Yes, I said ‘rentirement’, not retirement … rentirement and it relates to the 1,119 (and growing) Doncaster people, who don’t own their own Doncaster home but rent their home, privately from a buy to let landlord an... read more »
Local authorities in England cannot use selective licensing conditions to impose new standards on homes let by landlords in the private rented sector, a court has ruled.
Landlord Paul Brown from Accrington challenged Hyndburn Council in the courts a... read more »
The mortgage market in the UK outside of London is seeing strong growth with levels of lending hitting a 10 year high in Northern Ireland, the latest finance figures show.
There is also strong growth across the Scottish mortgage market and in Wales ... read more »
The gap between supply and demand for rental properties widened in January with more prospective tenants than stock coming onto the market.
ARLA Propertymark members reported 70 prospective tenants per branch in January, compared to just 59 in Decem... read more »
The UK residential mortgage market saw a positive start to the year with an increase in the number of small deposit borrowers, usually first time buyers, being approved in January.
Some 21% of all approvals went to small deposit buyers up from 18.2%... read more »
The supply of rental properties in Britain fell by 8% from December to January but at the same time demand from prospective renters rose, the latest survey of letting agents shows.
Rent rises also increased in frequency, presenting a bleak outlook f... read more »
Almost 600 additional low cost rented homes need to be built every week in England in order to fix the broken housing market and help low incomes families escape poverty, it is claimed.
Plans announced by the Government will deliver less than 100 ne... read more »
While most landlords are in the business by choice, the last three years have seen an increase in the numbers in the UK letting out a property they had previously tried to sell.
A slower sales market in the South of England has revived the accidenta... read more »
A letting agency director who stole more than £350,000 in deposits and rent has been spared jail.
Clifford Wheatcroft, 33, ran Real-Est8 Property Solutions in Bournemouth.
The business launched in 2009 but by December 2013 Wheatcroft was decl... read more »
Yorkshire and Humber’s housing market saw a positive start to the New Year with a rise in activity, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ UK Residential Market Survey for January 2018. In January, buyer enquiries and ... read more »