The BBC has recently reported how letting agents have robbed more than £1m from tenants' deposit schemes last year. The article revealed how 14 UK letting agents were prosecuted in 2016 for helping th
A county court has upheld the use of an electronic signature in an agency agreement where a guarantor was disputing her obligation to cover a tenant’s rental arrears of £3,668.
Landlords are being urged to use accredited letting agents when looking for tenants, rather than advertising on free or low cost listings websites such as Gumtree.
Following on from Airbnb’s announcement in December that it was banning hosts in London from renting out entire homes for more than 90 days a year without official consent, the Mayor of London has wri
Despite massive opposition, the Government has confirmed that it will introduce higher probate fees from May 2017. At the moment, if probate is applied for by friends or family....
Rental price inflation in the UK has now fallen below the general rate of inflation reveals the latest research from the HomeLet Rental Index, suggesting landlords are conscious of charging affordable
According to a study from full fibre provider Hyperoptic, poor peak-time broadband speeds is the biggest bugbear for home-movers – even topping noisy neighbours and an unresponsive landlord.
According to a news story, landlords in the capital are more likely to employ a letting agent than those in the rest of the UK.
January 2017 was a record high for landlords buying cash properties, with 61% using cash to buy their investment - an increase of 2% from last year and 20% since 2007.
New research from Scottish Widows suggests that people living in privately rented homes are putting themselves and their families at risk of eviction and financial hardship due to lack of a financial
Following Tuesday’s long-awaited White Paper – “Fixing our broken housing market” – an industry commentator says that landlords need more support from the government.
The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) is supporting Government proposals to introduce mandatory electrical safety checks in privately rented homes – but says that the tests must be risk based.