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KEYWORD "Demographics" - 39 RESULTS
Renting is now Long Term - whether tenants want it or not

Renting is becoming increasingly long-term, a new survey suggests. Monta Capital asked 1,586 UK renters about their experiences. Some 24% have been renting for...

15 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Population Projections have repercussions for Private Rental Sector

The Government quietly announced population projections towards the end of January that could have major implications for the types of homes...

02 March 2024

From: The Big Issues

Airbnb reveals income and demographics of landlord hosts

Airbnb has released new figures showing that the typical host landlord makes a modest £5,500 a year by sharing their space...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Eco-problems mount - too few qualified heat pump installers

Another problem has emerged for the heat pump sector which had, until last week, anticipated rapid growth as part of the...

29 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Big rent premiums found in locations near Crossrail stations

Rental markets near London’s Crossrail stations have seen premiums emerge, a new survey suggests.  Areas which have benefitted from the largest reductions...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Generation Rent says Bank of England governor is fellow-traveller

The Generation Rent group of activists says Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey is on their side about Section 21 evictions. Bailey...

11 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Is Ireland A Good Bet For UK Investors?

Making an investment in a country with a different currency introduces exchange rate risk. Ideally, a UK investor would buy the...

26 August 2023

From: Agent Advice

Older renters set to surge in number within a few years

After a decade of steady growth, the number of older renters is poised to increase rapidly over the next 10 years...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters face grim retirement according to pension survey

One in three Britons could be facing poverty in retirement according to Scottish Widows - with renters amongst the most vulnerable. The...

28 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New AI products aimed at landlords using Airbnb

New AI-powered products targeting Airbnb landlords have been launched by property management service GuestReady. They are integrated into the company's existing Property...

27 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Shock figures show how old buy to let landlords are

New data produced by lettings agency Savills gives an indication of how the buy to let sector may be threatened by...

15 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Most recent landlord sales have been from retirees, figures show

Landlords who bought soon after the launch of the first buy-to-let mortgage in 1996 are retiring in increasing numbers.   Research from lettings...

17 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Renting “ruins retirement for single people and self-employed” - claim

A business consultancy says the high cost of renting is ruining the retirement dreams of different groups, such as single people...

15 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Damaging Perceptions of the Private Rental Sector

Two key figures jumped out at me from the National Residential Landlords Association’s (NRLA) excellent recent report on the private rented...

11 February 2023

From: The Big Issues

Would you adapt your property for older tenants?

Half of landlords are prepared to make changes to their property to accommodate the needs of older tenants. Paragon Bank analysis of...

18 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Private Renting is No Longer for Just the Young

There are many misconceptions about the private rented sector, but a common one I hear is that it is the tenure...

07 January 2023

From: The Big Issues

It’s A Record! Another all-time high for tenant demand

For the second time this year, the proportion of landlords reporting increasing tenant demand has hit an all-time high, according to...

28 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Tenants in London co-living niche are getting older - new research

Renters opting for a shared property under the co-living model are older than ever before, according to new data from a...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Tax Threat to Holiday Lets - three investigations under way

Three projects are underway investigating how a tourist tax, including a levy on holiday let renters, could apply in Wales. The three...

14 July 2022

From: Breaking News

MPs condemn rental conditions, councils and government

A senior committee of MPs claims that it’s “too difficult for renters to realise their legal right to a safe and...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Half of private rental sector will have tenants aged 45-plus by 2035

Homes headed by a person over the age of 45 will account for at least half of all privately renting households...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Renting forever? Many older tenants accept they may rent long-term

A new report from the Social Market Foundation and sponsored by the Paragon Bank has thrown new light on what today’s...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Can BTR Renting Be As Satisfying As Home Ownership?

There are numerous reasons as to why renting is the way forward and how it can bring just as much, if...

15 January 2022

From: Industry Views

Is The Private Rental Sector facing a Supply Crisis?

Bromsgrove is a classic rental market. The Worcestershire market town is enveloped by green space but is just a thirty-minute commute...

08 January 2022

From: Industry Views

Pet-friendly properties have soared in popularity say agents

Letting agents have reported huge surges in demand for pet-friendly properties.  Richard O’Neill, managing director at Romans Lettings, says: “There has certainly...

26 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Rental market pointer? Regional cities set to see biggest growth

Post-Covid economic recovery in the UK is being channeled towards regional cities, says a leading investment expert.  Martha Peyton, managing director and...

23 August 2021

From: Breaking News

Insight - major changes to household size in recent years

A new analysis of government figures shows major changes in Britain’s families and the ‘home unit’ between 2015 and 2020. This may be...

18 June 2021

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let resurgence sees landlords getting younger

The average age of British landlords has decreased, with some 47 per cent now aged under 40.  That compares to just three...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Women increase their share of landlord investment

The landlord gender gap is closing, with women now accounting for half of private landlords in the UK. New research by Yieldit...

28 May 2021

From: Breaking News

Brexit hits rental market as number of EU nationals plummets

An analysis of the rental market in England has revealed a dramatic drop in the number of EU nationals taking up...

26 January 2021

From: Breaking News

Older renters and retirees now the fastest-growing tenant groups

A new report from respected specialist mortgage provider Paragon Bank shows that retiree renters and those in the upper-middle age category...

05 November 2020

From: Breaking News

Landlords: here’s how to research your next property investment

Whether you’re a first-time landlord or a seasoned investor, finding the right buy-to-let investment is far from simple. With many factors to...

17 December 2019

From: The Big Issues

Does Size Matter for Property Investors

The English Private Landlord Survey shows that couples aged 25 - 49 make up the largest proportion of private renters, a...

16 September 2019

From: Sponsored Content

Landlords ‘can reap the benefits’ by catering for older tenants and families

Buy-to-let landlords could benefit financially by catering their offerings towards the growing older renter and family tenant demographics, according to the...

12 September 2019

From: Breaking News

New app aims to enhance renter and buyer experience

Zoopla has launched its new app experience which aims to help home-hunters easily find the most relevant properties on mobile and...

09 July 2019

From: Breaking News

Older investors are ‘recognising the potential of buy-to-let investments’

A growing number of older investors are turning to buy-to-let property to supplement their income, new figures suggest. Fresh data from Commercial...

22 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Notable rise in the number of over 65s investing in buy-to-let

There has been an increase in the number of older people investing in the buy-to-let sector, fresh figures show. Commercial Trust has...

13 May 2019

From: Breaking News

Average age of buy-to-let investors drops 10 years

The average age of new landlords acquiring property to let has dropped by 10 years since 2014, according to yieldit. Having analysed...

23 August 2018

From: Breaking News

The young prioritise property over pensions

The future of the pensions industry has been dealt a further blow as young people feel saving for property is more...

29 January 2018

From: Breaking News

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