Tag: Rent

Net yields rise for buy-to-let landlords as the timescales to find a tenant falls

The cost of agreeing a new tenancy rose 3.7% over the past year with rental growth continuing to be driven by London and the East of England, according to Countrywide Residential Lettings, the UK’s largest lettings agency.

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Industry News, Letting, Letting Agents Tags: , , , , , , Comments Off

Spiralling Rental Costs inhibiting young people from climbing onto Property Ladder

There is growing public clamour for the government to tackle the overpriced rental sector, as fresh figures have shown that housing costs for tenants are eating up the majority of their incomes. As such, they are toiling in their efforts … Continue reading

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Posted by: Leanne Halsey Categories: Latest News, Rental Market, Renting Tags: , , , , , Comments Off

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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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Letting, Letting Agents, Renting, Tenants Advice, To Rent, Uncategorized Tags: , , , Comments Off

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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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Architecture and Design, Buying, Buying Property, Economy, Environment, Estate Agents, Latest News, New Builds, Property News, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 3 Comments

UK rental market expected to be strong in 2014

The private rental market in the UK should prove to be interesting in 2014 as the Help to Buy mortgages scheme is set to get more first time buyers into the market but a lack of new housing means supply … Continue reading

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Latest News, Property Advice, Property Market, Renting, To Rent, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , Comments Off

Is your Tenancy Deposit Protected?

Almost one in three tenants are completely unaware of their right to have their tenancy deposit protected so that their cash is kept safe until they decide to move on, a housing charity announced last week.

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Posted by: Samantha Turner Categories: Landlords Advice, Latest News, Letting, Property News, Renting, Tenants Advice, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , Comments Off

Private renting more popular than ever

With renting fast becoming the social norm for many, the number of private tenants has exceeded the number of social tenants for the first time since the 1960s.

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Posted by: Nicola Severn Categories: Industry News, Letting, Letting Agents, Property News, Renting, Tenants Advice, To Rent, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

Number of first-time buyers is on the rise

The latest annual Halifax first-time buyer review has indicated that there was an increase of approximately 12% in the number of first-time buyers during 2012.

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