Top Tips For Student Landlords

Life as a landlord isn’t without it’s ups and downs, with no shortage of challenges. Whether you are new to the industry or an experienced operator, the issues faced are often similar, particularly when letting to student tenants living away from home for the first time. Bill-splitting service Glide has […]

What landlords need to know as we head into 2020

With 2020 fast approaching, here is a guide as to what landlords need to know as we head into what will hopefully be a bright and prosperous New Year. Brexit It’s really impossible to mention anything to do with 2020 without mentioning Brexit, but at the same time, it’s also […]

Student visa reforms help to boost the student property investment market

When the Brexit referendum was announced, the tertiary-education sector very quickly announced itself to be pro-remain as it feared that the UK’s departure from the EU would lead to a reduction in the number of EU academics (both undergraduates and graduates) coming to study in the UK. So far, however, […]

Building Your Buy To Let Portfolio

Want to know how to expand your Buy To Let Business? The team at Property Reporter have today supplied their three top thoughts on how you can evolve your portfolio and increase your buy to let knowledge with their advice for landlords who are keen to expand their income & […]

The governments impact on the private rental sector

Sometimes the best-intentioned efforts can have unintended consequences. The government, for example, has been making fairly robust efforts to try to help renters, but at best they appear to have had limited impact. At worst, they may have actively backfired. Social rental versus private rental It may be a bit […]

How are landlords reacting to new reforms to the PRS market?

The buy-to-let (BTL) market is an attractive destination for investors seeking to reap the full financial benefits that come from property investment. The combination of long-term capital growth and regular rental yields is an enticing proposition, particularly when compared to the performance of other assets in this low interest-rate environment. […]

Should landlords consider selling their buy-to-let investments?

Every time the government makes changes which (are perceived to) have an adverse impact on landlords, which has been quite often over recent years, the question is raised as to whether now is the time to exit buy-to-let. In reality, however, the fundamentals of buy-to-let are still much the same […]

What Tenants Are Willing To Pay Extra For

As property prices rocket in the backdrop of a turbulent economic and political climate, home ownership is increasingly becoming unattainable. As a result, many have turned to the rental market as the most financially viable living option for their foreseeable future. With Brits now viewing rental properties as potentially long-term […]

New guidance issued for landlords, tenants and local authorities

From June this year (2019), it will become illegal for landlords to charge “add on” fees to tenants to cover the cost of extra services such as the cost of hiring a third-party to manage the inventory for a property. While it remains to be seen what effect this change […]