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How to negotiate with letting agents
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How to negotiate with letting agents

How to negotiate with letting agents You’re moving house and are just about to embark on your first ...

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How to negotiate with letting agents

How to negotiate with letting agents You’re moving house and are just about to embark on your first few viewings. You’re keen to find somewhere good, and quickly - but this doesn’ ...

What is a Section 8 Notice?
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What is a Section 8 Notice?

A Section 8 Notice can be served when a landlord wants to gain back possession of a property that’s ...

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What is a Section 8 Notice?

A Section 8 Notice can be served when a landlord wants to gain back possession of a property that’s being let under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement (AST).Issued in Engla ...

What is a Section 21 Notice?
Section 21 notice

What is a Section 21 Notice?

Section 21 gives a landlord an automatic right of possession without having to give any grounds (rea ...

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What is a Section 21 Notice?

Section 21 gives a landlord an automatic right of possession without having to give any grounds (reasons) once the fixed term has expired.For renters with an assured shorthold ...

How to get a National Insurance number in the UK

How to get a National Insurance number in the UK

How to get a National Insurance number in the UK The UK National Insurance number has been an oblig ...

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How to get a National Insurance number in the UK

How to get a National Insurance number in the UK The UK National Insurance number has been an obligatory part of working in the UK since it was introduced as part of the National ...

What new immigration checks mean for tenants
What immigration checks mean for tenants

What new immigration checks mean for tenants

Immigration checks by landlords are a hot topic right now. Just when you thought there couldn’t be a ...

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What new immigration checks mean for tenants

Immigration checks by landlords are a hot topic right now. Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more paper work involved in renting an apartment – do we have news for you! A ...

10 things you need to know before you rent a house

10 things you need to know before you rent a house

Renting a house in London isn't always as easy as finding somewhere you like, moving in and paying t ...

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10 things you need to know before you rent a house

Renting a house in London isn't always as easy as finding somewhere you like, moving in and paying the rent each month.Before you set off on your journey to rent a house, there ...

Rent, don’t buy, says Kevin McCloud
Rent, don't buy!

Rent, don’t buy, says Kevin McCloud

Rent, don't buy says Kevin McCloud. Kevin McCloud, presenter of Grand Designs has urged Britons to c ...

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Rent, don’t buy, says Kevin McCloud

Rent, don't buy says Kevin McCloud. Kevin McCloud, presenter of Grand Designs has urged Britons to consider the benefits of renting instead of owning a home. It’s well known that o ...

10 top tips for finding a property to rent in London
Top tips for renting a property

10 top tips for finding a property to rent in London

Relocating to London can be an exciting adventure as you find yourself swept up into the life and cu ...

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10 top tips for finding a property to rent in London

Relocating to London can be an exciting adventure as you find yourself swept up into the life and culture of one of the world’s most vibrant cities. Finding a property to rent in L ...

What to do if your rights as a renter are breached
Your rights as a renter

What to do if your rights as a renter are breached

If you believe your renters' rights have been breached, read on to know your rights as a renter, and ...

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What to do if your rights as a renter are breached

If you believe your renters' rights have been breached, read on to know your rights as a renter, and what to do if those rights are breached.It’s no secret that in some cases, ...

When can a landlord increase your rent?
When can landlords increase your rent?

When can a landlord increase your rent?

Can a landlord increase my rent? Well, sometimes yes and sometimes no. The rules about rent price in ...

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When can a landlord increase your rent?

Can a landlord increase my rent? Well, sometimes yes and sometimes no. The rules about rent price increases are fairly simple and straight-forward, but as is the case with a lot of ...

Renting your house? These 14 essential tools will come in handy
DIY tools to help you when you move

Renting your house? These 14 essential tools will come in handy

So, you’ve just moved in to your new place and you want to kit your toolbox out, just in case. What ...

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Renting your house? These 14 essential tools will come in handy

So, you’ve just moved in to your new place and you want to kit your toolbox out, just in case. What do you need? Here is an essential tool kit guide for arming yourself with the es ...