As a brave new decade gets underway, we take a look at a brave new design trend. When it comes to home decor, we’re forever being told that keeping it safe with neutral walls and ceilings are the way forward and, although this may be the safe choice, it can be a little, well, dull.
The tenancy ends and the tenant vacates the property – but instead of taking everything with them, they leave some of their belongings behind.
In this situation, it may be tempting to assume that they have abandoned their possessions and that you can do what you want with them. But it’s more complex than that.
The UK’s main professional and regulatory body for letting agents, ARLA Propertymark, has released a new report that investigates short-term lets and how they affect the private rented sector. The research has been conducted by an independent consultancy called Capital Economics, and while it’s important to remember that it was commissioned by an association of letting agents who will be broadly against short-term rentals, the report does contain a lot of fascinating analysis and exploration of industry trends.
There’s one thing that we always want more of in our homes, and that’s space! However, with space at a premium in most parts of the country, thinking about ways to utilise what we have already is a great way to get more out of your property. An excellent starting point is to declutter. This way, you can start to look at freeing up more space with everything that’s left.
After a few years of uncertainties surrounding Brexit, some might say that there is still no clear plan to what could happen now we have left the EU. At present, the UK is in a transition period, and at the moment, the property and lettings market appears to be relatively subdued.