Renting

Rents rising at record rate

Friday, 16 September 2011 | News

Rents across the country are rising at their fastest pace in a year.

No respite for renters as rates rise again

Friday, 19 August 2011 | News

Private rents rose 0.6% month-on-month in July to a record high of £705 a month on average and taking annual rent inflation to 4.2%, according to LSL Property Services.

Average rent now a whopping £700 a month

Friday, 15 July 2011 | News

The average rent has reached a staggering £701 a month in England and Wales, according to a new report.

Young people choosing to rent rather than buy

Tuesday, 31 May 2011 | News

Nearly two-thirds of 20 to 45 year-olds don't believe they have any chance of getting onto the property ladder, according to...

London development on the up despite property sector doubts

Monday, 10 January 2011 | Article

As it takes shape high above the skyline at London Bridge, The Shard is the capital's latest iconic office building. It is poised to become the tallest tower in Europe and aspires to charge the highest rents.

How to make sure your landlord isn’t ripping you off

Tuesday, 09 November 2010 | TV /Video

The relationship between landlord and tenant can be tricky but don't let your landlord's supposed superior position distract you from your entitlements as a tenant.

Be aware of house-sharing dilemmas

Wednesday, 16 June 2010 | Article

Q: Two years ago I bought a two-bedroom flat with a friend. She has now decided to go travelling for a year and wants to rent her room out.

Can landlords evict their tenants?

Monday, 14 September 2009 | Article

"I own a two-bedroomed flat that I’ve been renting out to a couple for the past eight months. They were both made redundant two months ago, and since then have not paid any rent.

A guide to renting for tenants and landlords

Monday, 18 August 2008 | Article

What is a reasonable amount to charge as a deposit? How much work is a landlord expected to do around their property? And when is it OK for tenants to withhold rent?