Landlords

The latest developments in the lettings market.

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...

Student House Hunting Season Just Around The Corner

Can you believe it's that time of the year already? No sooner have we checked all of our tenants in, tackled all their maintenance and left them smil...

Redbrick Launch New Instant Online Yield Calculator

we've been working feverishly behind the scenes to improve our service to landlords. This week we have added an Instant Online Yield Calculator to ou...

Demand For Rental Properties Riding High

ARLA (Association of Residential Letting Agents) have recently released their August 2016 Private Rented Sector Report and the overall outlook is that...

Buy To Let Of The Week - Current Yield Of 10.7%

Every so often we use our expertise to search the local property market for good potential investments in Leeds, not only for new landlords looking to...

Redbrick Launch New Instant Online Rent Calculator

We've been doing a huge amount of work behind the scenes here at Redbrick Properties with the aim of distinguishing ourselves from the competition an...

Redbrick Share Local Market Insights

You might think we're crazy for hanging it all out there, but today we've just launched our LIVE marketing reports suite for landlords.  

Student Property Investors Far From Put Off By New Tax Rules

Despite the hammering buy-to-let landlords have been taking of late a new report has stated that over a third of property investors intend to increase...

Yorkshire Rental Growth Remains Steady

Homelet's April 2016 Edition of their Rental Index has been published and is showing a steady rise in rents in all regions of the UK except for the N...

An Investor Calls - High Risk v Low Risk Investments

We took a call from a potential investor last year who contacted us on a recommendation from one of our current landlords. He had money to invest but ...

Buy To Let Of The Week - Potential Yield Of 8.5%

This spacious 6 bed mid-terraced house is located in Hyde Park, a very popular student districts of Leeds, on the door-step of lots of fantastic shops...

Susan's Story - Bidding For Property From Overseas

In this latest blog from Susan, one of our portfolio landladies, we hear how she recently purchased her last property through a property auction, from...

Richard's Story - A Buy-To-Let Landlord

In 2013 I started looking for a buy-to-let property in North Leeds, initially looking at Roundhay and Chapel Allerton postcodes as these are the areas...

Top Tax Issues for Buy to Let Landlords

Our tax specialist Rob Durrant-Walker, from Garbutt & Elliott is back with another important and interesting blog on tax issues facing buy-to-let ...

New Energy Efficiency Regulations From 1st April 2016

Firstly, no this is not an April Fools' joke. It is simply ANOTHER regulation applicable to privately rented properties. Unfortunately it is about as...