Buy To Let News
Record breaking rents boost landlord returns
Rents grew slowly in August to reach an all-time record high, according to the latest buy to let index from LSL Property Services Written by Jenny Barrett It means average rents in England and Wales are now £761 per month, £3 higher ...
Five tenants pursue every rental property claims Countrywide
Demand for rental property in the UK is growing at such a pace that five tenants are now chasing every rental property that goes on the market Written by Jeni Browne The figures come from the latest Countrywide Lettings Index for Aug ...
Homelet reports easing of rent growth
Growth in the UK rental market eased in August, as rents in all regions rose at a slower pace than a month previously, according to Homelet.
Buy to let portfolios growing since Q2
The size of an average landlord’s portfolio has increased in the past months, according to new figures from Paragon Mortgages Written by Jeni Browne The buy to let agents revealed that the typical number of properties owned is curren ...
Rental hotspots found in cities and commuter towns
Landlords in UK cities and commuter belt locations can charge the highest levels of rent, according to a study by Direct Line for Business Written by Steve Olejnik The research looked to map locations across Britain to show rental r ...
CML indicate housing shortage driving rise in buy to let lending
A sharp rise in buy to let mortgage lending is occurring in the UK, with investors trying to take advantage of current market conditions, according to new figures Written by Steve Olejnik The Council of Mortgage Lenders has reve ...
Two-thirds of UK tenants feel home ownership is unobtainable
Two-thirds of tenants in the UK believe home ownership will not be possible in their lifetime, according to new research Written by Jenny Barrett Some 65 per cent of renters questioned by Property Let By Us said they think they will ...
HMO index reveals rents are rising
Rents for houses in multiple occupation (HMO) are following market trends and increasing, according to the latest data from SpareRoom.
More than a third of UK property value found in London
More than a third of total property value in the UK can be found in London, according to new figures, suggesting potential buy to let property in the city will cost a premium Written by Steve Olejnik Data from estate agent Stirling ...
Government proposes new buy to let regulations
The UK government has announced that new regulations are to be brought in that cover part of the buy to let market Written by Jeni Browne The move is an effort to comply with the EU mortgage credit directive and will focus on ‘accid ...