London rental growth stalls

July’s countrywide lettings index shows that rental growth slowed across every region of the country. London recorded the first annual drop in rents for six years, falling by 0.5 % over the past 12 months. . Rents in London 0.5% lower than in July 2015 . Stock surge sees the number of homes available to … Read moreLondon rental growth stalls

Our guide to the Right to Rent Scheme

Surveying_Blog_PostWith the new Right to Rent Scheme launched on 1st February 2016, Landlords are now required by law to check any potential immigration status before granting a tenancy. Failure to do so can result in fines of up to £3000.

 

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Countrywide call for transparency and stability for landlords and tenants

Help to BuyAs we are all aware when housing is in short supply, the private rental sector is extremely important. Countrywide’s Tonic for Tomorrow paper has called for measures to protect the private rental sector and make improvements to benefit both landlords and tenants. 

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Do you travel further than the average 8.8 miles to work? Maybe it’s time to cut your commute…

LondonAs the old saying goes, choosing a home is all about, ‘location, location, location’. Never is this more true than when you are considering your journey to work.  Propertywide’s innovative new Travel Time tool allows you to easily identify available properties within your preferred commute radius.

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Rabbit Hutch Britain

rabbit-1-1282544-s[1]Today’s Independent newspaper reports that millions of people are living in homes that are too small for them. The poorest households are said to be worst hit with resulting health problems for inhabitants including asthma, depression and insomnia.

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Countrywide Residential Lettings have done it again, scooping their third top award in six months

2014 RESI AwardsCountrywide Residential Lettings, the UK’s largest lettings agency, has won the award for ‘Lettings Agency of the Year’ at the RESI Awards 2014, held in London at the Grosvenor House Hotel.

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