Industry Insight


7 Things Landlords Should Keep in Mind When Renting a Property
Industry Insight June 23rd, 2014

7 Things Landlords Should Keep in Mind When Renting a Property

The buy to let market is on fire – a Government forecast says the percentage of privately rented homes (25% of all homes) could be…

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Effective Property Management Software Needed on Rental Market as Home Ownership Becomes a Pipe Dream for Young People
Private Rental June 23rd, 2014

Effective Property Management Software Needed on Rental Market as Home Ownership Becomes a Pipe Dream for Young People

The latest TSB research has highlighted the challenge young people face today when trying to get onto the property ladder. This challenge creates more demand…

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Contractors Playing A Key Role In Effective Property Management
Industry Insight June 20th, 2014

Contractors Playing A Key Role In Effective Property Management

Over the past 12months, over one third of private tenants have been faced with a home emergency that has needed immediate attention.  Landlords that ignore the requests…

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London Housing Zones Scheme Set to Boost the Construction Industry in the Capital
Industry Insight June 19th, 2014

London Housing Zones Scheme Set to Boost the Construction Industry in the Capital

Up to 50,000 homes are set to be created across 20 new housing zones in London. If you are a builder asking ‘How do I…

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Increase in Construction Output is Good Sign for Contractors
Industry Insight June 18th, 2014

Increase in Construction Output is Good Sign for Contractors

New data concerning construction output in the UK was released on Friday by the Office for National Statistics. Between January and March 2014, construction output…

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House Earnings Overtake Wages in Parts of the UK
Industry Insight June 17th, 2014

House Earnings Overtake Wages in Parts of the UK

Over the past 12 months, London hasn’t been the only place where house price growth has been more profitable than wages themselves.

Top 10 Tips for Landlords
Industry Insight June 16th, 2014

Top 10 Tips for Landlords

Landlords are often put into the spotlight, so here at Arthur we thought we would help by creating a list of top ten tips to…

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Letting Agents and Landlords to Follow CMA’s Guidance for Customer Protection
Industry Insight June 13th, 2014

Letting Agents and Landlords to Follow CMA’s Guidance for Customer Protection

If any landlord or letting agent was asked to share their opinions about their tenants, the answer would probably be nothing but a list of…

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5 Ways Contractors Can Use New Technology to Get More Work
Industry Insight June 12th, 2014

5 Ways Contractors Can Use New Technology to Get More Work

Utilising new technology in our technologically-driven world is essential for any business, big or small. Contractors have been fairly slow to embrace it, but with…

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Industry Insight June 11th, 2014

Potential Council Tax Rise Calls for London Landlords to Fill Their Properties

In order to tackle the housing crisis and the dwindling supply of property in the capital, Boris Johnson has called upon the London Boroughs to…

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Industry Insight June 10th, 2014

Almost Four Months On, We Put the UK’s Storm-Stricken Areas Back into the Spotlight

The early months of 2014 saw the UK battered by storms, with the strongest hitting the country from early January until mid-February. Almost four months…

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Hiring A Good Builder Can Be Tough – How Our Top 10 Question Checklist and Property Management Software Can Help
Industry Insight June 10th, 2014

Hiring A Good Builder Can Be Tough – How Our Top 10 Question Checklist and Property Management Software Can Help

DIY might be tempting but, as far as housing is concerned, you really don’t want to find yourself in the position of having to give…

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Industry Insight June 9th, 2014

Good News for Property Managers and Investors as Buy-to-let Market is Set to Overtake Pensions

Recent news has reported that the value of property owned by buy-to-let investors is catching up with the value of the workforce’s pension savings. This…

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European Commission Calls on Britain to Raise Taxes and Build More Houses
Industry Insight June 6th, 2014

European Commission Calls on Britain to Raise Taxes and Build More Houses

The European Commission has exhorted Chancellor George Osborne to take further action to regulate the UK housing market, especially in London. In particular, the Commission…

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Industry Insight June 6th, 2014

Contractors in High Demand As Property Improvement Loans Double in 12 Months

As supply in the UK property market fails to satisfy the demand, homeowners are looking to make better use of their existing properties by means…

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