Renting & Letting

The Cost of Sleeping in London

The Cost of Sleeping in London

1 by / on September 10, 2014, 10:42 am / in Property News, Renting & Letting

Cost of renting a room in London hits a record high across the Hotel, Serviced Apartment and Flat-Rental Markets.

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Renting means paying 40% of income, compared to 20% for owners  

Renting means paying 40% of income, compared to 20% for owners  

0 by / on July 24, 2014, 11:50 am / in Property News, Renting & Letting

Private renters fork out 40% of their income on rent, compared with owner occupiers whose mortgage payments average 20% of income

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Top 5 Tips to Avoid a House Share Nightmare

Top 5 Tips to Avoid a House Share Nightmare

0 by / on May 28, 2014, 11:15 am / in Guest Posts, Renting & Letting

Sharing a house will be one of the lasting memories you have of your time at university. Make sure that memory isn’t a hellish one with our simple tips on avoiding a house share nightmare.

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Leeds – The ideal development

Leeds – The ideal development

0 by / on May 28, 2014, 10:53 am / in Renting & Letting

The property market is unpredictable at the best of times.

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Miliband’s rental market proposals: the right answer?

Miliband’s rental market proposals: the right answer?

0 by / on May 2, 2014, 10:58 am / in Market Comment, Renting & Letting

Ed Miliband wants to reform the rental market … what’s not to like?

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Boom in speedflatmating as demand for rooms soars

Boom in speedflatmating as demand for rooms soars

0 by / on January 20, 2014, 2:39 pm / in Renting & Letting

SpeedFlatmating is on the rise in East London as 7 people chase every room available for rent

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More than a third of London’s Right to Buy homes owned by landlords

More than a third of London’s Right to Buy homes owned by landlords

0 by / on January 13, 2014, 12:11 pm / in Property News, Renting & Letting

36% of homes (52,000 properties) sold through Right to Buy in London are now in the hands by private landlords, says a new report …

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High rents hammer workers

High rents hammer workers

0 by / on January 13, 2014, 11:45 am / in Renting & Letting

High rents mean jobseekers who relocate face a financial penalty, says a new report

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4 in 10 landlords plan to increase rents in 2014

4 in 10 landlords plan to increase rents in 2014

0 by / on January 3, 2014, 10:32 am / in Renting & Letting

More than four in ten (42%) UK landlords will be raising rents next year, with over a quarter (26%) planning inflation-busting rent increases of more than 3%

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Transport in Dublin. photo: Creative Commons wn.com

Irish government targets millions in benefits going to landlords

0 by / on January 3, 2014, 10:25 am / in Renting & Letting

The Irish government has calculated that the top 20 earning landlords in the country get €5m in State rent subsidy between them

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