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Being A Landlord Helps Future Proof Savings


Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Property Investment Still Regarded As Safest Way For Landlords To Future Proof Savings Property investors who are looking to become landlords may have a promising financial outlook ahead of them, thanks to continuing high tenant demand for rental properties in the UK private rented sector and the continued development of specialist products and services designed to [...]


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2015 Could See Landlords Expanding Rental Property Portfolios


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Over 50% Of UK Landlords Seek To Expand Rental Property Portfolios In 2015  There is a great deal for private sector landlords with rental property portfolios to get excited about in 2015, according to the latest research carried out by an online letting agent. Residential property prices continued to rise last year, despite the doom [...]


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A Third Of Tenants Will Never Own Property


Tuesday, June 4, 2013

  Good news for private sector landlords as business will continue to boom!   The post war “must be a homeowner” mentality of our parents has been replaced with the more modern paradigm of our neighbours on the Continent, “rent for life” Whilst our forebears wanted to own property for a sense of security and [...]


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How Landlords Can Avoid Bad Tenants


Thursday, March 28, 2013

Landlords Must Carry Out Tenant Referencing To Avoid Bad Tenants 2012 wasn’t really a great year to be a landlord Almost 60% of landlords had problems with bad tenants in 2012 99,000 tenants didn’t pay rent for more than 2 months Tenant evictions increased 8% During 2012 some 59% of landlords were left out of pocket [...]


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Landlords Should Keep Better Inventory Records


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

  Inventory Needs To Record Condition of All Fixtures And Fittings To Avoid Deposit Disputes Increased demand for suitable rental properties in the UK Private Rental Sector (PRS) means there is an urgent need for landlords and tenants to develop and maintain an accurate inventory of all fixtures and fittings in order to avoid disputes [...]


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Charities Reckon Homelessness Is A Growing Threat


Monday, June 18, 2012

An extra 1.5 million 18 to 30-year-olds are expected to apply for private rented sector (PRS) properties over the next eight years. The influential Joseph Rowntree Foundation says that one risk is that pressures on private rental accommodation could force young families out of the sector and into homelessness. The foundation forecasts that around 310,000 [...]


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Property Renting Set To Be Way Of Life For Young Families


Friday, June 15, 2012

A new report warns of steep increases in the number of parents unable to buy their own homes meaning millions of young families are entering an era of insecurity in which renting property becomes the norm. The Cambridge University study, commissioned by the independent Resolution Foundation and the housing and homeless charity Shelter, says that [...]


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Developers Encouraged To Build To Rent


Friday, February 24, 2012

New home builders and property development contractors may be encouraged to build new exclusive rental only housing estates where none of the properties will be for sale. The UK Government are exploring the idea and it could mean the introduction of a separate planning class for new-build residential property that will be rented out, and [...]


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