Stone built terrace cottages
Published: Friday 01 September, 2017 / Rental market

Scottish rental market flourishing

Scottish buy-to-let yields better than England and Wales, as rent continues to rise.

To Let signs
Published: Tuesday 15 August, 2017 / Rental market

Rental market set for renewed demand

UK landlords set to sell property due to punitive legislation, making life harder for tenants via rent hikes and lack of availability.

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Published: Thursday 30 March, 2017 / Rental market

Immigration and the Private Rental Sector

What effect has the ‘Right to Rent’ scheme had on the Private Rental Sector immigrant population, and will Article 50 compound the issue?

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Published: Monday 04 January, 2016 / Rental market Updated: Wednesday 04 January, 2017

Buy to let 2015: the year in review

From product boom and pension freedoms to tax clampdowns, regulation and everything beyond, read our review of the buy to let market in 2015.

A terrace with interesting brickwork
Published: Monday 18 February, 2013 / Rental market Updated: Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Remortgages drive up BTL lending in 2013

Figures from an industry body show that 2012 saw the highest level of buy to let lending in four years.

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Published: Monday 22 April, 2013 / Rental market Updated: Wednesday 30 November, 2016

ARLA reports increased tenant demand

ARLA’s survey for the first three months of 2013 has shown that tenant demand for rental property has increased.

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Published: Monday 02 November, 2015 / Rental market Updated: Monday 04 January, 2016

September 2015 – What we talked about

Global market turbulence, new laws for landlords and top tips for investors – review the key issues affecting landlords in September 2015.

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Published: Thursday 05 July, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Rent arrears increase for many UK landlords

As of the end of the second quarter of 2012 over 100,000 tenants are in severe arrears.

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Published: Wednesday 01 August, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Tuesday 10 November, 2015

2012 survey BTL landlords taking out mortgages

Almost half of BTL mortgage applications are made by landlords wishing to invest in additional properties.

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Published: Friday 10 August, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Thursday 29 October, 2015

Report shows increase in buy to let lending

The volume and value of buy to let lending for both new purchases and remortgages have increased.

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Published: Tuesday 07 August, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Tuesday 27 October, 2015

UK buy to let sector strongly rated

Moody's rating agency scores UK buy to let mortgage sector strongly.

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Published: Saturday 08 August, 2015 / Rental market Updated: Monday 17 August, 2015

Landlords risk losing tenants if they raise rents

New research suggests that landlords may risk losing their tenants if they raise rents; however, landlords remain confident that arrears will remain stable.

A plush office block
Published: Thursday 20 September, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Friday 10 April, 2015

Spain plans on helping their landlords

Spanish government is planning to help BTL landlords and private rental market by allowing significant tax relief.

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Published: Thursday 23 August, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Friday 10 April, 2015

UK must invest in build to let

The chairman of a private equity group has released a report supporting 'build to let' rental properties.

A terraced street
Published: Monday 20 August, 2012 / Rental market Updated: Friday 10 April, 2015

Now could be a good time to invest

Good performance in the buy to let market and high rental yields make now a good time to invest.

Many front doors
Published: Monday 17 June, 2013 / Rental market Updated: Thursday 26 February, 2015

'Generation rent' anticipates social divide

Halifax’s third annual Generation Rent report highlights continued pessimism among the UK’s young renters, with over one fifth of renters having already given up on the possibility of owning a home.

An older couple comparing bills
Published: Monday 11 November, 2013 / Rental market Updated: Monday 15 December, 2014

Landlords struggle with rent arrears

According to recent figures, rent arrears would potentially leave 40% of landlords unable to pay their mortgage.

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Published: Wednesday 16 January, 2013 / Rental market Updated: Monday 15 December, 2014

BTL rise in South East

Experts predict a buy to let ‘boom’ in 2013, with the South East seeing an increase in investments.

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