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Brighton Journal | 21st February 2020

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Seize the fees: Success for Brighton renters

5th June 2019 |

On Saturday 1st June, campaigners around the country celebrated the official passing of the Tenants Fees Act. This act bans landlords and agents from imposing extra charges on tenants, including administration and excessive deposit fees.

The renting sector … Read More

What’s It Like To Rent As a Student In Brighton?

6th October 2017 |

Although a firmly established ‘student town’, students in Brighton face difficulties when it comes to renting. There is a shortage of affordable and liveable student housing, juxtaposing the abundance of student letting agencies listing old, damp and frequently unsanitary homes … Read More

Top Tips For Students Moving Out Into Private Accommodation

20th July 2017 |

Moving out is always difficult, but as a student you can sometimes be left with the most run down, mould-filled houses on the market. Especially here in Brighton, I am here to give you some tips you may not have … Read More

Letting Agent vs Private: What’s The Best Way to Rent Out Your Property?

20th April 2017 |

If you want a job doing well then do it yourself, right? So the saying goes, but is it true when it comes to property? If you’ve invested a significant amount of money in bricks and mortar, then what should … Read More

The Brighton Agents Named and Shamed For Sky-High Letting Fees

15th March 2017 |

How much did you pay in fees when you moved house?  Brightonians will have to pay up to £720 for a two-adult household, a new survey of 112 local estate agents has revealed.

The average Brighton tenant pays £463, according … Read More

Landlords Now Responsible for Checking Tenants Are Here Legally

10th March 2017 |

If you’re a landlord, you’ve probably heard all about the government’s plans to make a few legislative changes to how you go about your business. In particular, they’ve introduced something called the ‘Right to Rent’ initiative, which was announced last … Read More

Selling Tips & Tricks From The Property Experts

21st February 2017 |

The property market is something most of us dip in and out of. As a result, we probably only have a passing interest outside of times when it comes to buying and selling. When the moment comes we need to … Read More

Watch: Sussex Student Documentary Campaigns for Fair Rent

6th February 2017 |

It’s no secret that renting in Brighton is not cheap, especially when you’re on a student budget. After finding the University of Sussex made three million pounds profit from its housing services in the last three years, a group of … Read More