Proposals by Labour to move towards longer tenancies of two or possibly three years may lead to a mass sell-off of properties owned by small-scale buy to let landlords, under pressure from their mortgage lenders.
Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is tomorrow launching easyProperty at London’s Natural History Museum - and he’s doing it next to dinosaurs.
The government has announced three new Build To Rent schemes in its programme to have 10,000 new BTR private rental homes completed by the end of 2015.
Landlords in England are witnessing a booming rental market, with earnings from rental payments in excess of £32 billion per year.
Rental growth eased right across the UK in August with every region seeing smaller increases than in recent months, according to HomeLet.
With most university and higher education institutions beginning their new academic years this week there has been an unusual warning to students from a letting agents’ body - it is to avoid being ripped off by letting agents.
The ESTAS have just launched a brand new category for letting agents - but you have to be nice to your tenants to stand a chance of winning.
There’s been strong backing from the industry for a new ‘best practice’ Code for the private rented sector which was has been launched by housing minister Brandon Lewis.
The government has unveiled a model shorthold tenancy agreement - voluntary in nature - which could be used when landlords and tenants want to agree something like a two year tenancy instead of the current standard six or 12 months.
The Welsh government has commissioned research into the impact of Houses in Multiple Occupation, especially in areas where there are high concentrations.