Trading standards services in London are working together to help tackle problems with letting agents who aren’t complying with the law and are rolling out a UK wide programme.
A survey of 137 letting agents in the capital by London Trading St... read more �
Mortgage approvals in the UK increased by 2.7% in August compared with the previous month but were down by 0.7% compared to August 2017, new data shows.
Overall, there were 66,543 mortgages approved during August and the proportion of mortgages appr... read more �
The Government and Barclays have announced a £1 billion housing development fund to help deliver thousands of new homes across England.
Under the agreement loans ranging from £5 million to £100 million, which will be competitively ... read more �
Residential remortgage market in the UK saw its strongest July for a decade and buy to let mortgage numbers have risen, according to the latest figures to be published.
There were 46,900 new home owner remortgages completed in the month, some 23.1% ... read more �
As the number of tenants looking for a new home in Britain has increased every month since May, letting agents have released a new report revealing the kind of things they need to know.
It points out that tenants can switch their utility bills, just... read more �
Buy to let landlords in the UK are divided over the future of the sector in light of tax and market changes and whether to stick it out or sell up,
Some 56% want to keep or buy more rental properties, but 44% are looking to sell, according to new re... read more �
A recent court case may have set a legal precedent for landlords in England to challenge the costs set by their local authority for an HMO license, experts suggest.
Local authorities can set the costs for HMO licenses at their discretion and since n... read more �
Over half of landlords in the UK fell optimistic about the current buy to let sector despite a raft of regulatory and tax changes which have had an impact on their business, a new survey has found.
Some 52% feel positive about the market, whilst onl... read more �
First time buyers are sacrificing health, relationships and careers to reach the first rung of the housing ladder in the UK, new research suggests.
Some 47% of recent first time buyers have had to rebuild their lives due to the compromises made to b... read more �
The average cost of a new let in Britain increased to £964 per calendar month in July but the pace of rental growth continued to slow to 0.2%, the latest lettings index shows.
Wales recorded the highest rental growth with rents up 4.9% year on... read more �