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Should internet access be reclassified as a utility?

If the UK wants to compete on the global digital stage, then broadband should become a universal right rather than a luxury...



Rents now more than 16% higher than five years ago

The most recent Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move and Reeds Rains has revealed that rents are now 16...



Buying agency reports strong demand from British buyers in 2014

An independent property buying agency has reported that its client base last year was predominantly made up of British buyers...



London Fire Brigade backs new fire safety guide for private landlords

The London Fire Brigade has urged private landlords and property investors to take advantage of a new guide issued by the National Landlords Association (NLA)...



London property growth flat-lines but UK-wide property prices continue to rise

London property prices saw unprecedented 0% annual growth in January 2015, according to estate agency chain haart...



Snaptrip to become UK’s ‘largest self-catering holiday rentals site’

Late deals website Snaptrip is set to become the UK’s largest website for self-catering holiday rentals, after announcing a partnership with holiday homes brand Cottages4you...



Mish Liyanage Blog

Why student pods are not fit for purpose   Thousands of student pods are being built in major university cities across the UK to provide accommodation for the burgeoning student population, which increased by 4% in 2014...



The evolution of the internet – broadband by numbers

Access to the internet via fast, reliable broadband has become so integral to our daily lives, but what do we really know about the scale of its usage? We have broken down the key figures to take a look at the digital revolution, and there are some pretty big numbers! 3 billion Back in 1995, less than 1% of the world’s population had an internet connection...



David Westgate Blog

Making property investment a profitable experience   Since the launch of buy-to-let mortgages almost 20 years ago, the market has experienced peaks and troughs...



Pete Turner Blog

When does an HMO become a good investment opportunity?   Recent figures released by Knight Frank Residential Research show that the average buy to let (BTL) landlord earned total returns of 11...





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Work from home? Then you’ll need good phone and broadband

With the number of people working from home at its highest levels since records began, the importance of good, reliable internet connection cannot be underestimated...



Increasing tenant demand means landlords won’t want to be left behind in 2015

Recent research has revealed that more than half of landlords are looking to expand their property portfolio in 2015...



A new year, a new broadband package…

At a time of year when many are prone to re-evaluating their lives and the direction it is going in, now seems as good a time as any for people to reconsider their phone and broadband deals...



Don’t put up with long-term contracts: the importance of reliable and affordable internet access for students

For most students, having reliable and affordable internet access is of paramount importance. With deadlines looming and essays or dissertations to be completed, the last thing students want to be worrying about is a loss of internet connection as they put the finishing touches to their bibliography...



Moving home? What do you need to do about phone and broadband?

From January through to the spring is traditionally the busiest time of the year for people moving home and the next few months look set to be no different...