NEWS


Proposals to allow renters to transfer deposits directly between landlords back on the table

Plans to introduce a scheme that would allow deposits to move between landlords instead of tenants putting down cash lump sum at the beginning of each tenancy, are being proposed by the government.


Property of the week: A piece of London’s industrial legacy

  Formally used by a Scottish wine and spirit merchant, this 19th-century warehouse has been transformed into a versatile living space.


Landlord fined £7,000 for neglecting garden for seven years as council crackdown on empty properties

An absentee landlord has been fined £7,000 for not doing any work on the garden of his property for seven years as part of a council’s crackdown on empty properties.


Property of the week: Go directly to jail, do not pass go

  Built in 1857, this Victorian gothic styled property was originally used as a divisional magistrate and police station. It has been transformed over the years to provide a nine bedroom family house containing the original jail cells and courtroom.


London agent urges landlords to increase rent – after upping letting fees

One London letting agent has said it will start charging landlords £240 for credit and other checks on top of its current fees – and has urged landlords to pass on the cost to tenants.


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