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SASC invests in Hull Women’s Network

Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC), a UK fund manager and social enterprise, has made a significant investment in Hull Women’s Network, based at the award-winning Preston Road Women’s Centre, provide safe homes for vulnerable women and their children in Hull. Set up in 2004, Hull Women’s Network is...
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East London dominates new homes sales in 2017

Eastern postcodes are leading the sale of new homes in the capital, according to new research by Dexters and Stirling Ackroyd New Homes – released alongside the announcement of a partnership between the two companies. According to the research, analysing data for residential homes sold in Greater London...
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MFB launches instant EPC rating retriever for landlords

Mortgages for Business has launched an instant EPC rating retriever on the homepage of its website for landlords to quickly check the status of their rental properties. From 1st April 2018, residential landlords will not be able to grant a tenancy to either new or existing tenants if...
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PayProp: Continued government focus on PRS is a positive

The government’s focus on the rental sector should be considered positive by those working in the lettings industry, according to automated rental payment provider PayProp UK. The lettings industry supplier says the move towards increasing regulation of the private rented sector (PRS) shows just how integral a part...
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New minimum energy efficiency laws for landlords

Landlords have just under six months to ensure their rental properties meet the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). Portico London estate agents explain how the new MEES will work in regards to EPC ratings, the impact the rules will have on landlords, and the steps that you...
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Specialist BTL brand enhances lending criteria

Specialist buy to let lending brand Keystone Property Finance has made a series of criteria enhancements aimed at helping both portfolio and non-portfolio landlords. The maximum individual loan available has been increased from £750k to £1m on borrowing up to 65% loan to value. The increase has been...
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