More senior citizens choose to rent later in life, study suggests
According to Girlings, a specialist rental provider, more and more people are deciding to rent when they reach the twilight of their years;
This curiosity has slowly grown over the past decade, seeing the 55 to 64-year-old age category in the private rented sector with an Assured Tenancy rise by 118 per cent, based on research from Paragon Bank.
The East Midlands sees an increase in year-on-year rental yield
According to the latest rental yield from buy-to-let lender Fleet Mortgages, the East Midlands has seen an increase, bucking the general trend of the nationwide figures as a whole.
Covid highlights financial risks to self-managed private lets
Recent reports have revealed over half of private landlords suffered from lost rental income because of the unprecedented circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the National Residential Landlords Association’s survey for the fourth quarter of last year – some 56 per cent had lost rental income, with 12 per cent having lost more than 20 per cent that income.
When we're open & closed over the Festive Season
As you know, our office is currently closed to members of the public, and we've just published the days over Christmas that we're open and when our team will taking a much-deserved Xmas break.
Unsafe, illegal conversion sees landlord fined £280,000
A London-based landlord has been hit with a £280,000 fine after major breaches in planning permission procedures and human safety.
In one of the biggest cases of its type in recent times, Shafait Ali, of Deptford was discovered to be housing eight people in a flat that was considered illegal for even one resident.