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Guild of Landlords Rent Digest – October 2020

Guild of Landlords Rent Digest – October 2020

Rents are still rising across the country despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy and jobs, according to the latest official data. (more…)
Government Turns Up Heat on Cold Homes

Government Turns Up Heat on Cold Homes

Ministers want to know what landlords think about lifting the minimum energy efficiency ratings for private rented homes. (more…)
Wealthy Tenants Threaten to Take Over Buy to Let

Wealthy Tenants Threaten to Take Over Buy to Let

Well-off renters are running the buy to let market with an increasing supply of homes on the market and few competing tenants, according to new research. (more…)
Buying a Property With a Tenant in Situ

Buying a Property With a Tenant in Situ

Especially in the buy to let market, it’s common for a property to be purchased with a tenant in occupation under a tenancy previously created by the seller. (more…)
UK Property Prices Surge By 7%

UK Property Prices Surge By 7%

Property prices soared by more than 7% in the past year as Britain’s housing bonanza shows no signs of stopping any time soon. (more…)
New Light and Space PDRs for Landlords

New Light and Space PDRs for Landlords

New homes delivered through permitted development rights must meet minimum light and space standards, says Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick. (more…)
Green Light For Digital Property Energy Efficiency

Green Light For Digital Property Energy Efficiency

The government has greenlighted two new digital services aimed at helping landlords and homeowners make the most of energy efficiency technology. (more…)
Five Tax Tips for Buy to Let Landlords

Five Tax Tips for Buy to Let Landlords

Landlords are shipping more tax than ever despite the stamp duty holiday in England. (more…)