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.
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.
Investors are seeking low cost, high yield properties
Investors are increasingly searching for cheaper and higher yielding properties despite buy-to-let (BTL) investments offering attractive return rates, according to a study commissioned by The Mortgage Lender.
Three-year minimum tenancies – what are the legal implications for landlords?
Amid the headline-grabbing political manoeuvring over Brexit, a policy proposal which could have serious ramifications for thousands of private landlords – not to mention nearly millions of renters – slipped by relatively unnoticed.
Top preferred holiday rental destinations revealed
One in 10 Brits would prefer a holiday in the UK over Sydney, St. Lucia, or Cyprus, new research by Hitachi Personal Finance has found.
Scrap eviction powers and restrict landlords' right to sell, government told
The pressure group Generation Rent has joined forces with other critics of the private rental sector to demand an end to Section 21 evictions and further limitations on the new three year tenancies favoured by the government.
Buy a home? No thanks, say one third of private tenants
A third of tenants are happy to rent long-term and have no plans to purchase a property in the future, new research reveals.
Great estate agents inspire England to victory! - Our big match review
The dream goes on, and as England eases into the World Cup semi-finals, our agents’ reviews of their games continue - and here we have another cracker, analysing the win against Sweden.
UK continues to appeal to investors despite Brexit
The third Private Capital Survey from Cluttons, which details the results of a survey of 250 wealthy property investors
How much do you know about landlords’ rights and responsibilities?
As a private landlord you are bound by specific housing legislation, which provide tenants with certain basic rights.