LETTING & ESTATE AGENT

Landlord Today

17/08/2016

Monthly boost for rental property supply

The number of new rental property listings increased by 3.6% during July, according to the latest figures from board supplier Agency Express.

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Landlord Today

17/08/2016

More landlords looking to expand their portfolios over the coming year

There has been a slight uptick in the proportion of landlords and investors looking to expand their portfolios over the next year.

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Letting Agent Today

16/08/2016

Another survey shows tenants demanding Client Money Protection

Another survey, this time from an online letting agency, reveals that as many as 70 per cent of tenants are concerned that their deposits have not been placed in a protection scheme. 

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Landlord Today

16/08/2016

HMRC launches landlord tax consultation

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has this week launched a 12-week consultation named 'Making Text Digital'.

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Landlord Today

16/08/2016

Night tube could spark rental growth in outer London

The introduction of a 24-hour tube service, which begins on Friday, could have a positive impact on rents in areas at the end of the affected lines.

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Letting Agent Today

15/08/2016

Government energy policy will push up private rents, insists industry group

Government policy to improve the energy efficiency of the UK's housing stock will increase rents for tenants.

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Estate Agent Today

15/08/2016

Asking prices dip - but it's seasonal, not Brexit, says Rightmove

The typical price of property coming to the market in the last four weeks is 1.2 per cent lower than in the previous month - but that is entirely in line with the drop at the time of summer in recent years, says Rightmove.

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Estate Agent Today

15/08/2016

Huge rise in home-movers this year despite referendum jitters

No fewer than 174,000 moved home in the first six months of 2016 - a rise of nine per cent on the same period last year and almost 50 per cent more than the post-2007 financial crash low. 

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Letting Agent Today

12/08/2016

Right To Rent: new form to transfer responsibilities to letting agents

The Residential Landlords Association has set up a new document for its members to use if they wish to transfer Right To Rent responsibilities to their letting agents.

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Estate Agent Today

12/08/2016

Boost for housing market as mortgage arrears slump to record low

The number of mortgages in arrears is now at its lowest level since records began more than 20 years ago. 

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Letting Agent Today

12/08/2016

Housing minister to meet campaigners against buy to let tax changes

Housing minister Gavin Barwell has agreed to meet campaigners opposed to the clampdown on landlords' mortgage interest tax relief.

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Landlord Today

12/08/2016

Buy-to-let landlords could face tighter borrowing rules

Buy-to-let landlords could soon find it harder to secure finance to acquire property following the news that buy-to-let mortgage lenders may face more stringent regulations when calculating mortgages for those investing in the private rented sector (PRS).

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