Estate Agent Today

28/09/2016

Number of home owners under 45 drops by 850,000 in just six years

The Labour Party claims there has been a strikingly large reduction in the number of under-45s who own a home - down 858,000 in the past six years alone.

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Letting Agent Today

28/09/2016

'Double tax' warning over using limited companies for buy to let

Several property experts have warned of possible dangers in landlords forming limited companies in a bid to minimise their tax liabilities.

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Letting Agent Today

27/09/2016

Number of tenancy deposit disputes reaches record high

The number of tenancy deposit disputes reached a record high in 2015-16, but still represents only a fraction of all deposits.

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Letting Agent Today

27/09/2016

Agents and landlords reminded of importance of fire doors

This week those working in the Private Rented Sector are being reminded of the importance of fire doors in rental properties.

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Letting Agent Today

27/09/2016

Blackburn named as latest buy-to-let investment hotspot

Lancashire town Blackburn has recorded the highest increase in average rental yield over the last year, according to LendInvest. 

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Estate Agent Today

27/09/2016

Three quarters of homes sold below asking price as supply increases

Three quarters of properties sold by National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) member branches in August were for less than the asking price, according to the organisation's latest report.

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The Property Franchise Group

26/09/2016

Tenants reveal their rule-breaking secrets

One in seven tenants broke the terms and conditions set out in their tenancy agreements, according to new research by Direct Line Landlord Insurance. Is it time to have a letting agent manage your portfolio for you?

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Landlord Today

26/09/2016

Buy-to-let lending remains subdued

Mortgage lending may have rebounded in August with gross lending last month reaching a nine-year high of £22.5bn, but the buy-to-let sector continues to remain subdued, the latest figures show.

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Estate Agent Today

26/09/2016

House price growth slows in UK's biggest cities

Annual house price growth in 20 UK cities dipped to 8.2% last month, according to the latest figures from Hometrack.

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Landlord Today

23/09/2016

Brexit fears were 'wide off the mark' and 'misguided', say experts

Mortgage lending increased sharply in August suggesting that fears raised over the UK housing market in the wake of the Brexit vote have been 'wide of the mark', the latest Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) figures show.

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Letting Agent Today

22/09/2016

Landlords benefit from favourable buy-to-let mortgage deals

Buy-to-let (BTL) investors continue to benefit from falls in mortgage rates, particularly those looking for longer-term agreements.

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Estate Agent Today

22/09/2016

'Transaction levels remained steady over summer' - HMRC

Provisional figures from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs show there were 109,630 residential property transactions in the UK during August. 

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