There’s some bad news for private rental sector tenants across the UK, as the latest report from ARLA Propertymark shows that the number of tenants whose rent has increased, has risen for the first time since September 2018. The property body said that the increase came amid a rise in demand and is also likely reflective of landlords’ reaction to numerous fee rises and charge increase in recent years.
The latest housing market survey from the Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors, shows an interesting, mixed bag of developments in the UK’s housing market during January. The headline prices balance, which measures the proportion of responding surveyors who say house prices rose, hit +25, little changed from the +24 in December.
The below guide are for Landlords who wish to gain possession of a privately rented property let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy
This guide to Section 8 notice is for Landlords who wish to gain possession of a privately rented property let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy.
Lots of us at this time of year leave our property empty for a few days as we head home to see family and friends over the Christmas break.
The MOST important thing to consider.
Ask yourself: Have you paid all your rent?
If you are a Landlord and rent your home or property on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreement that started after 6th April 2007 then you must put any deposit you accept in a government backed tenancy deposit scheme (TDP).
If you are renting a property in the UK and paying a deposit to your Landlord there’s some legislation you should be aware of – Tenancy Deposit Protection (TDP).
Christmas is a busy time for landlords and tenants alike, and the holidays can occasionally be a bit disruptive in terms of payment schedules or communication arrangements. There are also certain situations – like financial hardship or empty properties – that might be more common over the Christmas period, so it’s worth making sure you’re prepared before the festivities get under way.
The introduction of a New Year will often mean that we look for new things to pop into our lives over the course of the next 12 months.
Your tenant is likely to have an assured shorthold tenancy if; you are a private landlord, the tenancy began on or after 28th February 1997.
If you are looking for a rental property you’ve likely to be signing an assured shorthold tenancy (AST) agreement if; your landlord is a private landlord, if your tenancy began on or after 28th February 1997 or if the house or flat is let as separate accommodation and is your main home. There is several things you should consider before you sign this agreement.
Famed for its youthful outlook and eccentric attitude, Brighton is one of Britain’s most popular cities.
Scotland’s second city, Glasgow is a top choice for buy-to-let investors. According to the LendInvest Buy-to-Let Index, locations around Glasgow appear no less than three times on the buy-to-let yield top ten.
A new competition has been announced by the government to name the “Town of the Year”. The aim is to celebrate the achievements of towns across England in terms of community, entrepreneurship, integration and more.
Rents paid to private landlords in the UK rose by 2.5% last year, according to a new report from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) issued this month.
As tax increases begin to bite for private landlords – and more are on the way – private sector rents are expected to rise.
Since the new Universal Credit benefits payment system has been rolled out in the UK, one element in particular has proven a problem for some landlords: rent payments to the private rental sector (PRS).
With over £1bn poured into the Help to Buy scheme, the UK government is still treating those of us who prefer house rental or flat rental as second-class citizens. We ask why Britain’s 4.2m private tenants aren’t getting the property rental support they deserve.
Of all the things that landlords worry about, tenants failing to pay the rent is one of their biggest concerns. This is the situation that no landlord wants to find themselves in. You may have mortgage payments to meet, insurance premiums to pay and many other expenses to meet.