Survey reveals differences between average city rents

Survey reveals differences between average city rents

A new survey has revealed startling differences between the average rents in various cities across the UK, indicating that letting agents will need to ensure their marketing and pricing is sensitive t [...]

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19-January-18 General Lettings News

Stamp duty measure impact 'likely to be small'

Many landlords and letting agents will have been braced for some significant movements in the property market in 2018, as a range of new government initiatives come to bear on it. One of the most nota [...]

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18-January-18 General Lettings News
London remains most expensive city in Europe to rent in

London remains most expensive city in Europe to rent in

London is still the most expensive city in Europe in which to rent a property, a new survey has revealed. The study was carried out by ECA International, a consultancy whose work on the cost of l [...]

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18-January-18 General Lettings News

Will rental sector be hit by Carillion collapse?

With the number of people renting on the rise, it has become increasingly recognised that not all do so just because they can't manage to get on the housing ladder. For this reason, build-to-rent [...]

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17-January-18 General Lettings News
NLA backs new 'fit for habitation' bill

NLA backs new 'fit for habitation' bill

A private member's bill that sets out minimum standards for rental accomodation and provides new legal rights of redress for tenants has been backed by the National Landlords' Association.Spon [...]

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16-January-18 General Lettings News
Warning over cost rise for tenants as landlords sell

Warning over cost rise for tenants as landlords sell

 A National Landlords' Association (NLA) survey showing many buy to let investors plan to sell up has prompted a warning about rent rises that could price many tenants out of buying homes.The [...]

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15-January-18 General Lettings News
Letting agent association offers new benefit for members

Letting agent association offers new benefit for members

Members of the UK Association of Letting Agents (UKALA) are now able to access a new benefit, which is being delivered via a partnership between UKALA and Let Alliance.The organisations have announced [...]

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12-January-18 General Lettings News
Educating the next generation

Educating the next generation

The term 'generation rent' is a familiar one, highlighting the struggles that millennials, and indeed many who are older than them, have had getting on the property ladder in recent years. How [...]

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12-January-18 Property Management
NLA: 1 in 5 landlords have plans to sell

NLA: 1 in 5 landlords have plans to sell

Recent changes in government policy have resulted in an increasing number of landlords considering selling some of their properties, research has shown.The National Landlords Association (NLA) release [...]

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11-January-18 General Lettings News
Tenants air concerns about rent increases

Tenants air concerns about rent increases

One of the issues letting agents could find themselves dealing with this year is tenant concern about higher rents, with recent research suggesting that this is a big issue for many people renting pri [...]

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10-January-18 Property Management