Month: October 2019

Vast majority of tenants happy to rent

25th October 2019

Three quarters of tenants are happy to rent and a third of those would be happy to rent their homes for ever, according to new research. Men are slightly more likely to be happy renting forever – 36 per cent against 31 per cent for women – and nearly two thirds of renters aged 55-plus […]

Latest figures reflect buoyant rental market in York

22nd October 2019

It takes just 12 days for the average York home to rent out, compared with a national average of 17 days, according to a new quarterly survey from Zoopla. The property portal says being a tenant in York is becoming more affordable because the average rent in York increased by 3.3% in the 12 months […]

Anya addresses York RLA

11th October 2019

Letters Managing Director Anya Mathewson advised landlords on how to navigate the 170 pieces of legislation governing the private rental sector when she addressed the York Residential Landlords Association. She spoke about current legislation and proposed major changes to the Private Rented Sector including the controversial abolition of Section 21 “no fault evictions” and its […]

Letters declares war on fatbergs!

4th October 2019

Letters tenants are being encouraged to do their bit for the environment by joining Unblocktober, the world’s first month-long campaign to improve the health of our drains, sewers, watercourses and seas. Everyday items we throw down the loo or sink lead to the creation of fatbergs – enormous masses of congealed fat, oil, grease, wet […]