UK pet friendly properties

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22.11.2022 09:26 am
The property rental crisis. Not just a London problem

The UK rental market has been building to a crisis for some time. Renting in London is very competitive but so are many other UK cities, such as Edinburgh, Bristol, Brighton and Manchester. It is not all about the Capital.

The rental system is to blame which has been affected by ill thought through letting legislation by the Government. The topic is highly emotive with both tenants and landlords.

22.10.2020 08:42 am
London Dog Friendly Rentals

Jasmine’s Law: Andrew Rosindell MP seeks to limit ‘no pets’ policies for renters It is brilliant news that Andrew Rosindell MP has taken the time to push a bill through to end pet discrimination with rental properties. In London we need more dog friendly accommodation, particularly landlords who will consider more than 1 dog. Some landlords will only accept cats. Only 15% of London landlords offer pet friendly housing.

28.05.2020 05:40 pm
A Landlord Guide to Vetting Tenants with Pets

Only 10% of London Landlords allow pets. Nearly 50% of the UK Population have pets. Tenants with pets stay longer, are responsible, which means less void periods for Landlords. By opening your doors to pets, you are attracting a huge 'pool of tenants' which is only growing.

28.05.2020 05:34 pm
Include a pet clause in your tenancy agreement

When Renting with a Dog or Cat, make sure you have a pets clause put in your contract. Do not accept a verbal agreement, make sure everything is in writing.

28.05.2020 05:18 pm
Quick Pet-Friendly Property check list
  • Before you allow pets into your property, unless you own a freehold property, please make sure that pets are allowed.
  • If you own a leasehold property it is important to check the terms of your lease do not have any ‘no-pet’ clauses and that as a private Landlord, you are allowed to let to tenants with pets at your own discretion.
28.05.2020 05:01 pm
Why open your doors to pets?
  • The UK has now more cats & dogs than children!
  • The UK has a dog population alone of 9m! 45% of the population has a pet. Forecast to be 50% within 5 years
  • In the next 10 years approximately 25% of people aged between 20-40 years old will buy a house, which means more pet owners will need a London pet-friendly rental
  • If you don’t consider pets, you will lose out to local competition
20.05.2020 06:47 am
The Londog

The Londog is a blog as well as a dog-friendly London information hub. The focus is on helping you discover dog-friendly things to do and places in London, along with handy guides, travel tips including, dog-events and the best parks in London.

19.05.2020 11:05 am
Paaw House

PAAW House is an online club for pets and their owners, our passion and purpose is to build a powerful community of like-minded people, end pet discrimination and ensure that Pets Are Always Welcome.

19.05.2020 10:21 am
The Dogvine

The Dogvine is a multiple award-winning lifestyle blog for London dogs where dog owners can explore dog-friendly places and things to do in and around London as well as stay up to date with the latest London dog events - think of it as the Timeout for dogs!