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Average UK Rental Prices Fall


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Average Rental Prices Drop As Yields Remain Steady New data published by Your Move and Reeds Rains shows that average monthly rental prices in England and Wales have fallen on a monthly basis for the first time since March 2015, with the average national monthly rental price down by 0.1% in August, dropping from £804 [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Being Used As Cannabis Farms?


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Over 450,000 Cannabis Plants Seized By Police In 2014 New figures recently released have revealed the extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK, affecting both landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) and social housing landlords. The analysis of drug seizures in England and Wales in the 2013/14 tax year as recorded by the ONS, [...]


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Positive Property Price Increases Announced By ONS


Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Landlords Can Still Do More For Their Tenants Financial Health As Property Prices Continue To Increase The latest official property price data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that UK property prices have shown an annual increase of 9.6% since the same period last year and property prices were also 7.4% on [...]


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More UK Housing Legislation Changes


Thursday, March 5, 2015

Deregulation Bill To Include Changes To UK Housing Legislation Following on from the previous news report published on 3rd March, concerning changes to UK housing legislation there are plenty of industry concerns surrounding the introduction of even more legislation for the UK’s private rented sector, (PRS). UK housing legislation looks likely to change in the [...]


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Successful PRS Tenant Evictions


Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Brief Guide To The Tenant Eviction Process Every private rental sector landlord wants to avoid the nightmare of housing, or even worse, evicting bad tenants, but it is against the law for the landlord to take matters into their own hands as there are legal processes that must be followed if landlords want to [...]


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Landlords Can Avoid Tenancy Deposit Disputes


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Tenancy Deposit Disputes Can Be Avoided With Tenant Liability Insurance The Dispute Service, who are the operators of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) in England and Wales, claim that tenancy deposit disputes between landlords and tenants increased to almost 9,500 over the course of the year and that on average, the amount in dispute under [...]


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Landlord Insurance Fears As UK Braces For More Violent Storms


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ensure Landlord Insurance Is Up To Date Before More Severe Weather Hits UK private rental sector landlords and residential property owners are being urged to make sure their properties are adequately covered by the right type of insurance policies ahead of the next wave of brutal storms due to hit the UK this week with [...]


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Insurance Companies Face £1 Billion Payout After St Jude Storm


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Landlords Warned To Ensure Insurance Policies Are Up To Date Landlords and property owners across the South of England awoke on Monday morning fearful of the damage to their properties caused by the hurricane force winds and torrential rain of the St Jude storm that swept in from the Atlantic during the early hours. Strong [...]


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Top UK Cities For Buy-To-Let


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Buy-To-Let Increases In University Cities The private rented sector of the UK property market is booming and property investors are taking advantage of the affordability and availability of Buy-To-Let mortgages to increase their rental property portfolios. Despite the increase in tuition fees, university admissions are at an all time high, and demand for student friendly [...]


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Autumn Flood Warnings Issued


Thursday, October 10, 2013

Weather Warnings Issued For This Weekend Landlords are being warned to make sure that their rental properties are properly insured and ready for worsening weather conditions as forecasters are predicting severe weather and a sharp drop in temperatures this weekend as Autumn finally takes hold. Met office forecasters are predicting that temperatures are set to [...]


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