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Bristol Mayoral Election - What about housing?

Well, we’re almost there, the election is next week. It’s time to decide who will be the next directly elected Mayor of Bristol. With all 70 seats on the Council also up for election it looks set to be an interesting week. 1,550 more words


AirBNB and UK Landlords

The Airbnb craze that is sweeping the nation and growing in popularity with many tenants is a causing a growing problem for the many private sector landlords that are discovering that their tenants have actually sub-let via Airbnb. 293 more words


Build to Rent; a new generation of homes.

Over the last couple of years the term “Private Rented Sector” (or PRS) within the Residential sector has become a buzz phrase in the property industry. 1,028 more words

LGA First | Helping residents in the private rented sector

April 2016

Helping residents in the private rented sector

Betsy Dillner

Over the past decade, the housing market has undergone an earthquake. With house prices out of reach in much of the country and a shortage of social housing, increasing numbers of people have no option but to rent from a private landlord. 578 more words


The Letting Agencies rip-off

“The problems of high cost and poor standards are not confined to a few “rogue” agencies but are widespread across the industry. Many of the complaints we and other organisations have heard do not only relate to egregiously poor practice by a minority of agencies, but are widespread, and related to common practices – such as charging high fees. 1,881 more words

Lettings Agencies

Starter Homes mean local councils lose nomination rights and there will be fewer homes for people to rent

The change in national policy, away from building homes for people to rent and requiring new developments to have Starter Homes, is having an impact in Sussex. 182 more words


The UK Housing Crisis - How did we get here in the first place?

Following on from my last blog I concluded that ever-rising property prices are as a result of a fundamental shortage in housing stock in the UK property market.   1,111 more words