The location of a letting agency office is the most influential characteristic which persuades a landlord to ask the agent to undertake a valuation.
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The online letting agency OpenRent - which claims to have let over 15,000 properties in 2013 - has received what it claims is “a multi-million pound media-for-equity partnership” with a company linked with Express Newspapers and OK! magazine.
The seemingly-endless arguments over widely differing house price indices have now entered the lettings sector with new HomeLets data showing a markedly different result to that produced yesterday by Move with Us.
An independent councillor in York is complaining that two letting agencies in the city are being allowed to dump rubbish from properties privately rented by students.
ARLA is urging members to sign-up to a free partnership deal with a council trading standards office which will offer advice and protection over compliance issues.
A Labour member of the Scottish Parliament says a Yes vote for independence in next month’s Scottish referendum will lead to lower investment in the private rented sector.
The average advertised rent in Britain increased by £62 or 6.56 per cent in the year to the end of July and now stands at £1,029 per month.