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Buy-to-let panel blasts Labour’s rental pledge

Published on 06/03/2015 By Tomas

  Published by Mortgage Introducer on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 by Ryan Bembridge   The panel at Paragon’s Great Buy-to-let Debate included David Whittaker, managing director of Mortgages for Business, and Paragon’s managing director John Heron. Labour has pledged to ‘make rent increases more predictable’ by changing the law so three year tenancies are the […]

UK property rent attitudes changing

Published on 27/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Property Wire on Monday, 24 January 2011   Attitude to renting property in the UK is changing as fewer people are able to buy and are forced into becoming reluctant tenants, research suggests. In the latest fourth quarter survey from the Association of Residential Letting Agents, some 71% of landlords asked said they […]

Home ownership at lowest level in 20 years

Published on 11/01/2011 By Tomas

Published by Guardian, The Observer on Sunday, 9 January 2011 by Graham Norwood   Home-ownership is down to 68% as more people turn to renting – leading to shortage of rental properties and soaring prices Constant headlines on the ups and downs of house prices are masking two trends set to dominate 2011: a long-term […]

Rents rise to record high

Published on 21/12/2010 By Tomas

Published by The Local on Tuesday, 21 December 2010   The cost of being a tenant rose to a record high during November as rents increased for the 10th consecutive month, but costs dropped by 3.1% in East Anglia, research shows. The average UK rent jumped to £692 a month in November, the third month […]