Lettings News

Providing key lettings news, with analysis of the most important trends in the lettings market. If you are looking for rental market updates or seeking to obtain the latest news on market fluctuation, we have it all covered for you.

HMO rent responsibility

Letting agents report guarantors refusing HMO rent responsibility

One in five guarantors is walking away from signing a guarantor agreement due to joint liability for rent in HMOs, …

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Transport links still adding value to London house prices despite pandemic

Transport links still adding value to London house prices despite pandemic

There is a £46,800 premium in London for property 500m from the nearest station, compared to a similar property 1,500m (1.5km) …

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smart technology in rental homes

Survey looks at desirability of integrated smart technology in rental homes

Build to rent specialist Ascend Properties has researched whether a rental home with integrated smart tech is more or less …

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Student accommodation rental demand unchanged by pandemic

Student accommodation rental demand unchanged by pandemic

The UK’s rental demand for student properties has remained unchanged by the pandemic, research from student accommodation provider UniHomes has found. Their research reveals which …

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Where to find London’s cheapest 2 bedroom rental properties

Where to find London’s cheapest 2 bedroom rental properties

New research reveals the cheapest and most expensive boroughs in London for renting a 2 bedroom property. London estate agent Portico has …

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improve compliance with reports and inspections

Landlords and letting agents can improve compliance with reports and inspections

Letting agents and landlords are advised to review their compliance procedures, as the UK sees a crackdown on poor property …

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The changing face of the UK property market brings with it new challenges for the lettings industry. Those who have invested in buy-to-let property, or acquired through other means, must comply with lettings legislation. Amendments to new and existing legislation make news on lettings very important to landlords across the sector. Be it new landlord laws or letting agents rules and regulations, the most up-to-date information from the lettings sector is imperative, should property owners wish to comply with all regulation.