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An undercover investigation has revealed the shocking widespread practice of some letting agents in Scotland charging private tenants extortionate and unjustified upfront charges.
Falling house prices and increasing rental demand has made it cheaper to buy a property than to rent one in 45 of the 50 largest towns across Britain.
Tenants and landlords are being brought up to speed on their rights and responsibilities by Housing Minister, Grant Shapps, who is convinced that disputes between those renting and those letting are commonly caused by misunderstandings that could be prevented.
Results published today by specialist letting agents’ service provider Endsleigh reveals that twice the number of people in the UK are renting in comparison to owning their own home.
The cost of buying a home for first-time buyers is more than £100 a month lower than renting, according to Halifax.
Average rents in prime central London are on track to reach £1,052 per week by December, an increase of £15 on current weekly rents of £1,037.
In exchange for an $11 million bailout, Portugal has agreed to make sweeping structural changes, and among them is modernizing the country's housing market.
Irresponsible landlords could soon face fines of up to £20,000 as Blackpool Council works to tighten up rules and improve housing standards.
The UK property lettings market is in robust health but landlords should be aware of the pitfalls of a buoyant sector, it is claimed.
Prime London rents rose 0.4% in April, according to the latest figures from Knight Frank.
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