NEWS


August 18, 2021
The towns in the UK where landlords make the biggest loss

Warrington tops the list of towns in the UK where landlords are likely to make a loss on their investment, according to new figures.

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UK average monthly rent hits £1,000 for first time

The average UK monthly rent has risen to over £1,000 for the first time, according to new data.


Sales of halogen light bulbs to be banned from September

Halogen light bulbs will be banned from this September as part of a raft of measures by the UK government to tackle climate change.


Buy-to-let tax policies ‘have driven 250,000 landlords from sector’

The stamp duty surcharge and the tailing off of mortgage interest tax relief have driven hundreds of thousands of landlords from the buy to let sector, new data suggests.


City to country exodus led by older renters

The much talked about city to countryside exodus triggered by the pandemic has been largely led by older renters according to a new survey.


Landlords set to benefit from possible stamp duty holiday extension

Landlords could be among those who benefit from a rumoured extension to the stamp duty holiday until the end of June.


Rentguard Issues


  • Majority of landlords have helped tenants during coronavirus crisis
  • Rental crisis deepens with over 300,000 tenants late with rent payments
  • Rentguard’s administration fees