Landlord Today

12/09/2016

Buy-to-let mortgage costs down by as much as 8%

Many buy-to-let landlords are benefiting from the continuing reductions of mortgage costs, with lenders across the board shaving percentage points off their best deals

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Letting Agent Today

12/09/2016

Record rise of over 10% in deposits protected in England and Wales

New data from the Tenancy Deposit Scheme shows that at the end of March 2016 there were a total of 3.426m deposits protected across England and Wales.

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Letting Agent Today

09/09/2016

Analysis of mortgage costs shows buy to let products now cheaper

The costs of buy To let mortgages have fallen by as much as eight per cent over the past six months.

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Landlord Today

08/09/2016

Bank of England set to cut interest rates again to ward off Brexit recession

Mortgages could get even cheaper as a further cut in interest rates by the Bank of England (BoE) looks likely in a bid to protect the post-Brexit economy.

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Landlord Today

08/09/2016

Cleaning costs biggest cause of deductions to student rental deposits

Cleaning costs and damage to fixtures and fittings are the primary reasons why deposit money is withheld when a student tenant moves out of a rented property, new research shows.

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Estate Agent Today

08/09/2016

House prices dip in August but remain 6.9% up over the full year

House prices dipped 0.2 per cent last month but remain 0.7 per cent higher than three months ago and a full 6.9 per cent more than this time last year.

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Reuters

08/09/2016

UK's post-Brexit rebound extends to housing and jobs

The bounce back in Britain's economy from the initial shock of the Brexit vote has expanded to the country's recruitment and housing markets, according to two surveys which previously painted a bleak outlook.

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Landlord Today

07/09/2016

Rents continue to rise in August

The rental market remains steady in the face of the various economic and political headwinds the sector has faced recently, according to new figures from the HomeLet Rental Index.

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Landlord Today

07/09/2016

More student renters use Google to search for property

You can list your rental property with a letting agent that has the finest website in the world, but it needs to be seen to be worth anything

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Landlord Today

07/09/2016

Investec slash buy-to-let mortgage rates by up to 1%

Investec Private Bank announced yesterday that it will be introducing a range of new loan-to-value (LTV) bands across its buy-to-let products with borrowing rates cut by up to 1%.

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Estate Agent Today

07/09/2016

Bank of England to cut base rate again in November, economists forecast

The Bank of England may cut its base rate again, but probably not until November predicts a survey of 59 leading UK economists. 

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Letting Agent Today

07/09/2016

Rents up almost everywhere - but pace of growth is slowing

Rents for new tenants across the UK continued to rise during August and now stand at an average of £913 a month, a 3.1 per cent increase on the same month of 2015.

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