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KEYWORD "Exiting Landlords" - 51 RESULTS
Did most landlords actually expand their portfolios in 2023?

A majority of Buy to Let landlords have been focused on growing property portfolios in the last 12 months, and not...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Selling Up? Rightmove reveals optimum date and tips for speedy sales

Landlords considering selling up have received guidance from Rightmove on when to do it and how. The portal claims February is the...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Chiefs forecast better days for landlords in 2024

Many landlords say they’re set to expand investments in 2024 despite facing up to 80 per cent higher costs in the...

29 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Big rise in landlords reducing buy to let portfolios

One in five (20 per cent of) landlords plans to reducing their buy to let holdings according to a new survey. The...

19 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord exodus prompts council to spend millions buying homes

A council is to spend £10m to buy homes on the open market to house local people - some at risk...

15 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Right now, the property market is entering a period of uncertainty. Falling property prices and a rising regulatory burden are just...

25 November 2023

From: The Big Issues

We Quit! Third of landlords retiring or quitting because of rental woe

A third of landlords have suggested they are considering retiring or quitting the sector because of attacks and obstacles in the...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy to Let Sell-Off has been going on since 2016 says agency

Landlords have been selling more homes than they bought in every year since 2016 when a raft of tax and regulatory...

13 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Fear of Landlord Exodus “over-stated” says right-leaning think tank

A think tank that describes itself as “centre right” praises the Renters Reform Bill and claims the fear of landlords selling...

06 November 2023

From: Breaking News

The Big Sell Off - huge number of landlords set to quit

Thousands of landlords are planning to sell properties. A Simply Business survey of 1,455 UK landlords reveals that a quarter of landlords...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let investment plummeting - new survey

The continued attacks on the buy to let sector have resulted in a dramatic decline in investment plans by landlords. A new...

26 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Renters Reform Bill may be last straw for many landlords

The Renters Reform Bill is the latest of many factors leaving little choice for some private buy-to-let landlords but to sell...

22 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Buy To Let sell off leads to record number of auction deals

The classic “landlord favourite” for buying and selling - the auction house - appears to be bucking the downward trend in...

19 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Going! Going! Gone! - Advice For Landlords Selling Through Auctions

The property industry in recent years has been tough to work in.  Clearly the challenges we faced with the pandemic, lockdown and...

16 September 2023

From: Top tips & guides

Landlords blame Tories for buy to let problems, says top agent

Landlords are reducing their stock - and they’re blaming the Tories for creating a hostile environment.  This is according to the latest...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls would force a third of landlords to quit Buy To Let

Over a third of private landlords would sell properties if rent controls were introduced in their area, according to a trade...

07 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Typical buy to let sold 25% below wider market price - Zoopla

Zoopla says a buy to let property sold off by a landlord is “typically priced 25 per cent lower than the...

06 September 2023

From: Breaking News

More BTL properties sold with sitting tenants - new figures

A new analysis shows growth in the trend for buy to let properties to be sold with tenants in situ.  The analysis...

24 August 2023

From: Breaking News

 Landlords selling up have left it too late for maximum gains

Investors selling a buy to let so far in 2023 made gains which were 10.1 per cent lower than those who...

14 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Give councils cash to buy homes off private landlords - call

A group of local authorities is asking the government to give individual councils the cash to buy properties off private landlords. London...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Investing, Incorporating or Quitting? Landlord survey needs you!

The University of Dundee and letting agents’ body Propertymark want to understand more about the future plans of landlords.  This is happening...

07 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Richest landlords stick with rentals as sales market tanks

A prominent buying agent operating at the high end of the prime London market has given an interesting insight into how...

04 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Investment and How the Investor Demographic has Evolved

Property investment dates back centuries – millennia, even. As a fundamental necessity for post-nomadic humanity, residential and commercial real estate have...

29 July 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Rightmove reports huge landlord exodus as EPC worries kick in

Rightmove has this morning revealed that 16 per cent of properties currently for sale were previously available on the rental market,...

21 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New attempt to woo unhappy landlords with leasing deals

A housing trust says landlords fed up with higher taxes and red tape should not sell up but instead lease their...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Even wealthy holiday let landlords are quitting - agency claim

The founder of a luxury holiday lets firm in one of the UK’s tourist hotspots says even wealthy landlords are now...

10 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords are not quitting at all, claims mortgage firm survey

Against the trend of many recent surveys, a study by lending service Landbay claims over 40 per cent of landlords want...

05 July 2023

From: Breaking News

New dire warning of rent rises as landlords end fixed-rate deals

There’s a new warning this morning that rents are set to soar as landlords struggle with much higher interest rate payments...

16 June 2023

From: Breaking News

More landlords resorting to quick buy operators - claim

A quick buy property company says there’s been a surge in the number of landlords quitting the rental sector. “We’ve seen a...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Cat-ch 22 - more pets in lets will mean higher rents

Three-quarters of landlords want to raise rents in the face of the new Renter’s Reform Bill - mostly because of pets. When...

01 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Sales of buy to lets now a big factor in housing market

Some 11 per cent of the homes on sale right now are owned by landlords quitting the private rental sector. That’s the...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Gains Tax warning for landlords quitting sector

A tax expert is advising landlords to avoid failing to register their property sales for Capital Gains Tax within 60 days...

26 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Give government and Renters Reform a chance, agent tells landlords

Private landlords should hold fire on plans to quit the private rental sector and give the government a chance to incentivise...

22 May 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s Wrong With Landlords Forced To Sell? - brokers’ claims

A mortgage broker claims there’s “no downside” to the current problem of landlords quitting the private rental sector. Jonathan Burridge, founding adviser...

18 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Renewed alarm at number of landlords quitting the sector

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has added its voice to the chorus of concern over landlords quitting the private sector In...

16 May 2023

From: Breaking News

The Great Sell-Off - landlords quitting at highest-ever level

The number of landlords planning to sell rented properties has reached its highest rate on record according to new data. Polling for...

12 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Over half a million landlords to quit the market - shock forecast

Previous estimates that half a million landlords are set to sell up may actually be a massive under-estimate, a property industry figure...

26 April 2023

From: Breaking News

We Quit! The landlords who will sell if EPC changes become law

Research from Mortgage Advice Bureau shows that almost two-thirds of landlords would consider selling their property due to not being able...

20 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords preparing to sell at a loss this year or next - claim

Jo Eccles, director of London-focussed buying agency and property consultancy Eccord, says she is witnessing some landlords willing to quit the...

17 April 2023

From: Breaking News

One-in-10 landlords set to quit - agent’s gloomy forecast

One in 10 landlords plan to exit the sector following the absence of any government help in the Budget. That’s the claim...

24 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls: landlords forced to raise rents and sell up

Propertymark says some 85 per cent of its member agents in Scotland have landlord clients who have expressed a wish to...

15 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Rental market “an arid wasteland, picked clean of properties”

A business analyst has given a colourful assessment of the shortfall of homes to let, describing the current rental market as...

12 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Do more to stop private landlords selling up, government told

More must be done to keep private landlords in the rental sector, a new study has proposed. New Open Property Group says...

09 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Thoughts On The Mass Exodus of Landlords

The buy-to-let market is going through a rough patch. With legislative change on the horizon, coupled with bleak ROI forecasts, many...

24 September 2022

From: The Big Issues

Landlords may sell cheaply to avoid EPC upgrade costs

Many landlords who do not want to commit to high levels of expenditure to improve the energy efficiency of their homes,...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

State of the Lettings Industry - survey results revealed

PropTech firms Goodlord and Voich have released the findings of their annual State of the Lettings Industry survey. Some 2,600 agents, landlords...

13 September 2022

From: Breaking News

More landlords giving tenants first refusal on properties sold off

A range of mortgage brokers are reporting an increase in enquiries from private tenants who have been given first refusal to...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlord numbers up despite taxes, laws and red tape

Landlord numbers may have dropped in recent months but a longer term analysis shows the reverse. Total Landlord Insurance analysed the current...

07 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Disillusioned landlords will keep selling off for rest of 2022

New market analysis by lettings and sales agency Hamptons suggests that landlords are the largest group likely to sell up over...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Legal Opinion - ending S21 will push up rents, force landlords out

Government plans to ban Section 21 evictions could push up rents and reduce rental stock, a property dispute expert is warning. Lee Pearce...

18 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Government Beware - you're driving landlords out of the sector

Landlords are in danger of losing the narrative again. With rental inflation hitting record levels, much of the noise we see in...

11 June 2022

From: The Big Issues

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