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Buy to Let - A quick reminder
Buy to Let - A quick reminder

As you know, being a landlord can be a lucrative business, if you treat it as a business rather than a hobby. We have put toget...... Read More

February 12th 2015
Rising Rents
Rising Rents

A message from Goodfellows' Lettings Director, Bernadette Keating.Rents rose 3% over the course of 2014 according to data from ...... Read More

January 21st 2015
Safe as houses
Safe as houses

During 2014 our housing market has recovered and is gathering momentum.  According to figures from Zoopla, the average property...... Read More

January 19th 2015
Landlord News
Landlord News

Information from Spareroom.co.uk – which is a flat and house share website, indicates that over a quarter of landlords are plan...... Read More

January 19th 2015
Latest Tenant Arrears Tracker
Latest Tenant Arrears Tracker

According to the latest Tenant Arrears Tracker by LSL Property Services PLC, tenants are rebuilding their financial position, w...... Read More

November 13th 2014
Buy-to-let sector value approaches £1tn
Buy-to-let sector value approaches £1tn

Research has found that the value of Britain’s rental properties has expanded by £302bn since 2009 and is now £930.7bn.  Kent R...... Read More

November 13th 2014
A day in the life…

of a Property Manager is a busy one and depends on building good relationships.  I spoke to Laura, at Goodfellows’ Morden offic...... Read More

September 18th 2014
Yearly rental demand increase

Demand for rental properties has increased over the last 12 months with rents in London increasing by 6% to £1515 per calendar ...... Read More

September 18th 2014
Expanding your portfolio?

Recent research from HSBC has shown that buy to let properties which have already been renovated are on average 43% more expens...... Read More

September 18th 2014
Landlord? Maximise your rental return…
Landlord? Maximise your rental return…

If you are a landlord and own a property in a city or town a furnished rental could offer you the best returns for your investm...... Read More

September 3rd 2014
Increase in age of tenants

According to a recent lettings survey, average rents have increased over the past year as have the average age of a tenant.  Ma...... Read More

August 7th 2014
Market Update
Market Update

In many parts of the country, the average cost of renting a home continues to increase.  Nevertheless, there are still enough t...... Read More

August 5th 2014