Plan will address ‘power imbalance’ and insecurity of rentals, says shadow minister
More than a third of landlords in Britain are looking to cut their annual spending as rising running costs and higher taxes continue to have an effect on their business, new research suggests.
Legislation due to become law on 20th March may have unintended consequences, says Residential Landlords Association.
While the tax and rule changes imposed on the buy to let sector over the last few years have heightened the pressures felt by landlords, they now have more choice when it comes to mortgages, new research has found.
EPC investigation by proptech firm reveals that one in four properties feature square foot measurements that vary by more than 10% from their real size.
Up to 2.5 million Energy Performance Certificates in the UK are wrong due to inaccurate measurement standards and practices and it means landlords could be unwittingly breaking the law.
Rental growth in the private rented sector in Britain slowed in the 12 months to January 2019, overall up by just 0.6%, according to the latest index.
The vast majority of landlords in England, some 94%, operate as private individuals rather than as part of a company or organisation and on average earn £15,000 a year before tax and other deductions.
A ban on Section 21, the process where landlords start an eviction, could have a negative impact on the private rented sector, new research suggests.
The number of tenants in the UK’s private rented sector experiencing rent increases fell for the fourth month running in December but letting agents expect challenges ahead for the sector.
New research reveals the number of tenants in the private rented sector who leave their home before they are ready to as a result of a change in ownership.
More than half of landlords in the private rented sector, some 55%, believe that their profitability has been affected by regulatory change, but most still make a profit, new research shows.
Yorkshire records biggest percentage decline but signs emerge rents are rising again
More than 40% of former council homes now rented out by private landlords
Tenant fees in the private rented sector in England are set to be banned in under five months time with the new law coming into effect on 01 June this year.
More than 50 councils in England are to share an extra £2.4 million in funding as part of a national crackdown on rogue landlords, it has been confirmed.
Rents in the UK increased by 1.5% in the 12 months to December 2018 to an average of £921 per month, the latest lettings index shows.
The majority of landlords in Britain are only paying the interest on their mortgages rather than paying off their loans, research suggest.
The number of people renting a home aged 35 to 54 has risen by 15% in the last three years as they struggle to get a mortgage, according to new research.
Right to Rent is creating a hostile atmosphere in the UK’s private rented sector with more landlords refusing to consider renting to non-British nationals, including citizens from the European Union.
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