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Property Damage Doesn’t Have to Be A Costly Issue


Thursday, September 3, 2015

PRS Landlords Forced To Make insurance Claims Over Tenant Property Damage Research by the National Landlords Association (NLA) suggests that over 400,000 private rental sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to claim on their landlord insurance policies due to rental property damage caused by tenants over the past 12 months. The research indicates that almost [...]


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How Removing The Wear And Tear Tax Allowance Affects Landlords


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Removal Of Wear And Tear Tax Allowance Doesn’t Have To Mean Landlords Face Property Losses Since the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in the post election budget that the wear and tear tax allowance for landlords was to be phased out and replaced with a tax relief system that only allows landlords to deduct costs [...]


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Tenant Rent Arrears Increase As PRS Rents Climb


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Study Reveals More Tenants Are Struggling With Rent Arrears Tenants without rent protection insurance are struggling to avoid getting into rent arrears as private rental sector rental prices climb 5.6%. UK PRS rents have risen at the fastest rate since 2009, increasing at a faster rate than property prices for the first time since [...]


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UK Private Rented Sector Boom Continues


Thursday, June 4, 2015

UK Private Rented Sector Now Worth £1 Trillion The UK’s private rented sector (PRS) looks set for a profitable future as a new report reveals that the sector is expected to increase by 700,000 rental units to around 5.5 Million properties by 2020. The PRS represents 18% of all current UK housing stock, following the [...]


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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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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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PRS Tenants Don’t Believe They Need Contents Insurance


Thursday, December 18, 2014

PRS Tenants Really Do Need Contents Insurance New research conducted by the Co-Op has discovered that up to 30% of private rented sector (PRS) tenants don’t have any form of tenants contents insurance covering their personal possessions at all, and with the festive season almost upon us, the lack of suitable insurance could become very [...]


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Tenant Eviction Cases Increase 15% in 3 Months


Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tenant Eviction Court Delays Costing Landlords Money Many of the UK’s County courts are struggling to deal with the increase in the number of private rented sector (PRS) tenant eviction cases brought by landlords and letting agents in the last three months, causing an increase in costly delays for landlords, as rents go unpaid and [...]


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UK Buy To Let Mortgage Lending Growth Announced


Thursday, August 7, 2014

Significant Growth Of Buy To Let Mortgage Lending If media reports are to be believed, the UK may be beginning to witness a slowdown in residential property sales outside of London, but the UK’s private rental sector is booming across the country, as property investors and portfolio landlords continue to expand their rental property empires. [...]


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