Tag: Residential Lettings

UK rental market expected to be strong in 2014

The private rental market in the UK should prove to be interesting in 2014 as the Help to Buy mortgages scheme is set to get more first time buyers into the market but a lack of new housing means supply … Continue reading

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It’s Gold for Countrywide!

Countrywide plc scoops top industry award  

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Buy to Let: Safeguard the nations savings

The announcement from the Bank of England’s new governor Mark Carney that the base rate will stay at 0.5% in 2016 would have provided welcome news for home owners, but is likely to have inspired the opposite reaction from the … Continue reading

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Is your Tenancy Deposit Protected?

Almost one in three tenants are completely unaware of their right to have their tenancy deposit protected so that their cash is kept safe until they decide to move on, a housing charity announced last week.

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Countrywide’s Quarterly Lettings Index Results

Results from the Countrywide Quarterly Lettings Index reveals a favourable lettings market for buy to let landlords.

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Private renting more popular than ever

With renting fast becoming the social norm for many, the number of private tenants has exceeded the number of social tenants for the first time since the 1960s.

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Rents hit £725! Time to grow your BTL portfolio?

According to recent research, rents have reached a record high and the average monthly figure paid by tenants reached £725 in July. If you are a landlord this places you in a  strong position, so is now the time to … Continue reading

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Benefits ‘explosion’ could be caused by generation of renters

According to the think-tank the Strategic Society Centre, by the time today’s ’20 somethings’ reach retirement, the number of people forced to rely on housing benefit could almost triple!

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