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Posted: 01.11.23

Red Flags for Renters

Red Flags for Renters

Landlords need to ensure their property is attractive as possible to renters.

Uswitch buy-to-let mortgage experts conducted a recent survey to uncover what "red flags" deter UK renters.

According to the data, the biggest property deterrent for respondents was signs of damp/mould, with 78% considering this to be a red flag. Bad smells came in second with 67%, followed by signs of physical deterioration with 62% making up the top three.

Lack of natural light (60%), single pane windows (58%), and noise (54%) - took places 4, 5 and 6 respectively.

To read the full results click here

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