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1 in 3 landlords.... Great opportunities to expand your portfolio

Although it has been recorded that tenant demand is at its lowest in 3 years, 1 in 3 landlords are currently looking to expand their portfolios in 2014. According to landlord today, “52% of landlords were reporting an increase in tenant demand at the end of 2011, but that fell to just 35% by the…

house price pic Struggling tenants at an all time low

According to research conducted by the NLA, the number of tenants struggling to pay their rent is at an all-time low since records began in 2009, dropping from 65% to 27% in the past 5 years. Not only are tenants finding it easier to pay their rent, they also feel that their rent is good…

landlords letting to tenants on benefits Letting to those on benefits

2014 is set to be a great year for landlords as they expect further price rises and rent increases. With demand for rented property being greater than ever, landlords are now able to be a lot more selective in their tenant searches, getting the best possible tenants and rents. However the universal credit is on…

to let 7 out of 10 Landlords have?…

“According to a new survey from the AA, seven out of 10 landlords say they’ve drastically changed their plans in the past year to go and help out a tenant with a household repair. The research from AA Home Membership, conducted amongst 200 landlords, reveals that in the past year one in five have returned…

robot 2 A robot that can build a house?

A 3D printer that builds houses?! Sounds too good to be true. But could this be the future of the construction industry? May it soon be possible to build a house in 24 hours? Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis has designed the giant robot that replaces construction workers with a nozzle on a gantry, this squirts out…