Wednesday 12th December 2018

At least 19 landlords and tenants have been left £105,000 out of pocket by unscrupulous letting agents who ran London-based letting agency Crestons. Mohammed Rayn Mashuk, 42, and Mohammed Ibrahim Ali, 37, were convicted of carrying on business for a fraudulent purpose, as officers of Sirs Associates Ltd, trading as Crestons, based in Islington and neighbouring boroughs...

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Tuesday 11th December 2018

The Residential Landlords Association (RLA) has warned that growing speculation the mayor of London Sadiq Khan is considering introducing rent controls across the capital risks hurting tenants as well as landlords by damping investment in the private rented sector...

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Tuesday 11th December 2018

The average cost of renting a property in the UK increased by 1.5% in the 12 months to November, the latest figures from HomeLet show. The firm’s index, which is based on new lets agreed by landlords and agents using its referencing service, reveals that the average rent in the UK reached £918 per calendar month (pcm), up 1...

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Tuesday 11th December 2018

The Mortgage Works has launched a fresh selection of 10-year fixed rate mortgages with rates starting from 2.74%. The specialist buy-to-let arm of Nationwide Building Society hopes that the historically low rate deal, available at up to 65% loan-to-value (LTV) with a £1,995 fee, free standard valuation as well as a £250 cashback, will appeal to landlords seeking long-term payment security...

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Tuesday 11th December 2018

There has been a notable increase in the number of renters turning to lettings agents to find a new property, research from Zoopla’s State of the Property Nation reveals. According to the data provided by the property website, almost half - 48% - of tenants used a letting agent to source accommodation this year, a major uplift from the 36% recorded in the 2017 edition of the report...

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