Renting

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.

Are renters the new underclass?

Thursday, 20 September 2012 | Article

Those of you have been reading my column over the past couple of years will know that I’m still an aspiring first-time buyer who has yet to get my foot on that elusive first rung.

Average rent rises to £718

Friday, 20 July 2012 | News

Rents have risen again, leaving tenants having to scrape together an average of £718 a month in order to keep a roof over their heads.

Are renters heading for a pension crisis?

Monday, 14 October 2013 | Article

Recently there's been a heated debate on our sister website Interactive Investor as to whether the UK housing market is in recovery or not.

Home sharing - how it could benefit you

Monday, 25 June 2012 | Article

Pam and Alexandra aren't your typical housemates.

Be aware of the renting scandal

Thursday, 10 May 2012 | Article

The investing and nesting dreams of hordes of would-be homeowners are steadily being chipped away in the face of a nightmare mix of a shortage of homes, rocketing house prices and tightfisted lending.

Four things every tenant needs to know

Thursday, 22 March 2012 | Article

Renting is no longer reserved for students and the young - one in five people will rent their home by 2016, according to Savills estate agency.

Rent set to be included in credit reports

Monday, 19 March 2012 | News

Experian, one of the UK's leading credit reference agencies, has announced the launch of its Rental Exchange service. It will allow tenants' payment history to be included in credit reports.