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Mortgage lender encourages landlords to sell to tenants at cut price

A mortgage lender has introduced a product which effectively encourages a landlord to sell to a sitting tenant at a discounted...

05 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Controversial Lettings Agency finds landlords against rent controls

A nationwide survey conducted by Leaders Romans Group shows significant concerns over proposed rent controls, property taxes, and regulatory changes. Controversially, LRG...

05 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation up but values still below 2022 peak

UK house prices edged up by 0.2% in June, according to the Nationwide. This resulted in the annual rate of growth rising...

02 July 2024

From: Breaking News

Shock figures show under a third of landlords back Tories in election

Only 31.8% of landlords questioned in a large survey back the Tories in next week’s election. Although this is the largest individual...

27 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Advice for Landlords on Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

In September the Prime Minister announced that landlords will no longer be required to meet the minimum EPC minimum energy rating...

15 June 2024

From: Legislation & Compliance

Capital Appreciation - single digit growth by late 2025

A new house price forecast by peer-to-peer real estate investment platform, easyMoney, suggests average house price growth of 6.3% by the...

13 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation Boost - house prices are strengthening

Average house prices rose 0.4% in May, taking the annual growth rate up to 1.3%, from 0.6% in April. The figures come...

03 June 2024

From: Breaking News

Council-funded lettings body tries to seduce landlords with rent guarantees

An agency that works with over 170 councils is promising rent guarantees and insurance cover to landlords who volunteer their properties...

22 May 2024

From: Breaking News

Up-and-Coming London Rental Hotspots revealed in new analysis

New data from flat share website SpareRoom has revealed what it calls “the up-and-coming London rental hotspots” with properties further away...

11 May 2024

From: The Big Issues

House prices dip as interest rates force buyers to delay plans

Average UK house prices fell by 0.4% in April, taking the annual rate of house price growth to 0.6% in April,...

02 May 2024

From: Breaking News

How To Finance Different Types of Property Purchase

If you’re moving home and have either plenty of equity or savings you can use for a deposit, plus a decent...

20 April 2024

From: Tax & Finance

Rental Market set to strengthen as First Time Buyers hold back

Around half of first-time buyers say their prospects of owning a home are further away than ever due to the ongoing...

17 April 2024

From: Breaking News

A look into 2024 so far: 3 key insights for landlords

Twenty twenty-four is a pivotal year for landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS). It is still the Government’s aim that...

16 April 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Housing market ‘shows signs of momentum’ despite high interest rates

UK house prices fell by 0.2% in March. Nevertheless, the annual rate of house price growth edged higher to 1.6% in...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Call for “sentencing guidelines” to punish landlords over licensing

A charity is calling for landlord licensing schemes which cost enough to fund annual inspections, and the issuing of “sentencing guidelines”...

28 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Advice for Landlords on Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

In September the Prime Minister announced that landlords will no longer be required to meet the minimum EPC minimum energy rating...

09 March 2024

From: Agent Advice

Agent urges price-sensitivity despite strong housing market data

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in February, says the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal effects.  This resulted in...

04 March 2024

From: Breaking News

NRLA accused of putting landlord profits before society’s interests

A leader of the Renters Reform Coalition activist lobby has made a specific targeted attack on the motives and honesty of...

04 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

Beyond rental payments: 4 ways healthy landlord-tenant relationships can boost buy to let success

In the buy to let market, success goes beyond the transaction of paying rent. Ultimately, fostering a healthy landlord-tenant relationship can...

07 February 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Capital Appreciation boost for landlords as house prices up again

UK house prices rose by 0.7 per cent in January, resulting in an improvement in the annual rate of house prices...

01 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Labour Tax Plans - agency advises landlords to take advantage

A prominent lettings agency is advising landlords to fit out homes in prime locations to the same high specification as if...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Will Hunt listen to rental proposal that gives £10 billion to the Treasury?

Increasing the supply of homes for private rent would boost government finances by £10 billion, says the National Residential Landlords Association. The...

29 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Private renting is an essential part of a thriving society

We believe a well-functioning housing system is one that meets everyone’s housing needs. There will always be people who can’t or...

16 January 2024

From: Sponsored Content

Lettings Super-Agency manages over 150,000 tenanted properties

A merger of two of the biggest names in the lettings agency world will mean the combined group managing 152,000 rental...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Auctioneer says the future is online bidding, not in-person

Landlords have long been a backbone of the auction industry but one player in the sector says the future is online...

10 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Warning - House Values could dip once again in 2024

There’s no prospect of a rapid recovery for the housing market in 2024 despite some green shoots appearing. The warning comes from...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Negative Capital Appreciation for landlords in 2023 - final figures

UK house prices ended 2023 down 1.8 per cent compared with December 2022, leaving them almost 4.5 per cent below the...

02 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Soft landing in 2024 but no full-scale recovery - Nationwide

The Nationwide says 2023 has seen a surprisingly-resilient housing market but there will be no full scale recovery in 2024 -...

20 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Good news at last as major index heralds ‘housing market recovery’

UK house prices rose an average of 0.2 per cent month on month in November - prompting the Nationwide to call...

04 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Labour Mayor and Generation Rent buddy up for anti-mould campaign

London Labour Mayor Sadiq Khan and the leader of activist group Generation Rent have teamed up for an anti-damp and mouldy...

01 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords want Local Housing Allowance uprated annually

The National Residential Landlords Association wants the government to commit to annual uprating of the Local Housing Allowance. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced...

24 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Shelter goes on warpath ahead of festive fundraising campaign

Shelter has issued new claims about homelessness triggered in part by private rents, as it prepares for its annual festive fundraising...

17 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Surprise rise in house prices does NOT mean a recovery

October saw a surprise 0.9 per cent rise in UK house prices according to the Nationwide, after taking account of seasonal...

02 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords challenge Shelter and allies to explain social media claims

Claims on social media by a leader of the Renters Reform Coalition - who is also a contributor to a Labour-supporting website...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

What Do Landlords Think? - direct experiences revealed

A new survey of over 1,000 landlords has revealed that just over half would consider leaving the market due to the...

28 October 2023

From: Legislation & Compliance

Airbnb in safety discount deal for short let hosts

Airbnb is linking up with private landlord agency OpenRent to offer reduced-price gas and boiler safety certificates. The short lets platform says...

14 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Capital Appreciation - new blow as Nationwide reveals growing slump

August saw a further softening in house prices which are now 5.3 per cent down on a year ago. The Nationwide says...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Are Social Housing Landlords failing tenants over dangerous concrete?

Housing associations are urged to urgently check building specifications for the use of Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete or RAAC. RAAC is the...

04 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords demand incentives to make EPC improvements

The National Residential Landlords Association is backing a call for financial help for landlords who improve the energy efficiency of their...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Surge in tenants wanting to buy properties off landlords

A finance house says it’s seeing an increase in tenants offering to buy their properties off their landlords. James Briggs, head of...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices fall at sharpest rate for 14 years

House prices have fallen an average of 3.8 per cent across the UK in the past year according to the Nationwide. This...

02 August 2023

From: Breaking News

House Prices plunge 31%? At least the banks would survive…

Details have emerged of an extraordinary ‘stress test’ created by the Bank of England and tested on eight major banks to...

14 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Investment chance for landlords as sellers slash asking prices

A prominent buying agent says nervous buyers are pre-emptively slashing asking prices before the housing market worsens. If true, this could present...

03 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Eye-watering EPC upgrade bill for large portfolio professional landlords

Landlords with some of the country’s largest portfolios say they expect to pay £500,000 or more in the next year on...

03 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Market hot-spots and cold-spots identified by new index

The latest rental market snapshot from lettings agency Barrows and Forrester has revealed the hottest location for tenant demand. It says Dorset...

30 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Activists U-turn on Renters Reform Bill?

Activists who at one time appeared broadly happy with the pro-tenant Renters Reform Bill now appear to have changed their mind. Over...

13 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Chaos! Bid to regulate Airbnb and short lets in tatters after ruling

A plan to regulate short lets such as Airbnbs has been ruled unlawful by a judge before it even comes into...

09 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Nationwide-funded group demands tougher Renters Reform Bill

The Nationwide Foundation - a charitable foundation founded by the Nationwide Building Society - says the Renters Reform Bill should be...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New warning of house price shocks after the summer

A leading analyst says the most recent house price index - released just before the weekend - is a sign that...

05 June 2023

From: Breaking News

How To Cut Energy Bills This Summer

With the cost-of-living crisis causing household bills to increase nationwide, many Britons are worried and concerned about the soaring energy prices...

03 June 2023

From: Top tips & guides

Housing market at risk from further interest rate rises

Average house prices edged down in May according to the Nationwide - and it gives a warning of possibly worse to...

02 June 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlord Info - the most and least energy efficient locations

A recent study by nationwide conveyancers Muve, using official data from the Office for National Statistics, has revealed the most and...

20 May 2023

From: The Big Issues

Shock house price rise boosts capital appreciation for landlords

Against expectations, the average UK house price increased by 0.5 per cent last month following seven consecutive falls, according to the...

03 May 2023

From: Breaking News

All regions sees house price growth slow as market worsens

New data released by the Nationwide shows house prices in every region of the UK slowing - and in most of...

13 April 2023

From: Breaking News

House prices fall again - now well below last year’s peak

The Nationwide says March saw a further decline in house prices - they are down 3.1 per cent compared with the...

03 April 2023

From: Breaking News

New Buy To Let mortgage products from major lender

The Mortgage Works, the specialist buy to let mortgage wing of the Nationwide Building Society, has revised its product range for...

31 March 2023

From: Breaking News

New government drive on private rental energy efficiency

The government will this week announce a new consultation on private rental sector energy efficiency - in particular, insulation. This will be...

27 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgage Warning Signs from the Bank of England

In the last three months of 2022, mortgages agreed for the coming months were down by a third from the previous...

18 March 2023

From: Tax & Finance

House prices show first annual fall for almost three years

House prices fell by an average 1.1 per cent over the past year - the first annual decline since June 2020,...

02 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Bank forecasts house price drop of seven per cent in 2023

Lloyds Bank says house prices are forecast to drop seven per cent this year.  The bank - which is Britain’s largest mortgage...

23 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency warns: Liz Truss Budget still affecting the housing market

The head of residential research at a prominent estate agency says the signs look ominous that “the housing market is headed...

07 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Annual house price growth plummets with worse to come

Annual house price growth has slowed to 1.1 per cent - a sharp drop on a month ago when it was...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

High mortgage costs and deposits set to keep rental demand high

New data produced this morning by the Nationwide suggests prospective first time buyers are having a tough time - and many...

13 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Another house price fall - is forced selling on the horizon?

December saw a further sharp slowdown in annual house price growth to 2.8 per cent from 4.4 per cent in November...

03 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Flats price growth still sluggish - an opportunity for canny investors?

Price growth for flats remains sluggish despite the pandemic trends favouring houses slipping away over time. The Halifax says it has continued...

03 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Mortgages available soon for flats hit by unsafe cladding

January 9 is the date from which a range of mortgage lenders are honouring their commitment to ensure flats in blocks...

30 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Housing downturn - not quite as bad as first feared?

The mood music surrounding the housing market downturn appears to have become less dramatic with news from the Nationwide that there...

28 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Stricter EPCs, Rent Controls, S21 Scrapping - is this 2023?

Yes, it’s that time again when the property hoi polloi impose their predictions for the following year on us and so,...

17 December 2022

From: The Big Issues

Landlords suffer capital depreciation as housing market slows

Prices fell 1.4 per cent from October, which was the largest month-on-month fall since June 2020. And annual house price growth saw...

02 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Nationwide reveals tenants’ payments for ‘essential’ accommodation

A breakdown of essential and non-essential spending by individuals, devised by the Nationwide, reveals the extra amount that tenants are paying...

23 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed - the energy price hikes for different EPC properties

The Nationwide has quantified the cost of energy to properties with different EPCs - and that’s despite the Energy Price Guarantee.  Under...

02 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Sharp slowdown in capital appreciation adds to landlord financial woes

Landlords relying on capital appreciation to help offset the growing costs of letting out property have been given bad news.  October saw...

02 November 2022

From: Breaking News

“We’ll train people to resist evictions” says Renters Reform group

One of the many activist groups in the so-called Renters’ Reform Coalition has pledged to “train people across the country to...

13 October 2022

From: Breaking News

House price growth dips - slowdown or significant correction?

There’s been a slowdown in the annual growth rate of house prices - a movement described as “modest” by the Nationwide. The...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Shelter demands more cash for tenants facing rent rise “timebomb”

Shelter claims that almost 1.1m private renters in England – one in seven – had their rent increased in the last...

23 September 2022

From: Breaking News

In the money! Holiday Lets winners announced by vacation group

The winners have been revealed in a nationwide search for the UK and Ireland’s best holiday lets. The awards, which were organised...

23 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy Costs - tenants told not to skip payments

Tenants planning to cancel direct debits in protest at rising fuel bills could face “paying the price for many years” a...

21 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Energy Crisis - Period homes may be nightmares for landlords

A leading financial analyst says what are generally called “period properties” are set to become financial nightmares for landlords or owner...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Capital value windfall - typical home up £50k in two years

Annual UK house price growth slowed to 10 per cent in August, from 11 per cent in July - and the...

02 September 2022

From: Breaking News

We’re Off! Quarter of landlords to sell if Section 21 is abolished

The government has been given the clearest signal yet that substantial numbers of landlords will quit the sector if radical reforms...

25 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Capital appreciation on the rise for 12 months in a row

Annual house price growth in the UK accelerated to 11 per cent last month, a smidgeon up on June’s 10.7 per...

03 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Delay in council tax premiums imposed on second homes

One of the country’s second home and holiday let hotspots has been told it will be unable to levy extra council...

28 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Rent To Own pilot scheme launched ahead of national roll-out

A new rent-to-own scheme means some tenants can save a slice of their rent to help build a deposit to buy. Financial...

27 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Shamplina Speaks - It’s Key To Level With Landlords

Lack of rental stock is now the biggest challenge facing letting agents today. That is what every agent I’ve spoken to...

09 July 2022

From: Legislation & Compliance

Agent Advice To Landlords - how to optimise your investment

London-focussed lettings agency Douglas & Gordon gives its rundown on what new landlords should know to get the most out of...

02 July 2022

From: Agent Advice

Capital Appreciation still in double figures but growth rate slows

Annual house price growth slowed slightly last month, dipping to 10.7 in June from 11.2 per cent in May, according to...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Up and Up! More capital appreciation likely for landlords

A prominent agency has revised its market forecast for the rest of 2022 and says prices will rise more and for...

27 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Double Digit Boom - Capital appreciation still over 10 per cent

May saw a slight slowing in the rate of annual house price growth to 11.2 per cent from 12.1 per cent...

06 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Most landlords ‘behind’ on energy efficiency improvements - claim

A survey of over 600 landlords by a business insurance service has found that 55 per cent have still to make...

13 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Do you run the best holiday let in the UK and Ireland?

Landlords renting out to holidaymakers could be in with a chance of winning £10,000 as part of a nationwide search for...

12 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords’ capital appreciation still high - but slowdown starts

House prices rose less than expected last month after expanding at the fastest rate for almost two decades.  The Nationwide says annual...

03 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Should landlords go it alone and not bother with agents?

Looking after rental property is more complicated and more important than it was 20 years ago according to a leading lettings...

22 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Here we go again! Activists prepare new attack on landlords

Rental activists have made clear that they are not going to stop when their objective to scrap Section 21 eviction powers...

12 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Remarkable capital appreciation - house price inflation up again

It’s not an April Fool - capital appreciation of homes really is running at 14.3 per cent a year according to...

01 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords enjoy enormous capital appreciation - Nationwide

Annual house price growth accelerated to 12.6 per cent in February, up from 11.2 per cent in January and the strongest...

03 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Section 21 scrapped as Gove hands rental power balance to tenants

The government’s new Levelling Up White Paper includes a dramatic reshaping of the private rental sector. Section 21 eviction powers will be...

02 February 2022

From: Breaking News

Landlords back private leasing deal working with councils

Landlords have welcomed an initiative to provide £30m to work with the private rental sector to end homelessness. Local authorities in Wales...

02 December 2021

From: Breaking News

Is Buy To Let Over? Not yet it isn’t…

The demise of the buy to let market has been much predicted over recent years. Major tax changes, a three per...

20 November 2021

From: Tax & Finance

Lawyers pitch for business by claiming serious delays for repairs

A firm of solicitors claims that private and social sector tenants face long delays for repairs to be addressed - and...

10 November 2021

From: Breaking News

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