Tenants demand bike storage

Forget super-fast broadband and space for an office, bike storage is the latest ‘must-have’ for rental properties post-lockdown. This is according to data from executives...

New tenancy electrical safety checks add to Landlord burden

New legislation for landlords to carry out electrical safety checks is due to come into force on July 1. The Electrical Safety Standards in the...

Fears over first-time buyer market

The Coventry Building Society this week became the latest lender to dash the hopes of first-time buyers with small deposits. Although it said it...

Landlords feel lighter after Letting Index results

Landlords in England can relax after it was confirmed the lettings market hasn’t suffered from the inactivity of the past couple of months. On the...

Build-to-rent popularity grows day by day

The number of Build to Rent (BTR) homes in the UK is now sitting at around 157,512. This is according to the latest figures from...

Financial aid affecting mortgage applications

Some small business owners and self-employed individuals looking for a residential mortgage are being penalised for taking government help during the pandemic, it has...

Aspiring new challenger bank

Nazzim Ishaque, Lintel Founder and CEO Lintel is a new, London-based banking firm aimed at international students and professionals, making it easier for them to...

Property price plummet: the winners and losers

Regional winners and losers as property prices plummet As expected, property prices have plunged over the last month – according to the Nationwide House Price...

Tradespeople build industry standard “Covid-secure” safety toolkit

SaferTrader, a training and safety firm, are rolling out a great new scheme to help tradespeople get back to work safely – and help...

Lifting restrictions is cold comfort for first time buyers

On the 13th of May, many estate agents and property owners in England breathed a sigh of relief as the industry was, once again,...