The government is likely to push ahead with its plans their overhaul of the private rented sector (as if they have not introduced enough lately), after the Conservative party won a majority in the general election of December 2019.
The government’s... read more »
Economic analysis shows abolition of Section 21 would devastate PRS | National Landlords Association
Quite a damning report released by the NLA puts the governments idea to scrap section 21 notices into question ;
Hopefully someone in government with some authority may take some notice of these figures and think again !! Meanwhile on the ground landlords continue to invest into residential property, we see continued interest from landlords growing their portfolio. If your a landlord and would like advice on these proposed changes just give us a call ! ... read more »
The Office of National Statistics has released the English Housing Survey 17/18, and the findings show the vast majority of private renters are satisfied with their accommodation, which is contrary to negative press and TV reports, who seem to be intent on portraying a poor Private Rented Sector for housing standards and tenants !
The Key findings show ;
84% of private renters were satisfied or Very satisfied with their property, not far short of the same figures for owner occupiers.
only 12% of renters were asked to leave their property by their landlord (which presumably includes arrears cases and anti social issues or landlord having to sell)
71% of private renters found it easy or Very easy to pay their rent
So all isn't as bad in the private rented sector as press and TV would make you think !! ... read more »
Just wanted to share this interesting report from landlord zone, as it pretty much mirrors our view here at Letsafe, have a read !
Some positive changes announced by government for landlord who let lower market properties to UC tenants.. apparently housing element of the claim will be paid straight to landlords from the outset soon, some landlords have suffered since the the government paid the tenants direct, but more details to follow on this, hopefully a step in the right direction !... read more »
We are delighted to confirm we are now open at our new Property Management Centre - 57 Park View, Whitley Bay !.. After a long refurbishment programme we think the new office looks great and hope you do to !! If you're a landlord looking to rent a property, or a tenant looking for a rental, please call in and see us !...... read more »