Tuesday 26 June 2018
The Government has issued an updated version of its How to Rent guide and landlords are reminded they must ensure new tenants, or those renewing, have the correct version.
Monday 25 June 2018
Potential first-time buyers must rent for longer as new figures reveal that it takes, on average, more than 10 years to save for a 15 per cent deposit.
Friday 08 June 2018
Three fifths of British landlords have no issues with their tenants - with 62 per cent stating theirs was an 'ideal situation' as the rent covered the monthly mortgage payments and things ran smoothly.
Wednesday 23 May 2018
Letting agents - and anyone with ‘relevant expertise and experience or a special interest’ - have been invited to comment on the Tenant Fees Bill as it moves through Parliament.
Thursday 10 May 2018
The new ban on tenants fees will cost landlords £82.9m in the first year it has been revealed, with letting agents paying £157.1m.
Tuesday 10 April 2018
Rents have continued to rise over the last five years, increasing by nine per cent across the UK since March 2013 and by seven per cent in London
Monday 09 April 2018
A new TV show called ‘Bad Tenants, Rogue Landlords’ aired last week on Channel 5.
Tuesday 20 March 2018
New research from estate agent Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward’s offers a snapshot of the finances and demographics of London tenants.
Tuesday 06 March 2018
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has published a new guide with updated information on Universal Credit.
Thursday 01 March 2018
Landlords who refuse to take on tenants claiming benefits could be breaking the law, following a recent legal case.
Monday 23 October 2017
An astonishing 65,000 tenants have left London over the last 12 months with the majority doing so to rent elsewhere, the latest monthly lettings index from estate agents Countrywide has revealed.
Wednesday 18 October 2017
Our research with landlords has shown that around a quarter only go into their properties to conduct inspections once a year or less
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