Landlords must be wary of rising tenant arrears

Challenging conditions for landlords and letting agents could cause rent arrears to rise and this scenario is something landlords should be wary of, according to RentalStep. The PropTech startup says that if rents continue to rise and wage growth remains stagnant, some tenants may find it more difficult...
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A record number of enquiries for houses with swimming pools

Online Estate Agency, House Network, has reported a record number of enquiries for houses with swimming pools. The report follows on from Britain experiencing one of the longest heat waves, questioning whether the country is going to continue to follow these extreme temperatures for the longer term. House...
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London’s connectivity lags behind

Connectivity is more than just broadband speeds and 4G coverage. New research from property consultancy Cluttons has revealed the impact it has on everything from the properties we choose to live in, to the places where we can work and our overall happiness both at home and in...
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Housing World Cup fans in Russia

With the 2018 World Cup now in full swing, teams are competing for those elusive semi-final spots. With the host nation still in the competition after their famous victory, more fans will now be seeking accommodation across cities closer to the match stadiums. Online Estate Agency, House Network,...
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Average UK House Price during World Cups

We’re going back to that historical year, the one that sends tingles down the spines of the nation – when England won the world cup, 52 years ago. (Who knows, we may have another win this year) Ever wondered how the housing market has come on since that...
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Career moves driving UK property market

Brits are seven times more likely to be moving home because of a change of job (23%) rather than to make a quick buck from the housing market (3%), according to new property research from AA Mortgages. With AA reporting that summer movers are planning to spend 3%...
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Landlords can combat costs by exploring alternatives

Following the recent announcement that the Tenants’ Fees Bill has started its formal journey through Parliament, a PropTech startup is advising landlords to think seriously about how it could affect their profits. RentalStep says that landlords will need to consider their monthly outgoings and start shopping around for...
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