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How To: Deal with Multiple Applications for your Property

By Rent Guarantor on 12/08/2020

So you have multiple applicants for your property, great! On the surface this seems positive but you need to be aware that this can bring issues when choosing one of these applicants. The Equality Act 2010 can take a landlord to court for discrimination. A landlord must be wary of this and prtootect themselves from any sort of discrimination. To avoid this:

General

UK Staycation Demand Encourages Switch from Long-Term to Short-Term Lets

By Rent Guarantor on 10/08/2020

As more Britons opt for a staycation over a holiday abroad, evidence suggests that some private rental sector (PRS) buy-to-let (BTL) landlords are choosing to switch their investment properties from the long-term rental market, to the short-term, holiday lets market. This reverses a trend seen earlier in the coronavirus pandemic and is more in line with the broader trend of the UK's letting market pre-Covid-19.

Covid-19

Lettings market demand rises as lockdown measures ease

By Rent Guarantor on 03/08/2020

As the economy continues to feel the pain from coronavirus related uncertainty, the latest report from the Deposit Protection Service (DPS) suggests demand for rental properties in the UK has picked up close to pre-pandemic levels. With property moves once again permitted - provided social distancing rules are observed - pent-up demand for new rental properties is being exercised.

Student

Students Moving on from 1st Year Accommodation: Things to Think About

By Rent Guarantor on 05/08/2020

You have finished your first year of University and now need to work out what your next steps are. Have you made friends you now want to live with? Would you rather live on your own? Will you be staying within student accommodation or deciding to rent privately? There are all questions you need to ask yourself when making such an important decision. Not just this but there are the more practical things that you will need to think about such as:

Student

Guide for ‘Student House’ Renters

By Rent Guarantor on 29/07/2020

If you are a student ready to live off campus for the first time or a new student heading straight into the private renting sector here are some things to think about when taking on that extra responsibility.