The Future of the Bath Buy-To-Let Market in 2022


The headlines… Bath rents up by 6.5% in the last 12 months Bath house prices up 15.3% in the last 12 months Bath landlords helped by ultra-low mortgage rates and a stamp duty holiday Yet, some landlords anxious about a possible end to no fault evictions New EPC rules could cost landlords £10,000+ per property

What Will Happen to Bath House Prices in 2022?


Traditionally, if you had not sold your Bath home by the first week in November, you would normally have to wait for the house sellers to return in the famous Boxing Day rush on the portals (Rightmove, Zoopla etc) to get potential buyers interested. Yet matters have been different this year as the various lockdowns

Bath People’s Addiction to their Spare Bedrooms


The Housing Minister, Chris Pincher, has suggested older homeowners are “rattling around” in their homes as they are too big for them. He implied they are selfish and should sell up and move to a retirement home when he spoke to a committee in the House of Lords. He stated that many British homes are

New Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarm Rules For Landlords


The UK Government has extended the rules for domestic smoke and carbon monoxide alarms within all rented accommodation in England. Following parliamentary approval, it will soon be mandatory for landlords to repair or replace smoke and carbon monoxide alarms once they have been informed that they are faulty, although testing throughout the duration of a

Reside Review: October 2021


Everything you need to know about the property rental market in October 2021. This month: an in-depth look into Bath’s rental property shortage. More Reside records fell by the wayside during October, with more properties let over the course of the month than any preceding October since the company’s inception. Our average letting time was

The Autumn Budget: what landlords need to know


Rishi Sunak’s budget holds little of interest for landlords, but a support scheme is announced for vulnerable tenants For landlords, the most salient parts of the Autumn Budget were the omissions, rather than Rishi Sunak’s raft of announcements. There was no mention of Capital Gains Tax, nor was there any review of stamp duty. This

We Are Hiring: Property Coordinator


Property Coordinator Hours: This role can be adapted to suit part-time and full-time applicants Salary: £18-20k per annum Reside is an independent, award-winning letting agent whose innovative, ethical and successful service is highly praised by its tenants and landlords. We are looking for a motivated, approachable and conscientious candidate to support our busy property management