2012

2012

67% of the UK’s private rented stock are up to standard

15 April, 20140 Comments
The Chartered Institute of Housing’s UK Housing Review 2014 has revealed that 33% of the UK’s private rented homes would have failed the Government’s Decent Homes Standard in 2012. 15% of social rented homes also failed to meet the standard in 2012, down from 29% in 2006. Many property news websites have reported on this
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Landlord and Tenant checking company breaches advertising rules

25 February, 20140 Comments
Tenant Referencing company Rentchecks.com has recently had a claim made against it regarding the breaching of advertising rules. Rentchecks.com claimed on their website that they had been providing “pre tenancy & lease intelligence to landlord and agents for the past 10 years”. However a complainant reported the company to The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) after
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How Safe Is Your Area?

21 February, 20140 Comments
Whether you have lived in the same place for a number of years and intend to stay put, or are looking to up sticks to somewhere new it is always a good idea to get informed about the area in question. Making yourself aware of the crime rates could determine future decisions or simply give
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