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Where to live in London: A guide

Tenants | Tips for Tenants | 21.08.19

When planning on moving to the Big Smoke, or simply deciding to move to a new area, it can be difficult to figure out where to live in London as the huge amount of choice can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t know the city very well. Whethe...

Accommodation

Rental law: The fitness for human habitation act

Rental law: The Fitness for Human Habitation Act

Accommodation | Furnished Flats | 11.07.19

As of 20th March 2019, rented houses and flats must be ‘fit for human habitation’ (otherwise known as being safe and not posing a risk to anyone's health). This rental law is a new addition to the Landlord and Tenant Act and if it isn’t honoured, cou...

Tenant Fees Act: What you need to know

Tenant Fees Act: What you need to know

Accommodation | Furnished Flats | 09.05.19

The Tenant Fees Act will come into play in England on 1st June 2019 and will stop landlords and agencies from charging extra fees on top of what is actually required. This change in rental law means that, for those living in assured shorthold tenanci...

Decorating Your Accommodation

10 Tips for Making the Most of a Small Kitchen

10 Tips for Making the Most of a Small Kitchen

Decorating Your Accommodation | Decorating Tips | 08.09.15

Having a small kitchen is neither the end of the world, nor a synonym for having a messy, impractical space. Here are 10 tips for improving the layout and decoration to make the most of the small space and to make your kitchen the heart of the home. ...

Christmas DIY on a budget

Christmas DIY : Decorate your Home on a Budget

Decorating Your Accommodation | Decorating Tips | 08.12.16

It’s that time of year again! It’s really starting to feel like Christmas outside, but you still haven’t got any ideas on how to decorate your home? We’d all like to avoid spending a fortune on festive decorations, but at the same time, we still want...

Landlords

 Buying rental property: How the buy to let scheme works

Buying rental property: How the buy to let scheme works

Landlords | Information for Landlords | 08.08.19

Buying rental property can be a great investment but, it can also be daunting if you don’t know where to start. The buy to let scheme offers mortgages to people who want to buy a house or flat in order to rent it out. These mortgages are slightly dif...

How to take in a lodger if you have a spare room to rent

How to take in a lodger if you have a spare room to rent

Landlords | Information for Landlords | 13.06.19

Have your kids moved out? Are you feeling a bit lonely living alone? Do you just need some spare cash? If you've recently decided you have a spare room to rent in your home, taking in a lodger and establishing a lodger agreement could be the perfect ...

Tenants

Where to live in London: A guide

Where to live in London: A guide

Tenants | Tips for Tenants | 21.08.19

When planning on moving to the Big Smoke, or simply deciding to move to a new area, it can be difficult to figure out where to live in London as the huge amount of choice can be overwhelming, especially if you don’t know the city very well. Whether y...

 House rules to roommate agreements: A guide to life as a flatmate

House rules to roommate agreements: A guide to life as a flatmate

Tenants | Tips for Tenants | 13.08.19

Whether moving in with people you already know or with complete strangers, flatmate life can be a great experience, but also sometimes a messy one if you’re not careful as living in close quarters can often lead to the odd argument. However, if you f...

News

Online payment of rent

Just like with online reservations, online rent payments for long-term rentals become mandatory

News | Roomlala News | 05.02.19

We told you here that as of 1st January, online reservations have become mandatory on Roomlala. In line with this news, we would also like to inform you that the online rent payments for long-term rentals will now be mandatory beginning 12th Februa...

Online payment for reservations become mandatory

As of 1st January: online reservations will now be mandatory on Roomlala

News | Roomlala News | 13.12.18

Roomlala is preparing for some exciting changes this coming 2019! Among them is the obligation to pay online for all reservations. Up until 2018, thanks to our Connect pass (or formerly called Premium pass), you are allowed to share your contact det...

Students

How to study abroad as an Erasmus student

How to study abroad as an Erasmus student

Students | Erasmus | 26.06.19

Eating croissants in France, drinking beer in Germany, making new memories that you’ll have for the rest of your life; studying abroad lets you become more confident and independent while learning another language. By experiencing other cultures, you...

Studying in Nottingham: What to do and where to stay

Studying in Nottingham: What to do and where to stay

Students | Tips for Students | 14.02.17

Nottingham is one of the UK’s top student cities, with the University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University both high in the rankings. The two universities both have several campuses for the 61,000 students that study in the city. If you’re c...

Travel

What to Do in London in 3 Days

What to Do in London in 3 Days

Travel | Europe | 29.11.16

London is a city known for its history, its fashion, and its culture. It's a vibrant city that is packed with historic monuments, lovely parks and lively pubs which create a unique British charm. If you're lucky enough to be visiting this beautiful c...

What to Do in Berlin in 3 Days

What to Do in Berlin in 3 Days

Travel | Europe | 11.10.16

Berlin, the German capital, located in the northeast of the country, is a city full of charm with its mix of both historical and modern landmarks and attractions. Berlin has reinvented itself, now becoming the epicentre of new musical trends and nigh...