Bigger Landlords

Landlords expanding their portfolios, and buying more homes is increasing the size of the rental market. Recent regulatory and tax changes have made it more complicated and more expensive for amateur landlords to enter the sector.  There are 171,000 more homes to rent since 2015, but the number of landlords has fallen by 154,000 in … Read more

Rate of Rental Growth Doubles

Countrywide’s Monthly Letting Index shows how the run of eight consecutive months of falling rents in London ended abruptly in July.  Rents in London ended the month 2.1% up on last year, as the number of properties available to rent in the capital fell sharply.  Across Great Britain the rate of rental growth doubled from … Read more

To the Manor Born

Living in a manor house is no longer exclusively the domain of moneyed gentry with titles and servants, with these recommended rentals you’ll feel like a royal. Today, there are plenty of beautiful manor houses that have been converted into apartments. These plush dwellings often form part of listed buildings or historic mansions which are often set in picturesque grounds and adorned with characterful features.

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