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New Landlords Take Unessessary Risks


Thursday, September 17, 2015

New Landlords Don’t Understand The Legal Requirements Of Property Rental According to new research conducted by a leading UK insurer there has been a huge upsurge in the number of landlords in the UK, however the majority of these new landlords have entered the private rental sector accidentally and many have failed to understand the [...]


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Most Tenants Are Happy With Their Private Rental Sector Properties


Thursday, September 10, 2015

New Survey Shows That Majority Of Private Rental Sector Tenants Are Happy A recent survey has discovered that 59% of PRS tenants are more than satisfied with the fair rental price of their rented property and many tenants have a good relationship with their landlords. The survey carried out by AXA Business Insurance, appears to [...]


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Lettings Live Survey Findings


Thursday, June 18, 2015

Today’s letting agents are  professional, responsible and well connected! With more and more people turning to property as a way of saving and investing, lettings agents need to be informed and professional about their duties and responsibilities. In a changing world, there is a need to continually update and respond, but there are some agents who are [...]


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Mortgage Borrowers Have Mortgage Affordability Concerns


Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Research Reveals Concerns About Mortgage Affordability Checks New research by Equifax has revealed that many people are worried about the length of time it takes mortgage lenders to assess their ability to repay residential and buy to let mortgage loans, with some fearing missing out on property deals because of the length of time they [...]


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Could 2015 Be Another Boom Year For Buy To Let Properties?


Thursday, February 26, 2015

Is 2015 The Year To Get Into Buy To Let Property Ownership? There are a number of encouraging reports circulating in the media at the moment suggesting that 2015 could be another boom year for landlords, letting agents and the buy to let property market in general. The changes announced by the Government to the [...]


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How Landlords Can Ensure The Rent Is Paid


Thursday, January 8, 2015

1 in 3 Tenants Without Rent Protection Insurance Struggling To Pay Rent New research by the National Housing Federation (NHF) has found that 3 Million tenants in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) who’s landlords don’t have rent protection insurance, are still struggling to pay their rent. According to the study: 31% of tenant couples [...]


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Want To Avoid Rent Arrears?


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

UK Landlords Without Rent Protection Insurance Are Owed £850 Million In Unpaid Rent Arrears According to a new survey among PRS landlords, almost half a million private rental sector landlords in the UK have experienced increased rent arrears in the past 12 months. Many of these landlords were obviously unaware of the benefits that Rent [...]


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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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Landlords Fed Up Of Paying For Property Repair Bills


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Landlords And Tenants Can Avoid Costly Property Repair Bills With Tenant Liability Insurance Many UK private rental sector landlords are getting well and truly fed up with having to pay for property repair bills for their rental assets due to damage caused by tenants, even if the problem was caused by accident. Up to 30% of [...]


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UK PRS Landlords Looking For Better Buy To Let Mortgage Finance


Friday, November 14, 2014

20% of UK PRS Landlords Struggling To Obtain Buy To Let Mortgage Finance 31% of UK private rental sector (PRS) landlords reckon that they will require additional buy to let mortgage lending or buy to let re-mortgages within the next three months. However, as many as 20% of landlords may not get financed, according to [...]


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