The UK Government has been warned of an impending rent crisis in the UK following the reintroduction of a national lockdown. The warning came in a joint statement from the National Residential Landlords Association, The Big Issue and Ride Out Recession Alliance, Shelter, ARLA Propertymark, the
Estates agents are preparing for growing interest from buyers as Scotland’s housing market reopens today.
Nick Hankey, chief operating officer for SafeDeposits Scotland, Victoria Smith, operations manager at SafeDeposits Scotland, and Daryl McIntosh, strategic development manager at Propertymark Scotland and Northern Ireland with (from left) Nick Hankey; Fraser Johnston; Carol Bradburn; Daryl McIntosh;
A new campaign has been launched after an investigation uncovered routine discrimination by letting agents against tenants on housing benefit. Undercover checks carried out by Shelter working with the National Housing Federation revealed that one in ten letting branches around the UK had a blanket b
A move to introduce a Scottish-style ban on letting agent fees in England was included in the Queen’s Speech yesterday. The UK government proposal to remove the fees paid by tenants in the private rented sector will be published as a draft bill for further scrutiny.