• Property

    Christmas market property could carry a £100k premium

    The capital’s best known Christmas market opened its doors last Friday so online estate agent, eMoov.co.uk, researched which of the country’s biggest and best Christmas markets offers the most festive cheer for UK home buyers. Read more

  • Household

    Brits keen to go green - but only if the price is right

    A new report from OVO energy has revealed that most Brits care about the impact of their energy use on the environment, with over 85% of people making a conscious effort to save energy at home. However, only one in five people would be prepared to pay more money for greener energy. Read more

  • Landlords

    Industry blasts 'draconian' ban on letting agent fees

    Theresa May had voted against it, housing minister Gavin Barwell called it a “bad idea”. Phillip Hammond thought it was a good idea and today announced that he would impose an outright ban on letting agent fees charged to tenants in England. Read more

  • Landlords

    Are we hitting an affordability ceiling with rent?

    A new report from HomeLet has shown that during October average rents in the UK rose by 3% - a clear sign that landlords appear to be balancing affordability with returns. A tenant signing up for a new tenancy during October agreed to pay an average monthly rent of £902, 3% above October 2015’s average of £875. Read more

Christmas market property could carry a £100k premium


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Landlord fined for dangerous housing conditions

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North East house prices gain 3.7% in November

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House price growth slows down for Christmas

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Where does the the North-South property divide begin?


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Subdued outlook for price growth

ARLA: Letting agent fee ban will speed up rent hikes

ARLA: Letting agent fee ban will speed up rent hikes

Fixed rates cut by 0.5% at Barclays

Fixed rates cut by 0.5% at Barclays

Remortgage lending at highest level in 8 years

Remortgage lending at highest level in 8 years

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Renting couples priced out of starting a family in London

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Latest News

What are the biggest property turn-offs when buying a house?

What are the biggest property turn-offs when buying a house?

Halifax announce commitment to post HTB 95% lending

Halifax announce commitment to post HTB 95% lending

Ingard adds Bluestone Mortgages to panel

Ingard adds Bluestone Mortgages to panel

National Counties announce rebrand

National Counties announce rebrand

Landlord confidence at a high following government intervention

Landlord confidence at a high following government intervention

Free podcast to understand landlord obligations for ‘Right to Rent’

Free podcast to understand landlord obligations for ‘Right to Rent’

Landlord fined for dangerous housing conditions

Landlord fined for dangerous housing conditions

North East house prices gain 3.7% in November

North East house prices gain 3.7% in November

House price growth slows down for Christmas

House price growth slows down for Christmas

Where does the the North-South property divide begin?

Where does the the North-South property divide begin?

Subdued outlook for price growth

Subdued outlook for price growth

ARLA: Letting agent fee ban will speed up rent hikes

ARLA: Letting agent fee ban will speed up rent hikes

Fixed rates cut by 0.5% at Barclays

Fixed rates cut by 0.5% at Barclays

Remortgage lending at highest level in 8 years

Remortgage lending at highest level in 8 years

Renting couples priced out of starting a family in London

Renting couples priced out of starting a family in London

Are green belt ‘swaps’ a step in the right direction?

Are green belt ‘swaps’ a step in the right direction?

Storm Angus causes surge in BTL insurance claims

Storm Angus causes surge in BTL insurance claims


Latest Comments

Spencer Fortag
Spencer Fortag 30 Nov 2016

I am glad that someone listened to me!

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Tony Gimple
Tony Gimple 27 Nov 2016

It's not just the lack of estate agency advice that's costing landlords money; most are getting seriously bad advice from their accountants resulting in tax bills far higher than they need to be. Likewise,...

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Sally Walmsley
Sally Walmsley 18 Nov 2016

The RLA stands by its sell-off statistics. While we welcome the feedback from Mr Jagota and are delighted to hear how well things are going for landlords in the north east, we would like to make it clear...

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Sheryl87
Sheryl87 18 Nov 2016

The high employment levels and the vibrant economy has led to ever-increasing demand for rental properties, especially from professionals relocations from other cities. This has led to more experts teaming...

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Sheryl87
Sheryl87 18 Nov 2016

Renting out your house can be risky business. It's good to think about residential landlords insurance. Standard cover includes buildings cover and cover for loss of rent following damage to a property...

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AmberMorris
AmberMorris 09 Nov 2016

Fear of ghosts, really?? Ok, I get the fear of bats in the attic and mice and rats running under your nose - those are easy to deal with pest issues which are really unpleasant and can turn you off. But...

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AmberMorris
AmberMorris 08 Nov 2016

In my experience, It has always been a matter of discussion between the landlord and the tenant. There are cases when it's clear who's responsible for the pest control costs. I see a lot of people in forums...

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warren
warren 08 Nov 2016

There you go buddy :)

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Agent_PeeBee
Agent_PeeBee 07 Nov 2016

Any reason why my comment to this 'article' has not been published?

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Sean Lees
Sean Lees 04 Nov 2016

I don't think anyone can say dogs or cats are better or worse; depends on the animal, its age, how long it's left inside, etc. How bad the mess is depends somewhat on whether you are renting furniture...

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daniel black
daniel black 25 Oct 2016

I've been keeping a close eye on what the effect of Brexit has been on the rental market and it's a very mixed bag. Whilst the majority of the news focuses on London's market. I think this time next year...

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Northerner
Northerner 20 Oct 2016

Any views from outside the M25? No wonder politicians can't get the housing big picture when everyone seems to think that London is the yard stick, when it absolutely is not.

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