Property investment news (August 2010)

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Landlord confidence falls marginally

Confidence among people looking to purchase flats to rent remains "robust" despite declining slightly over the last few months, new figures from LSL Property Services have revealed. The number of buy-to-let investors thinking now is a good time to purchase properties has fallen from 48 per cent three months ago to 42 per cent, the latest landlord sentiment survey ...

26th Aug 2010

Failure to pay rent leading to landlord possessions

New research has revealed that nearly half (47 per cent) of possessions by landlords are a result of tenants failing to pay their rent, UK estate agents may be interested to hear. According to a recent study by the National Landlords Association (NLA), one fifth of people with private residential houses to rent had tenants in arrears during the second quarter of 2010. ...

17th Aug 2010

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Londoners to make millions in rent during Olympics

People who own London properties can expect to make an average of £4,500 renting out their home during the 2012 Olympics, HomeAway Holiday-Rentals has stated. Savvy Londoners who choose to rent flats and other residences during the upcoming Games stand to make millions, according to the organisation, which stated such events are increasingly beneficial to property owners. ...

2nd Aug 2010