Category: Tenants Advice

London rental growth stalls

July’s countrywide lettings index shows that rental growth slowed across every region of the country. London recorded the first annual drop in rents for six years, falling by 0.5 % over the past 12 months.

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Our guide to the Right to Rent Scheme

With the new Right to Rent Scheme launched on 1st February 2016, Landlords are now required by law to check any potential immigration status before granting a tenancy. Failure to do so can result in fines of up to £3000. … Continue reading

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Generation Rent

House prices are rising, levels of home ownership are slowly declining. A report released last month, states that more than half of people under 40 will be living in rented accommodation by 2025.

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Countrywide call for transparency and stability for landlords and tenants

As we are all aware when housing is in short supply, the private rental sector is extremely important. Countrywide’s Tonic for Tomorrow paper has called for measures to protect the private rental sector and make improvements to benefit both landlords and … Continue reading

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Environment, House Prices, Industry News, Landlords Advice, Latest News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

Do you travel further than the average 8.8 miles to work? Maybe it’s time to cut your commute…

As the old saying goes, choosing a home is all about, ‘location, location, location’. Never is this more true than when you are considering your journey to work.  Propertywide’s innovative new Travel Time tool allows you to easily identify available properties … Continue reading

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London Living: Zone 2 for less than £850 per month!

We all know that living in London isn’t cheap but finding an affordable home isn’t impossible, it may just require a degree of compromise….

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Rabbit Hutch Britain

Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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Countrywide Residential Lettings have done it again, scooping their third top award in six months

Countrywide Residential Lettings, the UK’s largest lettings agency, has won the award for ‘Lettings Agency of the Year’ at the RESI Awards 2014, held in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

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