EDUCATION

Research: A Future Tenant Standard

As part of the Landlord Leaders community’s mission to drive positive change for the Private Rented Sector, we have brought the tenant voice to the table through new proprietary research.

Tenant: Case Studies

Hear from Liam, Georgia, Jasmine, Craig, and Delana who share their perspective on being a tenant in 2023.

News and media

Landlords take action to invest for the long term

In a housing landscape marked by uncertainty and change, OSB Group reveals that landlords are taking action and continuing to invest in the future of the Private Rented Sector (PRS) and the tenants they serve.

20 Feb 2024

Location, flexibility and landlord trust the key to tenant satisfaction

Tenants value location, flexibility and direct landlord relationships according to new research launched today from specialist lending bank OSB Group.

11 Dec 2023

Landlord Leaders community sharpens focus to improve Private Rented Sector

The founding members of the Landlord Leaders community, convened by OSB Group, has today launched its mission statement outlining its aims to drive positive change for a sustainable and thriving Private Rented Sector.

29 Aug 2023

From energy efficiency theory to action - a practical perspective for landlords

While the Government consults on the private rented sector’s decarbonisation, many landlords, 68% according to our own Landlord Leaders research last year, are already acting - or getting ready to act - to get ahead of legislation,

23 Jun 2023

Professionalisation of buy to let sector points to growth in limited company incorporation

Recent headlines have declared the demise of the ‘dinner party landlord’. This has always struck me as a strange term, though not as odd as the ‘accidental landlord’, referring either to a person who has inherited a property

16 Jun 2023

Incorporation can help landlords thrive in the buy to let game

Investing in buy to let property is not for those looking to make a fast buck. Most buy to let landlords these days view their investment as a project with potential to generate both income and capital gains, but over the long term.

02 Jun 2023

Corporation tax hike will impact only biggest buy to let landlords

I can’t remember the last time there was an official Budget delivered that contained good news for buy to let landlords, and this year’s was no exception.

25 May 2023

OSB Group pledges £50m fund to help landlords enhance energy efficiency

Leading specialist lender OSB Group is today announcing a package of targeted measures to support buy-to-let landlords seeking to improve the sustainability of their investment properties.

31 Jan 2023

Good vibes in professional buy-to-let sector

Once the Christmas carols have faded away, the mood music in the UK mortgage market is likely to be pretty subdued. Business levels in 2023 will certainly be lower than this year,

31 Jan 2023

2023 Overview

Let’s face it, there will be some hard yards to cover in 2023. The cost of living challenges and higher interest rates mean a contraction in the total size of the mortgage market is probable,

25 Jan 2023

The mortgage industry has a key role to play in the ‘war effort’ on energy efficiency

The founding members of the Landlord Leaders community, convened by OSB Group, has today launched its mission statement outlining its aims to drive positive change for a sustainable and thriving Private Rented Sector.

23 Jan 2023

Landlord Leaders deserve industry support

Private landlords play a key role in the UK, providing homes for around 20% of all households, many of which are financed by a buy-to-let mortgage.

18 Jan 2023

HMO landlords need help as energy costs set to remain high for the long term

If you’ve opened a fuel bill, filled up your car or listened to the news recently, you’ll be only too aware of the energy cost crisis gripping the nation.

17 Jan 2023

Room for new conversations between brokers and landlords

As a broker, what might you find if you looked inside the mind of one of your buy to let landlord clients? Concern about rising interest rates and tenant affordability?

13 Jan 2023

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