New rental sector investigation launched by University of York

New rental sector investigation launched by University of York

A new independent review of the private rental sector in England is set to begin. York University is being funded by the Nationwide Foundation to look at whether the rental sector is currently meeting [...]

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29-March-17 General Lettings News
Fee ban consultation to begin 'in the spring'

Fee ban consultation to begin 'in the spring'

The consultation on the proposed bans on letting agents levied against tenants will start in the spring. Housing minister Gavin Barwell announced the decision to begin planning the ban for England, wh [...]

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28-March-17 General Lettings News
London rental prices rising at slower rate than rest of UK

London rental prices rising at slower rate than rest of UK

London is seeing rent prices increasing at a rate that is slower than the rest of the country, according to new research. The latest report from ARLA Propertymark shows that supply is continuing to fa [...]

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27-March-17 General Lettings News
Landlords should allow tenants to personalise property, suggests new research

Landlords should allow tenants to personalise property, suggests new research

Landlords should allow tenants to make changes to their properties as it could provide them with benefits in the long-term, according to a new report. The Association of Independent Inventory Clerks ( [...]

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24-March-17 Property Management
What should you be including in property listings?

What should you be including in property listings?

Before potential tenants have even seen a property, they'll be looking at listings online to find their best options. The information included in the listings can encourage them to arrange a viewi [...]

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24-March-17 Property Management
Ealing approves UK's largest build-to-rent project

Ealing approves UK's largest build-to-rent project

A new build-to-rent project has been approved by Ealing Borough Council, reports Construction News. Almost 2,000 homes will be constructed as part of the scheme, along with retail and business units a [...]

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23-March-17 General Lettings News
First official figures show house prices rose in January

First official figures show house prices rose in January

The first official house price statistics for 2017 have just been released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Land Registry. Figures show that the average house price in the UK in Jan [...]

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22-March-17 General Lettings News
New build-to-rent scheme announced for Bath

New build-to-rent scheme announced for Bath

A new build-to-rent project is set to launch in Bath, supplying the city with another 170 rental properties. Legal and General has announced its scheme that will be constructed in a £47.5 millio [...]

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22-March-17 General Lettings News
February sees rental market slow down

February sees rental market slow down

February saw the rental market across the UK slow down, with the most recent Property Activity Index from Agency Express showing less activity in the private sector last month. According to the f [...]

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21-March-17 General Lettings News
Northampton has fastest property market in UK

Northampton has fastest property market in UK

The fastest property market in the UK is not, as people might expect, found in any of the large and popular cities across the country. Instead, it is Northampton that moves the quickest when it comes [...]

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20-March-17 General Lettings News