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Renting

Airbnb enforces 90-day annual limit on London hosts – are you affected?

Hosts can now let out homes for a maximum of three months a year, unless they have planning permission

3 January 2017

Record numbers seek debt help in 2016, warns charity

Over 300,000 owing an average of £14,000 each turned to StepChange for help between January and June

7 September 2016

Pay rent on time to now boost your credit score... this and 50 more renters' tips

You don't need landlord's permission to save £100s

27 April 2016

Do you rent? Here's a new trick to boost your credit rating

Millions of private tenants can boost their credit rating by opting in to a scheme that records if they pay rent on time

11 April 2016

First-time buyer mortgage need-to-knows - from low rates to Help to Buy ISAs

Now's a stonking time to get a mortgage. Rates are close to rock-bottom but you should look at your finances first

7 October 2015

Summer Budget 2015: Buy-to-let landlords hit by reduced tax breaks

Chancellor George Osborne's announcement will cap the amount that landlords can claim on mortgage interest payments

8 July 2015

Summer Budget 2015: Tax break if you take in a lodger

Anyone who takes in a lodger will get a bigger tax break from next year

8 July 2015

Recent home movers need to register to vote: check now

MoneySavingExpert has teamed up with the Electoral Commission to encourage people to register to vote

8 April 2015

One in nine worried they can't pay for housing costs after Xmas

More than 3 million people fear they'll miss their rent or mortgage payments this month following the cost of Xmas

5 January 2015

Renters only half as likely to switch as homeowners, says Ofgem

Ofgem says there's a lack of awareness among tenants about their rights to ditch and switch energy providers

14 July 2014