NEWS


One in five landlords in the UK have returned early from a holiday to help tenants, while 8% have had to take time off work and 16% have even left a wedding or another special event to respond to their tenants, new research shows. Generally, landlords don’t have the best reputation but a new survey by AA Home Membership...


New figures from the National House Building Council (NHBC) have revealed that the number of new homes built and registered in London last year was the highest since electronic records began over 26 years ago. There were 26,230 new homes created in the capital last year which is a 60% increase on the previous twelve months. Across the whole...


Almost 60% of London Landlords are standing by their housing benefit tenants according to a recent survey of its members by the Residential Landlords’ Association (RLA). The RLA conducted the survey (as part of their work within the London Assembly) to gather the opinions of landlords in London whose tenants are experiencing the effects of welfare changes. The findings...


2014 has started where 2013 left off with high levels of demand in the lettings market. To deal with the sheer numbers of potential tenants; landlords and lettings agents are increasingly turning to block viewings, open days and “sealed bids”. And new website – auctionlets.com – is hoping that the busy market means that their concept of pitching tenants...


For Landlords there are many steps to safeguarding your investments, firstly there is specialist landlord insurance which will protect your property against standard perils such as flood, fire, storm and damage. You should also make sure you get your tenants fully referenced to ensure that they have a good history of keeping up with their financial commitments and have...


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