Top tips for a New Year rental refresh
By making a few changes now tenants and landlords can avoid issues further down the line.
Who are the country's new rental tenants?
We identify the new rural renters.
Who are the city's new rental tenants?
We identify the new urban renters.
How to ensure your rental deposit is properly protected
The best tip is to chose an agent that is a member of ARLA Propertymark, RICS or NALS.
2.1m households moved in one year but how many changed tenure?
Latest data from the 2015-16 English Housing Survey showed that a total of 2.1 million households had moved home in the previous year.
Push to private renting continues as home ownership numbers fall
The number of private rented households rose by 250,000 last year while those with a mortgage continued to decline.
Mind the gap: top tips for reducing void periods
A vacant property reduces profits and can increase maintenance costs, particularly at this time of year.
The risks of letting or renting through an agent without a Client Money Protection Scheme
To avoid potential problems, tenants and landlords should look out for the SAFEagents logo.
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