In the media

List of Recent Articles in the National Press featuring Residential Property Investment and private rented sector (PRS) Sector expert David Lawrenson of www.LettingFocus.com

This list shows only those articles where LettingFocus and /or David Lawrenson have been quoted. (Note: For some articles at the Financial Times and for some other publications, readers may need to register / subscribe to read the full article.) If you’d like to get in touch please send me an email.

“Financial Times” – Q and A with David Lawrenson

https://www.ft.com/content/65ff4517-91d2-4b5e-b2dd-2f66656c2d73

  “Financial Times” – Future of Buy to Let in a Shrinking Economy

https://www.ft.com/content/fd596aee-9cbd-4aa6-92da-9533e9155cbd

 “Financial Times” – Bank of Mum and Dad Enters the Buy to Let Business

https://www.ft.com/content/62e3f880-d665-4892-8b67-6d943f76636d

 “LoveMoney.com”

https://www.lovemoney.com/news/75573/buy-to-let-troublesome-tenants-rights-eviction-help

 “Estate Agent Today”

https://www.estateagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2019/1/brexit-bites-as-house-price-growth-drops-to-near-six-year-low

 “Financial Times”

https://www.ft.com/content/5d6e8c04-dc5f-11e8-8f50-cbae5495d92b

 “Landlord Zone”

https://www.landlordzone.co.uk/news/letting-fee-ban-introduced-wales

  “BT.com” (How Landlords Can Spot Difficult Tenants)

http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=13&ved=2ahUKEwieivSl4MTdAhXLIsAKHXP_BUU4ChAWMAJ6BAgIEAE&url=http%3A%2F%2Fhome.bt.com%2Flifestyle%2Fmoney%2Fmoney-tips%2Fhow-landlords-can-spot-difficult-and-troublesome-tenants-11364142175519&usg=AOvVaw1hf_dsMsJv8HuQ8K4sbyin

 “Landlord Zone”

https://www.landlordzone.co.uk/comment/labour-plans-end-no-fault-evictions-need-re-think

“Property Week”

http://www.propertyweek.com/opinion/feedback/%E2%80%98fuller-form-of-rent-control%E2%80%99-is-never-successful/5092783.article

  “Financial Times”

https://www.ft.com/content/f41d7488-6e03-11e7-b9c7-15af748b60d0

 “Letting Agent Today”

https://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2017/7/deposit-cap-will-make-it-harder-for-many-to-rent-says-lettings-guru

 “Buy Association”

https://www.buyassociation.co.uk/2017/04/07/will-air-quality-soon-become-factor-property-marketing/

 

 “Estate Agent Today”

https://www.estateagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2017/4/homes-on-heavily-polluted-main-roads-may-fall-in-price-says-expert

 

 “Mortgage Introducer”

http://www.mortgageintroducer.com/air-quality-become-major-issues-homebuyers/#.WOS-dWc2y1s

 

 “LoveMoney”

https://www.lovemoney.com/news/61945/avoid-bad-tenants-landlords-buy-to-let

 

 “CityAM”

http://www.cityam.com/256780/buy-lose-new-restrictions-buy-let-mortgages-and

 “Mortgage Solutions”

http://www.mortgagesolutions.co.uk/specialist-lending/2016/12/06/buy-let-industry-questions-need-longer-term-tenancies/

 

 “Landlord Law” (Interview)

http://www.landlordlawblog.co.uk/2016/12/06/interview-david-lawrenson-referencing-tenants/

 

 “Financial Times” (Story on AirBnB)

https://www.ft.com/content/225326e6-b7ec-11e6-ba85-95d1533d9a62

 “Financial Times”

https://www.ft.com/content/b17ccf36-b231-11e6-a37c-f4a01f1b0fa1

 

 “The Guardian”

https://www.theguardian.com/money/blog/2016/nov/26/unfair-letting-fees-ban-agents-greedy-exploitation

 

 “Letting Agent Today”

https://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2016/11/could-portals-have-done-more-to-stop-fees-ban-being-considered

“Investors Chronicle” Podcast

https://www.acast.com/investorschronicle/propertypodcast-buy-to-letspecial

 

 “Letting Agent Today”

https://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2016/10/credit-crunch-the-best-thing-that-could-have-happened-to-lettings

 

“Residential Landlord”

http://www.residentiallandlord.co.uk/portfolio-landlords-gained-from-credit-crunch/

 

 “Mortgage Introducer”

http://www.mortgageintroducer.com/credit-crunch-great-thing-portfolio-landlords/#.V_45p8_ru1s

 

 “Mortgage Introducer”

http://www.mortgageintroducer.com/skipton-boi-fire-27m-west-brom-ruling/#.V2qH-PP6s74

 

 “Letting Agent Today”

https://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2016/6/mortgage-windfall-pay-outs-likely-to-be-4-300-per-buy-to-let-borrower

 

 “BT.com”

http://home.bt.com/lifestyle/money/mortgages-bills/landlords-win-legal-battle-against-west-bromwich-tracker-mortgage-rate-11364067041744

  

 “This Is Money” (Daily Mail)

http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/buytolet/article-3632918/West-Brom-unlawful-rate-hike-landlords-4-300-money-windfalls.html

 “Daily Telegraph”

https://uk.finance.yahoo.com/news/rent-then-every-day-youve-070306564.html

 

 “Letting Agent Today”

https://www.lettingagenttoday.co.uk/breaking-news/2016/4/agency-accuses-rivals-of-not-displaying-fees-in-line-with-consumer-legislation

 

 “Kent Reliance” Report

http://www.kentrelianceforintermediaries.co.uk/news/campaigns/the-2016-buy-to-let-landscape-report

 

 “The Guardian”

http://www.theguardian.com/money/blog/2016/mar/26/property-lettings-rental-agents-disclose-fees-mystery-shopper

 

 “What Mortgage”

http://www.whatmortgage.co.uk/news/buy-to-let/overview-changes-affecting-buy-let-investors/

 “Financial Times”

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/f255057a-e48a-11e5-a09b-1f8b0d268c39.html#axzz42igY0n3f

 “LandlordLaw”

http://www.landlordlawblog.co.uk/2016/02/29/why-do-landlords-refuse-to-let-to-housing-benefit-dss-tenants/

 “Simple Landlords Insurance”

https://www.simplelandlordsinsurance.com/landlord-news/landlord-and-letting-show-letting-focus

 “Daily Telegraph”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/12092051/Councils-responding-to-Britains-housing-crisis-by-telling-tenants-to-stay-put-in-buy-to-let-properties-when-landlords-ask-them-to-leave.html

 “Mortgage Solutions”

http://www.mortgagesolutions.co.uk/your-community/2015/12/03/2015-12-03-the-impact-of-the-3-stamp-duty-buy-to-let-premium-marketwatch/

 “The Guardian”

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/nov/28/stamp-duty-buy-to-let-autumn-statement

 

 “OPP Today”

http://www.opp.today/uk-stamp-duty-land-tax-rise-to-hit-rental-sector-hard/#esGlomSXkeMVK0yH.97

 

 “Landlord Zone”

http://www.landlordzone.co.uk/press-releases/sdlt-shock-for-private-landlords

 

“Money Expert”

http://www.moneyexpert.com/news/cheaper-buy-to-let-properties-more-popular/800583638

 

 “Financial Times”

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3e534df4-920d-11e5-94e6-c5413829caa5.html#axzz3sP8kg9JX

 

“Mortgage Introducer”

http://www.mortgageintroducer.com/mortgages/253884/5/Industry_in_depth/Government_conspiracy_behind_BTL_crackdown.htm

 

 “Financial Times”

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/ff14052e-39cf-11e5-bbd1-b37bc06f590c.html#axzz3hrMTY4Re

 

 “The Guardian”

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/jul/11/buy-to-let-budget-tax-profits-mortgage

 “Daily Telegraph”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/buy-to-let/11697289/Britain-will-have-generation-of-pensioner-landlords-experts-predict.html

 

 “Daily Telegraph”

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/investing/buy-to-let/11552456/New-landlord-mansion-tax-marks-fresh-attack-on-buy-to-let.html

 

 “The Guardian”

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/apr/17/councils-pay-private-landlords-up-to-4000-to-house-tenants

 

 “The Guardian”

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/apr/11/buy-to-let-landlords-earn-returns-of-up-to-1400-since-1996

 

 “Letting Agent Today”

http://www.lettingagenttoday