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Average rents growing at highest rate since 2016, index shows

The average rent in the UK increased by 0.13% last month - the highest level of monthly growth recorded since April 2016.

07.09.18 - Written by Conor Shilling
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Top 10 student buy-to-let hotspots

Student property remains one of the most lucrative investments available to landlords, with sky-high yields of almost 12% currently on offer.

05.09.18 - Written by Marc Da Silva
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New homes desperately needed for growing number of life-long renters

While most private renters in the UK aspire to buy property, the reality is that many people simply cannot afford to get a foot on the housing ladder due to high house prices, with many people, particularly millennials, set to rent for the rest of their lives.

05.09.18 - Written by Marc Da Silva
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Buy-to-let landlords divided over their future

Investors have long turned to residential property as a means of supplementing their income, supported by strong demand from tenants and stable yields.

05.09.18 - Written by Marc Da Silva
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Young adults driving demand for waterside living, says report

oung adults are the driving force behind increasing demand for waterside living in the UK, according to a recent survey by Strutt & Parker.

05.09.18 - Written by Deborah Lewis
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Downsizing stamp duty exemption 'would boost market and Treasury'

Over a fifth of pensioners say they would be encouraged to downsize if there was a stamp duty incentive - particularly an exemption - to help them do so.

30.08.18 - Written by Graham Norwood
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Inheritance is key for some first time buyers, new data shows

A full 100 per cent of 20 to 24 year olds hope to buy their own home one day - but this slumps to just 59 per cent for 25 to 34 year olds.

30.08.18 - Written by Graham Norwood
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Council to lease homes from private sector, then let to social tenants

The New Forest district council in Hampshire is appealling to letting agents and private tenants to sign up to its Private Sector Lease Scheme.

30.08.18 - Written by Graham Norwood
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Rent payments adding to creditworthiness: more progress announced

The Rent Recognition Challenge, an initiative to use technology to help share renters' payment histories with lenders and credit reference agencies, has made further progress.

16.08.18 - Written by Graham Norwood
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London’s buy-to-let market attracts new investors

London continued to attract new property investors, as reflected by Commercial Trust’s latest buy-to-let purchase mortgage data.

26.07.18 - Written by Marc Da Silva

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