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Tenant fee ban not expected until spring 2019

Tenant fee ban not expected until spring 2019

The government has confirmed that its proposed ban on letting agents and landlords charging fees to tenants wouldn’t come into force until next spring, at the earliest. Previously, many in the property sector anticipated a change as early as October 2018.

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by Patrick Garratt - 12th January 2018
2018 = GOALS

2018 = GOALS

Already abandoned your resolutions for 2018? There's no need to wait for 2019 to make some more. Bethan Evans has some ideas for small changes you can make to improve your life at university without breaking a sweat (or giving up boozy nights out).

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by Bethan Evans - 12th January 2018
Don’t do these 5 things when you're doing exam revision

Don’t do these 5 things when you’re doing exam revision

Nobody likes doing revision. And there's been thousands of gallons of ink spilled about the best way to do it. Here's Sami Aird's guide to the five things you definitely shouldn't do. (Plus a poem, because, you know, procrastination, our number 1 don't.)

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by Sam Aird - 8th January 2018
Christmas decorations on a student budget

Christmas decorations on a student budget

It’s nearly the end of first term, we’ve all had one too many last-minute assignment-based breakdowns. Time to add some festive cheer to your student home. Jo Patmore explains how.

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by Jo Patmore - 5th December 2017
Why more students opt for bills included

Why more students opt for bills included

It's unequivocal. Students looking for accommodation are making renting decisions based on whether rent includes utility bills. In this blog, we look at the research that shows this, as well as the benefits for tenants and landlords of offering tenants a bills included package.

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by Greg White - 24th November 2017

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