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  • Rents in England and Wales rose by 0.1% in January to an average of £712, according to LSL Property Services.

  • rental contract

    Renters have received a double whammy of good news, with more rental homes coming onto the market and a fall in average rental prices, according to findaproperty.com.

  • house of £10s

    Rents in England and Wales rose for the ninth consecutive in October, according to a report from LSL Property Services. The average monthly rent is now £720.

  • House of £20's

    Rents across the country are rising at their fastest pace in a year. The average monthly rent in England and Wales rose by 1.2% to £713 in August, surpassing the previous record high of £705,...

  • Two people arguing

    What rights do landlords have if their tenants stop paying the rent? Janet Waine, a legal expert, and Moneywise offer some advice.

  • House with coins

    Private rents rose 0.6% month-on-month in July to a record high of £705 a month on average and taking annual rent inflation to 4.2%, according to LSL Property Services.

  • Model house with coins

    The average rent in England and Wales has increased to £701 a month, with London and the North East seeing the biggest rises.

  • Tenancy agreement

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  • Rent

    The tenant and landlord relationship is often fraught with difficulty, especially where property damage, deposits and rents are concerned. Nathalie Bonney has some useful tips to keep things on an...