letting

Buy to let still popular among Moneywise users despite tax hikes

Friday, 19 May 2017 | News

Three in 10 (32%) buy to let landlords have kept all their rental properties and plan to do so for now, according to the results of a new Moneywise poll.

Rental round-up: cheaper to rent than to buy in London

Friday, 19 May 2017 | News

Research by property portal Zoopla suggests it is cheaper to rent than to buy a property in over half (54%) of UK cities.

Letting agent fees ban moves a step closer

Monday, 10 April 2017 | News

Plans to ban letting agents from charging fees to tenants have moved a step closer with the government launching an industry consultation on the move.

London feels the impact of new Airbnb rule

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 | News

A cap on the number of nights that landlords in London can let out their properties through Airbnb could hit London’s tourist industry, according to new research.

Top tips for beating damp and mould

Friday, 09 December 2016 | Article

Read any debate about the private rented sector and you’ll notice that one issue comes up time and time again: damp.

Landlords set up companies to beat tax hikes

Friday, 02 December 2016 | News

Many landlords are preparing for government tax changes by placing their property portfolios within limited companies, a new study has revealed.

Autumn Statement 2016: Ban on letting agents' fees

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 | News

The Chancellor has announced a ban on letting agents charging tenants fees, which will come into effect “as soon as possible”.

One in seven tenants bends the rules

Thursday, 22 September 2016 | News

One in seven renters has broken one or more rules of their tenancy agreement, new research has revealed.

Why holiday homes are the new buy to let

Friday, 08 July 2016 | Article

Last year saw some nasty, unexpected surprises for the country’s estimated two million landlords.

How to make money on Airbnb

Monday, 23 May 2016 | Article

If you've ever stayed at an Airbnb holiday rental, you may have toyed with the idea of hosting short-term guests yourself – even if it’s just while you’re on holiday.