As the end of a difficult year comes into sight, recent research delivers an unusual result in the UK's rental market; average rents in countryside locations rose in October, while city properties proved less popular with tenants and rents fell. This dynamic, which is a reversal from the same time a year earlier, means the difference in average rents between the two locations has narrowed.
As if the uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic isn't enough for the UK's army of renters to cope with, with the UK set to sever ties with the EU from January 1 2021, the country could face a glut of returning expats seeking a rental home while they decide on their next move.
Handing over up to 5 weeks of rent when moving into your new rental home can leave your bank account looking a little sorry for itself. Maximise your chances of getting your deposit returned to you in full by taking a look below at some common pitfalls.
As the UK's private rental sector (PRS) landlords work hard to support their tenants during the coronavirus pandemic, the industry has come under fire for the quality of housing on offer and a lack of future planning. Two separate reports from Shelter and the Institute of Housing (IOH) each criticise the provision of rental homes now and in the future, with accusations levelled mainly at the government.
When searching for a property many factors and extra amenities may be attractive to different tenants depending on their budget and circumstances. In this instance we will be discussing renting a furnished property vs an unfurnished property.
There’s nothing worse than finding your dream property and realising you’re up against a number of other potential tenants. Although it is always up to the Landlord as to who they choose to rent their property there is no harm in putting yourself in the prime position to be chosen. Here are few tips on how to get your offer accepted on a rental property.