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Landlords Want To Buy More Ready Tenanted Properties


Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tenanted Properties Are Landlords Top Purchasing Targets Recent analysis of over 65,000 UK private rental sector properties has found that the number of ready tenanted properties purchased by portfolio landlords has reached the highest recorded level since 2005. The analysis conducted by Countrywide Residential Lettings discovered that 11% of all rental properties bought by portfolio [...]


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Rents Still Increasing Steadily Despite Election Fever


Thursday, May 7, 2015

Rents Still Increasing On New Tenancies Regardless of Political Promises According to new data gathered from the latest Quarterly Lettings Index conducted by Countrywide, average rents for new tenancies in private sector rental properties increased by 4.5% in the first quarter of 2015 to reach an average monthly price of £894 (GBP), an increase of [...]


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UK PRS Rental Prices Increase Again


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Rental Prices Continue To Rise As Tenant Demand Still Exceeding Property Supply There is good news for property investors considering expanding UK rental property portfolios using buy to let mortgages as a leading national estate agency publishes UK PRS rental price data. The data published by Countrywide shows that the average UK private rented sector [...]


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Increase In Number Of Older Private Rented Sector Tenants


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

According to the latest quarterly index published by Countrywide lettings agency there has been a 6% annual growth in the number of tenants over the age of 50 renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS). The lettings agency also report that there has been a 7% annual decline in the number of tenants [...]


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Smaller Buy To Let Properties Provide Best Yields


Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Smaller buy to let properties provide property investors and landlords with the best rental yields, says Countrywide Countrywide’s latest research is based on 50,000 buy to let properties across England, Scotland and Wales, and their survey found that the average PRS rental yield for a one bedroom property was 6.8% during the first quarter of 2013. This compares [...]


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Favourable Rental Market For Buy-To-Let Landlords


Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Results from the latest Quarterly Lettings Index survey by Countrywide have revealed a highly favourable rental market for UK buy-to-let landlords in the private rented sector. The Countrywide quarterly lettings index analyses all UK PRS rental prices, rent arrears and gross rental yields and is the UK’s largest national lettings index based on over 50,000 rental [...]


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Rise And Rise Of The Private Rented Sector


Monday, February 13, 2012

275,000 new tenants flooded the UK Private Rental Sector in 2011 – a 24% increase on the previous year. Latest Government figures confirm the steady decline of UK Home ownership and the social rented sector, (Council Houses), together with the indisputable rise of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) following the credit crunch. The figures confirm [...]


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5x The Competition For Rented Property


Friday, November 25, 2011

Demand for UK Rental Property continues to soar, with lettings agreed within a record low of 12.7 days and up to 5 tenants competing for each private sector (PRS) rental property. Since the beginning of 2011 there has been a significant increase in tenant demand for private rented sector property. UK residents are adopting the [...]


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