When it comes to renting a property from a landlord, there should be a section in your tenancy agreement that stipulates you are responsible for paying council tax, along with other utility bills and services for the property. Throughout this guide we have highlighted the simple principles around council tax and what you need to know about it.

With so many of us taking our work out of the office and into our homes, there has never been a more popular time to rethink the study space in your very own home. Follow the tips below to know how to implement your work life into your own home.

Struggling to find the right home? Don’t forget the golden rules of the property game…

These are two schemes that are aimed at helping people get onto the property ladder. They are available to those that would not otherwise be able to purchase a house on the open market. However, many people get confused about the differences between the two, so we take a look at which scheme could be right for you.

As we look to put the long winter months behind us and hope for slightly warmer weather and less rain, it is a good idea to refresh your home ready for the new season. As spring is the season of growth and renewal, you should do the same to your home. We look at some of the best ways that you can do this.

Quite a good number of people believe that getting their tenancy deposit back is impossible, or have the mentality that their landlords will do or look for any possible reason to hold back their security deposits. However, we can confirm that there are landlords who can't wait to hand you over your security detail as per your agreements.

Renting a home might have always been seen as a lesser to buying one, but what you may not realise is that there are plenty of benefits to renting a home rather than owning one. One of the biggest benefits is that when things go wrong within the house, 9 times out of 10 it is not going to be something that you need to pay out (or organise) to be fixed. So, when is a maintenance repair job something to do with you and when do you need to leave it up to your landlord?

Renting a home is a great alternative to buying your own property. In fact, it seems to be something that is much more commonplace than it has ever been. Renting does have a wide range of benefits, but it does have some drawbacks too.

Is your home in need of a bit of decorative attention? It takes a bit of careful thought and planning to execute a really beautiful home from room to room. A few basic rules can set you on the right path, transforming your home to resemble the most luxurious, professionally decorated showroom…

When you are viewing a rental property with the mind set to move in, there are likely to be a thousand questions running through your head. However, with so much to think about, making sure that you ask the right question isn’t always easy. To help you make sure that you know all the key things for your prospective rental home, here are the top 5 questions that tenants should always ask during a viewing.

A tenancy agreement can be described as the binding contract signed between you and your landlord. It clearly sets out all the legal terms and conditions in regards to your tenancy, and what type it is. For this reason, it might be fixed (spanning through a set period, for instance, six months) or periodic (runs through on weekly basis, or even every month).

We know that the idea of house sharing isn’t for everyone; however, living with other people in a house can actually be a great idea for some. So, if you are considering house sharing as an option then here are some of the pros and cons to keep in mind.