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KEYWORD "Rental Property" - 100 RESULTS
Landlords piloting new Digital Property Logbook concept

Property logbook company Chimni is trialling a new form of Digital Property Logbook aimed at the rental markets.   The new logbooks...

05 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Hot Stuff - more landlords prioritise energy efficiency when buying

A mortgage firm that works with landlords claims an increasing number of them prioritise energy efficiency when assessing properties to buy.  Some...

04 April 2024

From: Breaking News

The Truth - landlords add billions to economy, and house millions of people

Some of the biggest names in the trade, lending and advisory sectors have produced a report outlining the vast significance that...

20 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Landlord maintenance costs continue to mount

If interest rate rises weren’t enough to drive landlords out the market, mounting maintenance costs could be. Various studies and surveys have...

12 March 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Eco-activists slam landlords selling up because of rent controls

Green Party activists responsible for rent controls on Scotland have now slammed landlords who claim the number of rented homes is...

06 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Four figure fine for failing to produce gas certificates

A landlord who failed to produce annual gas safety certificates as she ignored warnings from a council, has left court with...

06 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent up, Voids down - new snapshot of lettings market today

The latest Rental Index from PropTech supplier Goodlord has recorded a rent rise and a reduction in void lengths over the...

05 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Guidance for landlords: 5 top tips for navigating responsibilities

Landlords play a crucial role in providing safe and comfortable housing for tenants while also managing rental properties effectively. Staying informed...

01 March 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Demand for private rental property soars again - new figures

Two thirds of landlords say the demand for private rented housing is continuing to increase, according to new research commissioned by...

12 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Don’t be impacted by rising rent arrears

A recent survey by digital mortgage lender, Molo, revealed that nearly 60% of UK landlords have seen a rise in late...

08 February 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Under 30s Face An Impossible Task When Renting

Research by Zero Deposit, a deposit alternative service, claims that under-30s face an almost impossible task when it comes to current...

03 February 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Anti-fraud protection offer for landlords

The National Residential Landlords Association has teamed up with a provider of so-called ‘smart property protection technology’. This means that landlords can...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Rent Controls - the lessons the industry should learn

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on migrating away from the emergency rent controls introduced in September 2022 and extended...

20 January 2024

From: The Big Issues

Rental sector rivals unite against Tory First Time Buyer plans

Both sides of the rental divide have criticised Conservative proposals to boost housing demand while doing nothing about supply. Over the New...

02 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

Pet-friendly law change for renters is “good news” insists lettings boss

The head of a major industry service supplier insists the Renters Reform Bill provision making it easier for tenants to keep...

28 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Cash help on rental property refurbs and disability adaptations

A council is developing a new private sector housing renewal and disabled adaptations policy and is seeking the views of landlords,...

27 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Unknown Energy Costs could hurt tenants this winter

A lack of Energy Performance Certificate enforcement is putting tenants at risk from high energy costs or cold homes, according to...

23 December 2023

From: The Big Issues

Energy efficiency rental upgrades slump following government U-turn

Three-quarters of landlords welcome the government’s decision in the autumn to scrap the proposal that all rental property must have an...

20 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Warning - many face 80 per cent sky-rocketing costs

A respected financial body is warning that landlords face rising costs of up to 80 per cent in the next two...

08 December 2023

From: Breaking News

More divorced middle-aged tenants pile extra demand on rental sector

New research suggests that an influx of older renters has increased congestion in the rental market. Some 39 per cent of renters...

07 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax and Landlords - the issue that won’t go away

I recently attended the NRLA’s annual conference in Birmingham and a theme that still dominates discussion in the industry is the...

02 December 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Really? Think tank claims almost all landlords want stricter EPCs

Almost four fifths of landlords favour raising the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for private rental properties, a think tank claims. The Social...

27 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Chancellor Should Provide Targeted Support for Landlords and Tenants

When Chancellor Jeremy Hunt gets to his feet on Wednesday to deliver his Autumn Statement, he should consider offering support to...

18 November 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Wave goodbye to winter property woes

It’s not just the weather that’s wet and dreary – the outlook looks bleak for landlords too as we head towards...

17 November 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Section 21 - Agent sympathises with tenants over delay for ban

A prominent lettings agent says he can see why tenants have lost faith in the government following delays in the banning...

16 November 2023

From: Breaking News

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

Licensing Latest - another council goes out to consultation

Stockton-on-Tees is the latest council seeking people's views on the introduction of Selective Licensing for private rented housing. It launched a consultation...

09 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax threat to buy to let forces investors to set up companies

A third of landlords who own rental property in their personal name are planning to incorporate their portfolio into a limited...

07 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Turning? - rents drop and voids increase as weather cools

Rents saw an autumn dip in October, following three months of rapidly escalating prices across England.  According to PropTech firm Goodlord the...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Three quarters of landlords have hiked rents or will do so soon

The Deposit Protection Service is the latest part of the industry to try to quantify how many landlords are implementing rent...

31 October 2023

From: Breaking News

EPC U-turn: top experts say Eco targets must be reinstated

The respected engineering institution the Building Research Establishment says the government must row back from its recent U-turn on rental property...

27 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords fleeced by agent renewal fees, claims online platform

An online lettings platform is attacking agents for their fees, which it describes as a “waste” of landlord funds. Hello Neighbour, a...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Cheap rental sector most under-supplied and overly competitive - analysis

The cheapest end of the rental market is under-supplied and overly competitive, a deposit alternative service claims. The provider - Zero Deposit...

25 October 2023

From: Breaking News

PropTech platform gives instant comms between landlords and tenants

A new rental property listings platform - called Krispyhouse - allows landlords and tenants to communicate directly, without letting agents acting...

20 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Anatomy Of A Landlord - Detailed breakdown of buy to let investors

A new analysis has given one of the most detailed breakdowns of landlords in England. Using a range of government and industry...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Traditional Lettings Market Returns to London says Foxtons

It’s taken some time but one of London’s biggest lettings agencies says a ‘traditional’ lettings market has returned to the capital.  Last...

17 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Gobsmacked! EPC changes backed by prominent property analyst

A prominent property market analyst says he was “gobsmacked” to hear Prime Minister Rishi Sunak tone down the energy efficiency requirements...

16 October 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

Tenants with pets and children pay more, survey claims

Parents and pet owners are paying as much as £460 per month more for rent and bills, it’s claimed. The claim comes...

10 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Drugs force Closure Order on private landlord’s rental property

A council has served closure orders on three properties in Bridlington, following police warrants for drug related organised crime at the...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Compliance for Landlords - Crash Course to be held this week

Next weekend sees a crash course event for landlords to bring them up to date with the 160 pieces of legislation...

03 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - is demand still stellar?

The latest Rental Demand Index from the Barrows and Forrester agency has revealed that rental demand has surged during the third...

30 September 2023

From: The Big Issues

Shamplina Speaks: Government must safeguard the PRS

The government must safeguard the private rented sector and the only way to do that is to lend its support to...

23 September 2023

From: Rental Reform

NRLA demands government speeds up court waiting times

The main landlords’ trade body wants justice ministers to speed up the time taken for courts to process legitimate possession cases. In...

20 September 2023

From: Breaking News

China lies behind declining rental market in prime London

Rental value growth in prime London postcodes declined further in August as supply built and demand cooled.  That’s the view of high...

15 September 2023

From: Breaking News

What’s your buy-to-let worth?

As the ‘big buy-to-let’ sell off gathers momentum, we take a look ways you can guestimate the value of your rental...

14 September 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Landlords can claim £30k per property for older tenant adaptations

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities has announced a £50m fund to help older and disabled people in England,...

13 September 2023

From: Breaking News

How Do Tenant and Landlord Rights Vary Around Europe?

When moving abroad, many people weigh up the pros and cons of renting or purchasing their own property.  In its new survey,...

09 September 2023

From: Top tips & guides

EPC Reform - government must give massive incentives, says Rightmove

An analysis conducted over the summer by Rightmove suggests it could take literally decades for the private rental sector to conform...

05 September 2023

From: Breaking News

The Benefits of Landlord Incorporation

Scores of portfolio landlords are incorporating their property portfolio as limited companies, which could save hundreds of thousands of pounds on...

26 August 2023

From: Tax & Finance

Would you allow childminding in your rental property?

The National Residential Landlords Association is meeting with the Department of Education to consider how, if at all, private landlords can...

22 August 2023

From: Breaking News

In the ever-evolving landscape of rental property management, UK landlords are facing significant changes. Most recently these changes include new energy...

19 August 2023

From: Legislation & Compliance

The lack of available housing stock is creating huge problems throughout the Private Rented Sector, including the supply chain. We all know...

19 August 2023

From: The Big Issues

Tips for Renters - are you advising your tenants this way?

A loans company, Moneyboat, has issued a series of tips for renters before and during their tenancies.  It claims that by avoiding...

18 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Homes Overheating - latest alarm over rental property conditions

Over a third of homes in England are at high risk of overheating as summer temperatures of 40oC and above apparently...

15 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents' View - How Is The Lettings Market Right Now?

Over recent years, as successive governments have tightened lettings legislation and increased the tax burden on landlords, some with investment properties...

12 August 2023

From: Agent Advice

Death of tenant’s son not linked to property condition, coroner rules

The death of a 27-year-old man was not caused by the mould in the private rental property he occupied. That was the verdict...

11 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax benefits lead landlords to flock towards incorporation

A growing number of landlords are incorporating in order to salvage profits from the difficult buy to let sector, a bank...

10 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Why are landlords selling up?

The challenges facing the property market right now are well reported; from rising interest rates pushing up mortgage payments to a...

03 August 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Tough for Renters - Agent’s Insight Into London Market

The latest research by London lettings agency Benham and Reeves has revealed the uphill struggle facing those in search of a...

22 July 2023

From: Agent Advice

HMRC to use Renters Reform Bill to hammer landlords - claim

A prominent accountant is warning that the upcoming Renters Reform Bill, when it becomes law, will be used by HMRC to...

18 July 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices to drop another 5% by Christmas - warning

Spiralling interest rates, soaring inflation and rocketing mortgages have created a “perfect storm” which will result in another five per cent...

17 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Successive Chancellors (we’re looking at you Gordon Brown and George Osborne) have monkeyed around with the market as if it was...

15 July 2023

From: The Big Issues

Renters expand search areas as affordability bites

Annual growth in rental values continues to increase in the traditionally busy summer months, with little sign of an imminent slowdown.  This...

11 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Law student wins deposit court case against landlord

A third year law student has successfully challenged her landlord over a repair bill.  Obioma Ibe, whose landlord unlawfully tried to claim...

06 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Market Snapshot - voids and rents broken down by nations and regions

The cost of rent rose in seven of the eight regions monitored by Goodlord during June.  The average cost of rent per...

04 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Rental demand set to last long term as mortgage terms grow

It looks likely that rental demand will remain high over then indefinite long term as some people resist growing mortgage periods. New...

28 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Another rental advance finance product aims to woo landlords

A product for landlords to sell their future rental income is being launched by a finance company this week. Landlord Rental Advance,...

26 June 2023

From: Breaking News

It's not just Boris Johnson - renters accused of lying on applications

A comparison website has compiled a list of what it claims to be the most common lies on tenancy applications -...

21 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Long Term Profits: Why Build-To-Rent Is a Smarter Investment

The property market is always changing, leaving investors on the constant lookout for their next big opportunity. With housing prices continuing...

10 June 2023

From: The Big Issues

Alarm bells ring as demand-supply mismatch rumbles on

The latest lettings and sales market snapshot from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has prompted a warning from a leading...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Fraudster tenant evicted after “decades of deception”

A three bedroom house has been freed up after a remarkably long investigation by a London council.  The result follows a legal...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Exodus? What Landlord Exodus?

I have read a great deal in the media recently about a mass landlord ‘exodus’. The story goes along the lines of...

20 May 2023

From: Rental Reform

Reform will backfire on government say top economists

A prominent group of economists has predicted the measures in the Renters Reform Bill will backfire on the government. Matthew Lesh, Director...

17 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Criminal record for landlord who dumped waste after building work

A landlord has been prosecuted after construction and renovation waste from his rental property was found dumped in Cambridgeshire. The dumped rubbish...

03 May 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

Agent tells off politicians for ‘unbalanced’ approach to landlords

One of Scotland’s largest lettings agencies is voicing concern over what it calls “the lack of balance” in the Scottish government’s...

12 April 2023

From: Breaking News

Steady As She Goes - rental market at a standstill

After a hectic period of rent rises it appears that the lettings market is at a standstill according to PropTech firm...

11 April 2023

From: Breaking News

The laborious legislation that continues to threaten the PRS

Landlords are exiting the market in droves. According to an accountancy firm who analysed HMRC data, 70,000 buy-to-let landlords left the sector...

06 April 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Revealed - new league table of best places for buy to let

A new study by a mortgages website says it reveals the best places for buy to let investors to purchase properties. Money...

29 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Rubbish fine for landlord dumping renovation waste

A landlord has been prosecuted after construction and renovation waste from his rental property was found dumped in Cottenham. The dumped rubbish...

28 March 2023

From: Breaking News

What Is Let To Let?

Instead of selling your current home and buying a new one, you could look at letting out your own home and...

25 March 2023

From: Agent Advice

Rental Shortages Could Make 2023 Difficult For Students

Student lets have come under the spotlight as a result of a slowdown in the building of new university student accommodation...

11 March 2023

From: Agent Advice

Landlord rental portfolio expenses revealed

Analysis by professional cash buyer and portfolio landlord, LandlordBuyer (part of Open Property Group), has revealed what costs make up most...

07 March 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Rental market snapshot for landlords - new figures

The rental market is firing on all cylinders again according to the latest market snapshot from PropTech firm Goodlord. It says void...

06 March 2023

From: Breaking News

This is how many landlords are set to quit private sector

Over a third of a million landlords may quit the private rental sector as a result of being penalised by tax...

03 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Lender wooing first time buyers into buy to let

A high profile mortgage lender operating in the buy to let sector has launched a series of products aimed at investors...

21 February 2023

From: Breaking News

11 applicants for every available property, claim letting agents

There were 108 new applicants registered per Propertymark member lettings agency branch on average in January, compared to just 64 in...

20 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Tax and Compulsory Purchase threats to private landlords - new report

Private rental property should be “acquired” and used for social housing according to a think tank. And it says tax penalties, laws...

16 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Big fine for landlord’s string of health and safety failures

A landlord has been ordered to pay over £25,000 by magistrates for a catalogue of failings relating to his rental property...

01 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Specialist property sales for landlords

As many buy-to-let landlords continue to question their place in the market with ever increasing legislation, finance and management costs, one...

26 January 2023

From: Sponsored Content

Revealed - what tenants worry about most in their rental home

A new survey by PropTech firm Goodlord has the unsurprising conclusion that the biggest worry for tenants is that their rent...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Supply Shortage - stock drought set to continue

New rental stock accounts for just 16 per cent according to fresh figures released about the lettings market. Property company Ocasa has...

13 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

Will the Rental Market ever Cool Off?

At LRG we are currently seeing rental properties go within days, and sometimes hours of being placed on the market.  Rent is...

07 January 2023

From: Agent Advice

Energy Efficiency - more tenants would shun poor EPC homes

A poll suggests that 58 per cent of tenants would be less likely to look at a rental property if they...

06 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Properties With Purpose - letting to vulnerable people

There are several key reasons why property owners choose to become landlords, some of which include regular income, investment and long-term...

10 December 2022

From: The Big Issues

Shamplina Speaks - rental sector facing biggest challenges in 30 years

I think 2022 can be summarised as ‘unsettling’ to say the least. With three prime ministers in less than six months,...

03 December 2022

From: Rental Reform

Understanding Buy To Let finances – tips for new landlords

Although the property and mortgage markets have been in a state of flux for the past few months, with rising interest...

03 December 2022

From: Tax & Finance

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