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London Mayor Calls for Rent Control

London Mayor Calls for Rent Control

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging the government to introduce rent controls for the capital. (more…)
Finding Good Tenants Is Problem for Landlords

Finding Good Tenants Is Problem for Landlords

Sourcing good tenants who look after their homes is the biggest challenge for buy to let landlords. (more…)
Buy to Let Yields Plunge to 3-Year Low

Buy to Let Yields Plunge to 3-Year Low

Buy to let yields for property investors have slumped to a three-year low, according to new data from a leading lender. (more…)
Buy to Let Investors Chase Missing £68m Paid to Developer

Buy to Let Investors Chase Missing £68m Paid to Developer

Insolvency experts are warning buy to let landlords to be cautious about staking money against buyer funded developments after investors have lost millions of pounds in failed projects. (more…)
Landlords Switch on to New Electrical Safety Laws

Landlords Switch on to New Electrical Safety Laws

Housing Minister Heather Wheeler is switching landlords in England to new electrical safety rules for buy to let and shared rented homes. (more…)
Councils Pay £22m to Rent Homes They Once Owned

Councils Pay £22m to Rent Homes They Once Owned

London councils are spending millions to rent homes they once owned but sold at massive discounts through the right-to-buy scheme. (more…)
Auction Homes Go at Knock Down Prices

Auction Homes Go at Knock Down Prices

Fewer homes are going under the hammer at property auctions - but those that sell are at knock-down prices. (more…)
Buy to Let Ombudsman to Deal With Repair Complaints

Buy to Let Ombudsman to Deal With Repair Complaints

The government has given the go-ahead to a complaints service for buy to let tenants. (more…)
Extra Cash to Fund Fight Against Rogue Landlords

Extra Cash to Fund Fight Against Rogue Landlords

Housing minister Heather Wheeler has opened government purse strings to give 50 councils an extra £2.4 million to tackle rogue landlords. (more…)
Landlord Tax Burden Could Weigh on Buy to Let Market

Landlord Tax Burden Could Weigh on Buy to Let Market

Private tenants are paying an average rent of £921 a month for their buy to let homes. The amount is up 1.5% on rents charged a year ago. (more…)