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....The residents of this mixed council and private estate have lived the past five years with the reality of outsourced housing provision. Their experience demonstrates what can happen when council property is turned over to a private contractor without sufficient oversight and accountability, when profit is prioritised over the welfare of tenants. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....Traditionally, houses have been sold as freehold, and the buyer has complete control over their property. When a house is sold as leasehold, the buyer is effectively only a tenant with a very long term rental, with the ground the home is built on remaining in the hands of the freeholder. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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.... . Couples also have to decide what happens to their share of the property if one dies unexpectedly, he adds: “If they purchase as ‘joint tenants’, it will pass to the surviving purchaser, whereas if they are ‘tenants in common’, each party can leave their share to whoever they wish. ... [Read full article on Daily Express ]
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Leasehold houses and the ground rent scandal: all you need to know image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of July 2017 03:05:21 PM
....Traditionally, houses have been sold as freehold, and the buyer has complete control over their property. When a house is sold as leasehold, the buyer is effectively only a tenant with a very long term rental, with the ground the home is built on remaining in the hands of the freeholder. ...
Secure your worldly wealth: Tips to make sure you pass your wealth to the right person image
.... . Couples also have to decide what happens to their share of the property if one dies unexpectedly, he adds: “If they purchase as ‘joint tenants’, it will pass to the surviving purchaser, whereas if they are ‘tenants in common’, each party can leave their share to whoever they wish. ...
The real cost of regeneration image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 21st of July 2017 05:00:09 AM
....The residents of this mixed council and private estate have lived the past five years with the reality of outsourced housing provision. Their experience demonstrates what can happen when council property is turned over to a private contractor without sufficient oversight and accountability, when profit is prioritised over the welfare of tenants. ...
The Guardian view on the 1%: all gain, no pain | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 06:59:34 PM
.... One linked by roadside chats; the other by FaceTime. Today’s Conservatism does not want to level relationships between poor and rich, to provide policies that allow workers to set bosses’ pay or tenants to hold their landlords to account or empower consumers over corporates. ...
Prefab sprout: off-the-peg homes bid to ease UK housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 07:00:00 AM
.... RHP said the new L&G-built “modular” homes will be rented out at £600 to £700 a month. For less than the price of most flatshares in the capital, tenants will receive a high-spec home complete with a luxury kitchen and lounge, separate bedroom and bathroom, underfloor heating and PV solar cells that promise to shave total energy bills to as little as £10 a year. ...
Could you spot a bogus Airbnb listing among the genuine ones? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of July 2017 06:00:45 AM
.... Now Airbnb is denying any liability. Renters and people seeking short-term holiday lets are being warned to think twice before signing up for “too good to be true” tenancies, after a sophisticated online scam was uncovered aimed at stealing thousands of pounds from would-be tenants, writes Alex Hern. ...
'Locals get first dibs': the Manchester flats banning foreign investors image
....Some local developers, such as Knight Knox, have a business model based largely on selling apartment blocks to buy-to-let investors overseas. The firm is currently developing huge swathes of Salford, particularly by the river Irwell, and most blocks are already completely sold out at least a year before any tenants will move in. ...
Robot banker helps millennials manage money, plus students face £57,000 debt image
....Minister suggests women hit by pension age change ‘take up apprenticeships’. One in seven UK private tenants pays more than half income in rent – study. ...
One in seven UK private tenants pays more than half income in rent – study image
. One in seven tenants privately renting from a landlord is paying more than half of their income in rent, compared with just 2% of homeowners who pay more than half their income on their mortgage, according to new research. ...
My credit score is at risk after landlord failed to register correct address image
.... “The credit reports at all three agencies might still need work afterwards if one or more organisations have already registered records at different address variations,” he said. “We can help with that once the tenant has amended the address by raising queries on his behalf. ...
The Guardian view on Murdoch’s Sky plan: a blow to media plurality | Editorial image
.... There’s enough evidence to contradict Rupert Murdoch’s assertion that he has “made it a principle all my life never to ask for anything from any prime minister”. As his own lieutenants have made clear over Brexit, Mr Murdoch’s media is about power. ...
Tenant fees ARE a rip-off, says letting agent that welcomes ban  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 26th of June 2017 02:47:00 PM
....Hefty charges on renters will soon be banned in a bid to relieve the pressure on people who don't own their home, it was confirmed in the Queen's Speech. Many agents currently charge hundreds of pounds for referencing services, which tenants are obliged to pay for. ...
Bond Street: status of UK's most exclusive shopping street under threat image
....Paul Souber, of property consultancy Colliers International, said a number of Bond Street leases were being “quietly marketed”. In a sign that demand for expensive stores in the West End of London is faltering, Souber said potential tenants are no longer required to stump up millions of pounds of “key money” that had become standard – the premium a brand hands over to the existing retailer to buy their lease, in addition to the rent agreed. ...
Life swap … landlords are being given the chance to live like their tenants image
.... His rent and bills are £800 a month, equal to around 70% of his take-home pay. A window is broken, doors rotten, and rubbish from previous tenants is strewn outside, while inside the boiler piping is exposed. ...
A guide to tenants' housing rights around safety and repairs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 06:19:30 AM
. In the aftermath of a shocking disaster like the Grenfell Tower fire, social housing tenants, including those who rent from private landlords, as well as from housing associations, councils or other registered housing providers, will be asking questions about their own homes and wondering where to turn for advice. ...
Barclays: who are the four charged bankers? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 02:17:46 PM
.... He started the business last summer, with backing from Aberdeen Asset Management and a number of big-name bankers. The former JP Morgan bond trader joined Barclays in 1996 and was a loyal lieutenant of Bob Diamond, who took over from John Varley as Barclays chief executive. ...
Don't believe the hype: the downside of being the next big thing image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of June 2017 09:00:00 AM
.... This can mean playing a longer game. Adam Blaxter, founder of Rentr, an app that allows landlords to rent a property direct to tenants is in the proptech sector where the clarion call is that estate agents are dinosaurs and apps are the way forward. ...
How can I buy my friend out of our joint property? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 06:00:32 AM
.... However, another friend is willing to help by becoming part of the joint mortgage with me. Can you advise me of the process? What’s the best way to work out who gets what? Also, in future would it be best to be tenants in common rather than having a joint mortgage? HB. ...
Quarter of households in UK will rent privately by end of 2021, says report image
....3 million owner occupiers and 4. 3 million social tenants, according to an annual report from estate agency Knight Frank. ...
Naomi Klein: ‘Trump is an idiot, but don’t underestimate how good he is at that’ image
.... “That is the story of his business. He has always understood that he could distract his investors and bankers, his tenants, his clients from the underlying unsoundness of his business, just by putting on the Trump show. ...
While Corbyn inspired the young, May was terrifying the old image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 11th of June 2017 06:00:47 AM
....May’s response has been to accuse Labour of pork-barrel politics. Her lieutenant Amber Rudd accused Jeremy Corbyn of buying votes with promises to the young of free university education, higher spending on schools and better mental health service provision – something college-age students make increasing use of. ...
UK rents fall for first time since 2009, plus peer-to-peer lending left me in the red image
....Revealed: chocolate and drinks shrink since Brexit vote with no price drop. Letting agents found charging tenants more than £800 in fees. ...
Average UK rents fall for first time in more than seven years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of June 2017 05:01:14 AM
.... The weaker market in the capital has seen average rents fall from £1,572 a month in July 2016 to £1,502 in May. That means new tenants in London are typically paying £70 a month less than their counterparts last summer. ...
Letting agents found charging tenants more than £800 in fees image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 31st of May 2017 11:01:38 PM
....The typical two-adult household is being hit by letting fees of up to £813 when taking on a home to rent, according to a new report by the campaign group Generation Rent. The report has been published a day before the close of a consultation on government proposals to ban letting fees for tenants. ...
'I can't pay the rent' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 11:07:29 PM
....". She wants the next government to introduce five-year leases to give tenants more security. ...
Student housing tempts wealthy investors image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 26th of May 2017 05:08:32 PM
.... While students are demanding more luxurious rooms, developers and their designers said it was the standard and range of communal spaces that were most important for attracting the highest-paying students. The Neighbourhood, a new development in Cardiff, offers a 24-hour concierge service offering to help its student tenants with “anything you need – from calling a late-night taxi or locating Cardiff’s best burgers, to advice on tomorrow morning’s presentation or just to chat if you’re feeling homesick”. ...
Adani royalty rate akin to 'rent free' period in Galilee Basin, Matt Canavan says image
. Matt Canavan has attempted to revive a plan to give a $320m royalty concession to the Adani Carmichael mine, arguing it would be akin to a “rent free” period when a tenant moved into a new commercial building. ...
RBS settlement has left business couple feeling 'gutted' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 18th of May 2017 01:48:53 PM
....RBS has admitted some shortcomings in the level of service it provided and has set aside £400m to compensate affected small business owners . The Hockins ran London and Westcountry Estates, a commercial property business based in Plymouth, with hundreds of small business tenants across 27 business parks. ...
Score the best mortgage deals, plus the facts about the pensions triple lock image
....Taylor Wimpey compensation offer is PR con, claim victims of leasehold scandal. One in three tenants borrow money to pay rent, says Shelter. ...
Buy-to-let millionaire who bans 'coloured' people faces legal action image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 02:20:13 PM
. The equality watchdog has begun formal legal action against buy-to-let mogul Fergus Wilson after he told his letting agent to ban “coloured” tenants because they left curry smells in his properties. ...
London is still a global draw despite Brexit, says British Land image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 17th of May 2017 07:59:48 AM
....London is still a big draw for global banks and institutions despite the uncertainty created by Brexit, according to one of the UK’s biggest property companies. British Land said the process of leaving the EU was creating uncertainty, with tenants taking longer than usual to commit to office space, but there was still demand for good quality property in the capital. ...
House prices in UK shift to lower gear image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of May 2017 10:33:40 AM
....". Separate figures from the ONS showed that rental prices paid by private tenants in Britain rose by 1. ...
We wouldn’t need price caps if the Tories hadn’t cut energy-saving schemes image
.... It promises interest-free loans, much like Scotland did earlier this month, for people to make their homes more efficient. The government has supported a loophole for landlords allowing them to sidestep regulations coming next year which would force them to reduce energy bills for their tenants. ...
General election 2017: Tory housing plan 'paid from existing budget' image
....4bn we earmarked for capital expenditure from the Autumn Statement last year. "It's not new money but the amount for each council will depend on the deals we strike with places like Manchester and Birmingham to get more social housing built in these areas of a high-enough quality that tenants eventually will be able to buy. ...
General election 2017: 'Robin Hood tax' on City pledged by Labour image
....Under the Tories' housing proposals, the government would offer English councils and housing associations funding to enable them to build more homes and make it easier for them to acquire land for development. Some of these homes would have to be social rented accommodation with a fixed term - after which they would be sold, with the tenant getting first refusal. ...
May to appeal to low-paid voters with new social housing pledge image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 09:00:05 PM
....In an attempt by the prime minister to reach out to low-paid workers, she will announce a plan to offer funds, loans and new powers to councils and housing associations to help them build a new generation of social housing for renters. She will also pledge to give the new tenants the option to buy the property after 10 to 15 years. ...
Buy-to-let landlords suffering tax increases plan to raise rents  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 05:27:00 PM
....Buy-to-let owners have been hit with a number of law changes over the past two years, which have forced rental investors to pay more money to HMRC. But it’s the economy and tenants that could end up paying the price. ...
Inside the new Battersea Power Station image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of May 2017 07:00:41 AM
....Inside, the two turbine halls – one built in the 1930s with bronze doors, marble floors and staircases, the other a more austere 1950s construction – will eventually be lined with shops, restaurants, cafes and cinemas. The biggest tenant will be Apple, whose decision to locate its new European HQ in London was seen as a huge boost for the UK after the Brexit vote. ...
One in three tenants borrow money to pay rent, says Shelter image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 12th of May 2017 07:01:11 AM
....The survey by Shelter and YouGov, carried out in April, found that of the almost 1. 6 million private tenants falling into the low-earner category, one in three – around 511,000 – had borrowed money during the past year to keep on top of their rent. ...
Are UK house prices starting to fall? The Halifax thinks so image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 09:31:28 AM
.... Rents have fallen year on year in London for the first time since 2009 and are flat in much of the rest of the UK in fresh evidence of the post-Brexit vote slowdown in the property market. The UK’s biggest tenant referencing company, Homelet, said rents on new tenancies in London fell by 1. ...
London rents fall for first time since 2009 amid post-Brexit vote slowdown image
....Rents have fallen year on year in London for the first time since 2009 and are flat in much of the rest of the country in fresh evidence of the post-Brexit vote slowdown in the property market. The UK’s biggest tenant referencing company, Homelet, said rents on new tenancies in London fell by 1. ...
Proptech: the businesses transforming the housing market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 8th of May 2017 06:00:55 AM
.... Calum Brannan, founder of prop-tech management company No Agent, offers landlords a way to manage their own properties online for a fixed fee – £35 per month outside London and £45 inside the capital. There are no additional charges for finding tenants, referencing or credit checks and there’s a 24/7 call centre for both landlords and tenants. ...
Bristol housing charity tops list of UK’s most-prosecuted landlords image
.... Over the same period it received £321,000 in housing benefit. The landlord is one of 61 that have been convicted of multiple housing offences over the past two years, yet are still offering homes to tenants. ...
Bill O’Reilly accuser to meet Ofcom as Fox News scandal threatens Sky deal image
....”. On Monday, Bill Shine, the network’s co-president and a long-time lieutenant of the ousted chief executive Roger Ailes, left the company. ...
We're buying as tenants in common – but what if we split up? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 06:00:01 AM
.... I’m struggling to put my practical head on in the midst of the romantic adventure that is buying my first home with my partner. We’re going to own the house as tenants in common, which we’re both fine with, as we’re putting significantly different amounts into the deposit: I’m putting in 15% and he is contributing the remaining 85%. ...
Labour pledges 'tougher' standards for rented houses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 1st of May 2017 05:41:38 AM
....". Labour said its own analysis, based on the 2014 English Housing Survey, showed that tenants in England were spending £800m a month - or £9. ...
Our flat was perfect  – until planners let a restaurant open below image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 06:00:22 AM
.... Two years is a long time when your home suddenly has an industrial kitchen beneath it. Our tenants stuck it out for as long as they could. ...
London rents fall sharply as monthly bill drops across UK image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 06:01:03 AM
. Rents in London have fallen sharply, with new tenants in the capital typically paying almost £100 a month less than their counterparts a year ago, according to a major lettings agency. ...
Buy-to-let slump puts first-time buyers in the driver’s seat image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 22nd of April 2017 05:59:06 AM
....Clarke adds: “Some are concerned about the expansion of buy-to-let, arguing that it reflects increasing affordability pressures for owner-occupiers. “But it is also true that the growth of buy-to-let has widened choice for tenants in the private rented sector and delivered higher standards of accommodation. ...
Did you lose your job when BHS went into administration? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of April 2017 04:44:09 PM
.... It was the biggest high street failure since Woolworths went out of business in 2008. According to research by the Guardian, just 52 of BHS’s 164 stores have found new tenants or have deals on the table ahead of this week’s anniversary. ...
Two-thirds of BHS stores lie empty as anniversary of collapse nears image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of April 2017 03:30:44 PM
....A year after the collapse of the department store chain BHS, more than two-thirds of its former stores still lie empty, blighting the UK’s high streets and shopping centres. According to research by the Guardian, just 52 of BHS’s 164 stores have found new tenants or have deals on the table ahead of next week’s anniversary of the biggest high street failure since Woolworths went out of business in 2008. ...
Tenant charged £835 … to scribble a new name on a contract image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 15th of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
....Winkworth should be grateful the work has been done for them. Instead, its local branch asked the new tenant to pay £835. ...
Estate agents struggling to find homes to sell, says report image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:01:10 PM
....”. While the number of homes for sale is at record lows, the number of tenants registering to rent a property is rising. ...
What is an ordinary working person? PM's grammar schools report has the answer | Larry Elliot image
.... Harold Wilson teased the blue-blooded Alec Douglas-Home about his inability to connect with ordinary working people ahead of the 1964 election. Margaret Thatcher cited her policy of allowing council tenants to buy their homes as evidence that the Conservatives, not Labour, represented ordinary working people. ...
Landlord tax changes come into effect TODAY: 'Renting will be more expensive', say critics image
.... The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said the changes will put more pressure on landlords. RLA chairman, Alan Ward said: "Today’s tax increases contradict everything the Government has said about needing a larger rented sector to give tenants more choice and more affordable housing. ...
Court orders woman to pay £24,500 to private parking company image
....Vehicle Control Services (VCS) took the 28-year-old to court last year after she failed to pay £18,500 in private parking notices. She had been living at a flat with her stepfather, who was a tenant and had a garage at the property. ...
Mortgage tax relief cut doesn’t add up for buy-to-let landlords image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of April 2017 06:00:17 AM
. Today will see two of buy-to-let landlord Jamie Brewis’s tenants – a couple in their 60s – having to move out of the bungalow that has been their home for the past four or so years. ...
As tenants in common, could we specify that our children inherit our property? image
. Q My husband and I are considering severing our joint tenancy and becoming tenants in common. ...
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The Guardian view on house prices: the government lacks the political will to fix the broken market | Editorial image
.... Home ownership matters in Britain: yes, as oft remarked, it is a cultural aspiration; but one that is underpinned by rational financial interests. Home ownership provides a stability and financial security simply unavailable to those who rent, thanks to house price growth that benefits owners but drives up rents, and our very weak framework of tenants’ rights. ...
How one council is beating Britain's housing crisis image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 07:00:02 AM
....But this is not a return to the era of 1950s and 1960s council building. What Sheffield Housing Company (SHC) is doing is partnering with contractors to build low-cost homes for first-time buyers and families alongside houses and flats to rent at affordable prices, and with tenants better protected. ...
Viagogo's shady reputation grows as it shuns critics image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 06:02:46 PM
....This multi-million dollar enterprise is technically based in Geneva, Switzerland, but also has a UK subsidiary called VGL Services with company’s address listed as Cannon Street in London’s financial district. When the Guardian visited this office last year, Viagogo’s presence was disguised, a false name listed on hoardings in the foyer displaying the building’s tenants. ...
Goldman Sachs to move hundreds of staff out of London due to Brexit image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 05:26:34 PM
....However, the bank is continuing to press on with building its new nine-storey London HQ, with the aim of moving in in 2019. The bank could take all the floors or subletto tenants. ...
Five-minute guide to…The resurgence of first-time buyers image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 19th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....The screw will tighten in April, when higher rate tax relief on mortgage interest payments will begin being phased out. Steve Bolton, founder of Platinum Property Partners, warns that “punitive” tax changes may drive out landlords, but this will not necessarily help first-time buyers: “If it leads to a restricted supply of rental properties and higher rents, then it will be harder for tenants to save for a deposit. ...
Student digs in Britain giving first-class returns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of March 2017 03:40:59 PM
.... Numbers are lower in this academic year, but the drop in the value of the pound is expected to encourage an increase next year, despite concerns about the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. Heriberto Cuanalo, chief executive of the upmarket student accommodation developer Collegiate AC, said foreign students made up the vast majority of his tenants in the company’s portfolio of more than 8,000 beds from Edinburgh to Exeter, but British people were now also moving in. ...
Charlotte Hogg was right to resign, but the departure is cause for concern image
....In theory, the Treasury committee has only an advisory role when it comes to appointments to the Bank of England, but in this case the strongly worded condemnation of Hogg’s behaviour made her position untenable. That’s despite the fact that she was handpicked by Mark Carney in one of his first appointments after becoming governor in 2013 and was one of his most trusted lieutenants. ...
Rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 09:20:45 AM
....Countrywide's research is at odds with the most recent figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Its latest figures, for the year to January 2017, showed that rents for private tenants across the UK had risen by 2. ...
UK average annual rents fall for first time in six years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of March 2017 06:00:24 AM
.... Countrywide, which compiled the figures, said the buying frenzy ahead of the hike in stamp duty last year pushed up the supply of new homes for letting by 10%. Meanwhile tenant demand has been dropping, particularly in London, possibly related to Brexit. ...
Striver? Tory architect of austerity George Osborne banks £1m fortune image
....Osborne & Little. Osborne last year earned £44,647 in dividends from Osborne & Little, the wallpaper firm co-founded by his father, Sir Peter Osborne, through direct ownership of shares and as a life tenant of a family trust whose assets include shares in that company. ...
Landlord tax: How to beat new buy-to-let charges coming in NEXT month  image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 04:44:00 PM
....The platforms allow investors can now put up money for mortgages and property loans in return for interest and the investments can also be placed in flexible ISAs. As well as generating top returns of around five per cent, this method also allows investors aren't faced with the prospect of difficult tenants or changes to property tax. ...
Benefit claimants 'missing out' on private rentals image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:52:36 AM
. Benefit claimants are increasingly missing out on finding places to rent, as landlords choose tenants who are better off, surveyors have said. ...
Rents are 'out of step' with incomes, housing body warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:01:21 AM
. Vulnerable tenants are being pushed out of the housing market as cuts to benefits and rising costs mean rents are “increasingly out of step” with household incomes, a leading industry body has warned. ...
‘Our ability to save is non-existent’ – people respond to UK budget image
....Outside his business, he has invested in 21 buy-to-let properties, in and around his hometown of Upminster, Essex. His tenants pay £23,500 a month in rent and he is concerned he may have to use more of that income to maintain his properties as result of the hikes in national insurance contributions for the self-employed. ...
Scheme to combat rogue lettings agents under attack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 12:19:27 AM
. Landlords and tenants who have been defrauded by a rogue letting agent say a government-approved scheme set up to protect them is useless. ...
Buy-to-let landlords face huge tax increase from new law image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 12:01:00 AM
....Andrews says this has knocked London property prices and the slowdown could ripple across the country. Platinum Property Partners founder Steve Bolton says the sector was hit hard by the stamp duty surcharge and cutting tax relief will wipe out even more profits: “Landlords will have to increase rents or leave the market, further restricting the supply of affordable property for tenants. ...
UK 'must insulate 25 million homes' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 12:07:22 AM
What’s the point of building a million new homes if they’re not fit to live in? | John Harris image
....But in privately owned developments and new social housing, and the mixed-tenure places that combine the two, problems abound. Last month I spent two weeks reporting on the case of the Orchard Village estate on the Essex/east London border, and properties split between homeowners and tenants whose problems – with leaks and damp, and allegedly faulty fire protection and dangerous levels of methane – are mind-boggling. ...
#RentInOz: Australian renters share their horror stories image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 01:59:30 AM
....A new study of Australia’s rental property market has prompted people to share their horror stories. The survey of more than 1,000 renters co-authored by the consumer group Choice concluded there was an “entrenched culture of fear” and a significant power imbalance between landlords and tenants. ...

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