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Advance Warning Of Severe UK Winter Weather


Thursday, October 1, 2015

Severe Winter Weather Warning Issued Early By Forecasters Severe winter weather looks set to hit the UK earlier than expected this year, according to long range weather forecasts, which could catch unsuspecting landlords and their tenants unaware. The severe weather warning makes right now the best time to check your rental properties roof is intact [...]


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Lack Of Available Rental Property Driving PRS Price Increases


Thursday, August 27, 2015

Rental Property Demand Still Exceeding Supply The latest private rental sector (PRS) property index published by Your Move and Reeds Rains shows that average rental property prices in the UK are beginning to exceed £800 (GBP) per month, pushing PRS rental prices to a new record high. According to the report’s findings, PRS rents have [...]


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Are Your Rental Properties Being Used As Cannabis Farms?


Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Over 450,000 Cannabis Plants Seized By Police In 2014 New figures recently released have revealed the extent of cannabis cultivation in the UK, affecting both landlords in the private rental sector (PRS) and social housing landlords. The analysis of drug seizures in England and Wales in the 2013/14 tax year as recorded by the ONS, [...]


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Landlords Doing More To Avoid The Voids


Friday, April 24, 2015

PRS Void periods drop to 13 year low Research conducted by a specialist mortgage lender has discovered that many UK private rental sector landlords are offering greater value and providing more than just a roof over someone’s head in an attempt to keep tenants in their rental properties for longer. The annual survey of a [...]


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Have You Got Permission To Let?


Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Some UK Landlords still operating without permission to let from mortgage lenders There has been an upsurge in the number of UK private rental sector landlords taking advantage of the continuing strong tenant demand. However, there are still some landlords, without buy to let mortgages, who are failing to ensure they have obtained the right [...]


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Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears Fall


Thursday, March 20, 2014

UK PRS Landlords Report Drop In Rental Property Voids And Tenant Rent Arrears UK private rental sector landlords are reporting a fall in rental property void periods, according to the results of a new survey conducted by BDRC Continental on behalf of Paragon Mortgages. The survey questioned 1,000 UK PRS landlords and the result showed [...]


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Landlord Insurance Fears As UK Braces For More Violent Storms


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Ensure Landlord Insurance Is Up To Date Before More Severe Weather Hits UK private rental sector landlords and residential property owners are being urged to make sure their properties are adequately covered by the right type of insurance policies ahead of the next wave of brutal storms due to hit the UK this week with [...]


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Landlords Need Protection Against Tenant Injury Claims


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Where there’s landlord blame…there’s a Tenant Injury claim! Landlords can sometimes get a raw deal on rental property maintenance and repairs but having the right type of specialist insurance is essential for a landlord’s peace of mind, as it could protect them from tenant injury claims! Buy-To-Let landlords need to have proper buildings insurance as [...]


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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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Landlords Use Property For Retirement


Thursday, February 21, 2013

A greater proportion of residential property owners struggling to sell their existing properties are taking a leaf out of the portfolio landlords book and are choosing to offer their properties for rental purposes in the UK private rental sector (PRS), in order to provide adequate finances for their retirement. Of the single property owners choosing [...]


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