Rents rise in 2019

There’s some bad news for private rental sector tenants across the UK, as the latest report from ARLA Propertymark shows that the number of tenants whose rent has increased, has risen for the first time since September 2018. The property body said that the increase came amid a rise in demand and is also likely reflective of landlords’ reaction to numerous fee rises and charge increase in recent years.

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Is it possible to achieve "modern retro" design on a budget?

Looking to make a statement in your home? Opting for a more conscious design theme can be a great way to develop a real sense of aesthetic identity. With the revival of retro design in recent years, a modern take on classic ideas is becoming a great way to enhance and improve your property. Take a look through any design magazine, though, and you’ll see rooms which have been lavished with thousands of pounds worth of designer materials. Surely you don’t need to spend so much to achieve a little retro appeal? You don’t - here’s what you can do to get a ‘70s vibe on a budget.

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Countdown to Brexit - How is it affecting the property sector so far?

The UK’s housing market remains a top topic of discussion, particularly amid the current uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Indeed, the collective decision to leave the European Union has had some effect on house prices and house buying activity. However, it’s not the only development that has encouraged a response from buyers, sellers and investors.

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Build A Home Cinema Without Spending Thousands

A home cinema used to be the mark of high-earners alone. Costing thousands of pounds in hi-fi equipment, specialist projectors and other electrical goods, having a home cinema was the ultimate luxury. Nowadays, however, a movie room in your home is a far more achievable reality. With just a little knowledge and a moderate investment of time and money, you can have a home cinema fit for Scorsese.

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