Residential property prices increased by 6% in 2020, the latest data from Halifax shows, but the lender, like many agents, is predicting downward pressure on values, at least in the short-term.
The average price of a property in the UK reached a r... read more �
Almost 4.5 million leaseholders will be offered the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent, the housing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced today.
Today’s measures come as part ... read more �
With less than 90 days until the stamp duty holiday deadline ends, there are growing calls for an extension beyond 31 March after England entered a new nationwide lockdown.
In a televised address on Monday evening, Boris Johnson told peopl... read more �
Leasehold property sales could soon be scrapped in favour of commonhold, in accordance with recommendations made in The Law Commission’s ‘Residential leasehold and commonhold’ report in July 2020, after the government announced toda... read more �
Ministers need to get a grip of the rent debt crisis
In a joint statement following the reintroduction of a national lockdown, the National Residential Landlords Association, The Big Issue and Ride Out Recession Alliance, Shelter, AR... read more �
More than half of private landlords have lost rental income as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research published today.
A third of landlords have also indicated that they were now more likely to either leave the market ent... read more �
Brexit and Right to Rent: What landlords need to know
Ahead of the 31 December 2020, we wanted to remind members that Government guidance states that private landlords will need to carry out Right to Rent checks in the same way they ... read more �
More than 800,000 renters in arrears due to Covid
Ministers need to act now to prevent the crisis engulfing the private rented sector.
Over 800,000 private renters in England and Wales have built rent arrears s... read more �
this information can be found on the NRLA website.
Welcome to ‘Buy to Let Market’, a column aimed at providing you with recent criteria and product updates within the Buy to Let lending markets.
Buy to Let Market Update:... read more �
Winter is on the way, and the cold weather can cause a number of property-related issues.
Frozen or burst pipes, excess condensation, broken gutters and so on are common issues at this time of year. But did you know there are practical things both l... read more �