Short-term lets can be beneficial to landlords and tenants looking for a more flexible solution than a long-term contract can provide - but some say this may pose a threat to the buy-to-let sector.
The biggest ever State of the Lettings Industry Report from Goodlord and Vouch shows in detail which pandemic-induced shifts have proved short-term, and what market movements look set to reshape the industry permanently
The speed at which households are falling into rental arrears appears to have slowed, despite the recent end of the evictions ban and the tapering of the furlough scheme, shows the fourth edition of the State of the Lettings Industry Report, set to be released on Wednesday 15 September.
After more than 18 months of disruption, notice periods have reverted to their pre-pandemic levels from 1 October 2021, with new versions of Section 21 and Section 8 notice forms for agents and landlords.
Provide landlords with valuable information on the property market to gain their trust and you'll reap the rewards over time, says Christopher Watkin.
Letting agents can now register deposits at the click of a button thanks to a new integration between Goodlord and mydeposits, which has been developed in partnership with Andrews Property Group.
There are many organisations in the industry that have the skills and expertise to deliver a robust and effective solution to the challenges the government is looking to solve with its Renters' Reform Bill.
The market looks strong heading into autumn, with rents continuing to climb across most of the country in August, and national average for void periods remaining low.
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