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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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UK PRS Rental Prices Fall From Record High


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Separate Indices Report PRS Rental Prices Reach Record Highs As Well As Falling Rents There are conflicting reports being circulated by leading property specialists regarding the amount of rent being charged in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) during October 2014. According to the latest buy to let index data published by LSL Property Services, [...]


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UK Property Prices Cut To Tempt More Property Investors


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Good News For Property Investors as Vendors Cut Property Asking Prices To Attract More Interest Residential property vendors all over the UK are dropping property prices in a bid to attract willing buyers during the traditionally quiet winter months, good news for residential property buyers but very good news for property investors purchasing using Buy [...]


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Tenant Checks More Important Because Of New Immigration Rules


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Tenant Checks Even More Vital From 1st December UK private rental sector landlords are being reminded about the importance of conducting thorough tenant referencing checks prior to the start of any tenancy as new Government legislation will require them to check the immigration status of every new tenant under the new rules set out in [...]


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Demand For UK Property Continues To Increase


Thursday, February 13, 2014

Demand For UK Property Continues To Increase The whole of the UK property market has seen a strong start to the year and property buying activity looks set to remain high in the coming months following a buoyant 2013, which saw greater numbers of motivated and active buyers entering the property market. Estate agents up [...]


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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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More PRS Landlords Want Eviction Of Tenants On Benefits


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Benefit Blackspots Created By Eviction Of Benefit Tenants Eviction of tenants claiming housing benefit or Local Housing Allowance (LHA) is the latest symptom of a worrying trend that could see unemployed and low-paid tenants excluded from many areas of the UK, says homeless charity, Shelter The UK is beginning to witness benefit blackspots as tenants claiming [...]


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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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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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