Renting

Rents reach record high of £758 a month

Friday, 19 September 2014 | News

The amount of rent paid by tenants in England and Wales reached an all-time high of £761 a month in August, with landlords expected to make a return of 17.2% in the year ahead.

94% of renters break the rules

Thursday, 18 September 2014 | News

A whopping 94% of renters admit they may be in breach of their tenancy agreement, according to new research.

Most parents charge grown-up children rent

Thursday, 04 September 2014 | News

Some 55% of parents charge their grown-up children rent, according to a recent poll on Moneywise.co.uk.

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.