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Tenant Referencing UK launch *NEW* Tenant Support Forum

17 March, 20170 Comments
Following an influx of enquiries from tenants we have launched a new Tenant Support Forum for private renters in the UK. This supersedes the latest statistics released by the English Housing survey; Between 2005/06 and 2015/16, the proportion of households in the PRS with children increased from 30% to 36% – a rise of nearly a
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As Home Ownership hits 30 year low, rent guarantee insurance popularity increases

02 August, 20161 Comments
New research reveals major cities across the UK are experiencing the lowest levels of home ownership since the 1980’s, following a peak in the early 2000’s. In 1986 the average first time buyer could purchase a home for just £30,000, which would barely cover a deposit in 2016 – the average first time buyer now has to find at least £150,000 in today’s market. Firmly
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Growing need for longer tenancies

RLA – Landlords are meeting the growing need for longer tenancies

18 February, 20160 Comments
Independent Government figures released today show landlords are meeting the growing need for longer tenancies in private rented housing due to the increase of children in rental housing. According to the English Housing Survey for 2014-15, over the past ten years the proportion of private rented households with dependent children has increased from 30% in
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As the amount of UK renters continues to rise tenants are now actively making lifestyle choices

15 March, 20140 Comments
Buy to let insurance firm Homelet have revealed new research that shows private renting tenants are having to make lifestyle changes due to increasing rents within the sector. The research shows that : PRS tenants paid an average 2.3% extra in rent payments The average buy to let rent in February stood at £818 Year-on-year
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