20/01/2017

Private sector rents rise in line with wages

Private rental price increases have accelerated modestly, in line with earnings across England, according to a new report from the National Audit Office.

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Letting Agent Today

18/01/2017

Buy to let lending improves, but driven mostly by remortgaging

Gross buy to let lending increased in November to the highest monthly level since the stamp duty surcharge was introduced in April, according to data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

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London & Country

18/01/2017

Beat Remortgaging rush before April's tax changes

London & Country bring you the information you need before you remortgage your property.

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Letting Agent Today

17/01/2017

More buy to let investors seeking HMOs to offset higher taxes

A property investment financing specialist says an increasing number of buy to let investors are converting properties into Houses in Multiple Occupation to increase rental income as tax increases start to bite.

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