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How Landlords Can Ensure The Rent Is Paid


Thursday, January 8, 2015

1 in 3 Tenants Without Rent Protection Insurance Struggling To Pay Rent New research by the National Housing Federation (NHF) has found that 3 Million tenants in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) who’s landlords don’t have rent protection insurance, are still struggling to pay their rent. According to the study: 31% of tenant couples [...]


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UK PRS Rental Prices Fall From Record High


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Separate Indices Report PRS Rental Prices Reach Record Highs As Well As Falling Rents There are conflicting reports being circulated by leading property specialists regarding the amount of rent being charged in the UK’s private rented sector (PRS) during October 2014. According to the latest buy to let index data published by LSL Property Services, [...]


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Increase In Number Of Older Private Rented Sector Tenants


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

According to the latest quarterly index published by Countrywide lettings agency there has been a 6% annual growth in the number of tenants over the age of 50 renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS). The lettings agency also report that there has been a 7% annual decline in the number of tenants [...]


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Rent Guarantee Is The Way Forward


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

  Rents Rise But Arrears Fall Regardless of all the media reports about PRS rents rising for the seventh consecutive month, it also appears that the level of late or unpaid rent has fallen to the lowest level since January, equating to 8.1% of all rent across England and Wales in October 2012. A survey by [...]


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The Current Rental Market


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The UK’s rental market has seen strong growth over the last year with rents stabilising in the third quarter to an average rent of £970 per calendar month after an initial fall in price in August. The market has seen a 2 percent increase in rents from September 2011, just 0.6 percent below the rate [...]


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40% of Working Tenants Cannot Afford To Save


Wednesday, July 18, 2012

According to a new study by a leading online house and flat sharing portal, 4 in 10 tenants who are renting property in the UK private rented sector (PRS) can’t afford to save One in seven people of those surveyed by SpareRoom.co.uk said they are having to spend more than two thirds of their take-home [...]


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