Buy to let homes are standing empty for less time as demand from tenants continues to hot up.
Landlords can expect rental home voids of just 2.8 weeks a year –down from 3.5 weeks compared with a year ago. Continue reading Tenant demand keeps buy to lets full for 50 weeks a year
Thousands of home hunters are besieging letting agents to snap up buy to lets as the mortgage famine bites and stops them buying their own homes.
Sequence Lettings, part of Skipton Building Society property firm Connells, has seen a 37% increase in the number of prospective tenants signing up to view homes. Continue reading Letting agents under siege from home hunters
Buy to let landlords are enjoying more income from the investment property portfolios, according to new figures from a leading lender.
Around one in three landlords have put rents up this year, says research from Paragon Mortgages. Continue reading Third of buy to let landlords have hiked rents this year
Tenants are paying an average £684 per month rent in February – up 3.9% on a year ago but no real change from last month. Continue reading Buy to let rents static, but yields and arrears rise
The pent up demand for buying and letting homes is reflected in some new figures that act as barometers for the housing market. Continue reading Countrywide signs up 19,000 renters in a month
>Private renters expect to hand over more money every month to their buy to let landlords as they continue to struggle to buy homes of their own. Continue reading Buy to let tenants expect rents to keep on rising
>Buy to let rents are rising fast as more tenants chase fewer properties, say letting agents. They returned the highest positive rating ever in the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors residential lettings survey as four out of 10 letting agents confirmed rents continued to increase. Continue reading Buy to let rents will keep going up, say letting agents