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London Property Providing "Ripple Effect" for the UK
The UK's property market is now being boosted by the positivity that has been seen in London in recent years, which could be good news for investors who are looking for new areas to buy in...
Optimism Continues as the Order of the Day in UK Buy To Let
The levels of optimism seen in the UK buy-to-let sector in recent times is set to continue into 2014, according to recent reports. It said that demand is now so high that as many as four in ten landlords across the nation are looking to increase what they charge their tenants in the coming year...
Improvements Widespread in 2013 for English Property
The improvements in the property market in England were widespread throughout the whole of 2013, according to new reports released by the Land Registry...
Rental Prices Stabilise to Prove Maturity in the Market
Landlords across the UK witnessed impressive increases in what they were able to bring in through rental income throughout 2013, but growth levels were far slower than they were a year before...
Landlords Must Keep Track as Rental Arrears Start to Build
Landlords in the UK are increasingly having to make sure they keep track of the financial state of their tenants, as the number of people who are falling into severe arrears with their rental payments rose...
UK Housing in Recovery Evidence Shows
According to the latest data from the Office of national Statistics UK house prices increased by 2.6 percent in the year ending April, with London as usual outpacing the rest of the country.
Crumbling Home-Ownership Continues to Boost UK Buy to Let
According to the latest figures from LSL Property Services, the proportion of households who own their home has dropped to its lowest level since 1987 at 65.3%. Unsurprisingly the firm also reports that the rental sector continues to grow from strength to strength...
The Glass Half Full Real Estate Investor
Who can tell me the difference between the "glass half full investor" and the "glass half empty investor?" If you are going to say that one is a pessimist and the other an optimist then you'd be right, but at the moment...
UK Rents are Growing - But Just How High?
According to LSL Property Services rents in England and Wales hit a new high of £741 in September, but according to Move With Us rents ended (September) Q3 at £970. A big difference, especially given that both measure asking rents...
Stark Regional Variations in UK Buy to Let Sector
More proof that UK rental yields are higher in the north of England than the south emerged this week when the Association of Residential Lettings Agents revealed new data. According to ARLA...
UK Landlords Remain Confident in the Market
In the past six months, 44% of landlords have seen a rise in tenant demand, while just 1% have seen a decrease in demand. Investors expect this growth to continue...
Buy to Let Rents Fall as Buyers Race for Stamp Duty Concession
The fact that many first time buyers have been forced to rent has helped fuel the recent rent rises, but as with all similar policies to get them back, the stamp duty concession brought a short term rush...
Potential Landlords Encouraged to Act Now in Buy To Let Market
With the price of renting rising for tenants and a lack of mortgage finance keeping many first-time buyers off the property ladder, the buy to let (BTL) market in the UK has been going from strength to strength....
Property Investors 'Can Find Opportunities In All UK Regions'
Those for whom it is not practical to invest in property in London will not be missing out on high returns by looking more regionally...
Higher Rents 'Good News' for Property Investors
Average rents for properties around the UK increased in May, new research has shown. The latest Buy to Let Index from LSL Property Services revealed that rents rose by 0.05 per cent in May to reach an average of 696 GBP....
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