One in four tenants wouldn't say if they'd damaged property

One in four tenants wouldn't say if they'd damaged property

Most tenants should know that if any significant damage is caused to a property they are renting, it's their responsibility to tell the landlord or letting agent. However, new research from YouGov [...]

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12-April-17 General Lettings News
Over half of tenants rent because they want to

Over half of tenants rent because they want to

Renters are often stereotyped as unhappy millennials; those who cannot afford to get on the housing ladder so are stuck in rented accommodation. However, a new survey has found that this is not true, [...]

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11-April-17 General Lettings News
Consultation on letting agent fees ban launched

Consultation on letting agent fees ban launched

The government has begun the consultation period on its proposed ban on letting agents charging tenants upfront fees, as it lays out what it plans to change in the coming months, it has been reported. [...]

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10-April-17 General Lettings News
Stamp Duty changes have caused slowing of the rental market

Stamp Duty changes have caused slowing of the rental market

Calls for the Stamp Duty levy brought into play last year to be ended seem to have some real reason behind them, as new data once again shows that since the change came into effect, there has been a w [...]

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07-April-17 General Lettings News
March sees strong growth in property market

March sees strong growth in property market

The property market in March saw positive results, with it gaining momentum following a slower start to 2017 compared to previous years. According to the latest Property Activity Index from Agency Exp [...]

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07-April-17 General Lettings News
New rules come into force to protect tenants from rogue landlords

New rules come into force to protect tenants from rogue landlords

Tenants in the UK are set to benefit from better security in their tenancies, as new rules come into play that protects them from the practices of rogue landlords that can bring the PRS into disrepute [...]

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07-April-17 General Lettings News
Top mistakes to avoid when dealing with a tenant

Top mistakes to avoid when dealing with a tenant

The relationship that exists between a private property tenant and their letting agent can be a difficult one. Although in many cases the relationship will be as smooth as can be, there are times when [...]

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07-April-17 Property Management
Tax changes likely to affect far more landlords than expected

Tax changes likely to affect far more landlords than expected

More landlords are expected to be affected by this month's changes to taxation laws than had previously been predicted, according to a new study released this week. From April 1st, the govern [...]

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06-April-17 General Lettings News
RLA shares concern about right to rent scheme

RLA shares concern about right to rent scheme

In response to the announcement that there could be possible further sanctions for landlords who knowingly rent to individuals who have no right to live or work in the UK, the Residential Landlords [...]

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01-April-17 General Lettings News
Investment in Scottish social landlords remains strong

Investment in Scottish social landlords remains strong

Lenders have been found to be continuing with investment into the social housing sector in Scotland. Registered social landlords (RSLs) in the country are still able to access good levels of finance, [...]

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31-March-17 General Lettings News