Yet another ‘approved letting agency’ accreditation scheme has been launched, this one from a website called The Tenants’ Voice.
Property management company Lomond Capital has completed the acquisition of lettings business, Grant & Wilson, which trades as Bruce & Partners in Aberdeen and Ellon.
Average rents for one and two bedroom properties rose 0.8 and 0.4 per cent respectively in the first quarter of 2015, while rents remained stable for larger properties according to Countrywide.
Johns&Co is launching a new office at Embassy Gardens, the centrepiece of the Nine Elms regeneration area near the Thames in central London, comprising of thousands of luxury homes, workspaces and amenities.
Local councils are offering landlords cash payments of up to £4,000 to accommodate homeless families as a shortage of social housing means authorities have to “court the private sector with taxpayer-funded incentives.”
Labour’s controversial candidate for Walthamstow “a lot” of tenants and owners who speak out about housing “worry about repurcussions from landlords, agents or others.”
The 800 lettings and estate agents and industry suppliers who packed the ballroom at London’s Park Lane Hilton on Friday witnessed a celebration of the most successful people in the business at the glittering ESTAS 2015 awards ceremony.
Yorkshire agency Linley & Simpson is continuing its expansion programme with the opening of its 11th branch - this one in the Chapel Allerton area of Leeds, following the acquisition of Hendys' sales and lettings portfolio.
There was a whopping 42 per cent rise in referrals to The Property Ombudsman last year according to the annual report for 2014, released this morning.
The GMB trades union has launched a scathing attack on the private rental sector which it says will benefit if the Conservatives win the election and enact their promise of allowing housing association tenants to buy their homes.