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Rental prices edge up again in January says Homelet

Monday 12th February 2018

Rental prices continued to rise in January, albeit marginally, according to the latest HomeLet Rental Index. The average rent agreed on a new tenancy signed in January was £909 per calendar month (pcm), up from £907pcm in December, the data from the insurance firm shows...


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Total amount millennials pay in rent starts to fall as more become homeowners

Monday 12th February 2018

Tenants collectively paid a whopping £51.6bn in rent last year, which is £1.8bn higher than the previous year and more than twice what they paid in 2007, new figures show...


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Government must support ‘prominent role’ the PRS plays in housing sector

Monday 12th February 2018

A mix of tax reforms and tighter regulation for the buy-to-let sector must not prevent private landlords from being able to run a successful property business or they will simply exit the market, according to Richard Lambert, CEO of the National Landlords Association (NLA)...


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New free tenancy agreement tool launched for DIY landlords

Friday 9th February 2018

A new free Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) contract creator tool that allows DIY landlords to create a bespoke, legally-binding tenancy agreement in a matter of minutes has been launched by TheHouseShop...


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What is the most profitable London borough for Airbnb hosts?

Friday 9th February 2018

Buy-to-let landlords looking for an impressive return on investment in the capital through Airbnb stays should look to invest in East London, new research suggests...


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Prime London housing market report – rents rise in Q4 2017

Friday 9th February 2018

Rental values in prime London increased by 2.5% in the final quarter of 2017, up 1.2% on the corresponding period in 2016, led by gains in prime central London, new figures show...


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Close to half of BTL landlords looking to expand portfolios

Friday 9th February 2018

Almost half of buy-to-let landlords are looking to expand their property portfolios despite recent tax changes in the industry, according to a new poll...


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Expat demand for buy-to-let property increases

Thursday 8th February 2018

There has been a sharp rise in the number of expats in Australia looking to invest in UK buy-to-let property, despite tougher lending criteria, new figures show...


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Greater demand for retirement rentals

Thursday 8th February 2018

There has been a rise in the number of people wanting to step off the housing ladder and rent in retirement because of the various benefits it offers, according to retirement rentals specialist Girlings Retirement Rentals...


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Rents rise across every UK region for the first time in 19 months

Thursday 8th February 2018

The average cost of renting a home is now increasing across every UK region for the first time in 19 months, the latest Landbay Rental Index reveals. The index, which is powered by MIAC, reveals that rents grew by an average of 0...


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