Month: March 2016

‘Generation rent’: the rise of the long-term tenant

As the number of rented properties steadily rises, are we seeing a shift towards a more European way of life with longer term renting and less emphasis on mortgages? With record numbers of rented homes across the UK, ‘Generation Rent’ is set to stay, despite the Government’s eagerness to introduce more affordable housing for first-time buyers. The steady shift in behaviour begs the question: do we all still want to be homeowners?

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