Articles by Sally Walmsley

Councils to get new planning powers to control growth of holiday lets

New planning rules are being introduced to help local authorities control numbers of new holiday lets in their area. Announcing the plans the Government said the changes will help protect local communities and the supply of homes to rent and buy.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 20/02/2024
Councils to get new planning powers to control growth of holiday lets

The Big Question: Do you hold group viewings?

With 11 tenants now competing for each rental property, we are asking whether you hold group viewings. We are collecting members' views as part of this month's Big Question feature for NRLA magazine, Property.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 01/02/2024
The Big Question: Do you hold group viewings?

Landlords needed for Manchester focus groups

Landlords with properties in Greater Manchester are being invited to take part in two landlord focus groups on Andy Burnham’s Good Landlord Charter plans.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 28/01/2024
Landlords needed for Manchester focus groups

NRLA in line for top industry awards

The NRLA has been nominated for three top industry awards this week. The association has reached the final in the Best Product for Landlords, Spokesperson of the Year and Best Property Education Provider categories at the Property Reporter Awards.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 25/01/2024
NRLA in line for top industry awards

Latest podcast: Licensing woes and ebike safety warning

Property licensing and the safety of ebikes and escooters kept in rental homes come under the microscope this month in NRLA podcast Listen Up Landlords.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 25/01/2024
Latest podcast: Licensing woes and ebike safety warning

Landlord confidence starting to grow

Landlord confidence in the private rented sector is finally on the up, after hitting record lows last year. New data from the NRLA  shows confidence was up by almost eight percentage points (7.9) in the third quarter of 2023, one of the largest increases since the index began.

Research Sally Walmsley 19/01/2024
Landlord confidence starting to grow

New NRLA appointments will improve service to members

New appointments, which with enhance services to NRLA members as the sector prepares for a time of radical change, have been announced today.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 10/01/2024
New NRLA appointments will improve service to members

Rental reform on the agenda as NRLA meets with PRS Minister

Court reform, student lets and a proposed moratorium on notice periods came under the microscope yesterday, in a meeting between NRLA CEO Ben Beadle and Minister for the PRS Jacob Young.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 10/01/2024
Rental reform on the agenda as NRLA meets with PRS Minister

‘A very fair point’: Gove agrees portal will render local licensing obsolete

Housing Secretary Michael Gove agreed with NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle that there will be no need for licensing one the Government’s new Property Portal is introduced.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 20/12/2023
‘A very fair point’: Gove agrees portal will render local licensing obsolete

Episode 36 – An NRLA Christmas Special

In this episode of Listen Up Landlords, presenters NRLA Chief Executive Ben Beadle and Richard Blanco welcome a panel of guests to look back over the last 12 months and forward to 2024.

Industry News Sally Walmsley 19/12/2023
Episode 36 – An NRLA Christmas Special