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Where are rents rising fastest in England and Wales?

Friday 28th April 2017

Across the whole of England and Wales the average rent in the PRS stood at £800 in March, up £2 compared with the previous month, but down sharply from the £811 recorded at the end of last year, new figures show...

Top tips to improve your property’s EPC rating

Friday 28th April 2017

From the 1st April 2018, it will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), unless there is an applicable exemption...

Rental prices increase across Scotland

Friday 28th April 2017

The rental market in Scotland continues to flourish, with all regions north of the border seeing rents rise in March compared with the previous month, the latest figures from Your Move Scotland has revealed...

Leeds launches record low five-year BTL rate

Friday 28th April 2017

Leeds Building Society has launched a five-year fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage at a market-leading rate of 3...

Number of landlords looking to expand their portfolio falls to record-low

Thursday 27th April 2017

There has been a sharp fall in the number of landlords looking to expand their buy-to-let portfolios, according to the latest quarterly index from BM Solutions...

Is it still possible to make money as a landlord?

Thursday 27th April 2017

Since the twin onslaughts of George Osborne’s Section 24 tax raid and the wholly unfounded negative hype surrounding Brexit, the talk has all been about woe is me, and that being a landlord marks you out as being belonging to an endangered species...

Criminal landlords to be ‘named and shamed’ in London

Thursday 27th April 2017

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has vowed to crackdown on criminal landlords by ensuring that they are ‘named and shamed’ on a new online database...

Accord attempts to lure buy-to-let investors with lower rate deals

Thursday 27th April 2017

Accord Buy to Let is hoping to help mortgage brokers attract more buy-to-let landlords who may be looking to ‘refinance some, or all, of their mortgage portfolio’ by reducing rates on selected remortgage products by 0...

Are you familiar with the changes to the welfare benefits reform?

Thursday 27th April 2017

You may have heard about the welfare reform changes that started in 2013. Many existing benefits are being abolished and replaced by a new benefits system...

Sharp rise in landlords quitting the PRS

Wednesday 26th April 2017

There has been a significant increase in the number of landlords exiting the buy-to-let sector due to higher stamp duty costs and the phasing out of mortgage tax relief, a new study shows...



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