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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…

Blake Welcoming Blake Millie Oliver

Last month we said goodbye to Penny who was going on maternity leave… And we now have some very exciting news! Penny gave birth to the beautiful Blake Millie Oliver on 3rd April 2014 weighing 6lbs 15oz. Both Mummy and baby are doing incredibly well. We were all extremely excited when Penny and Blake popped…

section 21 Activists call for a ban on section 21

Housing campaigners from London were protesting last week over evictions and insecurity of tenure. The aim was to “highlight how being evicted by a private landlord has become the leading cause of homelessness”. This protest came after the DCLG (Department of Communities and Local Government) were reported to have held a workshop making it easier…