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  • Autumn Statement 2016: No more lettings administration fees

    In today’s Autumn Statement (23.11.2016), the chancellor, Philip Hammond has announced that lettings administration fees are to be banned ‘as soon as possible’. At Residential Land, we pride ourselves on being a responsible landlord, therefore have taken it upon ourselves to act immediately on this and have cancelled all our administration fees ‘as of today’ […] full article

  • Residential Land makes a stand at two trade shows – RESI 2016 and MIPIM UK

    As London’s largest private landlord, we are at the forefront of changing perceptions of the private rental market. In order to bring tenants first-class, professionally managed properties to rent in Central London, we continually look for new opportunities to acquire property and sell assets with the property industry’s most influential figureheads. This autumn sees us […] full article

  • Residential Land introduce RESI FEST in style at RESI 2016

    Residential land once again headed back to the RESI Conference in Celtic Manor this week as Platinum Sponsors for the ninth year running! The theme for RESI 2016 is ‘housing the next generation’ – a challenge that’s been thrown into sharp relief by the EU Referendum in June. On Tuesday 13th September, Bruce Ritchie, CEO […] full article

  • Bruce Ritchie is on panel talking to students from Georgetown University

      Bruce Ritchie, CEO of Residential Land joined a panel discussion set up by The Georgetown University City Alliance and hosted at the Goldman Sachs’ Fleet Street offices in London. There were over 200 attendees consisting of Georgetown University students and private guests. The discussion itself was on “London Residential Real Estate: Affordability Crisis or Investment Opportunity”. The […] full article

  • Profiling tenants using social media – is this a good thing?

    Residential Land, Central London’s largest private landlord, has been reading about a new service that allows landlords to profile tenants by viewing their social media accounts. While checking out a person’s characteristics and behaviour via online research isn’t anything new – it’s quite commonplace among employers during the recruitment process – it is a new […] full article

  • Residential Land win Asset Manager of the Year at RESI Awards 2016

    The wait is over and it is official, Residential Land has been announced winners for ‘Asset Manager of the Year’ at RESI Awards 2016. The RESI Awards took place on Wednesday 11th May 2016 at Grosvenor House on Park Lane where over 1400 property professionals all appeared to show their support for the property industry. […] full article

  • Bruce Ritchie awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at “the PROPS” Awards 2016

    Bruce Ritchie, CEO and founder of Residential Land was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at “the PROPS” Awards 2016. Previous winners of the Entrepreneur of the Year award: Nigel Wray Tony Pidgley Gerald Ronson Richard & Ian Livingstone David Pearl Philip Green Robert & Vincent Tchenguiz David & Simon Reuben Sir Tom Hunter Kevin McCabe […] full article

  • Residential Land host the RESI Shortlist Party

    On 28th April around 140 property professionals arrived at Residential Land’s Head Quarters in Mayfair for the RESI Awards 2016 shortlist party. This was attended by all of the finalists at this years event. It was an fantastic evening, with the weather being kind, with much to celebrate for the residential property market. Residential Land […] full article

  • Renting a property in Central London? Here are some financial considerations

    Renting a Central London property is a great way to establish a base in one of the world’s most exciting capital cities and with the right financial planning, it can be a very rewarding experience. The set up costs to rent a property are often cheaper than taking out a mortgage. For starters, there isn’t […] full article

  • Great success at the Lexham Gardens agent’s garden party

    On Thursday 21st April, Residential Land hosted a garden party for local agents at 85 Lexham Gardens in Kensington, W8. The event gave agents the opportunity to walk around and view all of the apartments in this beautiful stucco fronted Kensington building. The day was a huge success with over 150 agents attending throughout the […] full article

  • Market update: ‘brand’ landlord gaining momentum

    The private rental sector is changing. We’re moving into the era of the professional landlord, more recently referred to as ‘brand’ landlord and the effects will be felt the most by small portfolio and accidental landlords. Professional or ‘brand’ landlord is not a new concept, as Residential Land has been a private landlord brand since […] full article

  • MIPIM report: World property experts shape the future of Central London PRS

    MIPIM – the real estate extravaganza took place during March in Cannes. It’s probably the biggest gathering of leading industry professionals, investors, advisors and companies, and Residential Land, once again, took part, with CEO, Bruce Ritchie, sitting on a seminar panel and giving a video interview for leading industry publication, Property Week. You might ask […] full article

  • Residential Land make final shortlist at RESI Awards 2016

    Residential Land is delighted to announce that they have been nominated  for Asset Manager of the Year at this years RESI Awards. With a record number of entries this year, it is a fantastic achievement to make the shortlist with four other reputable companies. Asset Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Yardi • Residential […] full article

  • Residential Land at MIPIM 2016

    Residential Land is proud to be attending MIPIM again this year in Cannes, France from 15-18 March 2016. Join us aboard ARION, to speak with our acquisitions team about residential opportunities in prime central London. Bruce Ritchie, Founder and CEO of  Residential Land is also speaking on a panel on 17 March at 16:00 – 17:00 […] full article

  • Right to Rent – Immigration checks

    The Home Office has announced a roll out across England of ‘Right to Rent’ checks from 1 February 2016, as part of the Immigration Act 2014. Please read Residential Land’s terms and conditions here The new measures mean that anyone allowing a tenancy to begin after 1 February 2016 must, if asked, be able to produce evidence that […] full article

  • Why and how is the Central London rentals market growing?

    London. It’s a dynamic, ever-evolving city where commerce, creativity and culture thrive. We’re proud to offer tenants first-class rental properties in high-quality locations so more people can enjoy living in the capital. The Central London lettings sector is growing at an astounding pace and as 2015 has now passed and 2016 starts, it’s a good […] full article