More private renters than mortgaged homeowners by 2025

There will be more private renters than homeowners with a mortgage by 2025, NatWest senior economist Sebastian Burnside has predicted. There are already more private renters and outright homeowners and fewer people owning with a mortgage than 10 yea...continue reading

Miles & Barr Lettings: Busiest August to date

Whilst August is usually busy, this year our lettings offices took properties LET this summer to another level. All of our offices were number one for Lettings and listings according to Rightmove statistics. Demand is outstripping supply and althoug...continue reading

Have you registered your tenant's deposit?

If you have not used one of the approved tenant deposit schemes, then you are not only breaking the law but also making it almost impossible to evict your tenant should things go wrong.  Miles & Barr are members of the two most popular sche...continue reading

ARLA Propertymark: Rents and demand remained high in July

The number of letting agents who saw rents rise for tenants remained at 31 per cent in July, up from 27 per cent in May, according to the latest figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents. In its July Private Rented Sector Report, nu...continue reading

Tenant can't pay their rent!

Many tenants who get into arrears do so because they lose their income and/or have got into severe debt. Helping them overcome these problems gives you the best chance of getting them back on track with their payments. Notice is the last thing you w...continue reading

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