The compulsory redress scheme for letting agents introduced this month is welcome but does not go far enough according to Leaders.
Landlords disclosing buy to let and other property investment profits to HM Revenue & Customs may face waits of up to six months to have their disclosures analysed.
HomeLet, which operates what it calls the largest monthly survey of private tenants in the UK, has produced a snapshot of the market showing rental growth and lettings activity beginning to slow.
A pressure group wants the Labour Party to extend its new policy on buy to let to effectively ban landlords from purchasing existing properties as well as new ones in designated areas.
A tenant has been jailed for two years following a civil case in which she confessed to fraudulently supplying false references and pay slips to letting agents.
Lenwell Property Services, a lettings specialist for Bedfordshire and nearby areas, has acquired Milton Keynes agency Oakhill Residential Lettings in its latest expansion move.
Move with Us says rents across Britain increased by £66 a month over the past year to reach an average of £1,034 with several regions showing exceptional rises.
The letting agent and landlord community is still coming to terms with the news that Labour wants councils to have the power to ban buy-to-let investors purchasing new-builds in what the party is to designate as 'housing growth areas'.
A property agency and management firm says there should be more stringent regulations governing homes in multiple occupation with an accreditation scheme for landlords which would entitle them to licensing fee reductions where appropriate.