Should I withhold my rent? | housing advice | Shelter

Should I withhold my rent? | housing advice | Shelter

We would never advise someone to withhold their rent, even if they’ve got issues with repairs. This is because it could end up with you being evicted for rent arrears later on down the line. There’s usually other solutions that you could take such as complaining to the landlord, complaining to the environmental health team […]

Read More »
Questions To Ask When Viewing A Rental Property

Questions To Ask When Viewing A Rental Property

Hunting for a rental property can feel a bit frustrating and even competitive at times. So get your game on and show that you’re serious by asking the right questions. Is the house insulated? And how warm is it? Some older homes and villas can be cold and draughty. How quiet is it? What are […]

Read More »
Renting a Pet-Friendly Apartment

Renting a Pet-Friendly Apartment

Hi, welcome back to the Launch Center! This week we’re answering questions about pets. I’m Shannon. I’m Lauren. I’m Alecia. And I’m Megan. I have a question today and it is, “What should I consider before getting a pet?” Pets live a long time. I mean they live, like, 14 — my pug is 14 […]

Read More »
Real English: Phrases for finding an apartment

Real English: Phrases for finding an apartment

Hi, guys, and welcome back to www.engvid.com. Today, we are doing accommodation, and particularly, London accommodation. What do you do? You come to London. You need to find a place to live. This could apply to anywhere in the UK. If you don’t know someone and have a place to go to, you might need […]

Read More »
Greens’ housing strategy aimed at tenants, whānau

Greens’ housing strategy aimed at tenants, whānau

The Green Party has announced today that its key housing policy for the election is to deliver healthy houses for our poorest children by improving the quality of rental accommodation and rights of tenants. The Greens say that to achieve their goal, renter’s right need to be given teeth, and rental properties must meet a […]

Read More »
The Best Time to Buy Real Estate

The Best Time to Buy Real Estate

Five reasons why now is one of the best times we’ve ever seen to invest in real estate. Let’s dive in. Hey, there. I’m Clayton Morris. I’m the founder of Morris Invest. And I’m a longtime real estate investor. And today, we’re going to talk about five reasons why 2016, 2017 could be one of […]

Read More »