Packing away Christmas

With the festivities over, it’s now time to start clearing everything away to start afresh in the new year. Taking the decorations down might feel like a bit of an anticlimax, but it’s also the perfect time to give your home a revamp for 2020.

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Rent Repayment Orders: What You Need to Know

If you are a landlord and you operate legally and responsibly, you will probably never have to worry about rent repayment orders (RRO). But it is important to understand what they are so you can avoid them in the first place, so here’s a guide to what you need to know.

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Are Rent Controls Hurting Tenants?

Rent controls have been introduced in many countries over the years. But are they actually a good thing?

The logic is that they prevent landlords from charging too much to tenants, but this isn’t how it often works out. In fact, according to new research, rent controls can actually hurt tenants.

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It’s a date - why your moving date matters

When moving house, there are a huge number of factors to be considered and a million and one things to decide - and your moving date is one of them!  Although many don’t get a whole lot of choice when it comes to their moving date, those that do are heading for  the same one this year - August 30th, to be precise.

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Living in a studio apartment – How to maximise space without compromise

The tiny homes movement is taking the world by storm, and what was once seen as a temporary solution to living accommodation has now become something to aspire to. This shift in attitude towards smaller living spaces comes from the need to adapt to increasing living costs. Choosing a smaller property such as a studio apartment has tons of benefits including more financial freedom, improved community vibe. Plus it gives you better control over everyday bills.

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