Tag: Renting

Landlord Focus: What is fair ‘wear and tear’?

General ‘wear and tear’ is a fact of life when you are letting out properties. Things can sometimes become a little blurry when it comes to knowing what should be covered by you as a landlord, and what are the tenant’s responsibilities.

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Being a Landlord…

Being a landlord is much more than just finding a tenant and collecting the rent. The perfect lettings strategy can deliver returns far beyond your expectations. What’s more, the right approach can also minimise issues, allowing you to enjoy your free time … Continue reading

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Londoners spend the highest proportion of their income on rent since 2007

According to Countrywide’s Monthly Lettings Index for May, the average cost of renting a one-bedroom home in Great Britain accounts for 48% of the post-tax income of an average young full-time worker.  This compares to 45% in 2007.  Rents have … Continue reading

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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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Continued rental rises throughout 2015

Analysis carried out by Countrywide has shown that rents for newly let homes continued to grow in 2015 albeit at a slower pace than in 2014.    

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Location is key for UK renters

Recent research from Countrywide, the UK’s largest property services group, has revealed a significant increase in the number of individuals moving away from their home towns when they make the transition from renting to buying.

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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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Landlord Licensing Explained

There has been a lot of talk around the new Landlord License, so far in certain boroughs of London, landlords who let residential properties must now hold a valid property license.

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