Is Deposit-Free Renting the Way of the Future?

Whenever a tenant moves into a property, one of the biggest issues is coming up with the deposit. Landlords require a deposit to cover any damage caused by the tenant or to cover unpaid rent. With a deposit, the landlord gets some security, and the tenant usually takes care of the property because they want their deposit back.

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Top 5 places to live in Wales

From stunning countryside to vibrant city spots, Wales is a beautiful country that offers a diverse range of locations for all ages. Whether you’re moving to another town or taking a relocation leap, check out some of the best spots in the country to call home.

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Would a Housing Court improve the private rental sector?

Recent months have seen the UK government work towards creating a fairer private rental sector, with clear rules and more funds for councils to pursue acts of wrong doing. Now, after some months of discussions on the topic, there is a consultation on the possibility of creating specific housing courts.

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Annual rents fall for the first time in 10 years

Tenants renting privately across the UK will tell you that rents have been rising for years. While that is true, in 2018, the collective total rent paid across Great Britain was £59.1 billion – some £1.9 billion less than in 2017 and the first time that measure has declined in a decade.

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What will impact on your profits in 2019?

It seems as though almost every time a new law comes into force in the lettings industry, there is a negative impact on landlords’ profits. While the several new pieces of legislation already on the slate for 2019 shouldn’t make a huge difference to your profits, you should be prepared for some costs to increase.

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