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Landlords and Agents | Are you ready for November 1st?

30 October, 20130 Comments
From November 1st, 2013, all letting agents and private landlords will have to ensure that they include information in their property ads regarding non-optional fees and any charges that the tenant will incur during the rental application process. This has been bought to the attention of The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) following a complaint earlier
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70% of tenants fall into arrears

10 September, 20130 Comments
Following the introduction of the “Bedroom Tax” the amount of tenants struggling to pay their rent in Bristol has increased from 40% to 70%, according to a Labour councillor. Data gathered by the Landlord Services report reveals that tenants affected by the tax are in arrears at an average of £182.28, up from the introduction
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UK rental market shows unprecedented levels of growth and activity

20 August, 20130 Comments
According to Sequence’s latest National Rental Report rental activity is at a 11% high, as demand continues to outstrip supply. The report also reveals that: National average rents have risen by 2% in July & 6% annually (£751). London’s average rents have risen by 5% annually to £1,437 but see no monthly growth. The number
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