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Renters fear ‘constant threat’ of losing their home

One in three private renters (35%) is worried they will have to move in the next year, according to a new Survation poll commissioned by Generation Rent.

New research has shone a light on attitudes from renters in the private sector. 

The lack of stability makes it harder for renters to lead a normal life; they are less likely to like the way their home looks or know lots of people in their local area, the survey found.

Recent government proposals to reform tenancies will fail to assuage this anxiety, the campaign group says, as it calls for bolder reforms in the November Budget. 

The Survation research, commissioned by Generation Rent, found:

  • One in three (35%) private renters is worried they will have to move home in the next year, compared with 16% of
By |November 6th, 2017|Categories: Selling Your Property|0 Comments

TOP TIPS – Looking after your washing machine

If you are a landlord or a tenant, we recommend that you carry out regular maintenance on your domestic appliances; it only takes a few minutes and it could save you lots of unnecessary inconvenience and stress. *Before doing any sort of maintenance on any appliance, turn it off and unplug it before starting. Always read and follow manufacturer’s user manual.  

How to look after your washing machine

Like most domestic appliances, washing machines are expensive so it pays to look after them. Follow our washing machine maintenance tips just once a month to ensure it lasts.

 

Clean the lint filter

The lint filter is a coarse sieve which catches bits of fluff, coins, hair clips and other objects. If this gets blocked up, water will remain in the machine which could result in a

By |November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Selling Your Property|0 Comments

No one likes coughing up rent.

No one likes coughing up rent. But at least these tenants gave landlords creative reasons for avoiding it. 

“With my daughter’s graduation, our new boat, and our trip to Europe this year, we’re a little strapped.”

“I’m getting real tired of paying this rent every month! You’ll have to wait a few more days.”

“We’re a little short right now. But don’t worry—we’re getting a refund on my wife’s tattoo. The artist messed it up, and we’re getting back most of the bucks!” 

“I didn’t pay the rent because I’m saving up to move.”

“It’s your fault the check bounced. Why didn’t you tell me you were going to run to the bank the very same day!”

 

Source: https://www.rd.com/jokes/money/

By |November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Selling Your Property|0 Comments