Two of the biggest names in the world of property portals may join forces with the news that US firm Zillow wants to acquire one of its main competitors, Trulia.
Having cut the number of ‘official’ house price indices produced by different government departments, the Coalition is now attempting to produce just one definitive rental index - and early results have been announced.
A landlord has to pay almost £19,000 after being convicted of 15 offences including one of letting out a mouse-infested house to tenants.
This is a one percentage point increase in the proportion of tenants either very or fairly satisfied with their accommodation in the private rented sector according to data from the latest English Housing Survey, produced by the government.
Labour MP and shadow consumer rights spokesperson Stella Creasy - a long-running campaigner against what she sees as rogue property professionals - is seeking nominations for awards to ‘bad’ agents.
Letting agents in Bristol are gearing themselves for an onslaught from anti-fees protestors on Saturday in the next part of a campaign over so-called “rip-off fees and easy evictions”.
A new guide to lettings ombudsman schemes by the Residential Landlords Association has identified a series of uncertainties and ambiguities in the mandatory redress regime expected to come into effect in the autumn.
My Deposits is calling on enforcement agencies to work with it and other tenancy deposit schemes to crack down on fraudulent agents and landlords.