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Average UK Rental Prices Fall


Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Average Rental Prices Drop As Yields Remain Steady New data published by Your Move and Reeds Rains shows that average monthly rental prices in England and Wales have fallen on a monthly basis for the first time since March 2015, with the average national monthly rental price down by 0.1% in August, dropping from £804 [...]


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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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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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Landlords Can Help Tenant Households Save Money


Thursday, April 30, 2015

 UK Households Predicted To Be £10k In Debt By 2016 Apart from the additional help for first-time buyers and the extension of the Help To Buy scheme until 2020 (for new build properties), announced in the Spring 2015 budget by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, there is still very little on offer to [...]


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Tenants Face A Battle To Secure Rental Property


Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Multiple Tenant Applicants For Single Rental Property According to a recent report published by a national letting agent, there is now an average of five tenant applicants for every rental property in the UK’s private rental sector (PRS), so how do landlords choose which tenant to rent to? It is important for landlords to know [...]


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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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Landlords Can Still Profit From Booming Rental Market


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Rent Protection Helping Landlords To Profit From PRS Letting Boom Private rental sector landlords in the UK are profiting from the booming rental market, with income generated from tenant’s rental payments estimated to exceed £32 Billion (GBP) this year, and landlords with Rent Protection Insurance have even more to smile about because they have been [...]


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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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Half Of UK Landlords Don’t Trust Letting Agents


Thursday, August 22, 2013

  Self Management Of Rental Property Is Preferred To Letting Agents New research published by Direct Line for Business has revealed that over half of UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords prefer to deal directly with tenants themselves, bypassing letting agent’s fees and avoiding binding long term management contracts. The research found that 63% of [...]


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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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