Renting

How do I get rid of a tenant who doesn't pay rent?

Tuesday, 08 April 2014 | Question and Answer

Whenever you engage a good letting agent it will ask you to sign its terms and conditions, so it sounds like your contract doesn't cover dealing with the tenant not paying rent.

Rent hits £743 a month in February

Friday, 21 March 2014 | News

Rents across England and Wales have risen by 1.6% in the 12 months to February, according to a new study.

67,000 households more than two months behind with rent

Tuesday, 14 January 2014 | News

The number of tenants more than two months behind with their rent increased by 2,000 in the last three months of 2013.

How to rent in retirement

Monday, 11 November 2013 | Article

If life goes to plan, you spend your active years scaling the property ladder. Then, in retirement, you sell up, rent, and enjoy the proceeds.

Should you sell up and rent in retirement?

Monday, 21 October 2013 | Article

People in retirement own UK property worth a hefty £774.2 billion, according to figures from Key Retirement Solutions.

Private rents more expensive than ever

Friday, 18 October 2013 | News

Rents across England and Wales are now more expensive than ever after they climbed to an average of £757 a month in September - a level that is "devastating" for tenants, according to housing charity Shelter.

Rent rises slow as property market picks up

Friday, 19 July 2013 | News

The cost of renting a home has stalled as an increase in the number of first-time buyers getting onto the property ladder starts to ease pressure on the rental market.

A third of Britain is off limits to low-income renters

Monday, 15 July 2013 | News

Lower-income working families can't afford to rent a home in a third of Britain, research reveals.

Misery for tenants as rents rise again

Friday, 21 June 2013 | News

Rent increased across England and Wales by 3.5% in the year to May 2013, taking the average rent to £737 a month.

Rent reaches record high

Friday, 28 September 2012 | News

The cost of renting hit a record high of £734 a month in August after five consecutive months of rising prices.