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Online petition against ban calls for agents' fee 'cap' instead

An online petition is being staged to voice opposition against the government's proposed ban on l...

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Ban could mean tenants pay three times current fees, claims agency

Agency chain Spicerhaart is warning that tenants could pay up to three times as much as they curr...

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2017 will see fewer homes to let and higher rents, claims ARLA

Members of the Association of Residential Letting Agents predict a fall in the number of homes be...

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Voluntary buy to let training: is this how to stop council licensing schemes?

A group of landlords and buy to let investors that has already successfully persuaded a council t...

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Yet another boost for Build To Rent as L&G fund tops £1 billion

The fast-growing Build To Rent sector has seen another boost in investment from a major player - ...

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Claim that not having HMO council license "puts tenants' lives at risk"

A council believes that a landlord was "putting tenants' lives in danger" because he did not have...

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Another buy to let lender introduces stiffer criteria for investors

The Leeds Building Society is the latest buy to let mortgage lender to amend its criteria for bor...

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Campaign set up to 'force' government to honour fees ban

A campaign group has been refocussed with the objective of making the government honour its Autum...

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Campaigning charities welcome ban on letting agents' fees to tenants

Two charities that have been at the forefront of campaigns to have a ban on letting agents' fees ...

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Build To Rent developer reaches landmark 1,000th property

Sigma, a Build To Rent developer, has completed and let its 1,000th rental home - a symbol of thi...

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Private rental arrears less than half the rate of owner-occupiers

The proportion of private landlords in arrears is substantially under half the proportion of owne...

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Bill of nearly £25,000 for failing to licence three buy to let flats

A landlord has been prosecuted and ordered to pay a £12,000 fine as well as over £12,000 in court...

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