Predictions for the rental market in 2018
By Guest Blogger on 4 Jan 2018 in Industry News, Renting
By Tom Gatzen, Co-Founder of Ideal Flatmate With renting becoming the new norm for London’s millennials and the government continuing to fall far short of its self-made targets for new homes being built, what does the future of renting look like in the Capital over the next 12 months? Rents cooling down, but for how […]
Is your credit score stopping you from buying or renting a property?
By Bea Patel on 13 Jul 2017 in Buying, Renting
Understanding and managing your credit score is essential when applying for a range of financial products, especially mortgages, loans and renting property. Using credit scores to determine someone’s financial viability for a mortgage is nothing new, but it’s becoming increasingly common for landlords to use them when deciding on potential tenants. So, if you’re unsure […]
£90,000 pw – UK’s most expensive rental property
By Bea Patel on 15 Jun 2017 in Renting
A luxury five-bedroom penthouse flat on London’s Park Lane is the most expensive rental property in the UK. It’s within the iconic Sir Edward Lutyens building, instantly recognisable by their water towers marking each corner of Park Lane. The penthouse, accessed from its own private lift has five double bedrooms all with marble en-suite bathrooms. […]
What do you need to know about tenancy deposits?
By Guest Blogger on 6 Oct 2016 in Letting, Renting
Buy-to-let landlords have a legal obligation to protect any deposit that they receive from a private tenant. But what are the correct procedures surrounding tenancy deposits? Ryan Weston, writing on behalf of Just Landlords Insurance Services, explains: In England and Wales, it’s mandatory for investors to protect any deposit received for an assured-shorthold tenancy (AST) […]