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Fewer Rental Properties Push Rents Higher

By Rent Guarantor on 13/01/2020

Average UK rents rose in 2019, as a lack of available properties to satisfy tenant demand pushed them higher. Ongoing Brexit and political uncertainty combined with changing regulations worked to weigh on investor demand for property. However, while tenants will likely face higher rents for some months, research suggests there are signs that Buy-To-Let (BTL) investors are now showing interest in investing anew in the sector.


Newport, Wales has the lowest level of rental stock available in the UK

By Rent Guarantor on 17/12/2019

If you’re looking for a rental home in Newport Wales, you might struggle to find what you’re searching for. But, if you’re on the rental hunt in Aberdeen Scotland, you’ll likely have more luck – at least that’s what new data on available rental stock levels suggests.


A lifetime of renting likely for more Britons

By Rent Guarantor on 27/11/2019

In years gone by, home ownership was an achievable goal for many hardworking Britons. More recently, that has changed and even those who earn a good wage can struggle to buy a property in their preferred area – or indeed any area at all. With this new reality comes the fact that for some people, they will always be a tenant, throughout their working life and also as a retiree.


Fewer tenants experience rent rises in October

By Rent Guarantor on 09/12/2019

There was some good news for the UK’s tenants recently as a new report showed fewer people who rent a home experienced an increase in their rent. But that’s not all, letting agents said there are more properties available for rent, while more tenants achieved positive results from rent negotiations.


The UK's poorest hit hardest by higher rents

By Rent Guarantor on 18/11/2019

A new study suggests that inequality across the UK is rising, thanks to higher rents and lower mortgage interest rates. The Resolution Foundation said that higher rents have hit the poorest Britons hardest, as this group is more likely to live in rental accommodation.