Landlords 'set to offload 380,000 properties'

Landlords 'set to offload 380,000 properties'

The next year could see a bonanza for first-time buyers as landlords divest up to 380,000 properties, according to the National Landlords' Association (NLA).New polling data from the organisation [...]

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16-May-18 General Lettings News
Renting 'shows new north-south divide'

Renting 'shows new north-south divide'

The UK rental market is now showing distinct signs of a north-south divide, according to the latest research from Hamptons International.According to the Hamptons International Monthly Lettings Index, [...]

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15-May-18 General Lettings News
Benefits system blamed for 'unaffordable' Scottish rental sector

Benefits system blamed for 'unaffordable' Scottish rental sector

The cost of renting a home privately in much of Scotland has become unaffordable for benefit claimants, according to a new Scottish government report.Ministers in the SNP administration at Holyrood cl [...]

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14-May-18 General Lettings News
Smaller landlords 'need more help in dealing with challenging tenants'

Smaller landlords 'need more help in dealing with challenging tenants'

Smaller landlords are often having difficulty in dealing with issues posed by challenging tenants, and require more support from the government to address the problem.This is according to a new report [...]

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11-May-18 General Lettings News
Is the buy-to-let market shifting towards longer-term returns on investment?

Is the buy-to-let market shifting towards longer-term returns on investment?

Achieving sustainable success in the buy-to-let sector can often feel like a challenge due to the unpredictable nature of short-term market trends. Fluctuating property prices, economic downturns and [...]

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11-May-18 General Lettings News
Landlords 'remain optimistic about buy-to-let despite current challenges'

Landlords 'remain optimistic about buy-to-let despite current challenges'

UK landlords remain broadly optimistic about their prospects in the buy-to-let (BTL) market, despite the current challenges facing the industry.This is according to the latest BTL Barometer report fro [...]

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10-May-18 General Lettings News
Manchester set for yet more rental apartments

Manchester set for yet more rental apartments

Manchester's apartment boom is set to continue after developer Renaker Build revealed plans for two more towers connected by a podium that would provide more than 650 new rental units.The towers w [...]

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09-May-18 General Lettings News
Resolution Foundation report backs indeterminate tenancies

Resolution Foundation report backs indeterminate tenancies

Indeterminate tenancies should become the only form of rental contract allowed in England and Wales, a new Resolution Foundation report has argued. The report, titled A New Generational Contract, [...]

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08-May-18 General Lettings News
Victory for NLA as letting fees abolition bill published

Victory for NLA as letting fees abolition bill published

The government has just published its long-awaited bill to abolish letting fees, with the proposed new law also suggesting that deposits should be limited to no more than six weeks' rent, rather t [...]

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04-May-18 General Lettings News
NLA presses new home secretary over Right to Rent

NLA presses new home secretary over Right to Rent

The National Landlords' Association (NLA) has written to the new home secretary Sajid Javid to urge him to change government policy over the Right to Rent rules. Under this system, the onus h [...]

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04-May-18 Legal News