Rising rents ease landlord fears over tax increases

Posted on 05/05/2016

Fears that higher Stamp Duty charges on buy-to-let rental property purchases might destabilise the market have so far proved unfounded according to the April HomeLet Rental Index, which provides the first comprehensive data published on the UK’s private rental market since the new tax rates came into force on 6 April.

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Why are complaints against agents on the rise?

Posted on 18/11/2015

Last month, redress provider The Property Ombudsman Scheme (TPO) published its latest interim report which shows the number of complaints made against property agents as well as the up-to-date number of agents signed up with the scheme.

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Regional rents now rising as fast as London

Posted on 13/05/2015

New findings from the HomeLet Rental Index show that the average rent across the UK is now rising in line with those in Greater London for the first time and at the fastest rate since the inception of the Index in 2008.

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What's happened to South East rental rates over the past year?

Posted on 13/04/2015

The January HomeLet Rental Index presents some incredibly interesting data from across a number of regions in the UK. It’s revealed that most regions have seen an increase in their rental values over the past year.

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