Edinburgh and Brighton have most expensive average tenancy deposit outside of London Bradford and Hull the cheapest
“Cases of deposit theft are becoming increasingly common and in my opinion will increase even more dramatically once the tenant fee ban is in place”
The average pet causes £650 of property damage – even goldfish
Government figures suggest 175,000 privately rented properties may have been empty for at least six months of the last year, laying bare the full cost of owning an empty buy-to-let property.
Figures from one lettings company claim 16% of UK renters believe their landlord or lettings agent has “unfairly” taken money from their tenancy deposit – rising to 25% for millennials and 30% among university students.
New research suggests that almost a million millennials have been priced out of renting a property – with the cost of tenancy deposits and a poor credit score to blame.
A year of a ban on letting agent fees, a cap on tenancy deposits, new measures aimed at boosting home ownership and a new homelessness reduction strategy is the perfect one for the private rented sector to embrace zero deposit…
Crooked landlords and letting agents have raided close to £1,000,000 from tenancy deposit accounts in 2017 – new figures show.