Articles about Tenant

No passport? No rent

Mon 28 Nov 2016

Under the new Right to Rent Scheme that was introduced in England earlier this year, Britons without a passport are finding it increasingly difficult to rent a property. Due to the new immigration checks that have to be completed under the

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One in seven tenants in breach of tenancy agreement

Sun 16 Oct 2016

According to recent research carried out by Direct Line, one in seven renters have broken the terms set out in their tenancy contracts. Whilst the majority of tenants, 65%, obeyed the rules set out in their rental agreements

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Tenants Falling Victim to Online Fraud

Wed 05 Oct 2016

Due to the increase in demand for rental properties over the last few years, prospective tenants are increasingly becoming victims of online fraudsters. Those looking for property in the capital are particularly targeted as they are often looking

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Gas safety a burning issue for part-time landlords

Wed 08 Jun 2016

Part-time landlords across the UK could be putting their tenant’s lives at risk by being unaware of gas safety legislation. According to a survey conducted by Atomic Research on behalf of British Gas, as much as 20% do not carry out the compulsory annual gas safety checks

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25% of British Mortgages Funded by ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’

Wed 04 May 2016

A recent report shows that the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ will help 300,000 of their children to buy a home in 2016. This works out at an average of £17,500 per child and makes the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ amongst the top 10 UK mortgage lenders!

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Welsh election – rent controls on party agenda

Wed 06 Apr 2016

The issue of rent controls has been raised by Plaid Cymru as part of next month’s Welsh Assembly elections. Plaid’s election manifesto pledges to ban fees paid by the tenant to letting agents and introduce rent controls.

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New Rentals Energy Efficiency rules introduced

Mon 04 Apr 2016

Last Friday, 1st April 2016 marked the start of the new energy efficiency standards for housing in England and Wales. This is the first step in the UK government’s long-term drive

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Northwood, the #1 Agent in Milton Keynes

Thu 24 Mar 2016

Northwood, the #1 Agent in Milton Keynes. What an amazing start to 2016 for all the team here at Northwood MK! We truly have started the New Year in style, taking the #1 spot on the All Agents website in Milton Keynes.

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Four out of five Tenants happy with their Landlord

Wed 16 Mar 2016

On average across the country, 79 per cent of tenants have expressed satisfaction with their tenancies and their private landlords.

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20% of Tenants don't expect to get their full deposit back

Tue 08 Mar 2016

Recent research shows that on average almost one-in-five tenants are saying that when they hand over their tenancy deposit, they don’t expect to see all their money back again.

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