Property Management, Lettings & Tenancy News

ARLA says Olympic promises were empty

A spokesperson from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), Peter Savage, has said that the hype surrounding Olympics and its impact upon rental demand in London has "never materialised".

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Landlords warned against forcing energy suppliers on their tenants

Private landlords have been warned against forcing a particular energy supplier on their tenants.

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Rents continue on upward trajectory

Rental values have increased steadily over the past three years, with average values now at £706 per person per month, rman.co.uk reports.

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Rental costs averaging a record high of £725pcm

Average rental costs for property in England and Wales have reached a new record high of £725 a month, myintroducer.com reports.

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More than 33,000 buy-to-let loans issued in second quarter

Buy-to-let lending is once again on the up, with more than 33,000 loans being handed out in the second quarter of the year.

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Green Deal to show landlords are capable of self-regulation

The NLA, meanwhile, has said that the Green Deal offers landlords the chance to show they are able to self-regulate and do not need sweeping regulations to do their work properly.

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House explodes after couple hire unqualified gas engineer

Four houses were damaged and a couple were left nursing serious burns after their gas cooker exploded, a court has heard.

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Suspended prison sentence for landlords in breach of gas safety regulations

A husband and wife have been issued suspended prison sentences after their rental property was found to be in breach of gas safety regulations.

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Confidence amongst landlords reaches five-year high

Confidence amongst landlords in Britain is currently at a five-year-high, according to a recent study

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Calls for government to regulate standards of privately let homes

The standards of privately let homes should be regulated by the government, according to a former treasury minister.

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