Archive for the ‘Tenants’ Category

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…

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…

Print Help to Buy scheme launched early

David Cameron recently announced at the Conservative party conference that the Help to Buy Scheme will be put into action 3 months earlier than the proposed launch in January. Starting in October, home owners and first time buyers will have the opportunity to get onto the housing ladder taking advantage of 5% deposits when buying…

IMG_9602 christmas Merry Christmas from College and County

It has been another busy December for College and County, and all the staff team are looking forward to some well-deserved rest over the Christmas period. This year we have continued to see rising demand for College and County student houses and Facebook has proved again to be a valuable tool in making our houses…

Information regarding flood warning in Oxford

It is possible that the situation in Oxford is not purely down the rainfall in this area, but what is happening further up the country. We think that the source for Oxford is “fed” from the Cotswolds area, so it might be worth keeping an eye on what happens further afield. There is little that…