At the beginning of this year, the Law Commission announced a consultation exercise amidst concerns that legislation relating to leaseholders’ Right to Manage is not operating as smoothly as intended.
On the 14th of February, Estate Agent Today commented on the evident slowing of the annual growth in average house prices across the country.
While some industry commentators believe that the slowing down of buy to let mortgage activity suggests a slump in the market, there were still over 5,000 buy to let mortgages taken out...
The government has announced that the Tenants’ Fees Bill received Royal Assent on the 12th of February and will come into effect on the 1st of June, reports Letting Agent Today.
Many readers are likely to be well and truly fed up with yet more Brexit-related news, but one of the positive effects perhaps is an apparent re-balancing of rent differentials between London and the
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has joined the fray in widespread calls for reforms of the system of Universal Credit, according to a posting dated the 6th of February 2019.
One of the great ironies of our times is that, in the midst of a widespread housing crisis, an estimated 1 million homes remain empty in the UK, according to a report by Empty Homes at the end of 2018
By all accounts, it’s something that you might turn into a very lucrative number – renting out a room, or your whole home, through a listing on Airbnb.
The government has launched a new online probate service which promises to save time and make more convenient the whole legal process of gaining legal authority to deal with a deceased person’s estate
Amidst widespread reports that the shortage of private rental accommodation is pushing up rents, recent studies show that renting is, in fact, becoming more affordable for the average tenant.
A new study has shown that affordability is still the key driver for renters of all ages when looking for private rented accommodation.
New measures are being introduced in the private rented sector to ensure mandatory electrical inspections are carried out by competent and qualified inspectors.