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New survey reveals where most active deposit savers are

July 9, 2019

For many renters, the prospective of owning their own home may feel like an unrealistic goal, with saving for a deposit often cited as the main hurdle.

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Notable rise in middle-aged renters recorded

May 20, 2019

A notable rise in middle-aged renters has been recorded by property developers and letting agents alike.

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Middle-aged renters on the rise

May 17, 2019

Rising UK house prices have left many middle-age workers unable to afford a first home, or as accidental renters after a relationship break-up, which is why significantly more older tenants are now renting from a private landlord than they were a few years ago.

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First-Time Buyer: Shared ownership has transformed this long-term renter into a proud owner

May 6, 2019

An Intus Lettings survey of 2,000 renters found that 57 per cent of under-25s believe they’ll eventually buy, but older tenants are less optimistic.

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Is it time to relax the rules surrounding pets in rented properties?

February 28, 2019

According to new research, there are a growing number of tenants in the private rented sector who are unable to own pets, or find a suitable property which will allow pets.

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Why the age of people who rent a home is on the rise

February 18, 2019

The number of people renting a home aged 35 to 54 has risen by 15 per cent in the last three years, as they struggle to get a mortgage, according to new research.

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Outdoor space is tenants' most wanted rental property feature

February 6, 2019

Tenants in the UK looking for a new rental home are more concerned with affordability than anything else, a new poll has found.

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Affordability is the most important factor for private tenants

February 4, 2019

Affordability is the overriding priority for renters of all ages when looking for private rented accommodation, according to a survey of more than 2,000 tenants across the UK.

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Affordability is most important factor for private tenants, study finds

February 4, 2019

Affordability was named as the most important factor in a rental property by private tenants of all ages, according to a survey of more than 2,000 UK renters.

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Affordability is the most important issue for tenants in the UK, new poll suggests

February 4, 2019

Affordability is the most important factor for tenants in the UK looking for a home to rent, according to a new survey.

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Tenants prioritise saving for a holiday over a home deposit

January 22, 2019

More than a third (39%) of private tenants in the UK are not saving any money towards a deposit for their own homes, according to new research by Intus Lettings.

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Homeownership or holidays? Renters’ savings goals revealed

January 21, 2019

Research from Intus Lettings revealed simply keeping up the rental payments was a more pressing concern for many tenants than moving ahead with homeownership ambitions.

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Majority of older renters fear that they will never afford own home

January 16, 2019

The number of 35 to 54-year-olds renting a home has risen by 15% in the least three years, according to new research by Intus Lettings.

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Stuck renting forever: more tenants say deposits stop them buying

January 14, 2019

Most tenants believe they will never be able to own a home because of the burden of saving for a deposit to buy.

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Growing numbers of older tenants drives demand for rented property

January 10, 2019

The number of people renting a home aged 35 to 54 has risen by 15 per cent in the last three years as they struggle to get a mortgage.

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Boost for landlords as middle-aged tenant numbers rise

January 10, 2019

Landlords stand to benefit from a larger pool of potential tenants as middle-aged people struggle to become homeowners, it has been revealed.

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Affordability pressure leading to rise in older renters

January 8, 2019

New research reveals there has been a sharp increase over the last few years in the number of older people unable to afford to buy a home.

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Tenants in Britain are getting older, new research suggests

January 8, 2019

The number of people renting a home aged 35 to 54 has risen by 15% in the last three years as they struggle to get a mortgage, according to new research.

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Deposit affordability the cause of rising age of renters

January 8, 2019

We have come across yet another report stating an increase in people struggling to obtain a mortgage and move from renting to homeownership.

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Growing number of middle aged now in the private rental sector

January 8, 2019

The number of people renting a home aged between 35 and 54 has risen by 15 per cent in the last three years according to research by a lettings agency.

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Significant increase in number of middle-age renters

January 8, 2019

There has been a 15% rise in the number of people renting a home aged 35-54 in the last three years as they struggle to get a mortgage, new research shows.

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Renters fear not getting on to the ladder due to cost of saving for a deposit

January 3, 2019

Saving a deposit is without doubt the greatest challenge when buying a first home, and more than half – 56% – of renters said they rent because they cannot afford the initial lump sum.

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