Category: Buy-to-let

Rental margins fall

The survey reveals that they have seen their profit margins fall in the third quarter of 2009. Looking in more detail at the responses, just…

Renewed landlord confidence

Key highlights from the third quarter 2009 report include: • Landlords expect the net value of their property portfolios to increase over the next 12…

mydeposits.co.uk’s online dispute service is now receiving up to five pieces of video evidence a week, a figure which is rising as landlords and letting…

ARLA’s research shows that 60 per cent of its members’ offices reported property being rented out rather than sold during Q3 2009. This number has…

By the end of this year, approximately 150,000 tenant evictions will have gone before the courts, and with the economic downturn showing no signs of…

Produced by its tenant referencing division, FCC Paragon, the figures show that London and the south east have commanded the highest average rents so far…

Buy-to-let should be focus

Commenting on the latest research on the buy-to-let market from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), Chris Norris, policy manager, NLA, said: “The reported…

Time-to-let for landlords

A survey of residential landlord investors revealed that the average number of properties held per landlord rose from 6.3 to 7.0 in less than a…

Commenting on the FSA’s MMR, Bux said, “I really do not feel that buy-to-let needs to be regulated. These types of mortgages are based on…

MMR: ARLA is unconvinced

“The FSA appears to recognise the critical role that the buy to let market has to play in supporting the UK’s housing needs in the…