I was having a thought-provoking conversation with a Hounslow buy-to-let landlord a few weeks ago about everything to […]
Irrespective of the shenanigans and political goings on in Westminster recently, the housing market (for the time being […]
That number surprised you didn’t it? With the General Election done, I thought its time to reflect on renting in the manifestos and party-political broadcasts and ask why?
As the best way to tell the future is to look at to the past, so we decided to look at the number of people who rented a century ago (1920’s), and surprisingly 76% of people rented their home in the UK (as renting then was considered the norm). Yet in the latter part of the 1920’s, builders of the suburban housing estates with their bay fronted semis started to sell the dream of home ownership to smart renters.