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Tenants are already feeling the impact of tax changes aimed at buy-to-let landlords as rents went up by 3.5% in 2015, a new survey has revealed.
The average rent in the UK is now £764 a month – up by 5.1% since April 2015, according to the latest data.
House price inflation will remain low and the number of transactions will remain steady in the year ahead, the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) has predicted.
One in eight workers in the UK is now living in poverty as a result of the high cost of renting, new research has revealed.
Tenants on benefits are being pushed out of the private housing market due to rising rents, according to a new survey.
Almost a quarter of first-time buyers have to wait up to 10 years to build up a deposit for their home, according to new research.
The number of homeowners has fallen this year while more people are renting privately, according to a new government report.
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