Two in five renters in the UK believe they will never be able to afford to buy their own home, new research has revealed.
Three quarters of tenants in the private rented sector in the UK are happy to rent, and a third of those are happy to rent forever, according to new research.
A shortage of homes available to rent coupled with strong demand from tenants has led to record asking rents in all areas across Britain except Scotland and the North East of England, the latest lettings index shows.
Paying a mortgage rather than renting privately could leave the average consumer £350,000 better off over next 30 years, new research has found.
Average rents in Britain increased by 1.8% in the year to September 2019 to £998, rising everywhere apart from Wales where they fell by 1.4%, the latest lettings index shows.
Generation Rent says majority believe landlords should foot bill for making tenants move
New research shows that fewer property sales are falling through before completion, despite continuing uncertainty in the UK property market.
Weak pound means overseas tenants able to increase budgets, says Knight Frank
Introducing rent controls in Manchester would choke of the supply of homes to rent making it more difficult of tenants to find a place to live, according to the lettings industry.
Government’s benefit freeze ‘pushing low-income families to the brink’.
The presence of some of the world’s biggest tech giants is pushing up London rental prices in properties surrounding their main offices in the capital, a new study suggests.
Tessa Shepperson says restrictive nature of legislation means landlords have no option but to charge pet rent now that all deposits are capped at five weeks.
Properties in England have seen the strongest rental growth in the UK in the past five years, rising by 15.6%, the latest lettings figures show, Wales the weakest.
There has been a consistent rise in residential property owners looking to let their property, with a 15.3% increase across London from January to August this year compared to the same period in 2018.
Almost half of people who rent a home and are employed are just one paycheque away from losing their home as they could not pay their rent if they lost their job, according to new research.
Rising rents, a doubling of tenant applications and a shortage of housing stock continues to put pressure on the Private Rental Sector in the UK, according to the latest lettings index report.
Practice has emerged since new law designed to save renters in England money
Rental value growth in prime central London has been broadly flat over the last 12 months, underpinned by the fact demand has grown faster than supply, the latest sector report says.
Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased to a record high in July for a third consecutive month, the latest figures from letting agents shows.
The average adult in Britain will pay out more than £63,000 in rent before they get onto the property ladder, a new study has found.
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