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Recent research by a leading housing charity claimed renters were suffering health problems in private accommodation, but fact checkers have questioned its data. A headline-grabbing claim that private renting is making millions of people ill has...
The latest research by leading peer to peer lending platform Sourced Capital, part of the Sourced.co Group, has looked at how best to invest when it comes to saving for a house in order to save years’ worth of painstaking saving....
The latest research by rental deposit replacement scheme Ome, has looked at how the growing preference for custodial deposit protection schemes is creating a more professional, safer and transparent rental sector, with the emergence of deposit alternatives also helping to drive...
Rogue tenant: This horror story highlights the risks landlords face, even when they employ a professional letting agent. It underlines the importance of very thorough referencing and screening checks, and it puts into question...
On Monday night, I watched BBC Inside Out London which, following the tragic death of Danny Butcher who took his own life, has been investigating London based company, Property Investors. The company tells...
Private Rented Sector: As we enter a new decade under a new Government nothing is more certain than that the landscape in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) is going to change, and change quite...
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The Boris Bounce!

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House Prices: The latest Rightmove House Price Index shows a huge post-election bounce for the UK property market as the threat of a Corbyn led government disappears and a big boost in optimism returns:
Consumer Debt: The debt burden for the poorest twenty per cent of the UK population is threatening to swamp them warns a leading think tank, the Resolution Foundation. Given that the bottom quintile of...
Demand from private tenants continues to grow with one in five UK households today being rented. While the Government has imposed tax changes that have reduced profits for many landlords, is Buy-to-Let still a good investment? Hiten Ganatra,...
House Prices: The 2010s decade has seen the weakest house price growth since 1990s. Figures from Savills, shared ex­clusively with The Times, and the Nationwide’s research show that average house prices across Great Britain have risen by 34...