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rent rise The amount of properties being rented has risen by 42%

The amount of properties being rented in the UK has risen by 13% in Q3 of 2013 compared to the same quarter last year. Over the last 3 years the amount of properties being rented has risen by 42%. This is a massive growth compared to the amount of properties coming onto the market for…

32 bed house Could this be the biggest student house in the world?

For those of you who were/ are currently students you will be familiar with the excitement of living in your first student house. The good times- always having someone around when you need a gossip, the freedom of living away from parents. And the not so good. Banging on the bathroom door when you need…

icon pic How can the property industry embrace Social Media?

So this morning I was flicking through Twitter like the morning newspaper (as per usual) and came across this very interesting blog by Will Hughes talking about how Estate Agents should be using social media. How Estates Agents Should be Using Social Media Now, we may be a Letting not Estate Agent but surely the…

college county monopoly board It’s here… College and County’s very own Monopoly!

It’s here… College and County’s very own Monopoly! Be a landlord of your own empire. Work your way around Oxford and try not to get caught out by chance (card!) We’ve designed this board to reflect current rental values per month based on our data. Does this match up to your expectations? Feel free to…

landlord pic. Number of first-time landlords on the up

There has been a great increase in the amount of first time landlords according to buy to let lender paragon. Through a recent survey, it has been found that 27% of buy to let mortgage applications were coming from first time landlords- the highest percentage since the financial crisis. Demand for buy to let mortgages…