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PRS Rents Increased 3% In 2014


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

PRS Rents Rise In 8 Out Of 10 UK Regions New data released by LSL property services shows that average rental prices in the UK’s private rental sector increased by 3% during the whole of last year, despite the slight dip recorded at the end of the year. PRS rents dropped by 0.1% in December [...]


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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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Protect Rental Properties From Tenant Damage


Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Landlords Warned To Expect Damaged Properties At End Of Tenancies 28% of UK private rented sector (PRS) landlords have been forced to rectify damage to rental properties caused by tenants during the last 12 months, effectively wiping out any potential annual profits made by landlords without Tenant Liability Insurance. The results of the research commissioned [...]


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Landlords Face Reduced Yields As Property Prices Continue To Rise


Thursday, April 24, 2014

Landlords Expecting Reduced Yields As UK House Prices Soar UK house prices are rising faster than rental prices, leaving buy-to-let investors with reduced yields compared to previous years, according to new research by mortgage lender BM Solutions. And with residential property prices predicted to continue rising this year, many landlords without rent protection could see [...]


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Tenant Rent Arrears Falling


Thursday, June 27, 2013

Rent Guarantee Insurance Reduces Landlord Rent Arrears Worry Private rental sector rent rises slowed down in May and even tenant rent arrears are falling as more landlords use Rent Guarantee insurance to protect the rental income. According to LSL property services, the UK private rental sector (PRS) is still growing, with the number of new tenants [...]


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Rent Arrears And Void Periods Improve


Tuesday, April 2, 2013

UK PRS void periods and rent arrears are falling steadily UK private rented sector landlords are reaping the rewards of the developments of specialist products and services designed to ease the burden for landlords and the UK lettings industry. Market leading companies, such as Legal 4 Landlords have spent a great deal of time, effort [...]


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Tenants Still Struggling With Rent


Tuesday, February 19, 2013

In the UK private rented sector, the average rental price for a residential property now stands at a staggering £777 (GBP) per month across the whole of the country, but there are some regional differences. Private sector rents in Greater London rose by 6.7% during the last 12 months to reach a regional average of £1,224 [...]


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Residential Property Prices Up


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

According to one of the UK’s leading mortgage lenders, residential property prices in the UK rose by more than economists had expected in January putting a halt to the annual decline. Nationwide say that residential property prices in the UK actually increased by 0.5% in January 2013, a further sign that the two years of [...]


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PRS Rents Lower Than 2008


Thursday, December 27, 2012

Analysis of rental data by Belvoir Lettings has revealed that private rented sector (PRS) rents have fallen across the UK by an average of 2.4% since the start of the credit crunch in 2008. Belvoir said it gives a much more accurate view of the UK PRS rental market on a national scale rather than [...]


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Tenants Can’t Afford To Pay More Rent


Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Tenants without Rent Guarantee Insurance are finding Private Rental Sector (PRS) rents are becoming more difficult to afford as many are handing over more than 50% of their gross pay to keep a roof over their heads according to the online property portal, Rightmove. The average pay-to-rent ratio across the UK is 38% – but [...]


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