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Alternative to Raising Rents

By | 2011-01-26T13:52:07+00:00 January 26th, 2011|Company News, Uncategorized|

No doubt you have seen in the press that rental prices continue to increase (in most places) and how it is a boom time for most landlords as interest rates remain low. When is the best time to increase rents? No doubt in my mind it should only be done when you are re-letting a property [...]

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Rental Properties In Record Demand

By | 2011-01-25T13:57:52+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Company News, Uncategorized|

This time last year one in four letting agents recorded that demand was greater than stock available to rent; this has now tripled in 2011. Reasons for the increase in UK residents looking to rent properties are down to more people being forced to rent as they can’t afford to buy. The housing market prices, [...]

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UK Changing Attitude To Renting

By | 2011-01-25T13:56:16+00:00 January 25th, 2011|Company News, Uncategorized|

Renting is becoming increasingly popular, according to research by the Association of Residential Letting Agents. In ARLA’s survey of Q4 2010, 71% of landlords asked said they felt renting was more popular now than a year ago. In Q4 2009, the figure was just 35%. When asked about attitudes to renting and whether consumers would rather [...]

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