Property Investors Weekly News: 25/10/2021
This week we’ve pulled together some of the hottest news stories around property investment for your reading pleasure! So strap in, turn off the tv and get ready for some updates
Tenant demand at record levels
The number of landlords reporting increasing demand from tenants is at an all-time high, according to research from Paragon Bank.
The survey of more than 600 landlords by BVA BDRC revealed – excluding those who were unsure – that 69% have seen increasing levels of demand, with 36% for whom the increase was significant.
Poor quality student furnishing sees one in three students cause accidental damage
Many students believe feel that the furniture that is provided in their student accommodation does not reflect the prices that they are paying to live there, according to studies from Manor Interiors.
Manors Interiors surveyed roughly 1,000 students and revealed some surprising facts about the students’ past experiences. Around one in three students (33%) admit that they have accidentally broken a piece of furniture due to the poor quality of the furniture itself.
Rightmove: Boiler upgrade scheme: how will the £5,000 heat pump grants work?
The government has announced plans to encourage households to swap gas boilers with low carbon heating options, including heat pumps. Read the article to see how the grants will work.