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For Our Let-Only Landlords - The Deregulation Act 2015 Revisited

As you'll know by now, we're keen to keep you up to date with any new regulations coming into effect which could have ramifications for our landlords.  This latest one is really for our Let-Only landlords that resign tenancies themselves a...

Don't Be Caught Out By New HMO Licensing Rules

You may not be aware but in just three weeks there is to be a rather monumental change to the current HMO licensing rules.As it stands, a property with five or more tenants from separate households requires an HMO licence if it has three or more flo...

Property Remains A Solid Long-Term Investment

A recent study by property investment platform British Pearl which analysed typical five-year investments made over the past half-century has found investors would have made money during the vast majority of investment periods. The study has also re...

Leeds Universities In Top 10 Student BTL Hotspots

With students currently heading back to university, demand for student housing is still high, but where can buy-to-let landlords investing in the student property market achieve the highest yields?​A new study highlighted on the Landlord Today webs...

Buy To Let Of The Week - Hyde Park - Gross Yield 8%

Every so often we use our expertise to search the local property market for good potential investments, not only for new landlords looking to dive into the residential property market but also portfolio landlords looking to bulk up their portfolio. ...

City Of Leeds Identified As A Property Investment Hotspot

According to an article on the Landlord Today website, recent research of the world's leading property markets by the property investment company IP Global has identified The Northern Powerhouse cities of Leeds, Manch...

The Northern Powerhouse - Leeds Rents Set To Grow

I read a really great report recently called A Property Investor's Guide To The Northern Powerhouse written by RMP Property based in London. They had ...

House Price Index - South East Records Annual Fall

The Rightmove House Price Index was released this morning and gives a national picture of activity and house prices over the past few weeks. Here are...

Article 4? Never Heard Of It!

Even though the Article 4 Direction has been milling around the streets of Leeds since 10th February 2012, you'd be amazed at the number of landlords...

Britain To Become A Nation Of 'Forever Renters'

A recent study by The Urban Collective has revealed that many young people in the UK are increasingly giving up hope of ever getting on the property l...

Important Changes To Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards - 1st April 2018

As from the 1st April 2018 there is to be a requirement for any properties rented out in the domestic private rented sector in England and Wales to ha...

House Price Index - Northern Markets Motoring Ahead

The Rightmove House Price Index was released to the media this week giving a national picture of housing activity over the last month. Here are a ...

Buy To Let Sector Still Going Strong

The Paragon Group of Companies has reported a strong performance in its new buy to let lending. For the first six months to the end of March this year...

Leeds Graduates To ‘First’ Tier For Investor Potential

Investing In Leeds? Research experts at high-end agency Savills say a total of £5.3 billion is expected to be invested in the student accommodation s...

North Leeds Residential Letting Update

As a landlord you can gain a wealth of knowledge and relevant stats from our Live Market Insights. One of those stats being just how popular the dema...

REDBRICK PROPERTIES MAKES THE SHORTLIST IN BIGGEST AWARDS FOR LETTING AGENTS

Redbrick Properties has once again been recognised for its outstanding customer service to its clients by the biggest award scheme in the UK residenti...

Are You A Typical Landlord?

New research from the Council of Mortgage Lenders has revealed significant insights about landlords' profile, motivations, and plans for the future. ...

Landlord Knowledge Survey Reveals Alarming Lack Of Awareness

The importance of letting agencies assisting landlords through the 'minefield' of the private rental sector has been highlighted in the findings...

An Investor Calls - High Tenant Turnover

I had a landlord call to pick my brains a couple of years back. He was becoming a little despondent with his property portfolio as he seemed to be str...

Letting Agents Save Landlords On Average £1910.00 Per Year

The result of a new survey into 500 landlords carried out by insurance firm Endsleigh suggests widespread misconceptions among landlords about the va...