Tenants Want More Professional Landlords

Friday, June 29, 2012

NEW research from ARLA shows that the UK is still feeling the economic squeeze and desperately trying to avoid any fallout from the ongoing Eurozone financial meltdown, as more and more tenants are struggling to pay their rent. 41.2% members of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) reported an increase in the number of [...]

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Landlords Still Worried About Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

More than 17% (1 in 6) of UK PRS landlords reckon that some or all of the properties in their rental portfolio’s fall into the lowest Energy Performance Certificate categories, with an F or G rating, meaning that they could end up being banned from the rental market. From 2018 under the Government’s Green Deal [...]

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Tenants Ask For Rent Reductions

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

More working tenants are attempting to renegotiate with their landlords to try to get their property rents reduced. Many tenants are increasingly struggling to pay their rents on time due to mounting financial pressures, leading to calls from specialists within the lettings industry for more Rent Guarantee insurance products. 41.2% of members surveyed by the [...]

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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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