There was little change to average rents in England in April 2021 showed the latest Goodlord Rental Index, but void periods rose in most areas of the country.
The government has published new guidance for agents and landlords on how the English right to rent checks should be carried out from 17 May 2021, after the temporary measures introduced in March 2020 expire, and has dropped its requirement for retrospective checks for this period.
What could enforcement, agency costs and a potential timeline for the Regulation of Property Agents look like? Sean Hooker, Head of Redress at the Property Redress Scheme, shared his expert view at a recent Goodlord webinar.
Each region monitored by Goodlord saw a rise in the average cost of rent during March, the first time we have seen such a uniform increase across England since July 2020.
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An analysis of 255,000 tenancies shows that revenues from student lets dropped by 30% in 2020, with the amount spent on student properties dropping from 12p in every £1 to just 8p between 2018/19 and 2020.
Once lockdown came into effect on 23rd March 2020, the impact on the sector was swift, but the pace of activity appears to be increasing, pushing volumes much closer to those seen in 2020 before the pandemic hit.
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The Government has extended the evictions ban and six-month notice periods in England until 31 May 2021.
Average voids dropped by 3 days across England as a whole shows the latest Goodlord Rental Index, with certain regions seeing a sizeable reduction in voids.