Category: Tenant News

Things Everyday Folk Leave Behind

The Wombles of Wimbledon Common aren’t the only collectors of things left behind it would seem. According to a poll, 89% of landlords and letting agents claim tenants ‘always’ leave something undesirable behind when vacating a rental property. Furniture, small kitchen appliances, food, clothing, shoes, books etc. don’t surprise anyone anymore but can landlords and agents...

Make a House a Home

Home sweet home… owned or rented, we all want the property we live in to have a home-like feel. For property owners, the sky is the limit (well, the budget is!), but most tenants face restrictions as to how much they can personalise the property they rent. It’s not surprising that tenants have the itch to...

Pawsitive Rental Attitude

It’s a common scenario… landlords are often reluctant to let their property to prospective tenants with pets due to concern regarding the upkeep of the property. Tenants can often experience difficulty in finding a decent rental property that allows any type of pet at all. It can be a painful decision to have the old...

Fake Landlords is Real News

We’ve all heard of fake news, in no small part due to POTUS Trump labelling large swathes of the media as such in recent days, but have you heard of fake landlords? A recent survey of 1,000 landlords and tenants by landlord checking service, RentProfile, surprisingly revealed that almost 50% of us haven’t. But the...

Seven Deadly Sins of Renting

Let’s be honest – no one is a saint… some of us less than others, but we all have our dirty little secrets. We keep them from our parents when we are little, then from friends and partners, colleagues and bosses… and also flatmates and landlords. Most of us have rented at least once in...