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UK Property Values Still Climbing


Tuesday, June 3, 2014

UK Property Values Up 7.3% Since April 2013 Property investors and portfolio buy to let landlords are enjoying capital appreciation of their rental property assets as new figures show that UK property values are still increasing. Despite reports on the slowing of property price rises in the UK property market, new data from the April [...]


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Increasing Employment Pushing Up Property Prices


Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Property Prices Linked To Employment Prospects  There was even more good news for property owners and landlords after a new report discovered a strong link between rising property prices and falling unemployment. The findings were revealed in a new report published by a UK high street bank. Data published last week by Lloyds Bank highlighted [...]


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Avoid Extortionate Court Fees For Tenant Evictions


Tuesday, April 15, 2014

PRS Landlords Face Extortionate Court Fee Increases For Tenant Evictions UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords are furious about the extortionate increased court fees for tenant evictions announced last week. The planned price increases take effect from 22nd April 2014 and fees for possession claims will increase by 60%, and the increased court costs could [...]


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Buy-To-Let Rents Reach New Average High


Tuesday, March 4, 2014

  Average Buy-To-Let Rents Up To £758 (GBP) Per Month Buy-to-let mortgage applications by new and seasoned property investors and private renal sector (PRS) landlords expanding rental portfolios have dramatically increased during the last 12 months, fuelled by rising PRS rents and improved specialist products and services designed to help reduce landlord overheads and headaches. UK [...]


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2014 – The Year Of The Landlord?


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Will 2014 Be The Year Of The Landlord? The year ahead could be one of the best times to be a landlord in the UK, with strong tenant demand for rental property predicted to continue and property values expected to rise healthily until at least 2016. Last week Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney predicted [...]


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Landlords Risk Increasing Rent Arrears


Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Rent Guarantee Insurance Reduces Arrears Risk Private rented sector landlords who don’t use Rent Guarantee Insurance are at increased risk of suffering tenant rent arrears, as rent debt becomes the fastest growing debt problem in the UK according to one charity – The Money Advice Trust. The charity claims that the number of private rented sector [...]


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RICS Forecast 8% Property Price Increase


Monday, December 30, 2013

UK Property Prices Forecast To Jump 8% In 2014 According to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Annual Housing Market Forecast for 2014, residential property prices in the UK could see an increase of 8% over the year, while the cost of renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS) should rise by [...]


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Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending Expected To Hit £25 Billion In 2014


Thursday, December 5, 2013

Buy-To-Let Mortgage Lending to increase 25% in 2014 Buy-To-Let mortgage lending is expected to exceed £25 Billion (GBP) by the end of 2014, up a quarter on 2013 mortgage lending according to the latest forecast by a specialist mortgage lender. Buy-To-Let mortgage lending to property investors and portfolio landlords is 135% higher than the £8.5 [...]


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Landlords Be Prepared For The Future


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Take Action Now To Protect Your Rental Property Business In The Future It is important for UK private rented sector landlords to stay updated on any changes affecting the UK property market, due to the potential effects these changes may have on their property rental businesses in the future. As Legal4Landlords are the market leaders [...]


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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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