Property Management, Lettings & Tenancy News

Homelessness charity calls for longer rental contracts

Longer private rental contracts should become the norm in the UK, according to Shelter.

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Weekly bin collections amongst important considerations when house-hunting

Weekly bin collections, solar panels and a satellite TV connection are amongst the most desirable 'extras' wanted by those looking for a new home, according to a new survey.

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Landlords advised to revise property insurance

Landlords are advised to check their properties are adequately insured following a fire that left one landlord £100,000 out of pocket.

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Average first-time house buyers now 35 years old

The average of age of a first-time house buyer in Britain has risen to 35, according to a new report.

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Majority of landlords considering Green Deal

More than half of private landlords are mulling over the government's Green Deal, according to a recent survey.

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Squatting made illegal

Squatting has been made a criminal offence. Under new laws introduced today, anyone found to be living in another person's property without a tenancy agreement could face up to six months in prison.

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Tenancies lengthening as landlords and tenants seek stability

The typical shorthold tenancy agreement has been getting longer as landlords and tenants sign up to lengthier contracts, propertycommunity.com reports.

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