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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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Landlords Face Increasing Rental Property Operational Costs


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Landlords Missing Out On Vital Income Because They Fail To Calculate Rental Property Operational Costs Correctly According to recent data gathered independently by a UK based property investment company and a national letting agency chain, almost 1 in 8 landlords fail to calculate many of the true running costs of their rental property portfolios when [...]


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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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New Landlord Numbers Increasing


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

An increasing number of private residential properties are being rented out to tenants because the owners have moved out but found it difficult to sell the property on the open market. The rise in “reluctant” or “accidental” landlords has caused ripples of concern within the UK lettings industry. In fact, according to the Association of [...]


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Over 1 Million More Rental Properties Needed In UK


Thursday, April 5, 2012

The UK may need an extra 1.1 Million private sector rental properties within the next 4 Years as 1 in 5 Households could be in PRS properties. The number of people renting homes in the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) has almost doubled over the last ten years, increasing from 2.5 Million tenants in PRS [...]


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Only 20% Of UK Landlords Increased Property Portfolios In 2011


Friday, February 3, 2012

A new survey of Landlords in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) has discovered that only 20.2% ( 1 in 5 landlords) in the UK, were able to add fresh residential properties to their existing residential portfolio stock during 2011. Property value growth expectations and the prospect of a regular income were the key drivers behind [...]


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Property Investors Urged To Be Selective!


Friday, January 27, 2012

Property investors are being urged to thorough research in order to be very selective about the areas they choose to purchase investment property in during 2012. Poor returns from savings and the continuing strong demand for rental property will be the driving factors behind an increase in property investment in the UK buy to let [...]


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PRS Market Set For Decline?


Tuesday, January 24, 2012

The demand for Private Rental Sector (PRS) residential property and the rise in the number of tenants struggling to meet their rental payments on a regular monthly basis is expected to see the decline of the UK residential property rental market. According to the latest lettings survey from the Association of Residential Letting Agents, (ARLA) [...]


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Almost 90% Of Landlords Are Owed LHA Rent


Friday, January 20, 2012

UK landlords have little confidence in the current Housing Benefit system and the majority would try to avoid accepting tenants in receipt of benefits due to the extra hassle and headaches that dealing with local authorities and local government departments cause. Landlords claim that tenants who do not receive any form of welfare support are [...]


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