Tag: Rent

More than half of UK first time buyers try before they buy

It may be one of life’s milestones, but new research from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks has revealed that more than half of the UK’s first time buyers now try before they buy when it comes to owning their first home.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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