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New £3 million fund to crack down on rogue landlords

New funding will help councils take on the rogue landlords who make tenants' lives a misery, Housing Minister Mark Prisk has announced.

Riverside provides ideal opportunity to invest

Riverside provides ideal opportunity to invest

With the UK property market showing signs of recovery, investors looking for an ideal opportunity are being advised to pay a visit to the city’s waterside and in particular Crest Nicholson’s Bath Riverside development.

Dynamics of London's rental market are experiencing sea change

Dynamics of London's rental market are experiencing sea change

Almost half of London's population now rents their property compared to a national average of 30%, according to a new independent research paper.

Smarter property management with Fixflo

With news of the increasing number of complaints about letting agents to The Property Ombudsman Service, up 9% on the previous year, the pressure is on to provide a better service for the 3.8 million tenants in the private rental market.

Barratt welcomes buy to let boost in South Wales

Wales has topped the tables as a hotspot for buy to let investors with the highest rental yields in England and Wales.

Rental guarantee tempts investors to Harbourside

Rental guarantee tempts investors to Harbourside

A brace of apartments at Crest Nicholson’s Harbourside development in Bristol are being offered to investors with a guaranteed 12 month rental income.

One in ten renters at gas safety risk

One in ten people who privately rent their home could be at risk from gas safety hazards, Shelter and British Gas warn today.

Buy-to-let sector continues to grow

Gross mortgage lending of £4.2 billion across 33,500 mortgages was advanced to buy-to-let landlords in the first quarter of 2013, according to latest survey data from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.

Buy to let remortgaging hits new high as high yields tempt landlords

The first quarter of 2013 saw a new high in remortgaging activity, with more landlords trying to raise enough capital to expand their portfolios and take advantage of high gross yields, according to detailed research by Mortgages for Business, the specialist buy to let broker.

Tighter controls on how residential blocks are run

Tighter controls on Britain’s £2.5 billion residential leasehold sector will give people who rent property in the West Country increased peace of mind on how well their buildings are run, according to Bristol-based block management specialists BNS Management Services.

New landlords look to rental sector to safeguard income in retirement

As new findings from the latest BM Solutions/ BDRC Continental survey show that a greater proportion of landlords are turning to the private rental sector to prepare their finances for retirement, Belvoir Sheffield looks at the possible reasons for this.

Invest your cash into bricks and mortar and watch your money grow

Invest your cash into bricks and mortar and watch your money grow

According to property statistics, the buy to let (BTL) business is booming – and Linden Homes is offering investors the chance to watch their money grow.

Invest in bricks and mortar in Gosport

Invest in bricks and mortar in Gosport

Taylor Wimpey Southern Counties has reported a surge in investment interest at its Alver Village development in Gosport.

Poor pension provision drives investors to buy to let

A stable income and a boost to insufficient pension provision are the two top priorities of buy to let investors wishing to make a new investment over the next twelve months, reveals Assetz in its annual Buy to Let Investor Survey.

North Cornelly homes measure up for landlords

North Cornelly homes measure up for landlords

A select development which has already proved popular with buyers, looks set to get the seal of approval from investors too.