Rental demand rising across the major UK cities

Research by estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed that rental demand has started to return to the majority of major UK cities during the second quarter of this year, with all but a handful of London boroughs also seeing an uplift. The Barrows and Forrester Rental Demand Index monitors rental listings across all of the major property...

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A step in the right direction for residential landlords

A gradual return to normality looks hopeful for landlords and letting agents as the Section 21 notice period moves back from its temporary Covid extended period of 6 months to is normal 2 months on 1 October. Desperate times called for desperate measures When Parliament shut down for a month in March last year to combat the spread of coronavirus,...

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London’s short-term rental sector performing strongly in wake of pandemic

The capital’s short term rental sector is continuing to perform well after the sector recovers, according to performance data from a tracking study released by STR. The data benchmarking experts conducted the study in partnership with the UK Short Term Accommodation Association, measuring the three main accommodation sectors simultaneously and comparing how London’s short term rentals, hotels and serviced apartments...

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Asking prices hit all time high as buyer demand continues to rise

Despite the usual traditional summer holiday lull, fierce competition continues among buyers for a record low number of available properties for sale, with many who put off buying during the height of the stamp duty holiday now making their move. The latest data released this morning from Rightmove shows that the national average asking prices of newly marketed properties have...

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Yorkshire property boom continues leeds

How can the property industry reduce its environmental impact?

Despite generating the fifth-lowest amount of greenhouse gas emissions across all studied sectors, the property industry has seen a 10.8% increase in emissions over the last decade. New research by virtual property viewings platform, U-See Homes, has revealed just how much work the property industry has to do in order to lower its impact on the environment. Greenhouse gas emissions...

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Investing in a ski chalet: where to look and what to consider

Originally written by Christopher Nye on What Investment There are many benefits to buying a ski home, including the fact that it’s a great investment opportunity! After a season of no skiing, many holidaymakers are looking for private accommodation, such as ski chalets. So, now could be an excellent time to buy. The writers at The Luxury Ski Show take...

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7 Things Landlords Need To Know About Making Tax Digital

Making Tax Digital (MTD) is an ambitious scheme by the HMRC to move all tax administration to a digital system. The HMRC believes this transition will reduce bookkeeping errors making compliance easier for businesses and self-employed. The new Making Tax Digital scheme necessarily means a dramatic change to how you will need to track and report your income and expenses...

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