How the Tenant Fees Act affects UK landlords

From June 1st, 2019, the Tenant Fees Act comes into force, in England. For landlords who use agents, it is important to understand the implications, as one possible outcome is that agents could increase fees elsewhere. Andrew Turner, chief executive at Commercial Trust Limited, looks at the issues that landlords […]

Competitive Manchester Seeing Less Residential Buyers

Thanks, in no small part, to the Northern Powerhouse initiative, Manchester has undergone and economic transformation which has not only benefited existing residents of the city, but attracted people to it, especially highly-skilled millennials from the south of England. This has, naturally, increased the demand for housing and, hence, Manchester’s […]

London Property Market Slowing but South East set to Accelerate

London’s property market may be losing steam at the moment, but the surrounding South East region is forecast to deliver a very different performance in the coming months. Homebuyers and property investors alike are being pushed out of the capital by high prices, and while some instead look to the […]