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High Proportion Of Tenants Experience Rental Property Issues


Thursday, July 23, 2015

60% Of PRS Tenants Experience Rental Property Problems  Over half the tenants in the UK’s private rental sector have reported facing a number of serious issues with their rental property according to a new study conducted by Ocean Finance. The research conducted among 2000 tenants of private rented sector properties discovered that an astounding 60% [...]


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Tenant Rent Arrears Increase As PRS Rents Climb


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

New Study Reveals More Tenants Are Struggling With Rent Arrears Tenants without rent protection insurance are struggling to avoid getting into rent arrears as private rental sector rental prices climb 5.6%. UK PRS rents have risen at the fastest rate since 2009, increasing at a faster rate than property prices for the first time since [...]


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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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2015 Could See Landlords Expanding Rental Property Portfolios


Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Over 50% Of UK Landlords Seek To Expand Rental Property Portfolios In 2015  There is a great deal for private sector landlords with rental property portfolios to get excited about in 2015, according to the latest research carried out by an online letting agent. Residential property prices continued to rise last year, despite the doom [...]


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Increasing Rental Prices Affecting Tenant Finances


Wednesday, July 25, 2012

A new study of the UK rental property market has shown that the cost of Private Rented Sector (PRS) rents are still increasing, following the third consecutive rise in rents being observed in June. Research by LSL Property Services showed that the average rent paid to landlords by tenants in the UK increased by 0.9% month-on-month [...]


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Charities Reckon Homelessness Is A Growing Threat


Monday, June 18, 2012

An extra 1.5 million 18 to 30-year-olds are expected to apply for private rented sector (PRS) properties over the next eight years. The influential Joseph Rowntree Foundation says that one risk is that pressures on private rental accommodation could force young families out of the sector and into homelessness. The foundation forecasts that around 310,000 [...]


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Property Renting Set To Be Way Of Life For Young Families


Friday, June 15, 2012

A new report warns of steep increases in the number of parents unable to buy their own homes meaning millions of young families are entering an era of insecurity in which renting property becomes the norm. The Cambridge University study, commissioned by the independent Resolution Foundation and the housing and homeless charity Shelter, says that [...]


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Long Term Property Rental Is The Future


Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Landlords Want Long Term Rental Tenants In the UK long term property renting has become more of a necessity for those who cannot afford to buy a home of their own. Millions of Britons have already resigned themselves to never owning their own home as they become more comfortable with the prospect of long term [...]


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UK Empty Properties Up By 1.8% In 2011


Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Despite campaigns from all quarters of the media and industry bodies, the number of empty homes in the UK increased significantly in 2011, new research has shown. Data from the Communities and Local Government department, (CLG),the Office for National Statistics, (ONS), and Halifax’s own housing statistics database, the study revealed a 1.8% rise in empty [...]


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