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Landlords evict for good reason

A major new survey has put paid to the stereotype that landlords are keen to evict tenants, proving that they do so only for significant ... Full story

Rental prices rise throughout UK

For the first time this year, private rental prices in all regions of the UK have risen, with an average increase of 4 per cent ... Full story

Buy-to-let loans increasing

Buy-to-let loans were up 5 per cent month-on-month in June, reaching a total of £2.2billion.  Despite the number of loans remaining fairly steady on a monthly ... Full story

Court order served on rogue letting agent

Complaints that deposits were not being repaid and that rent was not being passed on to landlords has led to a court order being served ... Full story

Landlord-tenant relations still need improvement

Landlord-tenant relations are clearly improving, with 46 per cent of tenants dealing directly with the landlord in relation to issues concerning the home as opposed ... Full story




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Student check-outs

Summer is in full swing and the weather has been good, but for those landlords who predominantly let to students, it has often been a ... Full story

Compulsory redress scheme for agents

Since the Julie Rugg report into the private rented sector, published in 2008, there have been calls for further regulation in the sector.  A step ... Full story

Buy to let mortgages: Know your credit score

Buy to let mortgages are of course, the backbone of landlord house purchase funding, and in recent decades this market has expanded immeasurably. Within the ... Full story

Pests in your rental property

Infestation by pests and vermin such as cockroaches or rats could make any property uninhabitable. Disrepair or poor building design and unhygienic living conditions can ... Full story

London rents more than double North East

Regional variation has led to the average London rent exceeding twice that of North East England, according to the latest data from LSL Property Services.  The ... Full story

Ultra Savvy Landlords Profit from Social Housing Market

At Orchard and Shipman, our nationwide property services company has a proposition that is satisfying more and more of today’s ‘Ultra-savvy’ Landlords and Investors by ... Full story

Is it Possible to Achieve Growth on Student Property Investments?

There are several factors that have fuelled the student property fire that we find ourselves in today.  An increased demand from residential developers, coupled with ... Full story

A challenge to Shelter

The English Housing Survey and Professor Michael Ball of Reading University, (shortly to publish a report on regulation in the private sector) are the brave ... Full story

Eviction costs soar

Landlords have always felt that the cost to get rid of the bad tenant was expensive, particularly when often allied to rent arrears and little ... Full story

Landlords must check gas safety

Many tenants are at risk of potentially lethal carbon monoxide poisoning due to faulty or illegally fitted appliances. Last year the Gas Safe Register, Britain's official ... Full story



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