Archive for the ‘Landlords’ Category

Trends in Residential Property

There can be little doubt that the reality of the systemic undersupply of residential property in the UK has changed the landscape of Tenure for the foreseeable future. That this change seems set to continue is heartening for investment landlords, but the increasing political interest in the sector has brought uncertainties to play that will…

AXA Landlords. Are you putting yourself at risk?

AXA have recently conducted a study into tenants, and are concerned that landlords are putting themselves at risk. Having looked into the research, AXA have found the following surprising statistics 26% of tenants pay their rent late (equivalent to 2,158,000 tenants nationwide). One in 10 tenants admits to having done a moonlight flit to avoid…

rla RLA vs Generation Rent. Who’s right about the PRS?

Pressure group Generation Rent has been criticised for making inaccurate accusations of the private rented sector. The RLA has hit back at these accusations, with the director of the RLA saying that these are just “politics of division.” With the amount of press that the PRS gets, the RLA feel that these accusations are only…

landlord and tenant survey 2014 The Landlord & Tenants Survey 2014

Each year The Property Academy conduct a survey aimed at tenants and landlords. Now in it’s 6th year, these independent surveys help them to understand what people really want and need from their lettings agent. By completing this independent national survey, you will be helping The Property Academy to understand the Letting process from a…

buy_to_let Buy to Let finance. More readily available than ever?

A survey conducted by Paragon Mortgages has revealed that landlords perceive buy to let finance being more readily available than ever. Key findings show: – In Q4 2013 42% of 200 landlords asked thought finance was readily available. – In Q1 of 2014 we saw this percentage rise to 44%. This is the highest rate…