Is flexible working the future for letting agents?

Flexible working, including more opportunities to work from home, remote working and a compressed four-day week, are becoming increasingly popular options for employees – and employers.


Surprisingly little’ change in average rents despite Tenant Fees Act

Average rents have remained steady in Q3 according to the UK’s biggest flatsharing site.


Majority of tenants happy to stay renting

The majority of tenants are happy to keep renting, with older renters the least interested in buying a house in the near future, a new survey has revealed.


Landlords back merger of largest landlord organisations

Landlords have given the go ahead to the merger of the two largest landlord organisations in England and Wales.


Landlords charging ‘pet rent’ to offset fees ban

Landlords are charging tenants with pets up to £50 a month extra in a bid to recoup losses following the ban on letting fees and the cap on five-week deposits.


Sharp rise in demand for short term lets in London

Demand for short lets in London has surged in recent months, according to a host management platform.


Landlord confidence in buy-to-let sector tumbles to all-time low

Landlords’ confidence in the buy-to-let sector has fallen to the lowest level in over a decade, according to the National Landlords Association (NLA).


New Home Office Right to Rent guidance ‘leaves landlords open to prosecution’

The Home Office’s recently updated Right to Rent guidance could cause landlords to unwittingly break the law, the Residential Landlord Association has warned.


Private tenants are happy in their rented homes – and are paying less

Private tenants are happy in their rented homes, are staying longer and are paying less for them, according to new official figures.


Millions of low-income renters risk financial difficulties due to lack of insurance

Millions of renters are at risk of financial difficulties because they are not sufficiently insured, according to a new report.


Rentguard Issues


  • What landlords need to know about the Tenants Fee Act!
  • Rentguard at BIBA 2019!
  • Rentguard Introduces new insurance products!
  • …and much more!