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AXA Landlords. Are you putting yourself at risk?

AXA have recently conducted a study into tenants, and are concerned that landlords are putting themselves at risk. Having looked into the research, AXA have found the following surprising statistics 26% of tenants pay their rent late (equivalent to 2,158,000 tenants nationwide). One in 10 tenants admits to having done a moonlight flit to avoid…

rla RLA vs Generation Rent. Who’s right about the PRS?

Pressure group Generation Rent has been criticised for making inaccurate accusations of the private rented sector. The RLA has hit back at these accusations, with the director of the RLA saying that these are just “politics of division.” With the amount of press that the PRS gets, the RLA feel that these accusations are only…

landlord and tenant survey 2014 The Landlord & Tenants Survey 2014

Each year The Property Academy conduct a survey aimed at tenants and landlords. Now in it’s 6th year, these independent surveys help them to understand what people really want and need from their lettings agent. By completing this independent national survey, you will be helping The Property Academy to understand the Letting process from a…

3d business merge concept Changing tenant demographics

Throughout England, Scotland and Wales we are starting to see a change in the demographics of private renters, according to Countrywide Residential Lettings. Since January 2013, the amount of over 30s privately renting has increased by over 5%, now making up over 59% of all tenants. We have also seen a growth of 2.2% of…

house price pic Struggling tenants at an all time low

According to research conducted by the NLA, the number of tenants struggling to pay their rent is at an all-time low since records began in 2009, dropping from 65% to 27% in the past 5 years. Not only are tenants finding it easier to pay their rent, they also feel that their rent is good…