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Tenant Fees ban impacts rents
In the month before the Tenant Fees ban came into force, rents across the UK grew, a report reveals. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) also says that tenant demand has increased slightly for five months in a row. However, they also say there has been a fal
Posted by on 24/06/2019 14:42:28
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Warning that landlords 'do not understand changes'
More than a quarter of landlords have confessed they do not understand changes that have been introduced to the market, research reveals. The findings from Market Financial Solutions is aimed at financial advisers so they can warn their buy to let clients who may be struggling
Posted by on 24/06/2019 14:41:53
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Big rise in Over 50s renting
There has been a steep rise in the number of tenants aged over 50 who are renting their homes, new research reveals. Hamptons International says that so far this year, around 15% of rented homes are made up of people who are aged over 50. In 2012, that figure was just 11%.
Posted by on 24/06/2019 14:41:22
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40% of tenants have a 'negligent landlord'
Four in 10 tenants are said to be stuck with a landlord who will refuse to repair their problem-ridden properties, research has revealed. The findings from the HomeOwners' Alliance highlights that tenants are being left in damp, cold properties with a landlord who is unwilling
Posted by on 24/06/2019 14:39:21
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Tenant Fees ban will save renters 192m
Tenants will save 192 million every year under the Tenant Fees ban, research reveals. The findings from Bunk, a rental platform, used government data to analyse the 860,000 new rent transactions that are carried out every year, with the average tenant having to fork out 223
Posted by on 24/06/2019 14:38:51
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New UC system will pay rent direct to landlords
The government is introducing big changes to the Universal Credit system which will now see a tenant's rent being paid directly to their landlord. The controversial benefit currently sees a tenant being responsible for making their own rent payments to their landlord. Now,
Posted by on 24/06/2019 14:37:14
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These BTL markets offer the quickest returns

The best buy to let areas for offering rental returns and the speed for repaying the original investment have been revealed.

According to letting agents Benham & Reeves, the best place for investors is Scotland with the annual rent returning the investment property's o

Posted by on 05/06/2019 11:26:53
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Growing numbers of landlords selling up

The number of landlords who are selling up their buy to let properties is at its highest since May 2018, a report reveals.

The findings have been published by Arla Propertymark who say that letting agents are recording landlords exiting the market has increased from fo

Posted by on 05/06/2019 11:23:41
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Landlords form coalition against Section 21 scrapping

Landlords and letting agents have joined together to form a coalition so they can campaign against the scrapping of Section 21, the no-fault eviction process, by the government.

The 'Fair Possessions Coalition' includes the National Landlords' Association, Arla Propert

Posted by on 05/06/2019 11:17:55
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