Sequence claims to be the fastest growing letting agent in the UK with plans to open 75 new lettings branches across the UK this year, on top of the 65 opened in 2014.
Tenant referencing has been in the spotlight recently and reference and insurance firm Rentguard is keen to clear up some popular misconceptions.
Real estate fund management firm Internos Global Investors has teamed up with Catalyst for Homes, a community interest company, to explore the formation of a range of direct and indirect investment vehicles that will enable institutions to invest in scale in the UK residential rented market.
Paul Davison, a Leeds-based director of Docklands and City Lettings Limited in London, has been disqualified from acting as a company director for three years and six months for failing to exercise control of the company’s business or protect client deposits.
A London-based landlord has been ordered to pay more than £6,000 in fines, costs and compensation for harassing his tenant by allowing the removal of fixtures, fittings and essential services from his home while he was still living there.
With students coming together to campaign against rising accommodation costs, Accommodationforstudents.com has looked at the figures – and disputes the students’ claims.
UK landlords are often criticised for withholding tenants’ deposits for all kinds of unfair reasons but a landlord in Germany has ended up in court for trying to claim damage caused by urine.