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Increasing rents putting pressure on tenants

Monday 30th October 2017

More than a quarter of letting agents saw a rise in rents last month, raising concerns about tenant affordability. Some 27% of agents saw rent costs increase for tenants in September, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA Propertymark)...


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Generous landlord offers rent reduction for ‘unsung heroes’ working in the NHS

Monday 30th October 2017

A big-hearted landlord is prepared to lower the rent of his one-bedroom property in Wycombe for a tenant who works in the NHS. The landlord, who has a doctorate in chemical engineering and a property portfolio as an investment, is currently looking for a tenant for his property at Spindle Court in Chairborough Road on the outskirts of the town centre...


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Paragon continues to ‘support landlords’ by expanding BTL product ranges

Friday 27th October 2017

Paragon has extended its portfolio and regular buy-to-let product ranges. Four new products have been added to its buy-to-let Portfolio range, starting at 2...


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Free landlord investment show takes place in London today

Friday 27th October 2017

Buy-to-let landlords and property enthusiasts will descend on the Olympia Conference Centre in London today where they will be able to obtain free expert advice to help guide them with their investments...


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Over £4.1bn in rental deposits ‘being lost to the British economy’

Friday 27th October 2017

dLighted, the insurance backed deposit-free renting solution, is once again trying to persuade more landlords and tenants to use its service by pointing to fresh data obtained from the Department of Communities and Local Government (SCLG) which reveals that as of March 31 this year the total cash value of deposits held in deposit protection schemes was £4,107m, up 22% on the previous figure of £3...


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Aldermore unveils limited edition BTL remortgage deals

Thursday 26th October 2017

Aldermore has launched two new limited edition five-year fixed rate remortgage deals aimed at buy-to-let landlords as the specialist lender looks to expand by targeting the private rental sector...


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Sharp rise in new purpose-built student accommodation developments

Thursday 26th October 2017

There has been a significant increase in the number of students living in purpose-built student accommodation across Britain, making it harder for some traditional student landlords to fill their once sought-after properties...


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Consultation proposal on licensing scheme for private landlords in Gedding

Thursday 26th October 2017

Gedling Borough Council has proposed a five year licensing scheme for private landlords in Gedling, Nottinghamshire, in an effort to improve poorly managed private rented properties in the Netherfield area...


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Letting agent rating system provides landlords with ‘independent reviews’

Thursday 26th October 2017

When letting a property, many of us turn to letting agents for help, and as many of you will know, not all agencies are the same and some will be more effective than others...


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Landlords call on chancellor to help homeless people rent

Thursday 26th October 2017

With Britain potentially facing its worst winter homelessness crisis for 20 years, the National Landlord Association (NLA) and Residential Landlords Association (RLA) are supporting a Crisis campaign to get the government to commit £31m a year to help homeless people into renting through ‘Help to Rent’ projects and by funding a national rent deposit guarantee scheme...


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