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Property Market Analysis

UK government urged to follow Scotland’s lead to reduce rent arrears

By Marc Da Silva

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has hailed the Scottish government...

Weak pound makes UK’s buy-to-let market more attractive for British expats

By Marc Da Silva

The fall in the pound over the past year or...

What really keeps landlords awake at night?

By Marc Da Silva

For many people buy-to-let continues to look an attractive income...

Britain to become a nation of renters

By Marc Da Silva

A growing number of young British adults are giving up...

BTL landlords ‘remain resilient’ despite ‘ever-changing property marketplace’

By Marc Da Silva

But-to-let landlords are a resilient bunch of people who continue...

Sharp decline in buy-to-let landlords ‘likely to back fire on tenants’

By Marc Da Silva

Buy-to-let landlords are currently in retreat in the property market,...

Landlord confidence bullish despite higher buy-to-let taxes

By Marc Da Silva

A number of landlords remain confidence about the buy-to-let sector...

Iain Duncan Smith speaks out in support of private landlords

By Marc Da Silva

Many buy-to-let landlords will undoubtedly commend former Tory leader Iain...

Buy-to-let tax u-turn needed to ensure PRS ‘continues to perform well’

By Marc Da Silva

Given that Britain will soon have one of the toughest...

Tenancy deposits to be capped

By Marc Da Silva

When renting out a property, most landlords or their letting...

What does the public think about landlords?

By Marc Da Silva

Let’s face it - landlords have a bad reputation. While...

New government needs to focus on attracting BTL landlords

By Marc Da Silva

The new Tory-led government is being urged to reverse punitive...

Theresa May’s plan to govern with DUP will not halt ‘landlord bashing’

By Marc Da Silva

Over the weekend Number 10 said that a deal with...

Number of rental homes coming on to the market drops sharply

By Marc Da Silva

The number of properties coming on to the private rental...

Damaged furniture biggest cause of deductions to rental deposit

By Marc Da Silva

When renting out a property most landlords opt to take...

It’s a tenant’s market in London

By Marc Da Silva

Private landlords in the capital are starting to feel the...

A high number of tenants happy to rent long-term

By Marc Da Silva

While the majority of private renters have the ambition to...

Boost for renters as poll shows little public support for tenant fees

By Marc Da Silva

The government’s proposed ban on letting agents charging tenant fees...

Lack of due diligence could have ‘financial implication for landlords’

By Marc Da Silva

Following a recent report which claimed that one third of...

Renters feel let down by ‘dishonest and unethical’ letting agents, claims study

By Marc Da Silva

For both parties, a good landlord-tenant relationship is great for...

Political parties urged to deliver for ‘tenants and good landlords alike’

By Marc Da Silva

The campaign to woo voters across the country has already...

Buy-to-let property continues to deliver ‘strong returns’

By Marc Da Silva

Having long provided mega double-digit returns for investors, investment in...

Rents are set to rise sharply, says RLA

By Marc Da Silva

The government’s decision to strip buy-to-let landlords of mortgage interest...

Most Brits are unaware of the buy-to-let tax changes

By Marc Da Silva

The vast majority of Britons, including many renters who could...

Forever renters: young people increasingly giving up on home ownership

By Marc Da Silva

The gap between income and house prices has sky-rocketed so...

Landlords provide the stability that many tenants ‘need and want’

By Marc Da Silva

Buy-to-let landlords continue to deliver longer tenancies, providing tenants with...

Sharp rise in number of older tenants

By Marc Da Silva

There has been a significant increase in the number of...

Robust start to the year for rental market

By Marc Da Silva

The UK rental market has enjoyed a strong start to...

Small landlords are ‘vital to the health of our rental sector’

By Marc Da Silva

Letting agents broadly welcomed yesterday’s housing white paper, which raises...

Rented housing reforms ‘doomed to failure’ without support for landlords

By Marc Da Silva

Renters are expected to be given a boost with ministers...

Buy-to-let landlords undeterred by stamp duty surcharge

By Marc Da Silva

The number of second homes liable to pay stamp duty...

Over half of renters fear they will never own a home

By Marc Da Silva

More than half of renters do not believe they will...

Strong start to the year for buy-to-let market

By Marc Da Silva

While many will agree that 2016 was not the best...

Buy-to-let market’s ‘loss’ has been owner-occupiers ‘gain’

By Marc Da Silva

The buy-to-let sector is continuing to struggle with valuations contracting...

Buy-to-let mortgage rates set to fall

By Marc Da Silva

Buy-to-let mortgage rates are expected to fall in 2017 for...

Almost one in ten homes could become unrentable by 2018

By Marc Da Silva

Nearly one in ten properties currently available on the rental...

Government policy towards the PRS ‘will increase costs for landlords’

By Marc Da Silva

It is not the best time to be a buy-to-let...

Days of the buy-to-let landlord are numbered, says Fergus Wilson

By Marc Da Silva

Tax changes and more stringent mortgage lending conditions will sound...

One in five landlords experience lengthy initial void periods

By Marc Da Silva

More than one in five landlords have to wait longer...

Tenant arrears set to soar

By Marc Da Silva

Tenant defaults could increase significantly over the next 12 months...

Tenants leave agent stunned at some of the items stolen

By Marc Da Silva

Televisions, boilers and even beds are incredibly among some of...

One in five tenants fall victim to rogue landlords

By Marc Da Silva

There are a significant amount of private landlords who fail...

High Court Brexit ruling will increase uncertainty in housing market

By Marc Da Silva

Last week’s High Court ruling that only parliament could start...

Buy-to-let levy on landlords sees £670m boost for the taxman

By Marc Da Silva

A quarter of all residential properties acquired in the summer...

Average Londoner left with no choice but to rent

By Marc Da Silva

The chances of would-be buyers in London getting a foothold...

Rental supply hits 18-month high

By Marc Da Silva

The supply of private rental homes hit an 18-month high...

Rental property supply plummets

By Marc Da Silva

The supply of homes listed on the market to let...

Buy-to-let enquiries soar

By Marc Da Silva

Enquiries from investors seeking to acquire buy-to-let properties have increased...

Buy-to-let landlords likely to increase rents to offset higher costs

By Marc Da Silva

Many tenants renting privately are likely to be hit with...

No end to rising demand for rented homes

By Marc Da Silva

Demand for rented homes looks set to increase in the...

Buy-to-let moving towards ‘an era of professionalism’

By Marc Da Silva

Recent changes hitting buy-to-landlords, including the introduction of a 3%...

Tenants face potential rent rises as the supply of rental homes falls

By Marc Da Silva

Tenants are potentially facing steeper living costs following a significant...

Rental market remains robust despite slight slowdown

By Marc Da Silva

The rental market remains strong despite a marginal slowdown in...

More landlords ‘taking direct control’ of their properties

By Marc Da Silva

A growing number of buy-to-let landlords are becoming ‘self-sufficient’ by...

Supply of rental homes at ‘highest level’ this year

By Marc Da Silva

The number of residential properties on letting agents’ books reached...

Buy-to-let market 'will remain robust', says Accord

By Marc Da Silva

Accord Buy to Let has announced plans to expand into...

More than £9bn in housing benefits paid to private landlords last year

By Marc Da Silva

Private landlords pocketed in the region of £9.3bn in housing...

Greater demand for homes in prime central London drives rents higher

By Marc Da Silva

Rental values have increased across prime central London over the...

What impact will Britain’s vote to leave the EU have on the PRS?

By Marc Da Silva

The public vote in favour of Brexit is a shock...

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