The biggest challenges to overcome as a letting agent

The biggest challenges to overcome as a letting agent

With both stock and demand in the rental sector higher than they have ever been before, letting agents are some of the busiest people in the world of property. Having to play the role of middle man be [...]

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22-September-17 Property Management
Changes to policy in the private rented sector has left landlords out of pocket

Changes to policy in the private rented sector has left landlords out of pocket

Landlords in the UK's private rented sector have faced widespread policy changes over the last few years, including a three per cent levy on Stamp Duty for investments and a change in mortgage rel [...]

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22-September-17 General Lettings News
Buyers pay 45% more for a house near a top performing school

Buyers pay 45% more for a house near a top performing school

People across England are spending more on houses than they otherwise might in order to secure their kids a place at a top performing state school, it has been revealed. According to a report rel [...]

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21-September-17 General Lettings News
UK rental prices rise 2.4% in the year to the end of August

UK rental prices rise 2.4% in the year to the end of August

The average price paid by tenants in the UK has continued to grow in summer 2017, with the rate of increase now hitting its fastest recorded level since November last year, according to new data.  [...]

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20-September-17 General Lettings News
Majority of Brits 'happy with their home', new survey shows

Majority of Brits 'happy with their home', new survey shows

The majority of people who live in the UK are happy with the house they currently own, as well as its location, a new survey has shown. According to the study from house builder David Wilson, as many [...]

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20-September-17 General Lettings News
Most UK landlords and letting agents not asking for proof of income

Most UK landlords and letting agents not asking for proof of income

Landlords and letting agents across the UK's private rented sector could be putting their income at risk by failing to carry out the appropriate checks on their potential tenants before they allow [...]

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19-September-17 General Lettings News
Letting agents urged to make sure they are ready for fees ban

Letting agents urged to make sure they are ready for fees ban

For some time now, letting agents across England and Wales have been told that they could face a future ban on upfront fees, but now, they have been urged to make sure they are prepared for when the c [...]

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18-September-17 General Lettings News
Student property rent price gap tops £400 per week nationwide

Student property rent price gap tops £400 per week nationwide

Students are starting to move into their new homes for the year ahead over the next couple of weeks, as the start of the new academic year brings people from far and wide to new towns and cities. But [...]

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18-September-17 General Lettings News
Is now the time for property health checks?

Is now the time for property health checks?

Autumn and winter mark a real change in how people live. Throughout the year, we get used to having the heating off and enjoying the slightly warmer weather conditions. But it all changes around Octob [...]

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15-September-17 Property Management
Survey shows what buyers would like to have known before taking the plunge

Survey shows what buyers would like to have known before taking the plunge

A new survey has shown what buyers in the UK wish they had known before they made the decision to purchase their first home. It found that the majority wish they had been able to find out more about t [...]

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15-September-17 General Lettings News