18 August 2021

Student lets yield high rents as university term draws near - Goodlord analysis

An analysis of 5,000 student lets processed through the Goodlord platform between January 2021 and July 2021, shows the student rental market recorded a huge boost in the cost of rent for tenancies that began during July. 

28 March 2019

Tenant Fees Act: What can you charge tenants and guarantors?

A guide to what the tenant fees ban means for  letting agents and landlords when it comes to charging tenants fees, holding deposits, security deposits,  renewals, shortfall payments, and interest on late rental payments.

5 November 2018

Poorest areas of the country could pay more as a result of the Tenant Fees Bill

Goodlord analysed 30,000 tenancies to assess whether it is possible for the Tenant Fees Bill to deliver on its objective of helping renters across England and Wales - and found the impact would be minimal.

Increase in lettings legislation could help agents to win more instructions

Landlords will need more advice and support from letting agents in order to navigate the increasing compliance required to rent out a property.

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Student lets yield high rents as university term draws near - Goodlord analysis

Posted by Toby Burgess-Smith on 18 August 2021

Rental yields on student lets are climbing steadily across England according to a new analysis by Goodlord. In good news for landlords, the upcoming university term, which many students hope will provide a welcome return to normality, looks set to bring the student lettings market back into a period of steady growth. 

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Topics: Data

Tenant Fees Act: What can you charge tenants and guarantors?

Posted by Toby Burgess-Smith on 28 March 2019

The Tenant Fees Act came into law in England on 1st June 2019, banning letting agents and landlords from charging tenants any fees in connection with a tenancy, unless they are specifically permitted by the legislation.

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Topics: Compliance

Poorest areas of the country could pay more as a result of the Tenant Fees Bill

Posted by Toby Burgess-Smith on 05 November 2018

The proposed Tenant Fees Bill aims to relieve the financial strain faced by tenants when they move home. Currently, tenants are required to find large amounts of capital to put towards upfront rents, fees and security deposits.

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Topics: Compliance, Data

Increase in lettings legislation could help agents to win more instructions

Posted by Toby Burgess-Smith on 16 October 2018

Many agencies throughout England and Wales viewed the Tenant Fee Ban as a doomsday-like event, with the revenue that has supplemented business models soon to be nothing more than a memory.

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Topics: Customer experience, Compliance

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