Is Renting the New Buying?

Posted by Marina Cheal

For generations, home ownership was an integral part of the ‘dream’. Get married, have a family, buy a house – that’s the way it’s supposed to work. But for the newest cohort of would-be homebuyers, the dream remains just that.

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Housing as Service (HaaS): The Birth of a Revolution

Posted by Marina Cheal

We’ve spoken before about the new generation of renters - those with high expectations, low tolerance for bad service and a clear idea of what they want out of life.

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Hidden Costs of Renting: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Marina Cheal

Although people have varying degrees of control over their general finances, one thing we tend to be pretty sure about is our rental budget. When we’re flat-hunting, we search by monthly price, and we know exactly how much we can afford to put down as a deposit.

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Renting Revolution: Who’s Going to Shake Up the Renting Industry?

Posted by Marina Cheal

This ‘perfect storm’ of changing cultural attitudes, government intervention and broadening tech possibilities has resulted in the upheaval of quite a few industries – notably banking, transport and holiday travel – and it’s obvious to see it’s coming to renting, too.

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