rental market

Decline in London rental stock pushes rents up by hundreds a month

The latest property market analysis by London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has revealed how the cost of renting in London has climbed by hundreds of pounds a month due to dwindling rental stock levels and could continue to do so if the issue is not resolved.

Benham and Reeves analysed both the change in available rental stock across the London market in the last...

6 quick wins to become a greener landlord

Rental platform LettingaProperty.com has shared its top tips for a greener rental experience. From tips for landlords to those that require proactive tenant engagement, the company has outlined six quick wins.

The tips come as research from BCG finds that 67% of people in the UK believe that environmental issues are either equally concerning to, or more concerning than, health issues...

Property Rental Market Hit By Storm As Demand Trumps Supply

Property Rental Market Hit By Storm As Demand Trumps Supply

UK Property Rental Market Sees Lowest Supply In Almost A Decade

  • Room wanted’ ads outnumber ads for ‘rooms available’ on SpareRoom for only the third time in six years. Last time this happened was in September 2019 and before that, August 2015.
  • The demand surge is driven by people coming into the market, rather than moving within it.
  • Out of the UK’s 50
  • ...

Where in London are you most likely to find a pet-friendly rental?

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , reveals that the chances of finding a pet-friendly rented home in London remain incredibly low despite new and existing government attempts to persuade landlords to open the door for four-legged companions.

Pet owners have always had difficulty when finding rented homes. Landlords are, by and large, very much against allowing...

How will HMO licensing changes impact London’s biggest property rental market?

How will HMO licensing changes impact London’s biggest property rental market?

How will HMO licensing changes impact London’s biggest property rental market?

Research by central London estate agency, Bective , has revealed how new HMO licensing rules will impact London’s biggest property rental market, Westminster.

The new HMO licensing rules came into force in Westminster at the end of August 2021. In short, they state that shared houses or flats where 3 or...

Even a global pandemic can’t rattle rental yields as property market stays strong

Even a global pandemic can’t rattle rental yields as property market stays strong

Research by nationwide buy-to-let specialist, Sequre Property Investment , has revealed which regions of the UK buy-to-let property market have best weathered the rental market uncertainty posed by the pandemic and currently present the best yields for UK landlords.

Working from home requirements, reductions in tenant incomes and a ban on eviction have all contributed to a tough time...

Edinburgh Scotland two biggest cities have the UKs best build to rent property potential

Scotland’s two biggest cities have the UK’s best build to rent property potential

Manor Interiors , the expert in build-to-rent property furnishing solutions, has revealed which major UK cities offer the best opportunities for build to rent developers based on the highest levels of apartment living vs the rest of the rental market.

Build to rent is designed for people who are looking for a modern way of life; city living with a focus on community and amenities....

Rental Market Hit By Storm As Demand Trumps Supply

The UK rental market sees the lowest supply in almost a decade
  • ‘Room wanted’ ads outnumber ads for ‘rooms available’ on SpareRoom for only the third time in six years. Last time this happened was in September 2019 and before that, August 2015.
  • The demand surge is driven by people coming into the market, rather than moving within it.
  • Out of the UK’s 50 largest towns
  • ...
Covid rental arrear woes start to ease for UK landlords property

Covid rental arrear woes start to ease for UK landlords

Research by the nationwide buy-to-let specialist, Sequre Property Investment , has revealed that the tide of pandemic rental arrear woes that have impacted one in five landlords could be starting to turn, as the majority are now seeing a reduction in the level of late rental income owed to them.

The survey of nearly 4,000 UK landlords commissioned by Sequre Property Investment found...

Pandemic uncertainty pushes more tenants towards long-term tenancies

Research from build to rent specialists, Ascend Properties , has further highlighted the important role of the sector in meeting the needs of the modern-day tenant, as an overwhelming majority say they want longer-term tenancies.

The survey of over a thousand UK tenants commissioned by Ascend found that 93% of those asked think that tenancies longer than 12 months should be more...

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