Airbnb boosts property values in the UK as they are ‘ideal’ for renting out
The Express

Paying rent ‘in full and on time’ should boost a tenant’s credit score, says RLA

Tenants will suffer as supply of rental homes dwindles Landlord Zone

Landlords back rent payments being used to calculate credit scores

New requirements for portfolio landlords with buy-to-let properties
Daily Telegraph

Tenants in the UK stay for an average of almost two years, new research shows Property Wire

Letting fees: MP Kevin Hollinrake initiates Parliamentary debate on ban Property Industry Eye

Tax changes mean a third of Landlords plan to hike rents Landlord Today

Rogue Landlords still letting to illegal tenants Landlord News

Multiple property ownership up 30% as young squeezed out 

Getting a buy to let mortgage set to become harder in the UK Property Wire

A quarter of all UK households will be private tenants within eight years, forecast Property Industry Eye

Average tenancy in UK is now 20 months – and many are longer
Letting Agent Today

London landlords ‘avoiding £200m in tax’ by not declaring income
The Independent

Bad landlords beware, there is now a way for tenants to fight back
The Guardian

‘Landlord tax’ stamp duty changes raise £2bn a year from buy-to-let and second home owners – double the amount expected The Telegraph

New fines for rogue landlords ITV

Jon Snow: Grenfell Tower highlighted media’s disconnect with ordinary people Windsor Observer

Rents fall up to 10% in prime London despite increased activity
Letting Agent Today

London microflats attract investors after millennials priced out of traditional housing market The Independent

Could digital tax system be unwanted burden for landlords?

How the property market will look in 2019:house prices forecast to rise across Britain over next two years Homes and

Why has our national housing regulator been silent on Grenfell?
The Guardian

One in five buy-to-let investors plan to sell up The Telegraph

A stamp duty cut is something that all Tories should support The Telegraph

Have we gone too far in vilifying landlords? The Guardian

Couple trying to evict their own tenant are forced to give him cheap rent for LIFE in the £310,000 home after his lawyer uses a little-known…
Mail on Sunday

Annual rate of residential rental growth in Britain doubles Property Wire

Eight-month run of falling rents comes to an end as U… Landlord Today

Trade body to monitor rise and rise of Airbnb-style s… Letting Agent Today

Housing crisis: Most Brits don’t want to live in new-builds City AM

Tenants and landlords make up bulk of complaints to r… Landlord Today

Almost a third of families are now living in rented accommodation City AM

Borough council outs 13,000 tax-dodging landlords – which means £200m in income tax could be missing in the capital alone Daily Mail

Landlords want rent payments in credit scores 24housing

SIMON LAMBERT: The death of dinner party buy-to-let… and why the easy gains from property have gone Mail on Sunday

Could HMOs provide opportunities for buy-to-let investors? Property Reporter

TV advert being prepared to show importance of using letting agents
Letting Agent Today

St Andrews University tops student landlord yield table Mortgage Introducer

Landlord association launches fire safety course Fire Risk Management

One in 10 adults now owns a second home with HALF being snapped up by wealthy baby boomers Daily Mail

Grenfell inquiry should shine a spotlight on UK’s housing issues The Guardian

Local Authorities Already have Enough Power to Tackle Substandard Property, Housing Minister Insists Landlord News

Warnings of Rising Rents Due to New Energy Rules Business News Wales

Goodbye to buy-to-let: why I’m moving on after 13 years as a landlady
The Guardian

No political party in the UK can realistically solve the housing crisis
The Independent

Why people are choosing property over pension for retirement
What Investment UK

Annual rental inflation returns to growth as average new rents hit new high Property Industry Eye

Savvy property investors turn to “rent ready”
Yorkshire Business Daily

Christopher Howarth: It’s time to end the great leasehold service charge rip-off Conservative Home

Landlord Given Suspended Sentence for Risking Tenants’ Lives
Landlord News

New leasehold homes have their place in estate management, experts say

Buy to Let Mortgage Rules set to become stricter for Landlords from September Property Secrets

Brokers: How to help providers lend to portfolio landlords
Mortgage Solutions

Are more landlords needed to cater to demand? Landlord News

Learning from the Grenfell Tower tragedy
Housing management and maintenance

There are more ways to invest in property than you may think
What investment UK

Buy To Let Tax Change warning For Expat Landlords
Money International

Substantial Fire Risks Uncovered at Blocks of Flats Across the UK
Landlord Today

Exclusive: Stamp duty poses risk to economy because tax on most expensive homes is so high The Telegraph

Third of private rented homes fail basic health and safety standards, new analysis finds The independent

The housing crisis: an act of devastating economic self-harm Cap X

More overseas action against Airbnb and short-lets: i… Letting Agent Today

How can landlords maximise yields and profits? … Landlord Today

Is this the way to beat stamp duty? Savvy widower, 82, with a 10 room property ‘downsizes’ by splitting his home in HALF to live in one side… Mail on Sunday

Truth at last: What really happened in Scotland after letting agent fees were banned Sutton City Living

Shelter demands ‘power shift’ in favour of private te… Letting Agent Today

£127m in Stamp Duty returned to home owners caught by surcharge rule Property Industry Eye

Landlords business confidence slumps amid nerves for rental sector prospects Mortgage Solutions

Landlords beginning to adapt to new market Landlord News

The Right to Buy scheme will be suspended in Cardiff Wales Online

Young tenants in crisis as landlords turn them away (The Times) paywall


Landlords are turning young people away from renting for fear of late payment (The Independent)

Should I ditch my expensive letting agent and advertise my buy-to-let property for free online instead?(

Hundreds of thousands to use pensions to pay off mortgages (FTAdviser)

Best rental yields found up North (Every Investor)

Landlords accused of discrimination by 38% of students (Mortgage Solutions)

Trade body establishes ‘research lab’ to inform letti… (Letting Agent Today)

Landlords call for ‘full review’ of fire safety (Fire Risk Management)

Buy to let landlord with four or more properties? How to beat tough new lending criteria (Moneywise)

Sluggish house prices ‘will deliver a buyers’ market’ as Nationwide tips growth of just 2% this year (Mail on Sunday)

Is Airbnb damaging Camden? This group thinks so (Hampstead and Highgate Express)

Landlord prosecuted over gas safety failure (HVP)

As rents rise, how should landlords decide what to charge on their buy-to-let? (Which?)

Lettings demand to stay high as ‘30% of tenants plan never to buy. (Letting Agent Today)

Number of overseas landlords with properties in Britain tumbles – with London seeing the biggest fall, as Brexit and tax hikes bite (

London mayor to seek new powers over housing (24Housing)

News: Top 10 postcodes for buy-to-let in London (

Rooms for improvement How to solve Britain’s housing crisis (The Economist)

It’s time for the capital to reinvent renting (City AM)

Rental costs keep rising despite more homes available on the market
Daily Mail (07/07/2017)

Government tells trade body – new EPC rules will come…
Letting Agent Today (10/07/2017)

Challenging the Myth: Two Thirds of Landlords Pay Basic Rate Tax
Business News Wales (10/07/2017)

Landlords rank reversing mortgage interest relief as key buy-to-let priority for Government Property Industry Eye (10/07/2017)

Two more councils clamp down on rogue landlords and agents
The Negotiator (10/07/2017)

Limited company landlords facing higher mortgage costs
Property Industry Eye (10/07/2017)

The foundation of better standards in PRS The Negotiator (10/07/2017)

Landlords warned of potential rise in property fraud
Property Reporter (10/07/2017)

Buy-to-let ‘mis-selling scandal’ have you been caught out? (10/07/2017)

Agents told to tackle private rental damp, condensati…
Letting Agent Today (11/07/2017)

Two-thirds of sellers do not visit a high street office before instructing an agent Property Industry Eye (11/07/2017)

Landlords could be out of pocket if they’re unprepared for tenancy turnovers Property Reporter (11/07/2017)

Buy-to-let landlords face more pain from September (11/07/2017)

Almost half of tenants in UK fall out with their landlord at some point, research suggests Property Wire (11/07/2017)

Mortgage product count has doubled in two years.
Mortgage Introducer (11/07/2017)

Where are the opportunities in UK property after Brexit?
What investment UK (11/07/2017)

Landlords are purchasing cheaper high yielding properties
Mortgage Introducer (12/07/2017)

The robot lawyer that overturned 160,000 parking tickets can now help you in 1,000 legal areas for free Mail Online (12/07/2017)

Landlords risk £5,000 fines under new energy rules Which? (13/07/2017)

Lowest annual rise in house prices for four years recorded in second quarter of 2017 Your Mortgage Magazine (13/07/2017)

Private landlord changed the locks at Fenton house – because his tenant owed him rent The Sentinel (13/07/2017)

Call for independent complaints body to be set up for private renting.
Letting Agent Today (14/07/2017)

Rents rises could ‘catch up with inflation, before …
Landlord Today (14/07/2017)

Uncertainty is Stifling Housing Market Sentiment, Shows Latest RICS Survey Landlord News (14/07/2017)

Number of rented homes in UK private rented sector has more than doubled since 1990s Property Wire (14/07/2017)

Accord to offer mortgages to first-time landlords
Mortgage Introducer (14/07/2017)

Bill of £17,500 for failing to maintain gas applianc… Letting Agent Today

Landlords in the UK more concerned with long-term growth than tax changes

London councils undertaking more ‘thorough’ fire risk assessments
Fire Risk Management

Dawn raids uncover 16 men crammed into ‘uninhabitable’ slum flat in north west London London Evening Standard

No fault evictions: time to put an end to this unscrupulous practice
The Guardian

Government must help first-time buyers without hurting BTL – Bob Hunt Mortgage Solutions

Private rented sector review – tell us how it works in your area
Chartered Institute of Housing

Calls for unregulated eviction companies to join a redress scheme
Property Reporter

The accidental landlord:New lending criteria for buy-to-let mortgages will push up costs for landlords

Landlords hit out at evictions report 24Housing

What’s really putting the brakes on the housing market? Financial Times

10 things you need to know about the leasehold consultation
Mortgage Solutions

Rental round-up: Rents go up but tenants have more choice Moneywise

Sharp decline in buy-to-let landlords ‘likely to ba… Landlord Today

‘Zero tolerance’: More than 100 rogue landlords in Brent convicted over illegal subletting Get West London

Trade body wants rental sector fire safety guidance t… Letting Agent Today

RLA angry over ‘misleading’ evictions report Landlord Today

Should we blame landlords for the housing crisis? Property Reporter

Mortgage Lending Remains Stable, While Complex Buy-to-Let is on the Up Landlord News

10 years on the credit crunch is still shaping the UK housing market
Property Wire

More than £1m in tenancy deposits stolen by letting … Landlord Today

Landlords fear buy-to-let regulation and taxation, but no worries over Brexit Property Industry Eye

Are smart meter to blame for house fires? Fears families are being put at risk after evidence suggests some engineers installing the devices… Daily Mail

Buy-to-let Watch: Brokers need a pay rise Mortgage Strategy

Shelter insists age, not taxes, forces landlords to q… Letting Agent Today

Number of rent rises hits 14-month high, says ARLA Pr… Letting Agent Today

Best rental yields found up North Mortgage Introducer

Scrap the bureaucracy and let’s have simple rental …
Estate Agent Today (14/07/2017)

Cardiff Council Selected to be the Licensing Authority For Wales
Property and Development (14/07/2017)

Overseas landlords shun the UK, as tax changes bite BBC (17/07/2017)

Housing minister’s wife is a private landlord – declared as interest by Alok Sharma Property Industry Eye (17/07/2017)

‘I had to bring private prosecution against fraud agent because police refused to investigate’, claim Property Industry Eye (17/07/2017)

Brexit and tuition fees hurting student housing secto…
Letting Agent Today (17/07/2017)

Another court case over controversial Rent Smart Wale…
Letting Agent Today (17/07/2017)

Landlords predict rent rises as council proposes licensing
Rotherham Advertiser (17/07/2017)

Trend report: Landlords purchasing cheaper properties with higher yields
Bridging and Commercial (17/07/2017)

Modest 1.1% rise in average rents in past year, says …
Letting Agent Today (18/07/2017)

Landlords warned to upgrade their properties or risk being banned
Property Reporter (18/07/2017)

Average buy-to-let flat fees hit 12-month low
Mortgage Strategy (18/07/2017)

MP launching new bid to make rental accommodation ‘fit for human habitation’
Property industry (19/07/2017)

RLA launches new Local Authority Network
The Exeter Daily (18/07/2017)

BTL issue: demand v supply The Negotiator (18/07/2017)

House prices continue to stall with fears a ‘fresh slowdown in London could be under way’ The Telegraph (18/07/2017)

‘Why does our industry allow rogue agents to continue ripping people off?’
The Negotiator (19/07/2017)

Iain Duncan Smith speaks out in support of private la…
Landlord Today (19/07/2017)

Britain’s biggest building society Nationwide to pump millions into building and rental schemes in bid to ease nation’s housing crisis Daily Mail (21/07/2017)

Could listing on Airbnb put you in trouble with your mortgage lender?
Which? (21/07/2017)

Oh we do like to invest beside the seaside! Finance Digest (21/07/2017)

Police called in as agent warns over pop-up lettings firms defrauding landlords and tenants, Property Industry Eye (21/07/2017)

London’s super prime rentals market is booming …
Landlord Today (21/07/2017)

Wales launches consultation on letting agent fees ban – and In London agents asked to scrap fees voluntarily Property Industry Eye (21/07/2017)

Further urgent cladding tests being carried out in wake of London tower block disaster Property Wire (21/07/2017)

Tackling the housing crisis must remain a government priority
Planning and Building Control Today (21/07/2017)

Grenfell Tower: Private landlords offered cladding tests
BBC News NI (01/07/2017)

Dangerous Electrical Appliances following Grenfell Tower fire
Landlordzone (01/07/2017)

Trouble in the Dales as holiday homes become the new buy-to-let
The Guardian (01/07/2017)

Attacks on landlords end up hurting tenants, says ex-Bank of England policymaker The Telegraph (02/07/2017)

Letting agents report rents are on the rise Property industry Eye (03/07/2017)

Landlords are NOT to blame for UK housing crisis: Former Bank of England economist warns politicians buy-to-let assault is ‘profoundly wrong… (03/07/2017)

Lack of affordable housing leading to ‘rental logjam’, warns LGA
Public Sector Executive (03/07/2017)

LSE economist plays down 40% house price crash fears
Mortgage Introducer (03/07/2017)

Lettings sector tax increases – they’re hurting, but …
Letting Agent Today (04/07/2017)

Ltd companies borrow more than landlords for first time
Mortgage Strategy (04/07/2017)

Private label launches Airbnb-style buy to let, day-one remos and mortgage bidding platform Mortgage Solutions (04/07/2017)

Additional landlord licence plan consultation launche…
Landlord Today (05/07/2017)

DCLG launches £2.3bn fund to boost infrastructure and drive housebuilding Public Sector Investment (05/07/2017)

Government spells out fire responsibilities of privat…
Letting Agent Today (05/07/2017)

London Rents Drag Down the Average Across the UK
Landlord News (05/07/2017)

Two-thirds of landlords pay only basic rate of income tax – ‘a myth that they’re raking it in’ Property Industry Eye (06/07/2017)

Capital gains tax on all homes needed 24Housing (06/07/2017)

New student accommodation rental platform aims to ‘disrupt’ university lets Property Industry Eye (06/07/2017)

Local councils launch voluntary scheme that benchmarks letting agents and landlords Property Industry Eye (07/07/2017)

Landlord confidence dips as tax burdens rise What Mortgage? (23/06/2017)

Letting agents ‘use holding deposit system to take advantage of desperate renters’, Which? warns London Evening Standard (23/06/2017)

Property management chief calls for national tenant r…
Letting Agent Today (26/06/2017)

Only 41% of landlords have positive outlook on portfolio 
Bridging and Commerical (23/06/2017)

Properties in festival towns are hitting the right note with significant house price growth City AM (25/06/2017)

Buy to lose: buy-to-let landlords bow out in face of prohibitive tax changes Ham&High (23/06/2017)

Housing Benefit: The Black Hole That Continues To Grow 
Huffington Post (26/06/2017)

The rental market in broken, according to British landlords 
City AM (26/06/2017)

Sticking your buy-to-let into a limited company to save on tax is increasingly popular… but here’s why you should beware doing that Daily Mail (27/06/2017)

Investing in property could ‘soon cease to be finanancially viable 
Landlord Today (27/06/2017)

No10 ‘doesn’t know’ if cladding blamed for Grenfell inferno is legal as 15 more tower blocks fail safety tests The Sun (27/06/2017)

Trade group urges checks on white goods across private rental sector
Letting Agent Today (29/06/2017)

Could it happen here? Australian agents specifically ban Airbnb sublets
Letting Agent Today (29/06/2017)

New lettings portal which cuts out agents embarks on crowd-funding 
Property industry Eye (29/06/2017)

New survey reveals public concern about government response to housing crisis The Chartered institute of Housing (28/06/2017)

Expats considering buy-to-let soars despite UK tax changes 
International Adviser (30/06/2017)

Top 10 reasons landlords claim on their insurance and how to avoid them 
Mail Online (30/06/2017)

Rent costs start to indicate upward trend 24Housing (30/06/2017)

Half of landlords unlikely to let to tenants without a British passport, claim Property Industry Eye (19/06/2017)

Renters warned of fake property scam where fraudsters are posing as landlords to get people to hand over their credit card details
Daily Mail (20/06/2017)

Revealed: The best UK areas to buy holiday lets, as ‘Airbnb effect’ and weak pound pumps up income to double that of residential lets
City AM (20/06/2017)

UK rental system ‘not fit for purpose’ claims new report
Property Reporter (20/06/2017)

Call for regulated inventories to become compulsory in UK lettings market Property Wire (20/06/2017)

End demonising of poorest, say housing leaders 24Housing (20/06/2017)

Landlord Ministers Leading Grenfell Fire Response Told To Resign Over Voting Record On Housing Huffington Post (20/06/2017)

The Government’s Ban On Letting Fees Shows That Private Renters Are Becoming A Force To Be Reckoned With Huffington Post (21/06/2017)

Rental Market Left in “Limbo” Following Queen’s Speech
Landlord News (22/06/2017)

Agents ask: Why did we even bother with fee ban consu…
Letting Agent Today (22/06/2017)

Buy to let clampdown has “backfired” on the Government
Property Industry Eye (22/06/2017)

Housing market getting closer to supply and demand balance – Bank of England Property Industry Eye (22/06/2017)

The British housing crisis, in five charts CityMetric (22/06/2017)

Government crackdown on landlords is misjudged and nowhere is that clearer than for social tenants…writes SARAH DAVIDSON Daily Mail (23/06/2017)

Lenders call for a break in the war on landlords as buy-to-let lending forecasts drop Property Industry Eye (23/06/2017)

What does the recent political upheaval mean for property in the UK?
Property Reporter (23/06/2017)

BREAKING NEWS: Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower inferno as they reveal fire was started by a Hotpoint freezer and cl…
Daily Mail (23/06/2017)

Buy-to-let landlords face triple threat FTadviser (23/06/2017)

Letting agents ‘use holding deposit system to take advantage of desperate renters’, Which? warns London Evening Standard (23/06/2017)

Right To Rent may be tweaked as part of Brexit proces…
Letting Agent Today (23/06/2017)