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Lowering London rents still 2.5 times more expensive

Posted on 30/01/2014

Tenants in the Capital are paying 2.5 more rent than those in the North East – despite the average rental amount in Greater London being at its lowest since September 2013, according to new research.

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Top ten items you can claim on your tax return

Posted on 25/09/2013

If you do your own tax returns, UPAD has created a useful list of items you can claim tax relief from (and one you cant!)

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Is Universal Credit in trouble?

Posted on 25/09/2013

Since the initial announcement of Universal Credit, the reform has come under much criticism...

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HomeLet urges landlords to ensure their gas appliances

Posted on 09/09/2013

According to new research, landlords aren’t doing as much as they could to keep their tenants and properties safe from fire and carbon monoxide

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HomeLet warns landlords on the effects of lightning storms

Posted on 24/07/2013

Landlords should consider ensuring their buildings insurance will protect them from the effects of lightning storms

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Landlords are “failing to keep their tenants safe”

Posted on 02/07/2013

Recent research has been released suggesting careless landlords are putting their tenants in danger for a variety of reasons. According to the Electrical Safety Council (ESC) up to 1.7 million private renters report electrical faults that are ignored or acted on too late by landlords. 1.3 million renters are currently waiting for electrical issues to be resolved and more then 2 million private tenants have expressed concern about the electrical safety of their home.

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