Here we explore how the Covid-19 lockdown has impacted the rental market and share insight from our latest report - ‘Locked down, but not out’.
Most tenancies end amicably. Landlords and tenants agree for a suitable amount to be deducted from the deposit and the tenancy agreement is terminated. These deductions most often centre on outstanding cleaning and repair requirements, the everyday issues that still need to be paid for. But for a small proportion, estimated to be as low as 2%, the end of a tenancy means the start of a dispute. Here we explore how to reduce this possibility and resolve the impasse as quickly and painlessly as possible.
From disputes over damp to disagreements over decoration, issues can easily arise and sour the tenant-landlord relationship. Many of these are caused by grey areas regarding who should be doing what. Here we outline the key responsibilities for both tenants and landlords and how making them clear in a tenancy agreement will greatly reduce the chances of clashes.
When the landlord-tenant relationship is running smoothly, accessing your property should be a straightforward request regardless of the reason.
But sometimes a tenant may refuse access which ca...
Before the keys are handed over at the start of a new tenancy, a property inventory should always be drawn up. Savvy tenants and professional landlords both need to understand ...
With the number of people receiving Universal Credit now standing at more than 5 million, it’s likely that landlords will encounter claimants when looking for new tenants. Here we explain what Universal Credit is and what you need to know as a landlord to ensure you don’t discriminate against those tenants who receive it.
Like the entire UK population, 2020 has brought mixed fortunes for tenants and landlords across the country.
While some tenants have continued to work or b...
Often seen as West London’s equally glamorous neighbour, North London isn’t just about leafy neighbourhoods for affluent families. While the expensive enclaves of Highgate and Hampstead offer a slice of the finer things in life, those on the hunt for somewhere a little grittier can still find their ideal rental property north of the river. Here we dig deeper into five great places to rent in North London, from the luxurious and laidback to the more affordable, alternative options.
Here we explore five areas of West London that will leave renters with more cash in their pocket to enjoy the finer things in life.
Along the banks of the Thames and beyond, you’ll find plenty of vibrant neighbourhoods ideal for setting up home. Places with gorgeous green spaces, lively cultural scenes and a wealth of rental property to choose from. Here we share five great places to rent in south London. There’s something for everyone beyond the South Bank.
Technology is revolutionising how every industry operates. The lettings process is no exception, follow the online letting platform Make Ur Move's guide to get the most from your portfolio.
Compact and cultural, Liverpool city centre offers renters everything from contemporary waterside skyscrapers to loft-style warehouse conversions.
Shiny and new or gritty and industrial, take your pic...