By Gary Trent, PRS Stakeholder Lead, Valuation Office Agency. Statistics on the Private Rented Sector (PRS) can be an invaluable resource. They give a real insight into sector trends and the wider market beyond our own experience. However, it’s not often there’s the chance to influence their development. however, an online survey running until the … Continue reading What do you think of private rental market statistics?
Carolyn Uphill, Chairman of the National Landlords Association (NLA). The NLA represents private landlords across the United Kingdom, providing advice, guidance, professional development, and working to affect positive change for both its members and everyone involved in the private rented sector (PRS). We are the largest representative body for private landlords, and currently work with … Continue reading The National Landlords Association is on the lookout for two new Board members – could you be the one we’re looking for?
One of the biggest concerns for landlords today is arrears, and the potential income lost due to missed or late rent payments. The business of letting your property relies upon a working relationship between both landlord and tenant, particularly when income is so dependent on others. Arrears on the rise Cases of rental arrears are … Continue reading Safeguard your rental income and get your Rent on Time
Your ability to earn on an investment has a huge impact on your efficacy as a landlord. A worrying 17% of landlords experience difficulties in covering their costs and, in some of the worst cases, suffer losses. In light of these findings, how can you ensure that your business is successful, profitable, and above all … Continue reading Get the most out of your lettings business with Reinventing Renting
Today’s publication of the interim report from LSE, commissioned by the NLA debunks the myth that rent control is a golden bullet, easy to implement and guaranteed to work in the UK. The launch comes on the day that the four Labour candidates aspiring to be leader (and potentially our next Prime Minster) go head-to-head … Continue reading Is the grass always greener on the other side?