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The Best - And Worst - Buy To Let Areas Revealed
 

The Best - And Worst - Buy To Let Areas Revealed

The best areas in the UK for landlords wanting the best yielding buy to let properties - and to avoid the worst areas then two new surveys will help.

According to TotallyMoney, landlords wanting the

     
Posted by on 24/10/2019 10:59:27
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Rents Rise - And Will Do For Five Years
 

Rents Rise - And Will Do For Five Years

Landlords around the country are seeing rents rise because tenant demand is so strong - and this will continue for the next five years.

That's the startling prediction from the Royal Institution of Chartered S

     
Posted by on 24/10/2019 10:46:09
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UK's Landlords Look To Begin Portfolio Sell-Off
 

UK's Landlords Look To Begin Portfolio Sell-Off

Despite some regions seeing big rent rises, it appears that 24% of landlords are looking to sell at least one of their rental properties in the near future.

The findings from Rightmove questioned landl

     
Posted by on 24/10/2019 10:30:26
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Rent Rises Boost Rental Market For Landlords
 

Rent Rises Boost Rental Market For Landlords

Landlords will be pleased to hear that further rent rises have been recorded to help boost the attractiveness of the rental sector.

According to the latest index from HomeLet, the average rent now being p

     
Posted by on 17/10/2019 11:44:09
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'Accidental Landlord' Numbers Plummet
 

'Accidental Landlord' Numbers Plummet

The proportion of accidental landlords in the UK has fallen for this first time in five years.

The findings from real estate firm Hamptons International reveals that 7%, or one in 14 properties, that are being

     
Posted by on 17/10/2019 11:19:09
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Best Places For Btl Landlords To Invest In Next Year
 

Best Places For Btl Landlords To Invest In Next Year

For those landlords wanting to know where the best places in the UK are for investing in property during 2020, then a new survey reveals all.

According to SevenCapital, they point to Birmingham as

     
Posted by on 17/10/2019 11:08:29
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Landlords 'Urgently Need' New Housing Court
 

Landlords 'Urgently Need' New Housing Court

Landlords urgently need a new housing court to deliver justice for them and their tenants, an organisation warns.

The Residential Landlords' Association (RLA) says that a properly funded housing court is n

     
Posted by on 10/10/2019 17:27:12
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As Landlords Exit, Btr Will 'Thrive'
 

As Landlords Exit, Btr Will 'Thrive'

With growing numbers of individual buy to let landlords exiting the market, build to rent (BTR) is predicted to grow dramatically in the UK.

That's the verdict from property management firm Apropos who say that t

     
Posted by on 10/10/2019 17:21:04
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Time-Wasting Tenants Are A Distraction For Landlords
 

Time-Wasting Tenants Are A Distraction For Landlords

One-in-four landlords say they have been plagued by time-wasting tenants with nonsensical complaints, including the changing of a light bulb, research reveals.

The findings from The Mortgage Lende

     
Posted by on 10/10/2019 17:17:21
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BTL Landlords Hit By Tough Tax Rules
 

BTL Landlords Hit By Tough Tax Rules

More than half of the country's buy to let landlords say they've been hit by stricter tax rules, a survey reveals.

The findings from Fitzrovia Finance, a secured property lender, found that 54% of landlords say t

     
Posted by on 10/10/2019 17:04:41
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BTL Investors Have A Brexit 'Wait And See' Policy
 

BTL Investors Have A Brexit 'Wait And See' Policy

Most buy to let investors in the UK are adopting a 'wait and see' policy as the Brexit deadline gets closer, one survey reveals.

The research highlights that more than one in three of those who have

     
Posted by on 10/10/2019 16:50:42
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Tenant Demand Leads To Rent Rise Record
 

Tenant Demand Leads To Rent Rise Record

Growing tenant demand means that more renters are experiencing rent increases which are now at their highest ever, one analysis reveals.

The findings from Arla Propertymark show that across the UK, the number

     
Posted by on 10/10/2019 14:06:21
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Landlords Spend 12k On Refurbishment
 

Landlords Spend 12k On Refurbishment

The amount landlords spend on refurbishing a rental home has seen the quality of properties in the private rental sector improving drastically over the last 10 years, one report reveals.

InterBay Commercial foun

     
Posted by on 03/10/2019 14:11:52
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Most Tenants Happy To Live In Rented Homes
 

Most Tenants Happy To Live In Rented Homes

Most tenants, particularly older renters, say they are happy to live in rented accommodation, a new survey reveals.

According to Landbay, they found that just 42% of those who rent are interested in buying

     
Posted by on 03/10/2019 13:59:04
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Warning Over Inventory 'Misuse' For Landlords And Tenants
 

Warning Over Inventory 'Misuse' For Landlords And Tenants

A campaign is to be launched in a bid to stem the rising issue of inventory misuse so all inventory reports are checked within a week by those receiving them.

The bid is being made by the Ass

     
Posted by on 03/10/2019 13:54:45
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